The Lerch family came from Germany and landed in Philadelphia in 1738.
Lerches fought in the Revolutionary War. Their descendants fought in every US war thereafter.
Lerches met in Allentown, Pa., nearly every year in the early 20th century.
Randy Lerch, devout Christian and MLB player for the Phillies, Expos, Brewers, & Giants.
A brief introduction to the history of the Amish people.
Why the Amish shun technology.
Why the Amish came to the New World.
Is there just one group of Amish? Are there sects? Who are the Mennonites?
Born 1790 Edinburgh Scotland
Died 1879 Pennsylvania USA
Compiled by descendants
Many descendants were Brethren ministers
Did you know that Brethren were once called "Dunkards?