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date: 12 December 2019

Zenger, John Peterlocked

(1697–28 July 1746)
  • Charles E. Clark


Zenger, John Peter (1697–28 July 1746), printer, was born in the German Palatinate, the son of Johanna Zenger (his father’s name is unknown). In 1710 his family was part of a company of Palatine refugees whose migration to New York by way of England was financed by the British Crown. He arrived with his mother, a younger brother, and a younger sister; his father had died on the voyage. Governor ...

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