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date: 12 December 2019

Zenger, John Peterlocked

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

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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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