Christoph von Graffenried"s Account of the founding of New Bern

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This book was written by my ancestor, Baron Christoph von Graffenried, better known in America as de Graffenried. It captures his real life adventures experienced while leading a group of Swiss and German settlers to the New World to build a settlement which is now /5.

InChristoph Von Graffenried and a partner set sail for America with hundreds of Swiss and Palatine immigrants to establish the colony of New Bern, in the province of Carolina. Graffenried hoped to make his fortune from reported veins of silver ore, so he brought many German miners and their families with : Heritage Books, Inc.

Christoph von Graffenried's Account of the Founding of New Bern. Edited with an Historical Introduction and an English Translation by Vincent H. Todd, Ph.D. University of Illinois in Cooperation with Julius Goebel, Ph.D., Professor of Germanic Languages University of Illinois.

by Baron Christoph von Graffenried,Vincent H. Todd (Vincent Hollis),edited by, and Julius Goebel. Christoph von Graffenried's account of the founding of New Bern. Raleigh, Edwards & Broughton Printing, (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Christoph von Graffenried, Baron; Vincent H Todd; Julius Goebel.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint of the ed., issued in series: Publications of the North Carolina Historical Commission. Christoph von Graffenried's account of the founding of New Bern by Graffenried, Christoph von, Baron, ; Todd, Vincent H. (Vincent Hollis), ; Goebel, Julius, Pages: Christoph von Graffenried's Account of the Founding of New Bern.

Edited with an Historical Introduction and an English Translation by Vincent H. Todd, Ph.D. University of Illinois in Cooperation with Julius Goebel, Ph.D., Professor of Germanic Languages University of Illinois By Baron Christoph von Graffenried,Ed. by Vincent H.

Todd (Vincent Hollis),and Ed. Christoph von Graffenried, 1st Baron of Bernberg, also known as Christoph de Graffenried, (15 November – ) was a British peer from Switzerland who founded New Bern, Carolina, in Today, he is best known for his memoir, Relation of My American Project (c.

), which recounts his life as the Baron of Bernburg and Landgrave of : Anton von Graffenried, Lord of Worb. Christoph von Graffenried is the author of Christoph Von Graffenried's Account Of The Founding Of New Bern ( avg rating, 2 ratings, 2 reviews, publis 4/5.

Full text of "Christoph von Graffenried's account of the founding of New Bern" See other formats. North Carolina: Craven: Christoph Von Graffenried's Account of the Founding of New Bern by Todd, Vincent H., Hardback binding, L.

Christoph Graffenried, Baron Von, founder of New Bern and a leader in early Swiss and German colonization of America, was born in his ancestral village of Worb in the Canton of Bern, Switzerland. His father, Anton, was Lord (Herr) of Worb and a minor government official.

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Young Graffenried studied at the universities of Heidelberg and Leyden. Orig. pub. Raleigh Reprinted Print on Demand Edition (vi), pp., map, index. Item # ISBN: This is an account of the efforts of Baron Christoph von Graffenried, along with a partner, to settle a colony of German Palatines and Swiss in on the tongue of land he acquired between the Trent and Neuse rivers.

It would be called New Bern in honor of his. Primary Source Citation: Graffenried, Baron Christoph Von. Christoph Von Graffenried's Account of the Founding of New Bern. Edited by Vincent Hollis Todd and Julius Goebel. Publications of the North Carolina Historical Commission. Raleigh, N.C.: Edwards & Broughton Printing, State Printers,   Account of the founding of New Bern by Graffenried, Christoph von Baron,Edwards & Broughton Printing Co., state printers edition, Microform in EnglishPages: Christoph von Graffenried's account of the Tuscarora War WITH COMMENTARY BY DAVID WALBERT From Vincent H.

Todd and Julius Goebel, eds., Christoph von Graffenried's Account of the Founding of New Bern (Raleigh: Edwards & Broughton Printing, ). As you read. Christoph von Graffenried The Baron of Bernberg Predecessor New creation Successor Anton Tscharner de Graffenried, 2nd Baron of Bernberg Born 15 November Worb Castle Bern, Switzerland Died (aged 82) Spouse(s) Regina Tscharner (m.

) Father Anton von Graffenried, Lord of Worb Mother Catherine von Graffenried Christoph von Graffenried, 1st Baron of Bernberg. Christoph DeGraffenried was a Swiss nobleman, who established a colony of Swiss and Germans in North Carolina. He was born Christoph von Graffenried in the German speaking region of Switzerland.

In the Lords Proprietors of Carolina granted to him ten thousand acres on the Neuse and Cape Fear rivers, and soon Burial: Worb Church, Worb, Verwaltungskreis Bern. 4 Christoph von Graffenried Born April 3 in Bern, Bern, BE, CH Gest.

In21 years 20 or Occupation: officer in the French service. 5 Anna Maria von Graffenried 1. marriage with Michael von Tavel, 2nd marriage with David Stürler, 3rd marriage with David Müller Born Aug. The de Graffenrieds weren't unknown to the New Bern area. InHelmuth and Blanche de Graffenried made the trip to New Bern for a family reunion with area descendants of Christopher de Graffenried.

At that time, the de Graffenried archives were donated to East Carolina University's library. Todd's carefully researched book, 'Von Graffenried's Account of the Founding of New Bern,' contains Christoph's German and French versions of his New World (mis)adventures – some would claim they are merely the Baron's attempt to justify his actions – along with English translations, and a comparision of differences in the two accounts.

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The Landgrave Christopher come to America an and helped to found New Bern North Carolina. I have not written an account here because it has already been written about extensively elsewhere.

If you’d like to read a book about Christopher deGraffenried’s adventure in America one. On OctoBaron Christoph von Graffenreid, founder of the Swiss colony of New Bern, penned a lengthy description of his capture by the Tuscarora Indians.

In mid-September of that year, von Graffenreid and John Lawson led a surveying expedition up the Neuse River. Lawson was the Surveyor General of the colony and was well-known to the Indians.

Born Ap in Bern, Bern, BE, CH. 4 Christoph von Graffenried Born April 3 in Bern, Bern, BE, CH Gest. In21 years 20 or Occupation: officer in the French service. 5 Anna Maria von Graffenried 1. marriage with Michael von Tavel, 2nd marriage with Burial: Worb Church, Worb, Verwaltungskreis Bern.

Comment(s) Press [show] to view --> As it currently appears, the information on the Christoph von Graffenried page is riddled with errors.

For instance, the opening sentence, "Christoph von Graffenried () led a group of Swiss and Palatine Germans to North Carolina inand later authored Relation of My American Project, an account of this unsuccessful attempt to settle in the New. The von Graffenried family was a prosperous Swiss family.

It earned its wealth from salt mines (Salzminen) and mercenary activity.

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The family first became established in the neighborhood of Bern, Switzerland because they were followers of Berhtold V, Duke of Zähringen (according to Thomas Pritchett deGraffenried). account in English of Graffenried's settlement of New Bern has appeared in the Jahrbuch der Deutsch-Amerikanischen Historischen Gesellschaft von Illinois, Jahr-gangby Vincent H.

Todd: "Christoph von Graffenried and the Founding of New Bern, N. C." The reprint is entitled: "Baron Christoph von Graffenried's New Bern Adventures ". 8 Bern. Christoph's on the Water New Bern Menu - View the Menu for Christoph's on the Water New Bern on Zomato for Delivery, Dine-out or Takeaway, Christoph's on /5(57).

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The city of Bern became, however, the cantonal capital and in had the honour of being chosen by the First Swiss Parliament as the capital of the.