Broyles descendants James Albin, our Germanna Chaplain, and Colonel Robert Broyles are spearheading the project that has commissioned genealogist Cathi Clore Frost to write an updated and documented account of the descendants of Germanna immigrants Johannes Broyles and his wife Ursula Ruop.
Target publication date for this new Germanna Record is July 2021, to be launched at Reunion. The approximate 700-page volume will include the first four generations of the family, along with basic information about the fifth generation who will be included as children of the fourth generation. Estimated cost for research, layout, cover design and printing is $25,000.
Jim and Bob request your assistance to make this publication a reality. Designated donations are needed to defray the costs. Use the secure online donation form below or write a check to the Germanna Foundation with the notation “Broyles Book” clearly on the check memo line and mail to Germanna Foundation, PO Box 279, Locust Grove, VA 22508. Those wishing to donate in installments may do so.
Donations of research, photographs and document images are also encouraged. Please email Cathi at [email protected], subject line Broyles Book, to get particulars about what is still needed for your line.
All donations, both monetary and of research materials, will be recognized in the foreword of the book. One need not be a Broyles descendant to donate toward publication.
In fundraising for the successful Wilheit book project several years ago, it was noted that the immigration of our ancestors would not have been possible without ship crew and passengers coming together as this project will take a “boat load” of donations. Therefore, monetary giving levels will be organized per the chart below.
If you have any questions, please contact either Jim Albin ([email protected]) or Bob Broyles ([email protected]).
If the below form does not appear correctly on your device, go to: http://weblink.donorperfect.com/broyles-book
judith jors says
Johannes and Ursula were my 7th great grandparents on my mothers side. My daughter actually lives in Germany, not far from where they lived.