Partial List of Bretz Immigrants to Pennsylvania

By Christopher Bretz


From various sources including, Thirty Thousand Names by Daniel Rupp, 1876.

Ship Loyal Judith
September 25, 1732 Philadelphia

Captain: Robert Turpin
From: Rotterdam
By Way of: Cowes
114 men named

Jacob Pretz (his wife, and sons Jacob and John alleged)

Ship Loyal Judith
September 3, 1739 Philadelphia

Captain: Edward Paynter
From: Rotterdam
By Way of: Deal
88 men named

Elisabetha Catharina Britzius

Ship Charlotte
September 5, 1743 Philadelphia

Captain: John Mason
From: Rotterdam
By Way of: Cowes

Wilhelm Bretz 
Jacob Bretz 

Ship Phoenix
October 20, 1744 Philadelphia

Captain: William Wilson
From: Rotterdam
By Way of: Cowes
110 men, 55 women, 165 total

Philipp Bretz

Ship Two Brothers
September 15, 1748 Philadelphia

Captain: Thomas Arnot
From: Rotterdam
By Way of: Portsmouth

Jacob Bretzius

Ship Royal Union
August 15, 1750 Philadelphia

Captain: Clement Nicholson
From: Rotterdam
By Way of: Plymouth
350 whole freights, 500 souls

Wendel Bretz 
Henry Bretz (sick)
Ludwig Bretz (sick)

Ship Anderson
August 21, 1750 Philadelphia

Captain: Hugh Campbell
From: Rotterdam
By Way of: Cowes
84 men listed

Johannes Bretz 
Johan Christophel Bretz 
Johann Wilhelm Britzius

Ship Brothers
September 26, 1753 Philadelphia

Captain: William Muir
From: Rotterdam
By Way of: Cowes

Ludwig Fretz

Ship Dorothea
October 14, 1787 Philadelphia

Captain: Severus Dalstead
From: Rotterdam

Henrich Bretz