Lerch Family Sketch
An American Adventure
Berks County, Pennsylvania - The Lerch family, headed by Caspar Lerch, immigrated in 1738 on the ship Queen Elizabeth and made their home in Heidelberg Township, Berks County. Daughter Anna Elisabetha was baptized in 1741 in Christ Little Tulpehocken Church; Caspar himself appears in a 1754 tax list for Berks County. Caspar's granddaughter Catharine Lerch married Nicholas Stamm before 1775.