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The ancestry and autobiography of the author Daniel J. Garber titled Garber's Bench takes you back to the 1600s where his eighth-generation grandfather, Christian Gerber, "the Immigrant," arrived from Bernsoberland, Switzerland, to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In 1735 he bought 236 acres of land in Lancaster, Pennsylvania from, the William Penn family.
In the book are facts about the author's great-great-grandfather who fought in the Civil War and about his grandfather who shot and killed his own father.
This autobiography takes you through a very interesting life, loaded with unusual characters and funny stories. From a pauper to a millionaire, a man who once could not afford to get out of town to the same man who traveled the world. From a con man, to a salesman, to a cattleman, to a plastics entrepreneur.
Read this fascinating book and enjoy the ride!