Brubaker descendants to gather in celebration of 300 years since Lancaster arrival

By MARY ELLEN WRIGHT, Staff Writer, Lancaster Newspapers

Image credit: Richard Hertzler, Lancaster Newspapers

Calling all Brubakers.

And sons of Brubakers. And great-great-great-granddaughters of Brubakers.

Your legacy in America is 300 years old, and hundreds of your relatives are preparing for the mother of all family reunions.

Those who trace their ancestry to the Brubaker family will gather at Millersville University from Thursday through next Sunday to hear speakers, connect with distant cousins, take heritage tours around Lancaster County and join together for the dedication of a family monument.

And they will celebrate how the family has grown and prospered since the arrival from Europe in 1717 of Brubakers who bought and farmed land in the Rohrerstown area.

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