Why did colonial Pennsylvanians come to America?

Many, the Quakers in particular, were in search of Religious Freedom. Officially sanctioned 'State' religions made anyone not practicing them subject to persecution of various forms and degrees. And before the American Revolution, there were about 50,000 convicts transported from Britain and Ireland to the American colonies. The majority went to Maryland, Virginia or Pennsylvania.
Many, the Quakers in particular, were in search of Religious Freedom. Officially sanctioned 'State' religions made anyone not practicing them subject to persecution of various forms and degrees. And before the American Revolution, there were about 50,000 convicts transported from Britain and Ireland to the American colonies. The majority went to Maryland, Virginia or Pennsylvania.