FIRST GENERATION: Christopher and Ann BASTIAN of Lehigh Valley, PA
Our first immigrants to America were the family of Christopher and Ann BASTIAN. They and
their family immigrated from Germany in the mid-1700s to through Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,
to Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania.
History of the Bastian Family of Lehigh Valley, PA including
entries from the 1762 Tax List of Upper Milford Township. This source has been used by numerous
researchers as the basis for our Bastian family connections.
Index of Passengers of the Ship "Nancy". (Andreas and Jonas).
Notice that Andreas is listed between two WEISS men. It is possible that Andreas was married
and was travelling with his wife's family.
Ann BASTIAN - Mom or Not? This email from a researcher
questions whether Ann Bastian is really the mother of our Lehigh Bastians.
Lehigh and Northampton County birth records for early
Bastians. Some of these are our folks, others are unaccounted for possible relatives.