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Descendants of Johan Peter Zepp

This descendancy was compiled by Vanessa Stern, Charles G. Winter, Jim Pullen, and others mentioned in the source list at the end of the file. Chuck asks:

"if you have any information on the exact location of Peter Zepp, Jr.'s farm, I would be delighted to receive it. I Know it is just north of Jerusalem Church, as nearly as I can determine. George Horvath has attempted to help locate it but we have not yet pinned it down."

You can reach Vanessa at vrstern@earthlink.net and Charles at bcwinter@aristotle.net.

First Generation

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1. Johan Peter ZEPP.1 Johan Peter died in 1777, he was 55.1,2 Born in 1722.2 Buried in St. David's Cemetery, West Manheim Township, York County, Pennsylvania.2


Johan Peter married Dorothea Elizabeth KOEHLER1. Born in 1725.2 Dorothea Elizabeth died in 1799, she was 74.1,2 Buried in St. David's Cemetery, West Manheim Township, York County, Pennsylvania.2


They had the following children:

2 i. Leonhardt (-1818)

3 ii. Johann Frantz (1758-1809)

4 iii. Peter (1760-<1808)

iv. Catherina1. Born on 31 Oct 1762.1 Catherina died on 23 Jan 1842, she was 79.1


Second Generation

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2. Leonhardt ZEPP.1 Leonhardt died in 1818.3,1 Buried in Westminster Cemetery, Westminster, Carroll County, Maryland.3


Leonhardt married Catharine FORMWALT4, daughter of Lorentz FORMWALT (9 Mar 1743-8 Jul 1807) & Elisabeth (1766-Dec 1826). Born on 4 May 1780.4,1 Catharine died in 1834, she was 53.3 Buried in Westminster Cemetery, Westminster, Carroll County, Maryland.3 Christened in 1780 in Krider's Lutheran Church, Westminster, Carroll County, Maryland.4


They had the following children:

i. Solomon1. Born aft 1805.1


ii. Lawrence1. Born aft 1806.1


iii. David1. Born aft 1807.1


iv. William1. Born aft 1808.1



3. Johann Frantz ZEPP.1 Born on 19 May 1758.2 Johann Frantz died on 26 Mar 1809, he was 50.2 Buried in St. David's Cemetery, West Manheim Township, York County, Pennsylvania.2


Gravestone says "Married Eva Sahwelin on March 15, 1782, 8 children - 4 sons and 4 daughters. Married 28 years."


On 15 Mar 1782 when Johann Frantz was 23, he married Eva Margaretha SAHWELIN1,2.2


They had the following children:

i. Anna Barbara5,1. Born on 25 May 1787.5,1 Christened on 1 Jul 1787 in Zion Church, Manchester, Carroll County, Maryland.5


Sponsor at Anna Barbara's baptism was Barbara Sabel(in), single. 5



ii. Jacob5,1. Born on 11 Mar 1789.5,1 Christened on 13 Apr 1789 in Zion Church, Manchester, Carroll County, Maryland.5


Sponsors at Jacob's baptism were Jacob and An. Mar. Marker. 5



iii. Catharina5,1. Born on 21 Apr 1790.5,1 Christened in 1790 in Zion Church, Manchester, Carroll County, Maryland.5


Sponsor at Catharina's baptism was Cathr. Meng(in), single. 5



iv. Elisabeth5,1. Born on 9 Aug 1793.5,1 Christened in 1793 in Zion Church, Manchester, Carroll County, Maryland.5


Sponsor at Elisabeth's baptism was Elisabeth Mang(in). 5



v. John Peter5,1. Born on 3 Nov 1796.5,1 John Peter died on 4 Oct 1844, he was 47.1 Christened on 19 Mar 1797 in Zion Church, Manchester, Carroll County, Maryland.5


Sponsors at Peter's baptism were Conrad and An. Mark Heilmann. 5




4. Peter ZEPP.6 Born in 1760.7,8 Peter died bef 21 Aug 1808, he was 48.7,1,8 Buried in Jerusalem Lutheran Church Cemetery, Bachman Valley, Carroll Coounty, Maryland.7


Gravestone in German; married Catharina Krumrein 1785; 4 sons and 6 daughters. 7



In 1783/1785 when Peter was 23, he married Catharina KRUMREIN6,8, daughter of Georg Leonhardt KRUMREIN & Barbara RIDMAN (-bef 1766).7 Born on 2 Jan 1762 in Cohansey, Salem County, New Jersey.7,1,8 Catharina died on 23 Jan 1842, she was 80.7 Buried in Jerusalem Lutheran Church Cemetery, Bachman Valley, Carroll Coounty, Maryland.7 Christened in Friesburg Emanuel Lutheran Church, Cohansey, Salem County, New Jersey.1


They had the following children:

5 i. Joh. Leonhardt (1785-1837)

6 ii. Elisabetha (1787-<1838)

iii. Mar. Catharine6. Born on 13 Aug 1788.6 Mar. Catharine died on 16 Dec 1792, she was 4.1,2 Christened on 31 Aug 1788 in Zion Lutheran Church, Manchester, Carroll County, Maryland.6 Buried in St. David's Cemetery, West Manheim Township, York County, Pennsylvania.2


Sponsor at Mar. Catharine's baptism was Catharine Stern(in), single. 6



7 iv. Johannes (1789-)

v. Magdalena6. Born on 12 Oct 1791.6 Christened on 27 Nov 1791 in Zion Lutheran Church, Manchester, Carroll County, Maryland.6


Sponsors at Magdalena's baptism were Phill and Elis. Weber. 6



8 vi. Catharine (1794-1865)

9 vii. Susanna (1796-1857)

10 viii. Georg (1798-1875)

ix. Daniel4. Born on 9 May 1800.4 Daniel died on 27 Sep 1821, he was 21.7 Buried in Jerusalem Lutheran Church Cemetery, Bachman Valley, Carroll County, Maryland.7 Christened on 22 Jun 1800 in Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Bachman Valley, Carroll County, Maryland.4


Sponsors at Daniel's baptism were Leonh. and Cathr. Fisher. 4



x. Eva Margretha4. Born on 9 Aug 1802.4 Eva Margretha died on 2 Aug 1817, she was 14.1 Buried in Jerusalem Church Cemetery, Bachman's Valley, Carroll County, Maryland.7 Christened on 14 Nov 1802 in Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Bachman Valley, Carroll County, Maryland.4


Sponsors at Eva Margretha's baptism were Franz and Eva Marg. Zepp. 4


Third Generation

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5. Joh. Leonhardt ZEPP.6 Born on 13 Nov 1785 in Maryland.6,9 Christened on 1 Jan 1786 in Zion Lutheran Church, Manchester, Carroll County, MD.6 Joh. Leonhardt died in 1837/1839, he was 51.8


On 20 May 1805 when Joh. Leonhardt was 19, he married Catharine4, in Frederick County, Maryland.10 Born in 1785.7,8 Catharine died on 19 Mar 1857, she was 72.4,7,8 Buried in Jerusalem Lutheran Church Cemetery, Bachman Valley, Carroll Coounty, Maryland.7


Gravestone says husband was Leonard. 7



They had the following children:

11 i. Rachel (1807-1850)

12 ii. Peter (1808-1879)

13 iii. David (1809-1847)

14 iv. Jacob (1812-1871)

v. Herrija (Harriet)4,1. Born on 24 Jan 1814.4 Herrija (Harriet) died on 1 Aug 1882, she was 68.7,1 Buried in Jerusalem Lutheran Church Cemetery, Bachman Valley, Carroll Coounty, Maryland.7 Christened on 28 Apr 1814 in Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Bachman Valley, Carroll County, Maryland.4


Sponsor at Herrija's baptism was Anamaria Zepp. 4



Herrija (Harriet) married Daniel MATTHIAS11,4,12, son of Joseph MATTHIAS (25 Mar 1782-8 Apr 1830) & Anamaria (Mary Ann) FISHER (26 Jan 1786-23 Aug 1847). Born on 22 Jan 1809.4 Christened on 5 Mar 1809 in Jerusalem Evang. Luth. Ch., Bachman Valley, Carroll Co., MD.4 Daniel died on 27 Nov 1879, he was 70.4,13 Buried in Jerusalem Lutheran Church cemetery, Carroll Co., MD.7


Sponsor at Daniel's baptism was Johannes Mattheis (uncle). 4



vi. Wilhelm8. Born abt 12 Feb 1816.7 Wilhelm died on 28 Sep 1886, he was 70.7 Buried in Manchester Cemetery, Manchester, Carroll County, Maryland.7 Christened in Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Bachman Valley, Carroll County, Maryland.4


Sponsors at Wilhelm's baptism were Johannes and Elisabeth Zepp. Dates not given in records. 4



Wilhelm married Susan7. Born abt 29 Nov 1821.7 Susan died on 21 Jan 1905, she was 83.7 Buried in Manchester Cemetery, Manchester, Carroll County, Maryland.7


15 vii. Samuel (1821-1897)


6. Elisabetha ZEPP.6,14 Born on 22 Jan 1787.6 Elisabetha died bef 1838, she was 50.1 Christened on 1 Apr 1797 in Zion Lutheran Church, Manchester, Carroll County, Maryland.6


Sponsors at Elisabetha's baptism were Georg Phillip and Elsabetha Menge. 6



Elisabetha married George CROUSE14, son of CROUSE & Mary EBERHARDT (bef 1761-aft 3 Oct 1828). Born abt 1785.1 George died bef 2 May 1829, he was 44.1


They had the following children:

16 i. David (1810-1875)

ii. John14,1. Born bef 12 Jun 1812.1 John died in 1892, he was 79.1


Had "a number of children." 14



John married Elizabeth TRUMP14,1, daughter of TRUMP. Born in Sep 1815.1 Elizabeth died on 15 Mar 1897, she was 81.1


iii. Rachel4,14,1. Born on 8 Feb 1813.4,1 Christened on 23 Feb 1813 in Jerusalem Lutheran Church, Bachman Valley, Carroll County, Maryland.4


Sponsors at Rachel's baptism were Samuel and Elisabeth Meier. 4



Rachel married David MARTIN14,1. Born in 1817.1


iv. Elisabeth (Eliza)4,14,1. Born on 19 Sep 1815.4,1 Elisabeth (Eliza) died on 8 Apr 1898, she was 82.1 Christened on 26 Nov 1815 in Jerusalem Lutheran Church, Bachman Valley, Carroll County, Maryland.4


Sponsors at Elisabeth's baptism were Georg and Elisabeth Eberhart. 4



Elisabeth (Eliza) married John TRUMP14,1, son of TRUMP. Born on 17 Aug 1809.1 John died on 7 Dec 1889, he was 80.1


Had 8 children. 14



v. George14,1. Born abt 1816.1 George died aft 1838, he was 22.1


Had 2 children. 14



George married Catharine TRUMP14,1, daughter of TRUMP.


17 vi. Catharine (1820-1895)

vii. Mary Ann14,1. Born abt 1823.1


Mary Ann married Hezekiah CROWL14,1. Born in 1823.1


Had 8 children. 14



viii. Sophia14,1. Born on 3 Oct 1828.1


Sophia married John ALLBACH14,1.


No children. 14




7. Johannes ZEPP.6 Born on 30 Oct 1789.6 Christened on 29 Nov 1789 in Zion Lutheran Church, Manchester, Carroll County, Maryland.6


Sponsors at Johannes' baptism were Joh. and Eva Kufer. 6



Johannes married Elizabeth BAUMGARTNER4.


They had the following children:

i. Sara4. Born on 1 May 1817.4 Christened on 8 Jun 1817 in Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Bachman Valley, Carroll County, Maryland.4


Sponsors at Sara's baptism were Jacob Mattheis and Catarina Zepp. 4



ii. Henrich4. Born on 9 Jun 1820.4 Christened on 2 Jul 1820 in Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Bachman Valley, Carroll County, Maryland.4


Sponsors at Henrich's baptism were Henrich and Catarina Baumgertner. 4



iii. Annamaria4. Born on 13 Oct 1822.4 Christened on 16 Nov 1822 in Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Bachman Valley, Carroll County, Maryland.4


Sponsor at Annamaria's baptism was Annamaria Mattheis. 4




8. Catharine ZEPP.15,16,14 Born on 17 Mar 1794 in Maryland.15,7 Christened on 11 May 1794 in Zion Lutheran Church, Manchester, Carroll County, MD.6 Catharine died on 25 Dec 1865, she was 71.7 Buried in Jerusalem Lutheran Church cemetery, Carroll Co., MD.7


Catharine married Jacob MATTHIAS17,18,19, son of Johann George MATTHIAS (3 Apr 1763-14 Mar 1842) & Maria Elisabeth (abt 25 Jul 1762-8 Dec 1841). Born on 20 Apr 1792 in Maryland.15,17 Christened on 10 Jun 1792 in Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Manchester, Carroll County, Maryland.17 Jacob died on 21 Jul 1862, he was 70.7 Buried in Jerusalem Lutheran Church cemetery, Carroll Co., MD.7 Occupation: Farmer.15


Sponsors at Jacob's baptism were George Stieber and wife Cathr.


This article appeared in the Westminster Carrolltonian (Carroll County, Maryland) on April 14, 1837:


Jacob Mathias (of George), intending to remove to the west, selling 30 acres adjoining lands of Christian Royer, John Bixler & Daniel Stonesifer. Log House & Kitchen, log barn, blacksmith shop &c. Four miles from Westminster & 2 miles from Bachman's mill."


Jacob and Catherine are shown in the 1860 census of Carroll County, Maryland, Manchester District, page number 105, dwelling number 823, family number 791, enumerated July 27, 1860 :

Jacob Matthias, age 68, Farmer, value of real estate $4,000, value of personal estate $200

Catherine, age 66

Margaret Rook, age 17, servant


On Jacob's gravestone is inscribed:

Rejoice not again me, O mine

enemy: When I fall I shall arise

When I sit in darkness, the Lord

shall be a light unto me.


Text of will of Jacob Matthias:


In the name of God Amen. I Jacob Mathias of Carroll County in the State of Maryland being advanced in years and weak in body, but of sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding, considering the certainty of Death and the uncertainty of the time thereof, and being desirous of settling my worldly affairs, and be thereby the better prepared to leave this world when it shall please god to call me hence, do therefore make and publish this instrument of writing as my last will and testament, in manner and form following.


That is to say first and principally I commit my soul into the hand of the Almighty God who gave it unto me, and my body to the earth to be decently buried at the discretion of my herinafter named executor. And my personal estate I dispose of as follows. I give and bequeath unto my beloved wife Catherine Mathias my rockaway buggy and harness, and the privilege of taking as much of my household and kitchen furniture as she may make choice of. Also fifty Dollers in cash to be paid to her by my Executor as soon as that amoung may come into his hands.


And all the remainder of my personal property I order and direct my Executor to sell at public sale as soon as convenient after my death, and after all is converted into money and my outstanding notes and accounts collected and my Just debts and funeral charges paid out of it as well as the fifty dollers paid to my widow as before directed, I order and direct that the remainder of the proceeds be equally divided among all my children from the oldest to the youngest share and share alike.


I give, devise and bequeath unto my son Josephes Mathias a house known as my tenant house together with a tract of land ? of for tha purpose being a part of my home farm. And being a part of that tract of land called "? Intention? situate lying and being in Carroll County in the state of Maryland. Beginning ? outlines to include said parcel of land at a stone standing at the end of the second line of the fifth parcel of land described in a Deed of conveyance from Jacob Geemin(?) to Jacob Mathias bearing date the 21st day of April 1845. And running whence bounding on the 3 line therof to correspond with the same South sixty three degrees West thirtynine perches to a marked hickory sapling whence by line of division now fixed and agreed upon the two following courses, 1st South twentyfive and one fourth degrees, East thirty perches to a stone now planted. 2 North sixty four degrees East fortythree and four tenth perches until it intersects the 2 line aforesaid at the end of thirtyone perches reversely or said line whence bound. Thereon to the first place of begining containing seven acres three roods and eight perches of Land more of Less, together with all the buildings and improvements thereto belonging, nevertheless upon the following terms and conditions, that is the said Josephes Mathias shall pay at the rate of fity dollers per acre, to be paid in installments of fity dollers annually without Interest until due each payment to be equally divided among all my children influding himself. Paid parcel of land shall at all times be subject to a right of way through it on the bed of road now used for the purpose of hauling limestone to the farm.

I further give and bequeath unto Josephes Mathias (?) rails and pos sufficient to make the line fence between said tract of land and my home farm. And the said Jospehes Mathias shall put up the fence at his expence. I further order that if said Josephes Mathias shall at any time dispose of said property he sahll give the person owning my homefarm at the time the first chance to purchase the same, providing he will give him as much for it as he can get from other persons.

I devise and bequeath unto my son Jeramiah Mathias all the land belonging to my home farm not herein before Devised. Also my wood lot lyeing on bottom run, together with all the building and improvements belonging to the differnet tracnts, nevertheless upon the folowing terms and condition, that is the said property shall be surveyed and the whole of it to be included in one set of courses and a plat made of it at the expence of my estate. And said Jeramiah Mathias shall pay at the rate of fifty dollers per acre for the home farm and twnety dollers per acre for the timber lot, to be paid in the following manner, that is two thousand dollers whall be and remain in the farm dureing the natural lifetime of my widow and the intereste thereof to be paid to her anually, said two thousane dollers to be a lien upon the property until paid. And the remainder of whatever the property will amount to he shall pay as follows, one thousand dollers to be paid on the first day of April after my Death and then one thousand dollers anually until all is paid. Each payment to be paid as follows, viz - one fifth part thereof to my Daughter, Ellen Bixler, one fifth to Edward Z.(?) Mathias, one fifth to my Daughter Juliann Little, one fifth to Joseph Mathias and one fifth part the said Jeramiah Mathias shall retain for himself. And after the death of my widow the two thousand dollers above mentioned shall be paid in five equal anual enstallments, each payment to be equally divided among all my children the same as the other payments. And said Jeramiah Mathias shall give unto my widow the use of the room and kitchen that I now occupye. And after the death of my widow I order my executor to sell all the propety herein given to her, and the proceeds thereof to be equally divided among all my children.

And Lastly I do hereby constitute and appoint my son Jeramiah Mathias to be the sole Executor of this my Last Will and teatment revokeing and anulling all former wills made by me, ratafying and confirming this Instrument of writeing as my last will and none other. In witness whereof I hereunto set my hand and affix my seal this third day of Muly Eighteen hundred and sixty two.


Jacob Matthias (seal)


Signed, Sealed, published and delcared by the above named testator as and for his last will and testament. In the presence of us who at his request, in his presence, and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses thereto.


William Bachman

Eli Null (Hull?)

P. (Phillip) H. L. Myers 17

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They had the following children:

i. Ira Barney7. Born on 28 Sep 1820.7 Ira Barney died on 27 Jul 1824, he was 3.7 Buried in Jerusalem Lutheran Church cemetery, Carroll Co., MD.7


ii. Ellen16. Born abt 23 Apr 1822.7 Ellen died on 14 Nov 1885, she was 63.7 Buried in Jerusalem Lutheran Church cemetery, Carroll Co., MD.7


Ellen married Daniel BIXLER16,7, son of John BIXLER (abt 27 Apr 1787-21 Apr 1832) & Barbara (25 Nov 1790-31 Mar 1869). Born abt 22 Jan 1815.7 Daniel died on 17 Nov 1887, he was 72.7 Buried in Jerusalem Lutheran Church cemetery, Carroll Co., MD.7 Christened on 2 Jul 1815 in Jerusalem Lutheran Church, Bachman Valley, Carroll County, Maryland.4


Sponsors at Daniel's baptism were Jacob and Barbara Bixler. 4



18 iii. Edward Zepp (1824-1898)

19 iv. Juliann (~1823-1891)

20 v. Jeremiah (1831-1906)

21 vi. Joseph (1835-1911)


9. Susanna ZEPP.6,22 Born on 13 Sep 1796.6 Susanna died on 15 May 1857, she was 60.7 Christened on 26 Dec 1796 in Zion Lutheran Church, Manchester, Carroll County, Maryland.6


Sponsors at Susanna's baptism were Georg and Elisabetha Matheis. 6



Susanna married Jacob WINE22. Born on 7 Oct 1792.7 Jacob died on 21 Aug 1854, he was 61.7 Buried in Jerusalem Lutheran Church Cemetery, Bachman Valley, Carroll County, Maryland.7


They had the following children:

22 i. Catherine (1824-1905)

ii. Henry22.


iii. Polly22.


iv. Savilla22.


23 v. Perry (~1834-1898)

vi. Samuel22.


24 vii. Rebecca (~1829-1904)

25 viii. Anna Maria (1827-1882)

ix. Susan22. Born on 12 Sep 1796.7 Susan died on 15 May 1857, she was 60.7 Buried in Jerusalem Lutheran Church Cemetery, Bachman Valley, Carroll County, Maryland.7



10. Georg ZEPP.6 Born on 21 Jun 1798.6 Georg died on 23 Sep 1875, he was 77.4,7 Buried in Jerusalem Lutheran Church Cemetery, Bachman Valley, Carroll Coounty, Maryland.7 Christened on 9 Sep 1798 in Zion Lutheran Church, Manchester, Carroll County, Maryland.6


Sponsors at Georg's baptism were Georg and Elisabeth Eberhardt.


George died of dropsy. 6

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Georg married Catharine UTZ11,7, daughter of George UTZ (-abt 1841) & Magdalena. Born abt 17 Sep 1804.7 Catharine died on 1 Feb 1884, she was 79.7 Buried in Jerusalem Lutheran Church Cemetery, Bachman Valley, Carroll Coounty, Maryland.7


They had the following children:

26 i. George (1834-)

ii. Catherine5,1. Born on 22 Dec 1840.5,1 Christened on 11 Jan 1841 in Zion Church, Manchester, Carroll County, Maryland.5


iii. Anna Maria4. Born on 14 Sep 1846.4 Anna Maria died on 24 Apr 1851, she was 4.7 Buried in Jerusalem Church Cemetery, Bachman's Valley, Carroll County, Maryland.7 Christened on 11 Oct 1846 in Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Bachman Valley, Carroll County, Maryland.4


Fourth Generation

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11. Rachel ZEPP.23 Born on 16 Mar 1807.7,23 Rachel died on 28 Feb 1850, she was 42.7,23 Buried in Jerusalem Lutheran Church Cemetery, Lineboro, Carroll County, Maryland.7 Christened on 12 Jul 1807 in Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Bachman Valley, Carroll County, Maryland.4


Sponsors at Rachel's baptism were Daniel Lingfeldter Jr. and Marg. 4



Rachel married David S. BANKERT23, son of John Peter BANKERT (6 Jul 1776-21 Jan 1817) & Christina STONESIFER (1778-4 Feb 1849). Born on 3 Aug 1808.23 David S. died on 10 Jul 1873, he was 64.7,23 Buried in Jerusalem Lutheran Church Cemetery, Lineboro, Carroll County, Maryland.7


They had one child:

i. Mary Jane24. Born in 1844.24



12. Peter ZEPP.11,4,23 Born on 7 Jul 1808.4,7,23 Peter died on 21 Aug 1879, he was 71.7,23 Buried in Emmanuel (Baust) Lutheran/U.C.C. Cemetery, Carroll County, Maryland.7 Christened on 21 Aug 1808 in Jerusalem Lutheran Church, Bachman Valley, Carroll County, Maryland.4


Sponsor at Peter's baptism was Catarina Zeb(en), widow. 4



Peter first married Catharine WITMEYER11, daughter of Simon WITMEYER (abt 18 Oct 1780-25 Jul 1848) & Barbara YEISER (abt 3 Apr 1783-26 Jan 1851). Born on 28 Apr 1810.7 Catharine died on 23 Jan 1855, she was 44.7 Buried in Emmanuel (Baust) Lutheran/U.C.C. Cemetery, Carroll County, Maryland.7


They had the following children:

27 i. Simon Jonas (1831-1881)

28 ii. Emanuel (1833-1907)

29 iii. David H. (1835-1903)

30 iv. Absalom (1837-1907)

v. Catherine Rachel25,26,8. Born on 10 Jan 1842.26,8 Catherine Rachel died on 25 Apr 1915, she was 73.26,8 Buried in Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Carroll County, Maryland.26


abt 14 Dec 1863 when Catherine Rachel was 21, she married Joseph E. HELWIG4,25,8, son of Frederick HELWIG & Christina.25 Born on 14 Sep 1833.4,26,8 Joseph E. died on 15 Feb 1914, he was 80.26,8 Buried in Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Carroll County, Maryland.26 Christened on 2 Mar 1834 in Krider's Lutheran Church, Westminster, Carroll County, Maryland.4


31 vi. Sarah Ann Harriet (~1844-1917)

vii. Ezra8. Born in 1846.8


abt 8 Jan 1868 when Ezra was 22, he first married Mary A. E. J. HAHN25.25


Ezra second married Rebecca E., OURSLER1.


viii. Jeremiah8. Born abt 28 Nov 1848.26 Jeremiah died on 3 Jul 1892, he was 43.26,8 Buried in Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Carroll County, Maryland.26


abt 15 Mar 1872 when Jeremiah was 23, he married Susanna R. HAHN25,26.25 Born abt 16 Sep 1857.26 Susanna R. died on 27 Mar 1924, she was 66.26 Buried in Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Carroll County, Maryland.26


ix. Joshua1. Born abt 1848.1


x. Josiah1. Born abt 1849.1



abt 16 Jul 1855 when Peter was 47, he second married Lydia BANKERT11,24, daughter of Peter BANKERT (7 Apr 1777-26 Jun 1840) & Elizabeth STONESIFER (abt 19 Sep 1783-9 Mar 1862).25 Born on 15 Jan 1805.27 Lydia died on 31 Jan 1865, she was 60.27 Buried in St. Mary's Reformed Church, Silver Run, Carroll Co., MD.27


13. David ZEPP.4 Born on 31 Oct 1809.4 David died on 18 Dec 1847, he was 38.6 Buried in Manchester, Carroll County, Maryland.6 Christened on 28 Dec 1810 in Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Bachman Valley, Carroll County, Maryland.4


Sponsors at David's baptism were Jacob and Barbara Büchsler.


David died intestate. 4

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David married Ann8. Born in 1814.8


Name may be Mary. (This may also be 2nd wife) 11



They had the following children:

i. Edward F.4,1. Born on 15 May 1831.4 Christened on 19 Jun 1831 in Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Bachman Valley, Carroll County, Maryland.4


Sponsor at Edward's baptism was Catherine Zepp. 4



Edward F. married Elizabeth S. KUIZER1.


ii. Catharine11.


iii. Abdiel11.


iv. Henry11.


v. Elizabeth11.


vi. Ann Maria11.


vii. George11.


viii. Noah11. Noah died bef Dec 1847.11



14. Jacob ZEPP.4 Born on 6 Feb 1812.4 Jacob died on 18 Apr 1871, he was 59.8 Christened on 9 Feb 1812 in Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Bachman Valley, Carroll County, Maryland.4


Sponsors at Jacob's baptism were Georg and Elisabeth Graar (?). 4



abt 1836 when Jacob was 23, he married Rachael8.8 Born in 1820.8 Rachael died on 22 May 1872, she was 52.8


They had the following children:

i. Mary1.


ii. William1.


iii. Eliza1. Born in 1837.1


iv. Susan Barbara5,1. Born on 21 Apr 1840.5 Christened on 23 Jul 1840 in Zion Church, Manchester, Carroll County, Maryland.5


Sponsors at Susan's baptism were Samuel and Barbara Witter. 5



v. Harriet1. Born in 1841.1


vi. Rachael1. Born in 1843.1


vii. Emanuel1. Born in 1848.1


32 viii. Jacob Henry (1845-)

ix. Emanuel1. Born on 8 Jun 1850.1 Emanuel died on 19 Mar 1915, he was 64.1



15. Samuel ZEPP.4 Born on 19 Jan 1821 in Frederick County, Maryland.28,4,9 Samuel died in Manchester, Carroll County, Maryland on 20 Jul 1897, he was 76.7,9 Buried in Mount Union Brethren Cemetery, Carroll County, Maryland.7 Christened in Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Bachman Valley, Carroll County, Maryland.4 Occupation: Farmer.9


Sponsor at Samuel's baptism was Jacob Matthias. Date of baptism not given in church records.


This family lived in Manchester District, Carroll County, Maryland in 1860. 4

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abt 21 Oct 1843 when Samuel was 22, he married Caroline ZIMMERMAN6,25,29, daughter of Johann Christian ZIMMERMAN (abt 1780-) & Ann Christianna.25 Born abt 16 Jul 1825 in Maryland.7,29 Caroline died in Manchester, Carroll County, Maryland on 11 Dec 1897, she was 72.7,9 Buried in Mount Union Brethren Cemetery, Carroll County, Maryland.7


Caroline's great grandfather was the immigrant ancestor who settled in Adams County, Pennsylvania around 1750. In 1852 the Zepp family lived with the Zimmerman family and, when Caroline's mother died, they received the land as payment for taking care of her. The land was located in Baltimore County, Maryland and was entitled "Complication Corrected". 9



They had the following children:

i. David H.28,9. Born on 5 Aug 1845 in Carroll County, Maryland.28,9 David H. died in Nokomis, Montgomery County, Illinois on 1 Oct 1912, he was 67.30 Occupation: Attorney.29 Cause of death: Aortic regurgitation.29


Moved to Illinois in 1869. Lived in Nokomis, Illinois, where he was a teacher, superintendent of the school, an attorney, and bank president. He was also in the 30th General Assembly. No children. 29

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abt 8 Sep 1874 when David H. was 29, he married Ella BEAVER25,9, daughter of Jacob BEAVER & Sarah HAMMETT.25 Born abt 1839 in Maryland.31 Ella died in Nokomis, Montgomery County, Illinois on 12 Aug 1918, she was 79.32,31 Buried on 14 Aug 1918 in Nokomis, Montgomery County, Illinois.31 Occupation: Housewife.31 Cause of death: Cerebral hemmorhage.31


Ella was from Westminster, Carroll County, Maryland. 9



33 ii. Samuel J. (1848-)

34 iii. Andrew J. (1849-)

35 iv. Anna E. (1851-1905)

v. Christiana Elizabeth9. Born on 8 Aug 1851.9


vi. James W.9. Born on 21 Sep 1853 in Westminster, Carroll County, Maryland.9,33 James W. died in Witt, Montgomery County, Illinois on 18 Jan 1912, he was 58.30,34 Buried on 21 Jan 1912 in Witt Cemetery, Witt, Montgomery County, Illinois.34 Occupation: Barber.33 Cause of death: Heart failure.35


James and Sarah moved to Witt Township, Montgomery County, Illinois a few years after their marriage. Had 7 sons and 3 daughters. 36

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On 24 Dec 1874 when James W. was 21, he married Sarah Mathilda FISHER37, daughter of William FISHER & Sarah Ann MULNICH.36 Born on 9 Jul 1855 in Oak Orchard, Maryland.37 Sarah Mathilda died in Witt, Montgomery County, Illinois on 2 May 1931, she was 75.37 Buried on 4 May 1931 in Witt Cemetery, Witt, Montgomery County, Illinois.37 Occupation: Housewife.37 Cause of death: Diabetic Mellitus.37


36 vii. Sarah Ellen (~1855-)

viii. Margaret C.9. Born on 27 Sep 1857.9


Lived in Waynesboro, Pennsylvania in 1912. 30



Margaret C. first married James BEARD9.


Margaret C. second married IZER30.



16. David CROUSE.11,14 Born on 19 Jul 1810.26 David died on 11 May 1875, he was 64.26 Buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Silver Run, Carroll County, Maryland.26


Had 8 children. 14



On 4 Jan 1835 when David was 24, he married Elizabeth WITMEYER11,14, daughter of Simon WITMEYER (abt 18 Oct 1780-25 Jul 1848) & Barbara YEISER (abt 3 Apr 1783-26 Jan 1851), in At Mr. Witmayer's house.5 Born on 21 Feb 1813.26 Elizabeth died on 19 Oct 1891, she was 78.26 Buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Silver Run, Carroll Co., Maryland.26


They had the following children:

37 i. Emanuel E. (1835-1905)

ii. Mandella38. Born on 24 Aug 1839.38 Christened on 25 Sep 1839 in St. Mary's Reformed Church, Silver Run, Carroll Co., MD.38 Mandella died on 25 Jan 1914, she was 74.26 Buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Silver Run, Carroll County, Maryland.26


Mandella married George STAIR39,26, son of Michael STAIR & Lydia. Born on 6 Feb 1836.39,26 George died on 14 Nov 1903, he was 67.26 Buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Silver Run, Carroll County, Maryland.26 Christened on 24 Mar 1836 in Emanuel Reformed Church, Hanover, York County, Pennsylvania.


38 iii. Ephraim Daniel (1842-1913)

iv. Catherine B.1. Born on 27 Feb 1845.1 Catherine B. died on 15 Mar 1907, she was 62.1


abt 3 Feb 1870 when Catherine B. was 24, she married James KOONTZ1.25 Born on 14 Jan 1835.1 James died on 14 Oct 1912, he was 77.1


39 v. Elisabeth (1845-1912)

40 vi. David (1848-1922)

vii. Susanna Mahale38. Born on 25 Dec 1851.38 Susanna Mahale died on 23 May 1929, she was 77.1 Christened on 28 Mar 1852 in St. Mary's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Silver Run, Carroll County, Maryland.38


Susanna Mahale married Jacob Albert KEITH1. Born on 12 Jul 1853.1



17. Catharine CROUSE.14,1 Born on 11 Dec 1820.1,40 Catharine died on 25 Oct 1895, she was 74.1,40 Buried in St. Paul's (Dub's) Church Cemetery, Manheim Township, York County, Pennsylvania.40


Catharine married James Alexander HULL38,14,1, son of Abaham HULL (abt 1795-) & Magdalena. Born on 28 Oct 1824.38,1,40 James Alexander died on 16 Dec 1907, he was 83.1,40 Buried in St. Paul's (Dub's) Church Cemetery, Manheim Township, York County, Pennsylvania.40 Christened on 28 Oct 1824 in St. Mary's Reformed Church, Silver Run, Carroll County, Maryland.38 Occupation: Laborer.41


Sponsors at James' baptism were Mr. Keller and wife.


Had 8 children.


In 1850 James and his wife, Catharine, lived with their children in Heidelberg Township, York County, Pennsylvania. James' father, Abraham, also lived in the household. 38

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They had the following children:

i. Sarah41. Born abt 1847.41


ii. Henry41. Born abt 1849.41



18. Edward Zepp MATTHIAS.16,42,43 Born on 30 Apr 1824 in Maryland.15,42 Edward Zepp died on 5 Jun 1898, he was 74.42 Buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Silver Run, Carroll Co., MD.42


This family is shown in the 1860 census of Carroll County, Maryland, in the Manchester District, enumerated July 27, 1860, page 105, dwelling number 824, family number 791:

Edward, age 37, value of personal property $700

Ann, age 38

Mary, age 11

Susan, age 8

Laura, age 4

Charles, age 6 months


abt 26 Feb 1849 when Edward Zepp was 24, he married Ann Rosanna (Nancy) BAUMGARDNER15,4,25,13, daughter of Daniel BAUMGARDNER (abt 9 Jun 1793-27 Sep 1872) & Margaret HERETER (19 May 1797-16 Nov 1886), in Carroll County, Maryland.25 Born on 4 Oct 1821 in Pennsylvania.15,4,42 Ann Rosanna (Nancy) died on 10 Nov 1909, she was 88.42 Buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Silver Run, Carroll Co., MD.42 Christened on 9 Nov 1828 in Krider's Lutheran Church, near Westminster, Carroll County, Maryland.4


They had the following children:

i. Mary Catharine15,4. Born on 13 Nov 1849 in Littlestown, Adams County, Pennsylvania.4,43 Christened on 5 Mar 1850 in Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Bachman Valley, Carroll County, Maryland.4 Mary Catharine died on 21 Jul 1917, she was 67.43 Buried in Mt. Hebron Cemetery, Winchester, Virginia.43


Sponsors at Mary's baptism were her parents. 4



On 9 Jan 1870 when Mary Catharine was 20, she married John Andrew BAUBLITZ43, in Littlestown, Adams County, Pennsylvania.43 Born on 14 Mar 1846 in Littlestown, Adams County, Pennsylvania.43 John Andrew died on 4 Jul 1928, he was 82.43 Buried in Mt. Hebron Cemetery, Winchester, Virginia.43


41 ii. Susanna Margaret (1852-1907)

iii. Edward Jones13. Born abt 2 Aug 1854. Edward Jones died on 2 Feb 1859, he was 4.4,13 Buried in Bachman's Cemetery, Bachman's Valley, Carroll County, Maryland.13


iv. Laura Jane15,4. Born on 12 Oct 1856.4 Christened on 24 Feb 1857 in Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Bachman Valley, Carroll County, Maryland.4 Laura Jane died on 14 May 1936, she was 79.43


Sponsors at Laura's baptism were her parents. 4



On 8 Feb 1877 when Laura Jane was 20, she married Franklin Pierce COVER38,43, son of Samuel COVER & Maria Ann Margaret HULL (abt 27 Mar 1827-13 Jan 1880).43,44 Born on 22 May 1854.38,43 Franklin Pierce died on 17 Sep 1903, he was 49.43 Christened on 22 Nov 1854 in St. Mary's Reformed Church, Silver Run County, Maryland.38


Franklin was from Warren County, Virginia at the time of his marriage ot Laura. 44



v. Charles Hilton15,4. Born on 28 Jan 1860.4 Christened on 16 Mar 1860 in Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Bachman Valley, Carroll County, Maryland.4 Charles Hilton died on 11 Feb 1862, he was 2.27 Buried in St. Mary's "Old" Cemetery, Silver Run, Carroll Co., MD.27


42 vi. Edward Charles Gilmore (1863-1947)


19. Juliann MATTHIAS.16 Born abt 7 May 1823.26 Juliann died in Westminster, Carroll County, Maryland on 7 Oct 1891, she was 68.26 Buried in Krider's Cemetery, Carroll County, Maryland.26


On 25 Dec 1851 when Juliann was 28, she married Amos LITTLE16,25, son of Jacob Heinrich LITTLE (KLEIN) (11 Mar 1786-18 Aug 1857) & Susannah SMITH (10 Feb 1794-25 Sep 1865), in Trinity German Reformed Church, Manchester, Carroll County, Maryland.25,45 Born abt 16 Jun 1827 in Two Taverns, Adams County, Pennsylvania.45,26 Amos died in Baltimore, Maryland on 11 Aug 1889, he was 62.45,26 Buried in Krider's Cemetery, Carroll County, Maryland.45,26 Christened on 8 Jul 1827.45 Occupation: Farmer.45


They had the following children:

i. Jacob Wesley45. Born on 19 Dec 1852.45 Jacob Wesley died on 18 Apr 1936, he was 83.45


Jacob Wesley married Eliza HOKE45. Born on 19 Jul 1853.45 Eliza died on 3 Feb 1900, she was 46.45


ii. William Henry45. Born abt 21 Apr 1854.13 William Henry died on 22 Aug 1858, he was 4.13 Buried in Bachman's Cemetery, Bachman's Valley, Carroll County, Maryland.13


iii. John Edward45. Born on 12 Sep 1855.45 John Edward died in 1918, he was 62.45 Buried in Meadow Branch Church.45


On 18 Dec 1879 when John Edward was 24, he married Anna M. ROYER45.45 Born in 1856.45 Anna M. died in 1917, she was 61.45


iv. George Granville4,45. Born on 18 May 1857.4,26 George Granville died on 16 Apr 1927, he was 69.45,26 Buried in Kriders Reformed Church, Westminster, Carroll County, Maryland.45,26 Christened on 14 Oct 1857 in Jerusalem Lutheran Church, Bachman Valley, Carroll County, Maryland.4


abt 29 Nov 1882 when George Granville was 25, he married Elizabeth Ann HOUCK25,45,26.25 Born on 11 Feb 1862.45,26 Elizabeth Ann died on 11 Aug 1944, she was 82.45,26 Buried in Krider's Cemetery, Carroll County, Maryland.26


v. Mary Agnes45. Born on 9 Mar 1859.45,26 Mary Agnes died on 19 Mar 1939, she was 80.45,26 Buried in Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Carroll County, Maryland.45,26


On 5 Oct 1888 when Mary Agnes was 29, she married Charles C. HUMBERT45.45 Born on 11 Jul 1860.45,26 Charles C. died on 11 Mar 1946, he was 85.45,26 Buried in Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Carroll Co., MD.26


vi. Barbara E.7,45. Born abt 2 Nov 1860.7 Barbara E. died on 24 Mar 1863, she was 2.7 Buried in Jerusalem Lutheran Church, Manchester, Carroll County, Maryland.7


vii. Lucretia Virginia4. Born on 12 Oct 1861.4 Christened on 13 Nov 1861 in Jerusalem Lutheran Church, Bachman Valley, Carroll County, Maryland.4


viii. Amanda Catherine45. Born on 28 Jan 1863.45 Amanda Catherine died on 23 Dec 1895, she was 32.45


On 8 Dec 1885 when Amanda Catherine was 22, she married Daniel Shaffer PETRY45.45


43 ix. Harry (Henry) (1865-1945)

x. Ida Missouri45. Born on 18 Jun 1867.45 Ida Missouri died in 1943, she was 75.45


On 11 Sep 1902 when Ida Missouri was 35, she married John David ROYER45.45 Born in 1873.45


xi. Susan Alberta (Bertie)45. Born on 23 Oct 1869.45 Susan Alberta (Bertie) died on 24 Oct 1946, she was 77.45


Susan Alberta (Bertie) married Francis (Frank) ORNDORFF45. Born on 1 Oct 1869.45 Francis (Frank) died on 12 Mar 1937, he was 67.45


xii. Martha Irene45. Born on 19 Jul 1872.45 Martha Irene died on 13 Nov 1961, she was 89.45 Buried on 15 Nov 1961 in Black Rock Church of the Brethren, Pennsylvania.45


Martha Irene married Daniel ROYER45. Born on 18 Jun 1868.45 Daniel died on 11 Jun 1946, he was 77.45



20. Jeremiah MATTHIAS.16 Born on 28 Nov 1831.7 Jeremiah died on 27 Oct 1906, he was 74.7 Buried in John Luther Miller Memorial Cem., Carroll Co., MD.7


On 28 Nov 1859 when Jeremiah was 28, he married Mary Ann LIPPY4,7,46,25, in Carroll County, Maryland.25 Born on 17 Feb 1840.7 Buried in John Luther Miller Memorial Cem., Carroll Co., MD.7 Mary Ann died on 27 Dec 1921, she was 81.7


They had the following children:

i. Jacob Matthew4. Born on 24 Feb 1861.4 Christened on 1 May 1861 in Jerusalem Evang. Luth. Ch., Bachman Valley, Carroll Co., MD ®r..4 Jacob Matthew died in 1951, he was 89.7 Buried in St. John's (Leister's) Lutheran Church cemetery, Carroll County, Maryland.7


Jacob Matthew married Eliza J.7. Born in 1857.7 Eliza J. died in 1939, she was 82.7 Buried in St. John's (Leister's) Lutheran Church cemetery, Carroll County, Maryland.7


ii. Mary Elizabeth Catharine Virginia4. Born on 7 Jan 1863.4 Christened on 12 Apr 1863 in Jerusalem Evang. Luth. Ch., Bachman Valley, Carroll Co., MD.4 Mary Elizabeth Catharine Virginia died on 9 Nov 1936, she was 73.26 Buried in Krider's Cemetery, Carroll County, Maryland.26


abt 8 Mar 1881 when Mary Elizabeth Catharine Virginia was 18, she married Abraham SHAFFER46,25, in Carroll County, Maryland.25 Born on 3 Jan 1856.26 Abraham died on 21 Feb 1891, he was 35.26 Buried in Krider's Cemetery, Carroll County, Maryland.26


iii. Laura Marcella4. Born on 2 Jun 1864.4 Christened on 18 Dec 1864 in Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Bachman Valley, Carroll County, Maryland.4



21. Joseph MATTHIAS.16 Born on 15 Aug 1835 in Maryland.15,7 Joseph died on 4 Jan 1911, he was 75.7 Buried in St. John's (Leister's) Lutheran Church cemetery, Carroll County, Maryland.7 Occupation: Farm hand.15


This family is shown in the 1860 census of Carroll County, Maryland, Manchester District, page 105, enumerated July 27, 1860, dwelling number 825, family number 792:

Joseph, age 25, farm hand, value of personal property $40

Eliza, age 23

Mary, age 2

Susan Myer, age 25, servant

William Martin, age 12


Joseph married Eliza M.15,7. Born on 26 Mar 1838 in Pennsylvania.15,7 Eliza M. died on 18 Aug 1910, she was 72.7 Buried in St. John's (Leister's) Lutheran Church cemetery, Carroll County, Maryland.7


They had the following children:

i. Mary15. Born abt 1858 in Maryland.15


ii. Emma Catharine4. Born on 14 Oct 1860.4 Christened on 11 Nov 1860 in Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Bachman Valley, Carroll County, Maryland.4


44 iii. Jeremiah Theodore (1870-1947)

45 iv. Jacob Wesley (1872-1956)

v. Gertie Virginia4. Born on 11 Sep 1874.4 Christened on 28 Feb 1878 in Jerusalem Evang. Luth., Bachman Valley, Carroll Co., MD.4


vi. Effa Rebecca4. Born on 2 Jun 1877.4 Christened on 28 Feb 1878 in Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Bachman Valley, Carroll County, Maryland.4



22. Catherine WINE.4,6,22 Born on 20 Jan 1824.7 Catherine died on 2 Sep 1905, she was 81.7 Buried in John Luther Miller Memorial Cemetery, Carroll County, MD Des Moines, Iowa, 1927..7


Catherine married Samuel MATTHIAS47,48, son of George MATTHIAS (17 Oct 1788-7 Jun 1846) & Rachel KNIPPLE (7 Sep 1803-21 Jan 1851). Born on 29 Sep 1819.7 Samuel died on 8 Apr 1897, he was 77.7 Buried in John Luther Miller Memorial Cemetery, Carroll County, MDur names as witness thereto - Perry Ma.7


They had the following children:

i. Edward Henry4. Born on 8 Jun 1845.4 Christened on 20 Jun 1845 in Jerusalem Evang. Luth., Bachman Valley, Carroll Co., MD.4 Edward Henry died on 22 Jun 1908, he was 63.7 Buried in John Luther Miller Memorial Cemetery, Carroll County, MDMoines, Iowa, 1927..7


Sponsors at Edward's baptism were Perry and Sarah Matthias (cousins). 4



46 ii. Susanna Catharine (1847-1926)

iii. George Augustus4. Born on 8 Jun 1856.4 Christened on 13 Jul 1856 in Jerusalem Evang. Luth., Bachman Valley, Carroll Co., MD.4 George Augustus died on 23 Aug 1858, he was 2.7 Buried in Jerusalem Lutheran Church Cemetery, Carroll County, MD.7


iv. Rebecca4. Born on 4 Sep 1859.4 Christened on 2 Oct 1859 in Jerusalem Evang. Luth., Bachman Valley, Carroll Co., MD.4



23. Perry WINE.22 Born abt 19 Oct 1834.7 Perry died on 3 May 1898, he was 63.7 Buried in Lazarus Church Cemetery, Lineboro, Carroll County, Maryland.7


Perry married Cassie Ann WALTERS7. Born abt 4 Jul 1841.7 Cassie Ann died on 17 Jan 1916, she was 74.7 Buried in Lazarus Church Cemetery, Lineboro, Carroll County, Maryland.7


They had the following children:

i. Laura Bell7. Born abt 21 Aug 1869.7 Laura Bell died on 13 Sep 1878, she was 9.7 Buried in Lazarus Church Cemetery, Lineboro, Carroll County, Maryland.7


ii. Masura S.7. Born abt 30 Mar 1875.7 Masura S. died on 26 Dec 1905, she was 30.7 Buried in Lazarus Church Cemetery, Lineboro, Carroll County, Maryland.7



24. Rebecca WINE.22 Born abt 18 Jul 1829.7 Rebecca died on 18 Nov 1904, she was 75.7 Buried in Jerusalem Lutheran Church Cemetery, Bachman Valley, Carroll County, Maryland.7


Rebecca married Cornelius WENTZ22, son of Johannes WENTZ (26 Feb 1796-17 Nov 1877) & Margaret ZENZ (1 Aug 1797-22 Oct 1875). Born abt 30 Nov 1827.7 Cornelius died on 13 Jun 1898, he was 70.7 Buried in Jerusalem Lutheran Church Cemetery, Bachman Valley, Carroll County, Maryland.7


Lived in Manchester District, Carroll County, Maryland in 1870. 49



They had the following children:

i. John C.49. Born abt 1851.49


ii. Jacob Augustus4,7 (Died as Child). Born abt 28 Apr 1852.4 Jacob Augustus died on 15 Jul 1854, he was 2.4 Buried in Jerusalem Lutheran Church Cemetery, Bachman Valley, Carroll County, Maryland.7


iii. Susan M.7 (Died as Child). Born on 21 Jun 1854.7 Susan M. died on 8 Apr 1856, she was 1.4,7 Buried in Jerusalem Lutheran Church Cemetery, Bachman Valley, Carroll County, Maryland.7


iv. Amelia Leanna4,49. Born on 9 Jul 1857.4 Christened on 2 Oct 1857 in Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Bachman Valley, Carroll County, Maryland.4


v. Cornelius Wesly4 (Died as Infant). Born on 15 Nov 1859.4 Cornelius Wesly died on 8 May 1860.4 Buried in Jerusalem Lutheran Church Cemetery, Bachman Valley, Carroll County, Maryland.7 Christened on 27 Dec 1859 in Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Bachman Valley, Carroll County, Maryland.4


vi. Laura Catherine4 (Died as Child). Born on 11 Jul 1861.4 Laura Catherine died on 16 Sep 1864, she was 3.7 Buried in Jerusalem Lutheran Church Cemetery, Bachman Valley, Carroll County, Maryland.7 Christened on 13 Aug 1861 in Jerusalem Lutheran Church, Bachman Valley, Carroll County, Maryland.4


vii. Uriah A.49. Born on 8 Aug 1863.7,49 Uriah A. died on 9 Mar 1914, he was 50.7 Buried in John Luther Miller Memorial Cemetery, Bachman Valley, Carroll County, Maryland.7


abt 5 Mar 1891 when Uriah A. was 27, he married Sue M. BIXLER7,25.25 Born on 5 Jan 1858.7 Sue M. died on 10 Apr 1936, she was 78.7 Buried in John Luther Miller Memorial Cemetery, Bachman Valley, Carroll County, Maryland.7


viii. Theodore E.7 (Died as Infant). Born abt 19 May 1868.7 Theodore E. died on 9 Sep 1868.7 Buried in Jerusalem Lutheran Church Cemetery, Bachman Valley, Carroll County, Maryland.7


ix. William Henry4 (Died as Child). Born on 12 Jul 1870.4 William Henry died on 24 Aug 1871, he was 1.4,7 Buried in Jerusalem Lutheran Church Cemetery, Bachman Valley, Carroll County, Maryland.7 Christened on 21 Aug 1870 in Jerusalem Lutheran Church, Bachman Valley, Carroll County, Maryland.4


x. Edith Lorena4. Born on 20 Jun 1872.4 Christened on 18 Aug 1872 in Jerusalem Lutheran Church, Bachman Valley, Carroll County, Maryland.4


abt 3 Oct 1892 when Edith Lorena was 20, she married Phares L. HERR25.25



25. Anna Maria WINE.22 Born on 27 Jul 1827.7 Anna Maria died on 11 Dec 1882, she was 55.7 Buried in Jerusalem Lutheran Church Cemetery, Lineboro, Carroll County, Maryland.7


Anna Maria married Andrew S. SMEACH22. Born abt 25 Jun 1822.7 Andrew S. died on 13 Mar 1870, he was 47.11,7,22 Buried in Jerusalem Lutheran Church Cemetery, Bachman Valley, Carroll County, Maryland.7


Andrew died intestate. 22



They had the following children:

47 i. Mandilla (1850-1922)

48 ii. Andrew Samuel (1857-1920)

49 iii. William Wesly (1859-)

iv. Ellen Louvinia11,22,4. Born on 23 Sep 1860.4 Christened on 7 Oct 1860 in Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Bachman Valley, Carroll County, Maryland.4


v. David R.11,22.


vi. Barbara Ann11,22.


vii. George M.11,22. Born on 20 Jan 1868.26 George M. died on 8 Nov 1935, he was 67.26 Buried in Krider's Cemetery, Westminster, Carroll County, Maryland.26


abt 14 Nov 1889 when George M. was 21, he married Laura A. BOOSE25,26.25 Born on 18 Sep 1868.26 Laura A. died on 16 Apr 1916, she was 47.26 Buried in Krider's Cemetery, Westminster, Carroll County, Maryland.26


viii. Philip Abraham11,4,22. Born on 19 Sep 1870.4,22 Christened on 16 Oct 1870 in Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Bachman Valley, Carroll County, Maryland.


Philip was born after his father's death. 22




26. George ZEPP.5,1 Born on 29 Mar 1834.5,1 Christened on 30 Apr 1834 in Zion Church, Manchester, Carroll County, Maryland.5


Name and birth date on obelisk at Manchester Cemetery in Manchester, Carroll County, Maryland, but no death date on stone. 7



abt 5 Oct 1857 when George was 23, he married Elizabeth Rebecca UTZ7,25,5, daughter of Peter UTZ & Elizabeth.25 Born on 21 Oct 1833.7,5 Elizabeth Rebecca died on 8 May 1909, she was 75.7 Buried in Manchester Cemetery, Manchester, Carroll County, Maryland.7 Christened on 20 Dec 1833 in Zion Church, Manchester, Carroll County, Maryland.5


Sponsors at Elizabeth's baptism were Benjamin and Rebecca Lippy. 5



They had the following children:

i. James B.7. Born on 5 Jan 1861.7


ii. Noah S.7. Born on 4 Jun 1863.7


Fifth Generation

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27. Simon Jonas ZEPP.4 Born on 25 Oct 1831.4 Simon Jonas died on 30 Oct 1881, he was 50.26 Buried in Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Pleasant Valley, Carroll County, Maryland.26 Christened on 6 Nov 1831 in Jerusalem Lutheran Church, Bachman Valley, Carroll County, Maryland.4


Sponsors at Simon's baptism were Simon and Barbara Widmeyer (grandparents). 4



abt 20 Sep 1871 when Simon Jonas was 39, he married Mary Ann ARTHUR25,26.25


They had the following children:

i. Clayton C.22,26 (~1872-1891)

ii. Ellen C.22

iii. George W.22

iv. Eliza J. Virginia22


28. Emanuel ZEPP.4 Born on 3 Mar 1833.4 Emanuel died on 2 Jan 1907, he was 73.26,8 Buried in Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Pleasant Valley, Carroll County, Maryland.26 Christened on 24 Mar 1833 in Jerusalem Lutheran Church, Bachman Valley, Carroll County, Maryland.4


Sponsor at Emanuel's baptism was Catherine Zepp. 4



abt 17 Dec 1860 when Emanuel was 27, he first married Savilla HAHN25,26, daughter of Jacob HAHN & Catharina.25 Born on 20 Jul 1835.38,26 Savilla died in 1917, she was 81.26 Buried in Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Pleasant Valley, Carroll County, Maryland.26 Christened on 9 Aug 1835 in St. Mary's Reformed Church, Silver Run, Carroll County, Maryland.38


Sponsors at Savilla's baptism were her parents. 38



Emanuel second married Mary Elizabeth1.


They had the following children:

i. Amelia Cecilia1 (1857-1859)

ii. Julian Catherine Elizabeth (Julia Annie)1 (1859-1921)


29. David H. ZEPP.8 Born on 30 Jan 1835.1 David H. died on 21 Apr 1903, he was 68.1


abt 6 Sep 1855 when David H. was 20, he married Mandilla STONESIFER8, daughter of James STONESIFER & Rebecca.25 Born on 10 Jun 1832.38 Mandilla died on 13 Oct 1897, she was 65.1 Christened on 12 Aug 1832 in St. Mary's Reformed Church, Silver Run, Carroll County, Maryland.38


Sponsors at Mandilla's baptism were John and Hannah Fiesser. 38



They had the following children:

i. Sarah Catherine38 (1856-1930)

ii. Martha Ellen38 (1858-)

iii. William Henry38 (1861-)

iv. Franklin David38,25,1 (1863-1951)


30. Absalom ZEPP.8 Born on 4 Aug 1837.26,8 Absalom died on 4 Jan 1907, he was 69.26,8 Buried in Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Carroll County, Maryland.26


abt 17 Feb 1857 when Absalom was 19, he married Elizabeth (Eliza) STONESIFER25,26.25 Born on 28 Sep 1829.26 Elizabeth (Eliza) died on 26 Jun 1906, she was 76.26 Buried in Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Carroll County, Maryland.26


Obituary of Elizabeth Zepp, which appeared in the newspaper on June 28, 1906:


Elizabeth, wife of Absalom Zepp, died very suddenly on Sunday morning. She was apparently in the best of health and reclining in a chair or doing some little house work when she suddenly fell and became unconscious, from which she never rallied. Dr. Roop was hastily summoned, but upon his arrival, found live extinct. He pronounced it an epileptic or paralytic stroke. She was respected very much as a pious and quiet woman. She was in her 77th year. She was a member of the Reformed church and her remains were interred at Pleasant Valley on Thursday morning, Rev. Stonesifer officiating. she is survived by her husband two sons and two daughters.


They had the following children:

i. Ann Mary Catharine38 (1861-)

ii. Nathaniel David1 (1868-1929)


31. Sarah Ann Harriet ZEPP.8 Born abt 31 May 1844.50,8 Sarah Ann Harriet died on 22 Apr 1917, she was 72.50 Buried in Emmanuel (Baust) Lutheran/U.C.C. Cemetery, Carroll County, Maryland.50


abt 11 Sep 1869 when Sarah Ann Harriet was 25, she married William FROUNFELTER8.25 Born abt 1830.50 William died on 22 Oct 1905, he was 75.50 Buried in Emmanuel (Baust) Lutheran/U.C.C. Cemetery, Carroll County, Maryland.50


They had one child:

i. Eli Jonas50 (~1877-1878)


32. Jacob Henry ZEPP.6 Born on 30 Jul 1845.6 Christened on 8 Jan 1846 in Zion Church, Manchester, Carroll County, Maryland.6


Jacob Henry married Amelia MENGES1. Born in 1850.1


They had one child:

i. William Jacob1 (1881-1942)


33. Samuel J. ZEPP.28,9,30 Born in 1848 in Maryland.28,9


Lived in Westminster, Carroll County, Maryland in 1912. 30



Children:

i. Luther W.9,30 (1877-1923)

ii. Elsie R.9,30 (1878-1923)

iii. Emory9,30

iv. Sadie M.9,30


34. Andrew J. ZEPP.28,6 Born on 5 Jul 1849 in Maryland.6,28 Christened on 2 Jun 1850 in Zion Church, Manchester, Carroll County, Maryland.6


Lived in Plattsburg, Ohio in 1912. 30



Child:

i. Joseph E.9


35. Anna E. ZEPP.9 Born on 8 Aug 1851.7 Anna E. died on 16 Aug 1905, she was 54.7 Buried in St. John's (Leisters) Lutheran Church Cemetery, Carroll County, Maryland.7


abt 30 Oct 1867 when Anna E. was 16, she married Jacob D. LEISTER25,30.25 Born on 11 Apr 1840.7 Jacob D. died on 24 Jan 1917, he was 76.7 Buried in St. John's (Leisters) Lutheran Church Cemetery, Carroll County, Maryland.7


They had the following children:

i. Irvin S.30 (1868-1933)

ii. John U.30 (1870-1933)

iii. Oden Elias7,25,30 (1872-1940)

iv. Lee Carroll30 (1875-1951)

v. Howard Z.7 (~1877-1877)

vi. Allen J.7 (~1880-1881)


36. Sarah Ellen ZEPP.51,9 Born abt 1855.15


Sarah was evidently still living in 1912 and living in Waynesboro, Pennsylvania. She still used the name Yingling. Do not know if she was divorced or widowed. 30



abt 13 Apr 1880 when Sarah Ellen was 25, she married George YINGLING51,6, son of George YINGLING (19 Apr 1794-14 May 1879) & Sarah (Salome) HINKLE (abt 19 Aug 1797-19 Mar 1890).25 Born on 13 Mar 1829.51,6 George died in 1904, he was 74.51 Christened on 9 Aug 1829 in Zion Church, Manchester, Carroll County, Maryland.6


Sponsors at George's baptism were David and Eve Yungling.


Will probated 15 February 1904. 6

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They had one child:

i. Luther Howard51 (1881-1935)


37. Emanuel E. CROUSE.52,1 Born on 21 Sep 1835.52,1 Emanuel E. died on 22 May 1905, he was 69.52,53 Buried in St. James Reformed Cemetery, Littlestown, Adams County, Pennsylvania.52,53


Emanuel and Rebecca were from Adams County, Pennsylvania at the time of their marriage. 54



On 19 Mar 1857 when Emanuel E. was 21, he married Rebecca STAVELY52,1.54 Born on 3 Aug 1832.52,1 Rebecca died on 26 Feb 1899, she was 66.52,1


They had the following children:

i. Elenora Cordilia1 (1858-1918)

ii. Ephraim Augustus52,55,1 (1861-1940)

iii. Selena Catherine1 (1862-1934)

iv. David Jacob Sechler1 (1865-1918)

v. Israel Hanson1 (1866-1941)

vi. Samuel Clayton25,24,1 (1868-1953)

vii. Lydia Ann1 (1870-1940)

viii. Mary Elizabeth1 (1870-1949)

ix. Charles W.1 (1874-1923)

x. Howard R.1 (1876-1956)


38. Ephraim Daniel CROUSE.4 Born on 9 Feb 1842.4 Ephraim Daniel died on 8 Jul 1913, he was 71.26 Buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Silver Run, Carroll County, Maryland.26 Christened on 30 Apr 1842 in Jerusalem Lutheran Church, Bachman Valley, Carroll County, Maryland.4


Ephraim was from Carroll County, Maryland at the time of his marriage to Ellen. 56



On 4 Jun 1865 when Ephraim Daniel was 23, he married Ellen Elizabeth STAIR26,1, in St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, Hanover, York County, Pennsylvania.56,57 Born abt 20 Sep 1841.26 Ellen Elizabeth died on 20 Sep 1932, she was 91.26 Buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Silver Run, Carroll County, Maryland.26


Ellen was from Adams County, Pennsylvania at the time of her marriage to Ephraim. 56



They had the following children:

i. George Washington1 (1870-1936)

ii. Ira David1 (1875-1950)


39. Elisabeth CROUSE.4,55 Born on 17 Nov 1845.4 Elisabeth died on 2 May 1912, she was 66.58 Buried in St. John's Lutheran Church cemetery, Littlestown, Adams County, Pennsylvania.58 Christened on 20 Mar 1846 in Jerusalem Lutheran Church, Bachman Valley, Carroll County, Maryland.4


Elisabeth married Ephraim BOOSE55,1. Born on 18 Nov 1843.58 Ephraim died on 2 Feb 1934, he was 90.58 Buried in St. John's Cemetery, Littlestown, Adams County, Pennsylvania.58


They had the following children:

i. Milton Harvey58 (~1869-1872)

ii. David Henry58 (~1870-1872)

iii. Minnie A.59 (1878-1961)


40. David CROUSE.38 Born on 14 Dec 1848.38 David died on 23 Mar 1922, he was 73.26 Buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Silver Run, Carroll Co., Maryland.26 Christened on 1 Apr 1849 in St. Mary's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Silver Run, Carroll County, Maryland.38


abt 29 Dec 1869 when David was 21, he first married Lucinda E. LITTLE25,26.25 Born on 25 Jan 1849.26 Lucinda E. died on 25 Apr 1881, she was 32.26 Buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Silver Run, Carroll Co., Maryland.26


They had the following children:

i. Charles Austin1 (1872-1932)

ii. Margaret Ann1 (1874-1902)

iii. John Howard1 (1876-1942)


abt 19 Oct 1882 when David was 33, he second married Sarah Ellen STAIR38,25, daughter of Elias STAIR & Caroline.25 Born on 19 Oct 1854.38,26 Sarah Ellen died on 10 Sep 1912, she was 57.26 Buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Silver Run, Carroll Co., Maryland.26 Christened on 13 May 1855 in St. Mary's Lutheran Church, Silver Run, Carroll County, Maryland.38


They had the following children:

i. Edward Wilson1 (1883-1954)

ii. Annie C.1 (1890-1933)


41. Susanna Margaret MATTHIAS.15,43 Born on 23 Aug 1852.15,43,26 Susanna Margaret died on 21 Jun 1907, she was 54.43,26 Buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Silver Run, Carroll Co., Maryland.26


On 8 Feb 1876 when Susanna Margaret was 23, she married William James BROWN38,43, son of Henry BROWN (abt 26 Jul 1815-12 Jun 1899) & Maria FROCK (8 Feb 1821-2 Sep 1895).43,60 Born on 24 Feb 1851.38,43,26 William James died on 6 Aug 1933, he was 82.43,26 Buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Silver Run, Carroll Co., Maryland.26 Christened on 6 Apr 1851 in St. Mary's Reformed Church, Silver Run, Carroll County, Maryland.38


William and Susan were both from Maryland at the time of their marriage. 60



They had the following children:

i. Laura M.43 (1877-1966)

ii. Edward45 (1878-1965)

iii. Molly E.59 (1885-1964)

iv. William F.43 (1886-1916)

v. Gertrude A.43 (1890-1927)


42. Edward Charles Gilmore MATTHIAS.43 Born on 15 Jun 1863.42,43 Edward Charles Gilmore died on 24 Jun 1947, he was 84.42,43 Buried in St. Mary's cemetery, Silver Run, Carroll County, MD.42


On 13 Feb 1887 when Edward Charles Gilmore was 23, he married Laura Belle MYERS42,43, daughter of John MYERS.43 Born on 4 Jul 1863.42,43 Laura Belle died on 11 Oct 1939, she was 76.42,43 Buried in St. Mary's cemetery, Silver Run, Carroll County, MD.42


They had the following children:

i. Edward Harrison43 (1889-1949)

ii. Franklin Luther42,45 (1891-1950)

iii. Oliver M.55,43 (1892-1959)

iv. Herman Fultz43 (1893-1909)

v. Robert Milton42,43 (1895-1983)

vi. Ruth N.43 (1898-)

vii. Edna Virginia43 (1901-)


43. Harry (Henry) LITTLE.45 Born on 19 Jan 1865 in Westminster, Carroll County, Maryland.45,26 Harry (Henry) died in Westminster, Carroll County, Maryland on 12 Jun 1945, he was 80.45,26 Buried in Kriders Reformed Church, Westminster, Carroll County, Maryland.45,26 Christened on 3 Sep 1865 in Krider's U. C. C., Westminster, Carroll County, Maryland.52


abt 23 Dec 1889 when Harry (Henry) was 24, he first married Annie Barbara KOONTZ45, daughter of Emanuel KOONTZ (26 Mar 1823-9 Feb 1898) & Louisa Catherine MENCHEY (MEINICKE) (abt 25 Dec 1830-8 Sep 1908).25 Born on 18 Jan 1858.45,26 Annie Barbara died in Westminster, Carroll County, Maryland on 1 Apr 1923, she was 65.45,26 Buried in Kriders Reformed Church, Westminster, Carroll County, Maryland.45,26


They had one child:

i. Carroll Koontz52,45 (1890-1984)


Harry (Henry) second married Charity Catherine WENTZ45, daughter of Ezra David WENTZ (abt 14 Dec 1840-12 Apr 1885) & Belinda BROWN (30 Jul 1841-11 Feb 1923). Born on 8 Jun 1865.49,45,61 Charity Catherine died in Westminster, Carroll County, Maryland on 11 Jul 1938, she was 73.45 Buried in Kriders Reformed Church, Westminster, Carroll County, Maryland.45


44. Jeremiah Theodore MATTHIAS.4 Born on 14 May 1870.4 Christened on 10 Dec 1871 in Jerusalem Evang. Luth., Bachman Valley, Carroll Co., MD.4 Jeremiah Theodore died on 10 Jul 1947, he was 77.7 Buried in St. John's (Leister's) Lutheran Church cemetery, Carroll County, Maryland.7


Jeremiah Theodore married Nannie R.7. Born on 16 Feb 1873.7 Nannie R. died on 10 Jul 1959, she was 86.7 Buried in St. John's (Leister's) Lutheran Church cemetery, Carroll County, Maryland.7


They had the following children:

i. William Josephus7 (1891-1892)

ii. Frederick H.7 (1893-1931)


45. Jacob Wesley MATTHIAS.4 Born on 5 Jul 1872.4 Christened on 30 Jul 1872 in Jerusalem Evang. Luth., Bachman Valley, Carroll Co., MD.4 Jacob Wesley died on 25 Jul 1956, he was 84.26 Buried in Krider's Cemetery, Westminster, Carroll County, Maryland.26


abt 23 Dec 1895 when Jacob Wesley was 23, he married Edna R. BANKERT25,26.25 Born on 1 Nov 1874.26 Edna R. died on 10 Jun 1944, she was 69.26 Buried in Krider's Cemetery, Westminster, Carroll County, Maryland.26


They had one child:

i. John Wesley26 (1896-1984)


46. Susanna Catharine MATTHIAS.4 Born on 22 Dec 1847.4 Christened on 30 Jan 1848 in Jerusalem Evang. Luth., Bachman Valley, Carroll Co., MD.4 Susanna Catharine died on 2 May 1926, she was 78.7 Buried in John Luther Miller Memorial Cemetery, Carroll County, MDousins)..7,4


abt 11 Apr 1883 when Susanna Catharine was 35, she married Alfred Corniliaus BACHMAN4,25, son of William BACHMAN (23 Sep 1813-13 Jan 1904) & Elisabeth BIXLER (15 Jan 1819-18 Feb 1889).25 Born on 31 Dec 1844.7 Christened on 23 Mar 1845 in Jerusalem Evang. Luth., Bachman Valley, Carroll Co., MD.4 Alfred Corniliaus died on 21 Jan 1929, he was 84.7 Buried in John Luther Miller Memorial Cemetery, Carroll County, MD.62


They had the following children:

i. Allen C.7 (Died as Infant) (1886-1886)

ii. Morris V.13 (Died as Infant) (~1887-1887)


47. Mandilla SMEACH.22,11 Born in 1850.7 Mandilla died in 1922, she was 72.7 Buried in Manchester Cemetery, Manchester, Carroll County, Maryland.7


On 23 Apr 1868 when Mandilla was 18, she married John H. F. BURGOON11.63 Born in 1848.7 John H. F. died in 1927, he was 79.7 Buried in Manchester Cemetery, Manchester, Carroll County, Maryland.7


John and Mandilla were both from Maryland at the time of their marriage. 63



They had the following children:

i. William Andrew4 (1872-1957)

ii. Martha Mary Ellen4 (1874-)

iii. Harvey Newton B.4 (1878-)

iv. Arthur John David4 (1880-1944)


48. Andrew Samuel SMEACH.11,4,22 Born on 2 Aug 1857.4 Andrew Samuel died on 12 Nov 1920, he was 63.26 Buried in Krider's Cemetery, Westminster, Carroll County, Maryland.26 Christened on 30 Sep 1857 in Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Bachman Valley, Carroll County, Maryland.4


Andrew Samuel married Rachel E. Jane26. Born on 27 Dec 1861.26 Rachel E. Jane died on 27 Jul 1945, she was 83.26 Buried in Krider's Cemetery, Westminster, Carroll County, Maryland.26


They had one child:

i. Ada E.26 (1886-1977)


49. William Wesly SMEACH.11,4,22 Born on 20 Mar 1859.4 Christened on 22 Apr 1859 in Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Bachman Valley, Carroll County, Maryland.4


William and Mary were both from Bachman Valley, Carroll County, Maryland at the time of their marriage. 4



On 9 Nov 1879 when William Wesly was 20, he married Mary Elizabeth BACHMAN4,25, daughter of David BACHMAN (20 Nov 1816-24 Mar 1882) & Mary Ann MATTHIAS (15 Aug 1817-15 Sep 1889), in Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Bachman Valley, Carroll County, Maryland.4 Born on 26 Apr 1850 in Carroll County, Maryland.64 Christened on 26 Apr 1850 in Jerusalem Evang. Luth., Bachman Valley, Carroll Co., MD.64


They had one child:

i. Herbie Clinton Sylvester4 (1880-)


1. Information from Betty and Chuck Winter (bcwinter@aristotle.net).

2. Cemetery records of St. David's Cemetery, West Manheim Township, York County, Pennsylvania.

3. Interments of the Westminster Cemetery, Westminster, Carroll County, Maryland, transcribed October 18, 1889 and published in "The Democratic Advocate", the local newspaper, on November 23, 1889.

4. C. T. Zahn and Frederick S. Weiser, trans. and ed., "Maryland German Church Records, Volume 9", (Westminster, MD: Historical Society of Carroll County, 1993).


5. Frederick S. Weiser, ed., "Maryland German Church Records, Vol. 8", (Westminster, Maryland: Historical Society of Carroll County, 1994).

6. C. T. Zahn and Frederick S. Weiser, trans. and ed., "Maryland German Church Records, Volume 10", (Westminster, MD: Historical Society of Carroll County, 1995).

7. Carroll County Genealogical Society, comp., "Carroll County Cemeteries, Volume Four: Northeast", (Westminster, MD: Carroll County Genealogical Society, 1995).

8. Data submitted to the Ancestral File of the LDS by Jennifer Schacht.

9. Information from Sandy Zepp (dzepp@motion.net), 2100 Tonica Drive, Springfield, IL 62702.

10. "Newspaper Clippings, Frederick-Town, Maryland", Family Archive Viewer, Volume 25, Broderbund Software, Inc.

11. "Chancery Books of Carroll County, Maryland, Volumes 1-20, 1837-1873", abstracted by Virginia D. Stenley, pub. by Family Line Publications, Westminster, Maryland, 1994.

12. Florence Hepp Petersen (in collaboration with Her Husband Elmore Petersen), "The Fisher-Stombaugh Families and Allied Lineages of Maryland and Pennsylvania, 1715-1949", (Ypsilanti, Michigan: 1950).

13. Cemetery inscriptions from Bachman's Cemetery, Bachman's Valley, Carroll County, Maryland, as recorded in the September 27, 1889, "The Democratic Advocate", a Carroll County newspaper.

14. O.T. Everhart, "A History of the Everhart and Shower Families from 1744 to 1883, embracing six generations", (Hanover, York County, PA: O.T. Everhart, 1883).

15. 1860 census of Carroll County, Maryland.

16. "Will of Jacob Matthias", July 3, 1862, Carroll Co., Maryland courthouse. Photocopy of original in possession of writer.

17. Parish Register of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Manchester, Carroll County, Maryland, 1784-1853.

18. "Estate Account of George Matthias", Carroll Co., Maryland courthouse. Photocopy of last page of original in possession writer.

19. "Will of George Matthias", December 21, 1841, Carroll County courthouse, Carroll County, Maryland. Photocopy of original in the possession of the writer.

20. Marlene Bates & Martha Reamy, "Abstracts of Carroll County Newspapers 1831-1846", (Westminster, Maryland: Family Line Publications, 1988).

21. Cemetery records of Jerusalem Lutheran Church cemetery.

22. Virginia D. Stenley, abs., "Chancery Books of Carroll County Maryland, Volumes 21-40, 1873-1889", (Westminster, Maryland: Family Lines Publications, 1996)

23. Information received from Richard (Dick) Ott, 4208 Elsa Terrace, Baltimore, Maryland 21211; 410-366-2808; (DickOtt@aol.com).

24. Information received from Jennifer Schacht, 2705 Trails End Drive, Bentonville, AR 72712, via mail, March 1997.

25. Carroll County Public Library, comp., "Carroll County, Maryland Marriage Licenses, 1837-1899", (Wesminster, MD: Carroll County Genealogical Society, Inc., 1995).

26. Carroll County Genealogical Society, comp., "Carroll County Cemeteries, Volume Five: Part One North-Central", Westminster, Maryland: 1999.

27. "Tombstone Inscriptions from St. Mary's Cemetery (Old Section), Silver Run, MD with everyname index", compiled August 1987 by Wendy Bish and Larry Bolin, pub. by The South Central Pennsylvania Genealogical Society, Inc., P.O. Box 1824, York, PA 17405. Special Publication Number 50, October1992.

28. 1850 census of Carroll County, Maryland.

29. Death certificate of David H. Zepp. Photocpy in the possession of the writer.

30. Estate papers of David H. Zepp of Nokomis, Montgomery County, Illinois, died 1 October 1912. Photocopies in the possession of the writer.

31. Death certificate of Ella Beaver Zepp. Photocopy in the possession of the writer.

32. Estate papers of Ella B. Zepp of Nokomis, Montgomery County, Illinois, died 12 August 1918. Photocopies in the possession of the writer.

33. Birth certificate of Hursel Udell Zepp. Photocopy in the possession of the writer.

34. Cemetery Record of Witt Cemetery, Witt, Montgomery County, Illinois; Lot 49, Block A; owned by James W. Zepp, purchased January 20, 1912.

35. Newspaper obituary of James W. Zepp. Photocopy in the possession of the writer.

36. Newspaper obituary of Sarah Matilda Zepp. Photocpy in the possession of the writer.

37. Death certificate of Sarah Mathilda Zepp. Photocopy in the possession of the writer.

38. "Maryland German Church Records, Vol. 7, Saint Mary's Church, Silver Run, Carroll County", translated and edited by Frederick S. Weiser, Noodle Doosey Press, Manchester, Maryland.

39. Records of Emanuel Reformed Church, Hanover, York County, Pennsylvania.

40. Inscriptions of St. Paul's (Dub's) Church Cemetery, Manheim Township, York County, Pennsylvania, copied by Mrs. Lydia Bowman Meckley, September, 1938.

41. 1850 U. S. Census

42. Caretaker's Records of St. Mary's Cemetery (New Section), Silver Run, Maryland; Hanover Public Library, Hanover, York County, Pennsylvania.

43. Anna Matthias Colestock, "The Matthias Family", self-published, Hanover, York County, Pennsylvania, 1995.

44. Marriage announcement of Franklin Cover and Laura Matthias which appeared in the Hanover Herald (Hanover, York County, Pennsylvania) on February 10, 1877.

45. Information received from Ned Little.

46. Information from the records of Nancy Weaver Knight, 3540 Charles Street, San Diego, CA, 92106, August 19, 1996.

47. "Will of George Matthias", May 23, 1846, Carroll County courthouse, Carroll County, Maryland. Photocopy of original in possession of writer.

48. "Will of Rachel Matthias, filed May 24, 1847", LDS Film Number 0013812, "Carroll County Probate Records"; copy in the possession of the writer.

49. 1870 U. S. Census

50. Carroll County Genealogical Society, comp., "Carroll County Cemeteries, Volume Five: Part Two North-Central", Westminster, Maryland: 1999.

51. Claude J. Rahn, "The Yingling Genealogy", (Vero Beach, Florida: privately published, 1958).

52. Data compiled by John A. Mehring of 28 Tree Top Trail, Fairfield, Pennsylvania 17320-8237 and sent to the writer by Mr. Mehring.

53. Inscriptions of St. James Reformed Church cemetery, Mt. Joy Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania; obtained from the Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society, 2215 Millstream Road, Lancaster, PA 17602.

54. Marriage announcement of Emanuel Crouse and Rebecca Stavely which appeared in the Hanover Spectator (Hanover, York County, Pennsylvania) on March 27, 1857.

55. Information received from Charles Appler, 10417 New Bedford Ct SE, Lehigh Acres, FL 33936-7253.

56. Marriage announcement of Ephraim Crouse and Ellen Stear [sic] which appeared in the Hanover Spectator (Hanover, York County, Pennsylvania) on June 18, 1865.

57. Family group sheets prepared by Mary Viola Mullen, Rt 2, Box 225, Morehead, Kentucky 40351, June 1986.

58. Inscriptions of St. John's Lutheran churchyard, Littlestown, Adams County, Pennsylvania; obtained from the Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society, 2215 Millstream Road, Lancaster, PA 17602.

59. Information received from Dick Ott of Maryland (DickOtt@aol.com) over the internet on July 14, 1997.

60. Marriage announcement of William Brown and Susan Mathias which appeared in the Hanover Citizen (Hanover, York County, Pennsylvania) on February 17, 1876.

61. Information received via email from Cathy Wentz (CTWENTZ@aol.com).

62. Information received from Gene Foust, 4/4/94.

63. Marriage announcement of John Burgoon and Mandilla Smeach which appeared in the Hanover Spectator (Hanover, York County, Pennsylvania) on April 30, 1868.

64. Information received via email from Nancy Weaver Knight (FRANK.KNIGHT@postoffice.worldnet.att.net) on February 26, 1997.

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