It appears now that he was probably John Kohler, father of the husband of one of John Dehart's daughters. Here is a photo that appears to be of John Kohler:
Odd thing is, some of John Dehart's sons and grandchildren sure bear an awfully strong resemblance to John Kohler!
The following are photos of John Dehart and (two) of his wife, Mary Weiss.
My own direct line, as nearly as anyone can tell (the placement of both Elias Simon and Cornelius is controversial), is Simon Aertsen from Holland, Elias Simon (moved to New Jersey), Cornelius (moved to Berks Co, Pennsylvania), John who married Elizabeth Weidner, John who married Elizabeth Horner, Gilbert, John B. Dehart (my great- great grandfather).
My information was as up to date as anyone's two years ago when the Dehart list organized at onelist. This list has been very active and has uncovered alot of material that makes much of what I have here inaccurate or obsolete - so anyone looking for Dehart genealogical information should subscribe to the Dehart list, which is located at http://www.onelist.com. The Dehart list's web site is under my sources.
My Dehart pages are organized as follows:
Some information I have on the George W. Dehart line. A number of people on the Dehart list are of this line. This is a stray Berks County line - possibly not of Deharts.
Greiner line (forthcoming)
Weidner line (forthcoming)
Horner line (forthcoming)
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