Magdelena Bechdel1

Last Edited22 Mar 2016
F, b. 16 April 1800, d. 4 September 1872
FatherDavid Bechdel1
MotherBarbara Schenck1
     Magdelena Bechdel was born on 16 April 1800 at Howard, Centre, PA, USA; Info. from: J.Bowers & Leanne Keefer Bechdel.1 She married Frederick Pletcher, son of Henry Pletcher Sr. and Nancy Anna Schenck, circa 1822; Info. from: J.Bowers & Leanne Keefer Bechdel
Children: (6)
Ezekiel H., Barbara, David B., Samuel W., Sarah B., Henry J.1 Magdelena Bechdel died on 4 September 1872 at Howard, Centre, PA, USA, at age 72; Info. from: J.Bowers & Leanne Keefer Bechdel.1 She was buried circa 6 September 1872 at Schencks cemetery, Howard, Centre, PA, USA; Info. from: J.Bowers & Leanne Keefer Bechdel.1

Family

Frederick Pletcher b. 9 Jan 1797, d. 19 Sep 1881
Child

Citations

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David Bechdel1

Last Edited22 Mar 2016
M
     David Bechdel married Barbara Schenck circa 1798.1

Family

Barbara Schenck
Child

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Barbara Schenck1

Last Edited22 Mar 2016
F
     Barbara Schenck married David Bechdel circa 1798.1

Family

David Bechdel
Child

Citations

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Henry Pletcher Sr.1

Last Edited22 Mar 2016
M, b. 14 November 1756, d. 14 November 1803
FatherSamuel Pletscher1 b. 1729, d. 1756
MotherMarie (?)1 b. 1731, d. a Feb 1751
     Henry Pletcher Sr. was born on 14 November 1756 at at sea coming from Europe.1 He Was a private in the 3rd company 4th battalion of the Lancaster County Militia. Served under Cpt. Jacob Metzer. between 1776 and 1777.1 He married Catherine Sternaman, daughter of Peter Sternaman and M. Mariah (?), circa 1786; Info. from: J.Bowers

Children: (3)
Jacob A., Henry, Daniel.1 Henry Pletcher Sr. married Nancy Anna Schenck, daughter of Rev. Michael Schenck and Mariah Magdelena Maynard, on 6 February 1796; Info. from: J.Bowers

Children 1st marriage:
Frederick, John, Magdeline, Rudolph, Michael P., Anna.1 Henry Pletcher Sr. died on 14 November 1803 at Howard, Centre, PA, USA, at age 47; Died of injuries resulting from being kicked in the stomach by a colt (horse).1 He was buried circa 17 November 1803 at Schencks cemetery, Howard, Centre, PA, USA; Info. from: J.Bowers.1

Family 1

Catherine Sternaman b. c 1760, d. b 6 Feb 1796
Child

Family 2

Nancy Anna Schenck b. 6 Oct 1775, d. 8 Jul 1848
Child

Citations

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Catherine Sternaman1

Last Edited22 Mar 2016
F, b. circa 1760, d. before 6 February 1796
FatherPeter Sternaman1 b. c 1723, d. b 1796
MotherM. Mariah (?)1 b. c 1724
     Catherine Sternaman was born circa 1760.1 She married Henry Pletcher Sr., son of Samuel Pletscher and Marie (?), circa 1786; Info. from: J.Bowers

Children: (3)
Jacob A., Henry, Daniel.1 Catherine Sternaman died before 6 February 1796 at Howard, Centre, PA, USA; Info. from: J.Bowers.1

Family

Henry Pletcher Sr. b. 14 Nov 1756, d. 14 Nov 1803
Child

Citations

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Nancy Anna Schenck1

Last Edited22 Mar 2016
F, b. 6 October 1775, d. 8 July 1848
FatherRev. Michael Schenck1 b. c 1744, d. 12 Apr 1816
MotherMariah Magdelena Maynard1 b. c 1750, d. 25 Oct 1818
     Nancy Anna Schenck was born on 6 October 1775 at Lancaster, PA, USA.1 She married Henry Pletcher Sr., son of Samuel Pletscher and Marie (?), on 6 February 1796; Info. from: J.Bowers

Children 1st marriage:
Frederick, John, Magdeline, Rudolph, Michael P., Anna.1 Nancy Anna Schenck married Samuel Pletcher, son of Samuel Pletcher and Elizabeth Yoder, in 1805 at Howard, Centre, PA, USA;

Children of 2nd marriage:
David, Daniel, Samuel, Esther, Jonathan.1 Nancy Anna Schenck died on 8 July 1848 at Howard, Centre, PA, USA, at age 72.1 She was buried circa 10 July 1848 at Schencks cemetery, Howard, Centre, PA, USA; Info. from: J.Bowers.1

Family 1

Henry Pletcher Sr. b. 14 Nov 1756, d. 14 Nov 1803
Child

Family 2

Samuel Pletcher b. 1778, d. Nov 1811

Citations

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Samuel Pletcher1

Last Edited22 Mar 2016
M, b. 1778, d. November 1811
FatherSamuel Pletcher1 b. 15 Jan 1751, d. 15 Mar 1830
MotherElizabeth Yoder1 b. 1752, d. 1830
     Samuel Pletcher was born in 1778 at Lancaster, PA, USA.1 He married Nancy Anna Schenck, daughter of Rev. Michael Schenck and Mariah Magdelena Maynard, in 1805 at Howard, Centre, PA, USA;

Children of 2nd marriage:
David, Daniel, Samuel, Esther, Jonathan.1 Samuel Pletcher was buried circa November 1811 at Schencks cemetery, Howard, Centre, PA, USA; Info. from: Ken Smith.1 He died in November 1811 at Centre, PA, USA.1

Family

Nancy Anna Schenck b. 6 Oct 1775, d. 8 Jul 1848

Citations

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Samuel Pletscher1

Last Edited22 Mar 2016
M, b. 1729, d. 1756
     Samuel Pletscher was born in 1729 at Germany.1 He married Marie (?) circa 1750; Info. from: Ken Smith.1 Samuel Pletscher died in 1756 at at sea on the voyage to Philadelphia.1

Family

Marie (?) b. 1731, d. a Feb 1751
Children

Citations

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Marie (?)1

Last Edited22 Mar 2016
F, b. 1731, d. after February 1751
     Marie (?) was born in 1731 at Germany.1 She married Samuel Pletscher circa 1750; Info. from: Ken Smith.1 Marie (?) died after February 1751 at PA, USA; Info. from: Ken Smith.1 She immigrated in November 1756 to Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA; Info. from: Ken Smith.
Arrived on the ship "Snow Chance".

This was the only ship bringing German Immigrants to Philadelphia between 1756 & 1761 because immigration to America came to a halt in those years due to the SEVEN YEARS War between England & France.1

Family

Samuel Pletscher b. 1729, d. 1756
Children

Citations

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Magdelena (Mollie) Pletcher1

Last Edited22 Mar 2016
F, b. 21 January 1826, d. 23 May 1892
FatherHenry Pletcher1 b. 16 Oct 1789, d. 10 Jan 1876
MotherMagdelena Schenck1 b. 5 Sep 1786, d. 11 May 1861
     Magdelena (Mollie) Pletcher was born on 21 January 1826 at Howard, Centre, PA, USA.1 She married Henry Neff Holter, son of Jacob Holter and Catherine Neff, circa 1850; Info. from: Lisa Garrett

Children: (8)
Annie, Mary M., Lucy B., William E., Catharine Matilda, Sarah Jane, Winfield Scott, Leah Rose.1 Magdelena (Mollie) Pletcher died on 23 May 1892 at Liberty Township, Centre, PA, USA, at age 66.1 She was buried circa 25 May 1892 at Schencks cemetery, Howard, Centre, PA, USA; Info. from: Lisa Garrett.1

Family

Henry Neff Holter b. 2 May 1827, d. 3 Nov 1887

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Henry Neff Holter1

Last Edited22 Mar 2016
M, b. 2 May 1827, d. 3 November 1887
FatherJacob Holter1 b. 11 Nov 1776, d. 21 Dec 1861
MotherCatherine Neff1 b. 4 May 1789, d. 20 Nov 1872
     Henry Neff Holter was born on 2 May 1827 at Centre, PA, USA; Info. from: Lisa Garrett.1 He married Magdelena (Mollie) Pletcher, daughter of Henry Pletcher and Magdelena Schenck, circa 1850; Info. from: Lisa Garrett

Children: (8)
Annie, Mary M., Lucy B., William E., Catharine Matilda, Sarah Jane, Winfield Scott, Leah Rose.1 Henry Neff Holter began military service on 22 February 1865 Private in Company "F" of the 18th Pennsylvania cavelry.1 He ended military service on 11 July 1865 at US General Hospital, Cumberland, Allegany, MD, USA; Info. from: Lisa Garrett.1 He died on 3 November 1887 at Howard, Centre, PA, USA, at age 60; Info. from: Lisa Garrett.1 He was buried circa 5 November 1887 at Schencks cemetery, Howard, Centre, PA, USA; Info. from: Lisa Garrett.1

Family

Magdelena (Mollie) Pletcher b. 21 Jan 1826, d. 23 May 1892

Citations

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Abraham S Holter1

Last Edited22 Mar 2016
M, b. 10 July 1829, d. 8 January 1895
FatherJacob Holter1 b. 11 Nov 1776, d. 21 Dec 1861
MotherCatherine Neff1 b. 4 May 1789, d. 20 Nov 1872
     Abraham S Holter was born on 10 July 1829.1 He married Mary Jane Thompson, daughter of John Thompson and Rachael (?), circa 1853; Info. from: Lisa Garrett

Children:
Edith Evelena, Rachel Katherine, John Jacob Aster, William Hudson, Belle, David Elsworth, Edward Hamlin, Robert Hensel, James Franklin, Oscar J.1 Abraham S Holter died on 8 January 1895 at age 65.1 He was buried circa 10 January 1895 at Howard cemetery, Howard, Centre, PA, USA; Info. from: Lisa Garrett.1

Family

Mary Jane Thompson b. 8 Jul 1834, d. 4 Jun 1908

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Mary Jane Thompson1

Last Edited22 Mar 2016
F, b. 8 July 1834, d. 4 June 1908
FatherJohn Thompson1
MotherRachael (?)1
     Mary Jane Thompson was born on 8 July 1834; Info. from: Lisa Garrett.1 She married Abraham S Holter, son of Jacob Holter and Catherine Neff, circa 1853; Info. from: Lisa Garrett

Children:
Edith Evelena, Rachel Katherine, John Jacob Aster, William Hudson, Belle, David Elsworth, Edward Hamlin, Robert Hensel, James Franklin, Oscar J.1 Mary Jane Thompson died on 4 June 1908 at age 73; Info. from: Lisa Garrett.1 She was buried circa 6 June 1908 at Howard cemetery, Howard, Centre, PA, USA; Info. from: Lisa Garrett.1

Family

Abraham S Holter b. 10 Jul 1829, d. 8 Jan 1895

Citations

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John Thompson1

Last Edited22 Mar 2016
M
     John Thompson married Rachael (?) circa 1833; Info. from: Lisa Garrett.1

Family

Rachael (?)
Child

Citations

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Rachael (?)1

Last Edited22 Mar 2016
F
     Rachael (?) married John Thompson circa 1833; Info. from: Lisa Garrett.1

Family

John Thompson
Child

Citations

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Christian (Christopher) Holter1

Last Edited22 Mar 2016
M, b. 15 March 1834, d. 1922
FatherJacob Holter1 b. 11 Nov 1776, d. 21 Dec 1861
MotherCatherine Neff1 b. 4 May 1789, d. 20 Nov 1872
     Christian (Christopher) Holter was born on 15 March 1834 at Howard, Centre, PA, USA; Info. from: Lisa Garrett
J. Bowers created it.1 He married Sarah S Williams circa 1887; Info. from: Lisa Garrett
J. Bowers created it.

Had 1 child: Clifford Charles.1 Christian (Christopher) Holter was buried in 1922 at Schencks cemetery, Howard, Centre, PA, USA; Info. from: Lisa Garrett
J. Bowers created it.1 He died in 1922; Info. from: Lisa Garrett
J. Bowers created it.1

Family

Sarah S Williams b. 1845, d. 1918

Citations

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Sarah S Williams1

Last Edited22 Mar 2016
F, b. 1845, d. 1918
     Sarah S Williams was born in 1845; Info. from: Lisa Garrett
J. Bowers created it.1 She married Christian (Christopher) Holter, son of Jacob Holter and Catherine Neff, circa 1887; Info. from: Lisa Garrett
J. Bowers created it.

Had 1 child: Clifford Charles.1 Sarah S Williams was buried in 1918 at Schencks cemetery, Howard, Centre, PA, USA; Info. from: Lisa Garrett
J. Bowers created it.1 She died in 1918; Info. from: Lisa Garrett
J. Bowers created it.1

Family

Christian (Christopher) Holter b. 15 Mar 1834, d. 1922

Citations

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Matilda Wetzler1

Last Edited22 Mar 2016
F, b. 18 June 1833, d. 24 May 1890
FatherJacob Wetzler1 b. 1796, d. 1871
MotherElizabeth (?)1 b. 1805, d. 1843
     Matilda Wetzler was born on 18 June 1833 at PA, USA; Info. from: J. Bowers.1 She married Jacob Pletcher, son of Henry Pletcher and Magdelena Schenck, circa 1854; Info. from: J. Bowers

Children:
Margaret Magdelena, Ella Barbara, Nathan, William Henry, Mary Katherine, Joseph Grant, Eliza Jane, Chauncey Hensel, Charles Eugene.1 Matilda Wetzler died on 24 May 1890 at PA, USA, at age 56; Info. from: J. Bowers.1 She was buried on 26 May 1890 at Schencks cemetery, Howard, Centre, PA, USA; Info. from: J. Bowers.1

Family

Jacob Pletcher b. 31 Oct 1824, d. 6 Mar 1896

Citations

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Jacob Wetzler1

Last Edited22 Mar 2016
M, b. 1796, d. 1871
     Jacob Wetzler was born in 1796.1 He married Elizabeth (?) circa 1832; Info. from Melinda Klitz

Children:
Matilda, Lewis F., Maria E., William W.1 Jacob Wetzler was buried in 1871 at Eagle cemetery, Milesburg, Centre, PA, USA; Info. from Melinda Klitz.1 He died in 1871.1

Family

Elizabeth (?) b. 1805, d. 1843
Child

Citations

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Elizabeth (?)1

Last Edited22 Mar 2016
F, b. 1805, d. 1843
     Elizabeth (?) was born in 1805; Info. from Melinda Klitz.1 She married Jacob Wetzler circa 1832; Info. from Melinda Klitz

Children:
Matilda, Lewis F., Maria E., William W.1 Elizabeth (?) was buried in 1843 at Eagle cemetery, Milesburg, Centre, PA, USA; Info. from Melinda Klitz.1 She died in 1843; Info. from Melinda Klitz.1

Family

Jacob Wetzler b. 1796, d. 1871
Child

Citations

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Anna Pletcher1

Last Edited22 Mar 2016
F, b. 28 September 1828, d. 9 March 1905
FatherHenry Pletcher1 b. 16 Oct 1789, d. 10 Jan 1876
MotherMagdelena Schenck1 b. 5 Sep 1786, d. 11 May 1861
     Anna Pletcher was born on 28 September 1828 at Howard, Centre, PA, USA; Info. from: J. Bowers & Lisa Garrett.1 She married Balsar Weber circa 1852; Info. from: J. Bowers & Etta Lyons-Buchwald

Children:
Abraham, Mary Magdelene, Caroline, Laura Bell, Clara Kate, Henry Edgar, John Paul, William.1 Anna Pletcher died on 9 March 1905 at Howard, Centre, PA, USA, at age 76; Info. from: J. Bowers & Lisa Garrett.1 She was buried on 11 March 1905 at Schencks cemetery, Howard, Centre, PA, USA; Info. from: J. Bowers & Lisa Garrett.1

Family

Balsar Weber b. 4 Jul 1829, d. 23 Oct 1898

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Balsar Weber1

Last Edited22 Mar 2016
M, b. 4 July 1829, d. 23 October 1898
     Balsar Weber was born on 4 July 1829 at Bavaria, Germany; Info. from: J. Bowers & Etta Lyons-Buchwald.1 He married Anna Pletcher, daughter of Henry Pletcher and Magdelena Schenck, circa 1852; Info. from: J. Bowers & Etta Lyons-Buchwald

Children:
Abraham, Mary Magdelene, Caroline, Laura Bell, Clara Kate, Henry Edgar, John Paul, William.1 Balsar Weber died on 23 October 1898 at Howard, Centre, PA, USA, at age 69; Info. from: J. Bowers & Etta Lyons-Buchwald

Children:
Abraham, Mary Magdelene, Caroline, Laura Bell, Clara Kate, Henry Edgar, John Paul, William.1 He was buried circa 25 October 1898 at Schencks cemetery, Howard, Centre, PA, USA; Info. from: J. Bowers & Etta Lyons-Buchwald.1

Family

Anna Pletcher b. 28 Sep 1828, d. 9 Mar 1905

Citations

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Joseph Pletcher1

Last Edited22 Mar 2016
M, b. 1830, d. 15 January 1831
FatherHenry Pletcher1 b. 16 Oct 1789, d. 10 Jan 1876
MotherMagdelena Schenck1 b. 5 Sep 1786, d. 11 May 1861
     Joseph Pletcher was born in 1830 at Centre, PA, USA; Info. from: J. Bowers & Lisa Garrett

2 sources give 2 different birth dates. 1 says 28 FEB 1830 and the other is 27 SEP 1830.1 He died on 15 January 1831 at Centre, PA, USA; Info. from: J. Bowers & Lisa Garrett.1 He was buried circa 18 January 1831 at Schencks cemetery, Howard, Centre, PA, USA; Info. from: J. Bowers & Lisa Garrett.1

Citations

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Peter Sternaman1

Last Edited22 Mar 2016
M, b. circa 1723, d. before 1796
     Peter Sternaman was born circa 1723.1 He married M. Mariah (?) circa 1747;
Children:
Jacob, Anna, Elizabeth, John, Christian, Peter, Catherine, Mariah, Daniel.1 Peter Sternaman died before 1796 at Conestoga Township, Lancaster, PA, USA.1

Family

M. Mariah (?) b. c 1724
Child

Citations

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M. Mariah (?)1

Last Edited22 Mar 2016
F, b. circa 1724
     M. Mariah (?) was born circa 1724.1 She married Peter Sternaman circa 1747;
Children:
Jacob, Anna, Elizabeth, John, Christian, Peter, Catherine, Mariah, Daniel.1

Family

Peter Sternaman b. c 1723, d. b 1796
Child

Citations

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Maria Rollman1

Last Edited8 Oct 2017
F, b. 10 May 1825, d. 8 June 1892
FatherPeter Rollman1 b. 23 Nov 1791, d. 22 Mar 1859
MotherMargaretha Fischer1 b. 12 Mar 1795, d. 14 Nov 1865
     Maria Rollman was born on 10 May 1825; Info. from: Bruce Speck.1 She married David Dieffenbach, son of David Dieffenbach and Margaretha Schmidt, circa 1851.1 Maria Rollman died on 8 June 1892 at age 67; Info. from: Bruce Speck.1 She was buried circa 10 June 1892 at Klopps cemetery, Hamlin, Lebanon, PA, USA; Info. from: Bruce Speck.1

Family

David Dieffenbach b. 12 Sep 1828, d. 14 Nov 1906
Children

Citations

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Peter Rollman1

Last Edited22 Mar 2016
M, b. 23 November 1791, d. 22 March 1859
FatherJohann Georg Ruhlman1 b. 16 Dec 1756, d. 20 Jan 1814
MotherMagdalena Brecht1 b. 5 Nov 1765, d. 1 Oct 1821
     Peter Rollman was born on 23 November 1791 at Berks, PA, USA; Info. from: Bruce Speck.1 He married Margaretha Fischer circa 1813; Info. from: Bruce Speck.1 Peter Rollman died on 22 March 1859 at Rehrersburg, Berks, PA, USA, at age 67; Info. from: Bruce Speck.1

Family

Margaretha Fischer b. 12 Mar 1795, d. 14 Nov 1865
Children

Citations

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Peter Dieffenbach1

Last Edited22 Mar 2016
M, b. 16 July 1855, d. 2 November 1941
FatherDavid Dieffenbach1 b. 12 Sep 1828, d. 14 Nov 1906
MotherMaria Rollman1 b. 10 May 1825, d. 8 Jun 1892
     Peter Dieffenbach was born on 16 July 1855; Info. from: Bruce Speck.1 He married Caroline Kerschner circa 1876.1 Peter Dieffenbach died on 2 November 1941 at age 86; Info. from: Bruce Speck.1 He was buried circa 5 November 1941 at Klopps cemetery, Rehrersburg, Berks, PA, USA; Info. from: Bruce Speck.1

Family

Caroline Kerschner b. 10 Oct 1852, d. 27 Oct 1932

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Caroline Kerschner1

Last Edited22 Mar 2016
F, b. 10 October 1852, d. 27 October 1932
     Caroline Kerschner was born on 10 October 1852; Info. from: Bruce Speck.1 She married Peter Dieffenbach, son of David Dieffenbach and Maria Rollman, circa 1876.1 Caroline Kerschner died on 27 October 1932 at age 80; Info. from: Bruce Speck.1 She was buried circa 30 October 1932 at Klopps cemetery, Rehrersburg, Berks, PA, USA; Info. from: Bruce Speck.1

Family

Peter Dieffenbach b. 16 Jul 1855, d. 2 Nov 1941

Citations

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Margaretha Fischer1

Last Edited22 Mar 2016
F, b. 12 March 1795, d. 14 November 1865
     Margaretha Fischer was born on 12 March 1795; Info. from: Bruce Speck.1 She married Peter Rollman, son of Johann Georg Ruhlman and Magdalena Brecht, circa 1813; Info. from: Bruce Speck.1 Margaretha Fischer died on 14 November 1865 at age 70; Info. from: Bruce Speck.1 She was buried circa 16 November 1865 at Alta Laha Lutheran cemetery, Rehrersburg, Berks, PA, USA.1

Family

Peter Rollman b. 23 Nov 1791, d. 22 Mar 1859
Children

Citations

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