Descendants of

F. Christian Gerber (d. 1751)


For [F] family descendants, see also Beiler, Oct. 1975; Beiler, 1976; Anderson, B., D.B. Lapp and M. Darlington, Index to Chester County, Pa. Wills and Intestate Records, 1713-1850 (1970).; Rupp (1876); Fulton, 1936; Gingerich, 1986; and Gager, 1975.

The children of F2 John Garber are listed in Orphans Court records of Mar. 1, 1785, June 7, 1785 and Sept. 7, 1786:

F21+ Abraham Garber (d. 1828) m. Elizabeth --. He left Lancaster Co. about 1793 and settled on a tract of land in the Kishacoquillas Valley, then Armagh Twp., Juniata Co. In 1806 he bought the homestead, a farm of 171 acres, then wild land. See Runk, 1897, p. 765; Gingerich, 1986; Will, Armaugh Twp, Mifflin Co., Apr. 7, 1828.

F22+ Anna Garber (b. Aug. 30, 1753; d. Oct. 15, 1827) m. Henry Richenbacher (b. 1752; d. 1827 Juniata Co., Gingerich RB21); their children were F221 John Rickabaugh; F222 Elizabeth Rickabaugh (b. 1788; d. 1850, Juniata Co.), m. William Harman; F223 David Rickabaugh; and F224 Anna Rickabaugh m. Andrew Harman.

F23+ Isaac Garber (b. Mar. 25, 1757, Leacock Twp., Lancaster Co., Pa.; d. Apr. 14, 1847, bu. Lost Creek Mennonite Cem.) m. Catherine Holley (b. July 1763, Lancaster Co., Pa.; d. Feb. 27, 1853, bu. Lost Creek Mennonite Cem).

F24+ John Garber. He shows as a freeman on the 1787 Leacock tax list; in 1789 and 1792 he was taxed with no land.

F25+ Barbara Garber m. John Kurtz (Gingerich KZA16); buried Renno Cem., Juniata Co. Several of their descendants still live in Juniata County. See also A.K. Christophel, Ascending and Descending Genealogy of the Children of Joseph Kurtz and Lydia Zook (1978) LMHS. Their children were: F251 Abraham Kurtz (b. ca. 1786; d. 1863); F252 John Kurtz; F253 Barbara Kurtz; F254 Samuel Kurtz (b. 1796; d. 1865); F255 Sarah Kurtz (b. 1796; d. 1870); F256 David Kurtz; and F257 Joseph Kurtz (b. 1803; d. 1855). See Gingerich for additional details

F26+ Mary Garber (b. 1765), in 1785 chose as guardian John Kurtz Jr. of Leacock Twp. [Gingerich KZB62, whose wife was Catherine Kurtz, KZA24; note that the mother of John Kurtz, Jr was Elizabeth Rickenback (b. 1724 Canton Basel; d. 1796 Berks Co., Pa.) Gingerich RB1]. Mary m. Michael Hochstetler (d. ca. 1844); he was a son of Joseph Hochstetler, the Indian hostage; see Hostetler No. 7173 (1977). They lived at Menno, Pa. and theiir children were: F261 Joseph Hochstetler (b. 1796; d. 1880); F262 Anna Hochstetler (b. 1800; d. 1867); F263 John Hochstetler (d. ca. 1823); F264 Michael Hochstetler (d. ca. 1850); and F265 Catherine Hochstetler, d. single age 32. See Hostetler (1977) for additional details.

F27+ David Garber (b. ca. 1770; d. 1832, Letterkenny Twp., Franklin Co.), m. [C37] Elizabeth Knob from E. Cocalico Twp. In 1785 he chose John Kurtz Jr. [Gingerich KZB62] of Leacock Twp. as guardian. He appears as Freeman on Leacock tax rolls of 1791, 1792 and 1793; he next shows on Cocalico Twp tax rolls as Freeman in 1796 (no tax rolls for 1794-95), but he no longer shows after that. He married between 1796 and 1797, when he purchased land in Heidelberg Twp., Dauphin Co. on Feb. 10, 1797 (Deed L-456-57). He shows on the 1798 Direct tax and 1800 census for Heidelberg Twp., Dauphin Co. (now Lebanon Co,) a neighbor of John Kurtz [?Gingerich KZA16, husband of David's sister Barbara, who later moved to Juniata Co.]. David apparently did not follow his 7[?] brothers and sisters who moved from Lancaster to Mifflin/Juniata Co.

F28 Henry Garber (b. 1769). In 1785 he chose John Kurtz Jr. [Gingerich KZB62] of Leacock Twp. as guardian. Henry is listed on the 1800 Septennial Census of Mifflin Co., residing in Armagh Twp. He and Isaac also lived in Union Twp. for a short time (Kaufman, 1981).

F29 Catherine Garber (b. 1771). In 1785 Peter Garber of Leacock Twp. was appointed guardian.

F2a Michael Garber (b. 1773; d. 1810). In Sept. 1802 he purchased land "on the north side of the Kishacoquillas Creek, bordering John Armstrong in Armagh Twp (later Brown). He made this purchase jointly with his brother-in-law Michael Hostetler, who shortly thereafter bought the Garver share. (Kauffman, 1981, p. 61; Mifflin Co. deeds H-176, 253). On June 24, 1807 he bought 31a, 25p of land in Juniata Co. from John and Barbara Hostetler (DJH 6527). He married Magdalena Hochstetler (DJH 7334; she m. (2) in 1815/16 Stephen Kurtz (Hertzler Fam 309); the estate of Michael Garber, late of Farmanagh Twp, was bequeathed to John Hooley, son of John Hooley of Union Twp, Mifflin Co.) (Hostetler, 1977). No issue.

F2b Sarah Garber (b. 1775) m. John Holley.

The following family of F21+ Abraham Garber is from Gingerich, 1985, GBB1; see also 1981 correspondence from Lee E. Vaughan, 1706 Cherrywood Lane, Lindenhurst, IL 60046. See also Stroup, John M., et al. The Genesis of Mifflin County, Pa. (1939).: no Amish in Mifflin Co. in 1789, first Amish name (Zook) appears in 1792; Stroup, John M., et al. The Pioneers of Mifflin County, Pa. (1942): Mifflin Co. was formed in 1789, later split to Centre, Mifflin and Juniata Counties; Stroup, John M., et al. The People of Mifflin County Pennslvania 1755-1798. Mifflin County Historical Society, Inc. (1973): Isaac and Abraham Garver on the 1798 tax list, Union Twp.

F211 Daniel Garver (b. ca. 1790; d. Mar. 2, 1875, single).

F212 Moses Garver.

F213 John Garver.

F214 Maria Garver, single, "an idiot".

F215 Anna Garber.

F216 Jonathan Garver.

F217 Esther Garber (b. ca. 1800; d. Dec. 9, 1873, single).

F218 Jacob Garver (b. 1801; d. Dec. 24, 1857) m. (1) Rebecca Dunmire, m. (2) Catherine Knepp; 7 children, see Gingerich GBB18.

F219 Elizabeth Hester Garver (b. ca. 1805), single.

F21a Benjamin Garver (b. 1807; d. July 31, 1860) m. Elizabeth Rudy (b. 1813; d. 1896); 5 children, see Gingerich GBB1a. See also Byler, Ruth M. "Early Days of Kishacocuillas Seminary Recalled," The Valley Observer, Belleville, Pa. (Wed. June 9, 1976): describes Abraham Benjamin Garver's store. See also Runk, J. M., & Co. Commemorative Biographical Encyclopedia of the Juniata Valley. (1897). pp. 765-766, John Rudy Garver; and pp. 772-773, Abraham Benjamin Garver, grandsons of Abraham Garver.

The following family of F23 Isaac Garber is from Gingerich, 1995; only seven children are mentioned in Isaac's Feb. 28, 1837 will.

F231 [?]Magdalena Garver m. Abraham Kauffman (KF3b). (Gingerich, 1986).

F232 John Garver, died 1858.

F233 [?]Amanda Garver married -- Kauffman. (Gingerich, 1986).

F234+ David Garver (b. Oct. 9, 1791, Juniata Co., Pa.; d. Mar. 23, 1868, bu. Lost Creek Mennonite Cem., Juniata Co., Pa.) m. Fannie Brubaker (b. Feb. 14, 1812, Juniata Co., Pa.; d. May 4, 1868, bu. Lost Creek Mennonite Cem).

F235 Mary Garver (b. 1792; d. Dec. 21, 1867, buried Lost Creek).

F236 Elizabeth Garver (b. Sept. 18, 1800; d. Dec. (Oct) 25, 1891, buried Lost Creek).

F237 [?]Son. (Gingerich, 1986).

F238 [?]Daughter. (Gingerich, 1986).

F239 Sarah Garver (b. 1807; d. Apr. 5, 1874, buried Lost Creek).

F23a Jane Garver (b. Jan. 9, 1809; d. Apr. 25, 1877); married Jacob Auker. (Gingerich, 1986). This is probably Christina Garber, with 2 daughters when Isaac's will was written.

The following family is listed in the bible of F234+ David Garver and Gingerich GBB35+:

F2341 Isaac Garber (b. Jan. 29, 1839-died infancy).

F2342 Catharina Garver (b. Feb. 21 1840, married Peter Auker, no issue, May City, Iowa. Sept. 13, 1882 deed of Jole S. Auker to Catharine Garver.

F2343 Johannes Garber (b. Nov. 5, 1841; d. Oct. 15, 1918, Mio, Mich); unmarried.

F2344+ Michael B. Garver (b. Sept. 15, 1843, Juniata Co.; d. Jan. 1, 1916, Ephrata, Pa.) m. Catharine Buck (b. Dec. 16, 1854; d. Apr. 13, 1919), 5 children.

F2345 Fronica Garver (b. Mar. 20, 1845; d. May 20, 1910 Lanc. Co.), unmarried. (Gingerich, 1986).

F2346+ Eva Garver (b. Mar. 20, 1845; d. Mar. 13, 1907) m. Jacob Stoltzfus (b. 1839; d. 1914) and left a long line of progeny. See Gingerich, 1986 and Egeland, Janice A, Descendants of Christian Fisher and other Amish-Mennonite Pioneer Families (1972): includes the Eva (Garver) Stoltzfus line.

F2347+ David B. Garver (b. Apr. 23, 1847) m. Mary Page; died Calif.

F2348 Solomon Garver (b. Apr. 17, 1849; d. Mar. 10, 1908) m. Elizabeth Hart, no issue.

F2349 Samuel Garver (b. July 27, 1852; died in infancy).

Descendants of F2344 Michael B. Garver, b. Sept. 15, 1843, d. Jan 1, 1916, m. Catharine Buck, b. Dec. 16, 1854, d. Apr. 13, 1919:

F23441 Clara E. Garver, b. Nov. 22, 1873, d. Jun. 2, 1946, unmarried.

F23442 William A. Garver, b. Feb. 20, 1876, d. Jan. 14, 1878.

F23443 Margaret Verna Garver, b. Oct. 23, 1879, d. Sept. 7, 1940, m. Mar. 13, 1900 Charles Prokop.

F234431 Dorothy Inez (Dolly) Prokop, b. Sep. 4, 1901, d. Sep. 30, 1927, age 26.

F23444 Roland H. Garver, b. Jan. 12, 1885, d. Mar. 6, 1954, m. (1) Feb. 22, 1909 Pearl H. Shimp, b. Oct. 17, 1890, d. May 24, 1922, m. (2) Feb. 22, 1924 Anna Marie Winger, b. Apr. 15, 1895, d. Dec. 4, 1979. Bur. Cedar Hill, Ephrata, Pa.

F234441 Juanita Pearl Garver, b. Sept. 25, 1911, m. June 1, 1930 Eugene Charles Haller, b. Feb. 9, 1913 and d. Sept. 20, 1966, bur. Cedar Hill, Ephrata, Pa. Cloister Mill Farm, 190 Old Mill Road, Ephrata, Pa. 17522. (717) 733-2462.

F2344411 Diana June Haller, b. Nov. 16, 1930, m. Apr. 16, 1949 Jacob Bruce Hufford, b. Aug. 29, 1930. 204 Meadow Drive, Columbus, Miss. 39701.

F23444111 Rebecca Sue Hufford, b. Oct. 1, 1949, m. July 1, 1969 William R. Taylor, II, b. June 16, 1948. Hickory Lane Farm, Box 253, Route 3, Columbus, Miss. 39701.

F234441111 Stephanie Renee Taylor, b. Nov. 1, 1975.

F234441112 Robert Pendleton Taylor, III, b. Nov. 8, 1977.

F23444112 Brian Eugene Hufford, b. Nov. 2, 1951, m. Theresa Friday, b. Sept. 7, 1951. 6486 Cohay Ave., Bartlett, Tenn. 38134.

F234441121 Alisha Kathleen Hufford, b. Apr. 1, 1980.

F234441122 Joshua Brandon Hufford, b. Jun. 20, 1983.

F23444113 Deborah Lou Hufford, b. June 12, 1953, m. Aug. 16, 1975 Charles E. Neumann, Jr., b. Jan. 12, 1950. 1401 Cornwall Drive, Ocean Springs, Miss. 39564. (601) 875-7085.

F234441131 David Charles Neumann, b. Mar. 28, 1977.

F234441132 Angela Renee Neumann, b. Apr. 13, 1979.

F23444114 Sandra Lynn Hufford, b. July 9, 1955, m. Dec. 26, 1975 Albert McBrayer, b. Jan. 11, 1957. 609 24th Avenue North, Columbus, Miss. 39701. (601) 328-6799.

F234441141 Drew Webster McBrayer, b. Dec. 26, 1978.

F234441142 Ashley Paige McBrayer, b. Nov. 9, 1980.

F2344412 Larry Eugene Haller, b. Oct. 11, 1936, m. (1) May 1, 1959 Mae Patton (Bonnie), b. Feb. 16, 1940, m. (2) May 28, 1977 Barbara Joan Mendrek, b. Aug. 13, 1940.

F23444121 Laura Lynn Haller, b. Dec. 27, 1959, m. (1) Oct. 16, 1982 Jan Montgomery, b. May 23, 1960. 736 Lance Place, Reading, Pa. 19604. (215) 373-8389.

F234441211 Mindy Mae Montgomery, b. Aug. 15, 1984.

F234441212 John Haller Montgomery, b. Apr. 29, 1986.

F234442 Robert Glanding Garver, b. May 3, 1916, d. Nov. 22, 1988, m. Oct. 31, 1941 Alice Amy sowers, b. Feb. 17, 1921. 1298 Grand Canal, Naples, Fla. 33963. (941) 591-1398.

F2344421 Cynthia Lynne Garver, b. Apr. 14, 1943, m. Nov. 3, 1984 Jorge Alberto Rodriguez, b. Sep. 2, 1950 Bogota, Colombia. 809 Ravenwood Drive, Raleigh, N.C. 27606. (919) 851-4687.

F23444211 Jorge Gregory Garver Rodriguez, b. Dec. 22, 1985.

F2344422 Steven Randall Garver, b. Sept. 29, 1945, m. Sept. 9, 1967 Shirley Elizabeth Yonkin, b. Dec. 11, 1946. 3811 Knightsbridge Road, Skaneateles, N. Y. 13152. (315) 685-6707.

F23444221 Michael Philip Garver, b. Mar. 18, 1969, m. May 18, 1991 Kimberlee Marie Lyons, b. Apr. 17, 1969. 219 Harmon Circle, Biloxi, MS 39531. (601) 374-1863.

F234442211 Grace Westerdale Garver, b. Mar.1, 1997.

F23444222 Alan Robert Garver, b, May 6, 1976.

F23444223 Andrew Nathan Garver, b. Jan. 4, 1979.

F2344423 Hollis Daye Garver, b. Sept. 1, 1947, m. Sept. 8, 1969 John D. Miller, b. Apr. 15, 1947. 1298 Grand Canal, Naples, Fla. 33940. (813) 597-8855. Children from first m. of John D. Miller: John Stephen Miller, b. Jan. 2, 1964, m. Jacquline Williamson, b. Jan. 8, 1985, dau. Danielle Brianne Miller, b. May 17, 1986; Jack Charles Miller, b. Dec. 5, 1964 m. Sherri Dawn Waters, b. Jan. 12, 1989, son Johnathan Charles Miller, b. Sep. 21, 1990..

F234443 Roland Harner Garver, Jr., b. May 3, 1916, d. Jun. 7, 1970, bur. Cedar Hill, Ephrata, Pa., m. Dec. 22, 1948 Helena Daeschner, b. Dec. 12, 1919, d. Jan. 29, 1973, bur. Cedar Hill, Ephrata, Pa.

F23445 Alvin Guy Garver, b. May 17, 1891, d. Jan. 9, 1907.

Descendants of F2347 David B. Garver, b. Apr. 23, 1847 Juniata Co., Pa., m. Mary A. Page, b. Jul. 28, 1847 Lancaster Co., Pa., dau. of Samuel Page and Nancy Coffman:

F23471 Samuel P. Garver, b. Dec. 12, 1867, m. Nov. 21, 1893 Mary Emma Hedrick, Puente, Calif.

F234711 Myrtle Garver, b. Jan. 2, 1895, m. -- Millburn, 2 or 3 children.

F234712 Frank Garver, b. Jul. 30, 1896, 2 or 3 children.

F234713 Willie Garver, b. Oct. 2, 1898, d. Oct. 9, 1898.

F234714 Walter Garver, b. Jan. 2, 1900, d. Mar. 19, 1900.

F234715 Louella Garver, b. Mar. 31, 1901, m. -- Crissinger, 2 or 3 children.

F234716 Perry Garver, b. Oct. 7, 1904, 2 children.

F234717 Leroy Garver, b. Mar. 16, 1906, 2 children.

F23472 Nancy Eva Garver, b. Aug. 2, 1869, m. Oct. 17, 1888 Oliver Perry Swanson, Visalia, Calif.

F234721 Mary Hannah (Mamie) Swanson, b. Jan. 30, 1891, m. James Clark. 844a Ronda Mendz #A, Leisure World, Laguna Hills, Calif. 92653.

F234722 Perry Swanson, b. Nov. 10, 1894, m. Bessie Darms.

F2347221 Leonard Swanson.

F23472211 -- Swanson, m. Merita Lincoln.

F234722111 Stephanie Merita, m. --, 1 dau.

F2347222 Bessie (Betty?) Swanson, spinster. San Luis Okispo (?). (805) 544-6195.

F2347223 Marion Swanson, m. Samuel Crandell, 3 children.

F23472231 John Perry Swanson.

F23472232 Oliver Franklin Swanson.

F23472233 Donna Jean Swanson.

F23473 Myrtle May Garver, b. Dec. 30, 1871, m. Dec. 6, 1897 George Wesley Doran, Pixley, Calif.

F234731 Ernest Franklin Doran, b. Sept. 21, 1898, d. age 21.

F234732 Clarence Lewis Doran, b. May 10, 1900.

F2347321 Roger Doran.

F234733 Irma Mae Doran, b. Jul. 26, 1909.

F23474 Harvey Oscar Garver, b. May 23, 1874, bachelor.

F23475 Joseph Abraham Garver, b. Jun. 25, 1876, bachelor.

F23476 Maud Louisa Garver, b. Apr. 29, 1879, m. Feb. 28, 1897 Abraham Ward Hilliard, Porterville, Calif.

F234761 Neva Hilliard, b. Oct. 21, 1898, d. Aug. 5, 1904, age 6 of a ruptured appendix.

F234762 Leo Ralph Hilliard, b. Feb. 10, 1903, d. 1943 in auto accident; 1 stepdaughter.

F234763 Ileen Hilliard, b. Nov. 8, 1909, d. 1943, m. Cland Paregian.

F2347631 Pattie Paregian, m. Glen Lantrip.

F23476311 Lisa Lantrip.

F23476312 Lynde Lantrip.

F234764 -- Hilliard, d --.

F23477 John David Garver, b. Jun. 21, 1881, d. May 24, 1882.

F23478 Preston Thomas Garver, b. Jun. 21, 1881, d. May 31, 1882.

F23479 Jacob Bert Garver, b. Jun. 9, 1884, m. Sept. 8, 1907 Hazel Anita Salladay, Porterville, Calif.

F234791 Shirley Mildred Garver, b. Aug. 28, 1908, m. Carl Brown.

F2347911 Roger Brown.

F2347912 Adair Brown.

F234792 Earl Salladay Garver, b. Nov. 25, 1909, 2 dau.

F234793 Hazel Garver.

F234794 Edith Garver, m. Kyle Lawrence, 1 son, 2 dau.

F2347a Rosetta Edith Garver, b. Feb. 28, 1890, m. Paul Kallemeyer.

F2347a1 Pauline Kallemeyer, m. Harold Stancliff. 12219 18th Street, Yucaipa, Calif. 92399.

F2347a11 Barbara Stancliff, m. Terence Dixon.

F2347a111 Jennifer Dixon.

F2347a12 Richard Craig Stancliff.

The three daughters of F24+ John Gerber (inv. Sept. 25, 1798) and Mary -- ( -w.p. Jan. 23, 1835) are mentioned in Mary's will R-1-68; see also Release 21-4-30:

F241 Catharine Gerber (b.p. 1777; d. betw.1820/33) m. Jacob Holtzinger of Earl Twp. Her minor children were assigned John Lehner as guardian in 1835.

F242 Anna Gerber (b.p. 1777; d. betw.1820/33) m. George Strohl of Cocalico Twp. They bought the estate of [F24] John Gerber after 1798. Her minor children were assigned John Lehner as guardian in 1835. On May 21, 1836 (Deed F-6-262), 2 of the 5 children of Anna Strohl, deceased formerly Anna Gerber, received inheritance from executor John Lehner: F2421 John Strohl and F2422 Mary Strohl (m. -- Spickler), both of Dauphin Co. Two of John Strohl's sons later lived in Ephrata: F24211 Oliver Strohl (b. 1837; d. 1907) was a blacksmith in Ephrata at 38-40 E. Main St. in 1863; and F24212 Isaac Strohl, postmaster at Ephrata, lived at 347 W. Main St. (JHSCV, 1991).

F243 Mary Gerber (b. after 1777; d. betw.1820/33) m. (1) William Hutcheson (1820 Release) and m. (2) John Garman (mother's 1833 will). She was under age 21 at her father's death (1798). Her minor children were assigned John Lehner as guardian in 1835.

The following family of F27 David Garber and Elizabeth Knopf was provided by Jerry R. Masters, 6906 W. 130th Street, Overland Park, KS 66209 (913) 685-2331. See Heckman (1911) and Bare, D.M. and R. B. Bare, Genealogy of Johannes Baer. 1749-1910, Central Printing, Harrisburg (1910); see also Baer, Willis N., The Genealogy of Henry Baer (1955):

F271+ John Garver (b. May 21, 1800, Dauphin Co, Pa.; d. Feb. 21, 1873) m. Feb. 24, 1825 Sarah Eby (b. Dec. 31, 1805, Franklin Co., Pa.; d. Nov. 5, 1882). Sarah was the dau. of Benjamin Eby, Sr (b. 1767; d. 1850) and Sarah Salome Bear (b. 1771; d. 1842).

F272+ Daniel Garver (b. Feb. 12, 1802, Dauphin Co, Pa; d. Sept. 6, 1877) m. Elizabeth -- (d. July 7, 1860, Decatur, Ind.). Daniel went to Root Twp., Adams Co., Ind. in 1838 after settlement of his father's estate with wife and 2 children. After the death of his wife, ca. 1872 he and some of his family went to Republican City, Harlan Co., NE, where he died in 1877; 3 children [Source: single unidentified sheet from Jerry Masters].

F273 David Garver (b. May 10, 1804; d. Sept. 10, 1870), unmarried.

F274 Sarah Garver (b. Feb. 10, 1806, Franklin Co.; d. Feb. 2, 1871 ) m. Henry Heckman.

F275 Susanna Garver m. Abraham Rebuck.

F276 Samuel Garver (b. May 15, 1810, Franklin Co.; d. Feb. 11, 1871), unmarried.

F277+ Benjamin Garver (b. Feb. 15, 1812, Franklin Co.; d. Feb. 16, 1877), a teamster, in 1836 m. Barbara Bender (b. Jan. 10, 1818; d. Oct. 12, 1882), 11 children.

F278 Joseph Garver appears as wit. to deed for land his brother Daniel obtained in 1838 in Adams Co., Ind.

The following family of F271+ John and Sarah Eby Garver is listed at p. 239 in Bare, D.M. and R. B. Bare, Genealogy of Johannes Baer. 1749-1910, Central Printing, Harrisburg (1910); see also Baer, Willis N., The Genealogy of Henry Baer (1955): Abraham L. Garver (1859-1920), physician, Roaring Springs, Pa.:

F2711 Elizabeth Garver (b. 1825; d. 1851); Church of the Brethren; m. Isaac Lutz (b. 1829); moved to Shannon, Ill. in 1855.

F2712 Mary Garver (b. 1827; d. 1851) m. Abraham Rohrer; bur at Stone Church, Germany Valley, Huntingdon Co.

F2713 Sarah Garver (b. 1829; d. 1891); Church of the Brethren; m. Isaac Myers (b. 1822; d. 1889, Iowa); moved to Shannon, Ill. in 1855.

F2714 Susannah Garver (b. 1831; d. 1894); bur at Stone Church, Germany Valley, Huntingdon Co.; Church of the Brethren; m. (1) Jacob Rohrer (b. 1831; d. 1858), m. (2) Peter Ripple (b. 1836; d. 1886).

F2715 George Garver (b. 1833; d. 1913, bur Uphill Valley Cem., Mt. Union, Pa.) m. in 1856 Anna Bare (b. 1832; d. 1919); see photo and family in Bare (1910); farmer, Germany Valley; deacon and treasurer at Church of the Brethren. 10 children: James, Ambrose, Laura C., Flora S., Senie R., Harriet, Howard, Minnie, B. Franklin, and Lloyd P. Garver. (See Bare, 1910).

F2716 Nancy Garver (b. 1835; d. 1877, Chelsea Brethren Cem, near Lena, Ill.) m. E.X. Myers.

F2717 Lydia Garver (b. Oct. 27, 1837; d. Oct. 11, 1895, Chelsea Brethren Cem, near Lena, Ill.) m. Sept. 16, 1853 Abraham H. Lutz (b. Oct. 23, 1828; d. Dec. 10, 1898), 5 children. F27171 Amanda Lutz (b. Oct. 21, 1854; d. Jan. 29, 1928, Lena Ill) m. George Masters (b. Apr. 15, 1850; d. Mar. 16, 1924), 5 children; F271714 Garver A. Masters (b. Dec. 27, 1889; d. Dec. 29, 1954, Lena, Ill) m. Blanche K. Richard (b. May 30, 1891; d. Feb. 25, 1974), 1 child; F2717141 Merle R. Masters (b. Sept. 29, 1914; d. June 30, 1977, Freeport, Ill) m. Esther L. Boyer (b. June 22, 1915), 1 child; F27171411 Jerry R. Masters (b. Dec. 21, 1938) m. Janis M. Provost (b. Apr. 3, 1937), 3 children.

F2718 Rachel Garver (b. 1840; d. 1914) m. Daniel Wharton (b. 1832; d. 1910), photographer, Mount Union, Pa.

F2719 John E. Garver (b. 1842; d. 1914, bur Germany Valley Cem, Huntingdon Co) m. Anna Bowman (b. 1846; d. 1930); German Baptist minister. 8 children: Frances E., Florence, Margaret, J. Arthur, Blanche, Maude, Clyde, and Ira E. Garver.

F271a Harriet Garver (b. 1845; d. 1923, bur Stone Church, Germany Valley, Huntingdon Co.) m. E.X. Myers (2nd wife).

The family of F272+ Daniel Garver (b. Feb. 12, 1802, Dauphin Co, Pa; d. Sept. 6, 1877) m. Elizabeth -- (d. July 7, 1860, Decatur, Ind.) [Source: single unidentified sheet from Jerry Masters]:

F2721 Daniel David Garver (b. May 24, 1830; d. Apr. 26, 1879).

F2722 Elizabeth Garver (b. Jan. 16, 1832; d. Dec. 28, 1867) m. -- Randall.

F2723 Samuel Garver (b. Dec. 16, 1837; d. Dec. 18, 1865). "Uncle Samuel Garver fought in the Civil War. He kept a day by day diary which he wrote in pencil and some of it is difficult to read. He was a Sgt. in the Army, he was wounded in the battle at Nashville, Tenn. which later caused his death." .

Family of F277+ Benjamin Garver (b. Feb. 15, 1812, Franklin Co.; d. Feb. 16, 1877), a teamster, in 1836 m. Barbara Bender (b. Jan. 10, 1818; d. Oct. 12, 1882); in 1837 he bought a farm in Franklin Co. In 1851, Benjamin moved to Huntingdon Co. and was a member of the German Baptist Church. He had 11 children (Warner, Beers & Co. History of Adams and Cumberland Co., Pa., 1886):

F2771 Elizabeth Garver.

F2772 John B. Garver (b. Oct. 11, 1840, Franklin Co.) was a minister of the German Baptist Church at age 23 in Huntingdon Co.; in 1863 m. (1) Sarah S. Loutz, 2 children: F27721 Ira Garver and F27722 Loretta Garver; in 1872 m (2) Sarah D. Brindle, 2 children: F27723 Lizzie Garver and F27724 Paulina Garver; in 1875 moved to Monroe Twp., Cumberland Co and began preaching. (Warner, Beers & Co. History of Adams and Cumberland Co., Pa., 1886).

F2773 David Garver.

F2774 Levi Garver.

F2775 Benjamin Garver.

F2776 Samuel Garver.

F2777 Daniel Garver.

F2778 Christian Garver.

F2779 Amanda Garver.

F277a William Garver.

F277b Abraham Garver.

The following children of F3 Peter Garber are mentioned in a Dec. 31, 1792, Orphans' Court Order, which also lists guardians for the minor children. Note that these guardians were [cousins?] from the [E] family: [E6] Jacob Garber and [E8 spouse] Jacob Greider; by 1792, most of the [F] family had moved to Juniata and Mifflin Counties.

F31+ Peter Gerber (b. May 25, 1764; d. Mar. 12, 1826) m. Catharina -- (b. Mar. 22, 1764; d. Oct. 4, 1848), bur. Vandersall Cem. [see LMHS Cemetery Files, Upper Leacock Twp.].

F32 Christian Gerber deeded 118½ acres of land in Leacock Twp. to Peter Gerber Mar. 1, 1794 (Deed TT-4-23). He is listed, yeoman of Lampeter Twp., among the children of deceased Peter Gerber in Apr. 4, 1825 Deed D-5-413.

F33+ Jacob Gerber (b. June 8, 1775 [per J.M. Byler, Sept. 1996]); in 1792, [E6?] Jacob Garber, of Leacock Twp., was assigned as guardian. In Apr. 1, 1824 Deed B-5-254, he is identified as late house carpenter of Warwick Twp. His [wife?] Elizabeth -- and Jacob Ruth were executors. He died intestate and Orphans Court on Aug. 18, 1823 received a petition to sell his land.

F34 Joseph Gerber; in 1792, Jacob Garber, of Leacock Twp., was assigned as guardian. In 1825, according to Deed D-5-415, he was living in Stark Co., Ohio.

F35 Magdalena Gerber; in 1794, Jacob Greider, Lampeter Twp., was named guardian. In July 9, 1825 Deed D-5-418, this may be the Mary, deceased dau. of Peter Gerber, wife of Frederick Mohler, whose minor children had George Greiner as guardian: F351 Martha Mohler; F352 Peter Mohler (b. Oct. 28, 1813; d. Nov. 2, 1828 bur Vandersall Cem., son of Friedrich & Marie); F353 David Mohler; and F354 Elizabeth Mohler.

F36 Barbara Gerber [May 8, 1777; d. Aug. 20, 1829, wife of Geo. Kreiner, bur at Vandersall Cem.]; in 1794, Jacob Greider, Lampeter Twp., was named guardian. In 1825 Deeds D-5-413 and 418, George Greiner, yeoman of Lampeter Twp. is listed as guardian for minor children of F33 Jacob Gerber and F39 Mary Gerber Mohler.

F37 Elizabeth Gerber; in 1794, Jacob Greider, Lampeter Twp. was named guardian. In 1825, according to Deed D-5-415, she was married to William Skelton, represented by Joseph Gerber of Stark Co., Ohio.

F38 David Gerber. He is listed, yeoman of Manor Twp., among the children of deceased Peter Gerber in Apr. 4, 1825 Deed D-5-413.

F39 Mary Gerber; in 1794, Christian Frantz, Manheim Twp., was named guardian. This is probably Mary Sheaffer, widow of Earl Twp., late Mary Gerber, dau. of Peter Gerber in Apr. 4, 1825 Deed D-5-413.

The following family of F31+ Peter Gerber is inferred from gravestones in the Vandersall Cemetery, as transcribed in 1946 by Lloyd K. Vandersall, 1448 S. Kohler Road, Orrville, OH 44667.

F311 Barbara Gerber (b. Mar. 16, 1790; d. June 12, 1850, Vandersall Cem.) m. Abraham Vondersaal (b. Apr. 19, 1768; d. Mar. 15, 1842, Vandersaal Cem.) of ?Lampeter Twp. See 1826 Deed F5-319. They had a daughter F3111 Sarah Vandersaal (b. Mar. 30, 1830; d. May 30, 1851, Vandersall Cem.)

F312 Sarah Gerber (b. Sept. 18, 1792; d. July 29, 1827, Vandersall Cem.) m. Levi Hart of Lampeter Twp.; they are mentioned in 1827 Deed K5-59. See also Deed F-6-112: Sarah Gerber to Abraham Vondersall in Leacock 120A. Widow Sarah Gerber m. Levi Hart to Mary Connell. See also Deeds F5-319 and F5-328.

F313 Jacob Gerber (b. Oct. 25, 1795; d. May 12, 1802, Vandersall Cem.)

F314 Heinrich Gerber (b. Mar. 27, 1798; d. May 16, 1802, Vandersall Cem.)

F315 Peter Gerber (b. Feb. 28, 1803; d. July 20, 1826, Vandersall Cem.)

The family of F33+ Jacob Gerber is mentioned in 1824 Deed B-5-254 and 1825 Deeds D-5-413 and D-5-418:

F331 Conrad Gerber, yeoman of Manheim Twp. m. Nancy --; in 1824 (Deed B-5-254 & 256) he bought 4 ac 14 p parcel of his father's land in Warwick Twp. and sold it to George Bardt.

F332 Mary Gerber m. Jacob Simmons.

F333 Elizabeth Gerber m. John Ressler, yeoman of Elizabeth Twp.

F334 Martha Gerber, minor in 1825 with guardian John Ressler.

F335 Barbara Gerber, minor in 1825 with guardian George Greiner of Lampeter Twp.

F336 Joseph Gerber, minor in 1825 with guardian George Greiner of Lampeter Twp.

 

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