Frantz family



  0--Hans Frantz  b.Switzerland c1655
     1--Hans Frantz  arrived Conestoga 1717
     1--Michael Frantz  b.St.Jacob,Near Basel Switzerland 9-1-1687 d.Conestoga, Lancaster Co PA 12-25-1748 elder
                arrived on ship "Molly" which landed 9-30-1727
        2--Michael Frantz Jr.(II)  b.Switzerland 9-30-1725 m.6-12-1748
                    came on ship "Molly" d.VA c1808   buried Troutville, Botetourt Co VA
         s-Magdalena Zug  b.Lancaster PA 1725 d.Botetourt Co VA 1823 d/o Ulrich Zug & Barbara Bachman
            3--John Frantz
            3--Jacob Frantz
            3--Frantz,Michael III(Jr)  b.Cocalico Twp,Lancaster PA c1753 d.Botetourt Co VA 1817
             s-Sollenberger,Elizabeth  m.c1775 lived Carvin's Creek,Botetourt Co VA
               4--Frantz,Elizabeth  b.Cocalico Twp 1776 d.Muhlenburg Co KY <1830 m.Botetourt Co 9-12-1797
                s-Shank(Schenck),Adam  b.York Co PA 1772 see Shank tree
                  5--Shank,Michael  b.Botetourt Co VA c1797
                   s-Miller,Mary
                  5--Shank,John  b.Botetourt co VA 1799 d.Muhlenburg Co KY 1881 in Muhlenburg co KY census of 1860
                   s-Jones,Sarah  m.11-7-1822 b.NC c1803
                     6--Shank,Isaac
                      s-Stewart,Catherine
                     6--Shank,Mary
                      s-Stobaugh,Chesley
                     6--Shank,Cena
                      s-Ball,Anderson E.
                     6--Shank,Adam
                      s-Stoval,Amelia
                     6--Shank,Elizabeth
                      s-Shank,Christopher
                      s-Combs,Michael
                     6--Shank,Iva  b.KY c1832
                     6--Shank,Nancy
                      s-Shank,Michael
                     6--Shank,Jesse  b.KY c1840
                     6--Shank,John Jr.  b.KY c1843
                     6--Shank,Henry  b.8-1844 d.Hopkins Co KY 1902 in Muhlenburg co census of 1870
                      s-Browning,Sarah Angeline  b.KY c1843
                        7--Manda B. Shank  b.KY c1863
                        7--Mary Shank  b.KY c1866
                        7--Virginia Shank  b.KY c1869
                        7--Shank,Charles Edmon  b.Muhlenburg Co 8-2-1871 d.Madisonville KY 9-11-1959
                         s-Porter,Virgie Ella
                   s-Stobaugh,Hannah         2nd wife of john
                  5--Shank,Jacob
                   s-Stewart,Mary
                  5--Shank,Sarah
                   s-Dossett,Thomas
                  5--Shank,Catherine
                   s-Stobaugh,John J.
               4--michael Frantz France IV  d.1847  m.11-23-1802 moved from Botetourt co VA to Muhlenberg co KY
                s-Gish,Elizabeth  d/o Christian Gish II & Elizabeth Barbara Stintz
                  5--Jacob France  b.KY c1817 farmer in Muhlenberg co KY census of 1860,1870 d.1877 following info referenced from mfrance@getgoin.net
                   s-Susan Reed  (1st wife of Jacob France)(m. 29 Dec 1845)(Abt 1829 - d. 27 Apr 1859 from measles along with 4 sons.
                     6--Daniel France, b.Bremen KY 17 Nov 1846(10-1846 in 1900 census) d. 20 Apr 1933 Fort Gibson, Muskogee co OK / twin to Peter.
                      s-"Matilda" Martha Wilkins  b.Bremen KY 10-11-1846 (11-1846 in 1900 census) m.Bremen KY 10-23-1864 d.Gibson OK c1925 d/o William Wilkins Jr(b.KY 1794 d.<1800) & Lucinda Vanoverparents(b.KY 1814 d.1892)
                        7--"Ed" John Edward France  b.Bremen KY 9-21-1865 d.Fort Gibson OK 7-27-1952 buried Citizens Cemetery, Fort Gibson, OK
                         s-Hattie May Johnson  b.1871 d.1941 m.Boone co AR 10-15-1885
                        7--Samuel Henry France  b.Bremen KY 11-1-1867 d.Coalville, Summit co UT 11-6-1949 buried Sunset Lawn Cemetery, Sacramento CA
                         s-Minerva J. Wilson  b.c1869 m.1-6-1887 
                         s-"Anna Annie" Martha Ann Booth  b.1869 d.1946 m.Mincy, Taney co MO 1-19-1896 buried Omaha Cem, Omaha AR
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                        7--Della Ann France    b.Bremen KY 6-23-1870 d.6-21-1953 buried Gobblers Knob Cemetery, Hollister, Taney co OK
                         s-James P. Nichols Jr.  b.1868 d.1942 m.Taney co MO 3-18-1888
                         s-"Jack" Andrew Jackson White  b.1869 d.1918 m.Taney co MO 10-27-1894
                        7--"Pete" James Peterson France  b.near Lowrey,AR but in Taney co MO 3-28-1873/74 d.Mincy, Taney co MO 4-23-1955 buried New Hope Cemetery, Boone co AR
                         s-Syntha Adaline Booth  b.1878 d.1963 m.Taney co MO 5-26-1901
                        7--"Tennie" tennessee Bell France  b.Taney co MO 5-13-1875 d.Skaggs Comm Health Center, Branson, Taney co MO 9-10-1961 buried Omaha Cemetery, Boone co AR
                         s-Joseph Gilbert Booth  b.1872 d.1914 m.Taney co MO 12-14-1893
                         s-John S. Dunlap  b.1880 d.c1953 m.10-6-1918
                        7--Lucinda Matilda France  b.Taney co MO 10-13-1878 d.Osage, Carroll co AR 7-8-1957 buried Fancher Cemetery, Osage, Carroll co AR
                         s-W. Thomas Chaney  b.1872 d.1936 m.2-4-1897
                        7--Daniel France Jr.  b.Taney co MO 10-13-1878 d.Taney co MO 2-1879 buried Old France Homestead
                        7--Benjamin B. France  b.Taney co MO 9-22-1881 d.3-9-1902 buried Anderson Bottom Cemetery, Muskogee OK
                        7--"Loss" Charles Lawson France  b.taney co MO 2-8-1884 d.CA 12-27-1947 buried Corona Cemetery, Corona CA
                         s-Minnie Lee Cook  b.1886 d.1954
                        7--Mary Susan France  b.Taney co MO 2-11-1887 d.Fort Gibson, Muskogee co OK 10-29-1904 buried Anderson Bottoms Cemetery, Muskogee OK                      
                     6--Peter France, b. KY 17 Nov 1846 d. 1859 / twin to Daniel.
                     6--David France, b KY 1849 d.1859
                     6--Sarah E. France, b. KY 1850
                     6--John France, b. KY 1851 d.1859
                     6--Infant France, b. KY 1854 d.1854
                     6--Louisa France, b. KY 8 Sep 1855-d. 9 Apr 1932
                     6--Jacob France, b. KY 1857 d.1859
                   s-Elizabeth Stobaugh (2nd wife of Jacob France)(m. 7 Aug 1859) b.KY 1836
                     6--Eliza A. France, b. KY 1860
                     6--George W. France  b. KY 11-1862 in South Carrollton, Muhlenberg co KY census of 1900;Bremen KY 1910,1920
                      s-Sarah E.  b.KY 8-1868 parents b.KY
                        7--Cordis France daughter b.KY 9-1887
                        7--Claudie Claud E. France son  b.KY 11-1890 with parents in 1920
                        7--Pearl France  b.KY 7-1892
                        7--Elbert H. France  b.KY c1907
                     6--Mary C. France, b. KY 1865
                     6--Alice Bell France, b. KY 1868
                     6--Robert S. France, b. KY 1872*  m.c1890 in South Carrollton, Muhlenberg co KY census of 1910; Bremen KY 1920
                      s-Mollie  b.KY c1870 parents b.KY
                        7--Samuel France  b.KY c1892 ;Bremen KY census of 1920
                         s-  b.TN c1897 parents b.TN
                           8--Gladys France  b.KY c1914
                           8--son  b.KY c1916
                           8--son  b.KY c1918
                        7--Benjamin France  b.KY c1895 Bremen KY census of 1920
                         s-Cordo  b.KY c1900
                           8--Beatrice France  b.KY c11-1915
                           8--Jaca France daughter  b.KY c8-1917
                           8--Catherine France  b.KY c11-1918
                        7--Ethel France  b.KY c1902
               4--Frantz,Catherine
                s-Britz,Henry  m.Botetourt Co 6-3-1802
               4--Polly Mary Frantz
                s-Stover,Daniel  m.Botetourt Co 4-8-1806
            3--Abraham Frantz
             s-Maria  d/o Casper Kock  m.3-29-1784 PA Archives, Series 6, Vol. VI, page 219; as posted by Dwayne Wrightsman
           3--Frantz,Peter  b.1771/72 d.Botetourt Co VA 1853; lived Clark Co OH from ;bought land in Botetourt co VA 12-11-1792
            s-Peggy Catherine Garst  b.1765 d.<1809  d/o John Nicholas Gerst
              4--Frantz,Catherine  b.5-19-1794 d.12-3-1856
               s-Grill,William  m.Botetourt Co 4-23-1816
              4--Nicholas Frantz b.Augusta Co VA 5-1-1797 in Wabash co IN census of 1860,1870
                         d.Acme, Jackson Co IN 9-30-1874 German Baptist Church
               s-Catherine Crist  m.Fincastle VA 3-2-1819 b.VA c1799 d.IN >8-12-1870
                           sister of Elder jacob Crist
                 5--Frantz,Susanna
                 5--Frantz,Elizabeth
                 5--Frantz,Magdaline
                 5--Frantz,Salome(Sally)
                 5--Frantz,Anna
                 5--Frantz,Rebecca
                 5--Frantz,Barbara
                 5--Frantz,Catherine  b.VA 6-11-1822 d.Nappanee,Kosciusko Co IN 7-13-1860
                  s-Frantz,John L.   b.Clark Co OH 7-5-1820 m.Clark Co 6-6-1840 in Wabash co IN census of 1860
                    6--Frantz,Sarah  b.OH c1841
                    6--Frantz,Elizabeth  b.IN c1845
                     s-Stalder,Henry
                    6--Frantz,Leah   b.IN c1845
                     s-Funk,Sam
                    6--Frantz,Benjamin  not present in 1860
                    6--Frantz,Lusetta  b.IN c1848
                     s-Frantz,Peter
                    6--Frantz,Samuel  not present in 1860
                    6--Frantz,Diana  not present in 1860
                    6--Frantz,Israel  not present in 1860
                    6--Frantz,Nicholas  b.IN c1855
                    6--Frantz,Susanna  not present in 1860
                    6--Lydia Frantz b.IN 12-31-1858 d.8-25-1888
                     s-Eli S. Wagoner  b. 7-28-1858 d. 6-16-1949
                       7--Wagoner,Elmer
                       7--Wagoner,Emma
                       7--Wagoner,Henry
                       7--Elizabeth Rosetta Wagoner b. 6-11-1887 d. 8-18-1958
                        s-Eikenberry,Amos R.Amos R. Eikenberry b. 1-16-1889 d. 5-26-1968
                       7--Wagoner,Daniel
                 5--Frantz,Mary  b.OH c1841
                 5--Frantz,Phoebe(Phebe)  b.OH or IN c1844/5 (idiotic)with parents in 1870
              4--Frantz,Sarah(Sally)  b.9-20-1807
               s-Garst,Frederick II  b.1784 d.1850
.................5--Susan Garst  b.Rockingham Co VA 1832
              4--Frantz,Mary
               s-Fullheart,John
              4--Frantz,Anna
               s-Fullheart,Henry
              4--Frantz,Magdelena  b.VA 1800 m.Botetourt co VA 4-16-1822 d.Clark Co OH 8-5-1825
               s-Crist,Jacob  b.Augusta co VA 1-16-1801 d.1-31-1849 buried Clark co OH
              4--Frantz,Elizabeth
               s-Trout,James
            s-Barbara (possibly Glick) second wife of Peter Frantz
              4--Frantz,Barbara  
               s-Howards,Robert
           3--Christian Frantz  b.1761 d.Clark Co OH 3-6-1850 m.c1784 moved to Clark Co OH in 1814
            s-Garst,mary  b.5-29-1768 d.8-8-1838 d/o John Nicholas Gerst
              4--Frantz,Jacob  b.3-22-1784 d.Clark Co 12-19-1851 miller in VA;moved to OH
               s-Ebersole,Sarah  m.OH 3-22-1813 b.1789 d.9-27-1855
                 5--Frantz,john E.  b.Clark Co 7-18-1815 d.Kosciusko Co IN 12-2-1853
                  s-Frantz,Susanna  b.6-23-1820 m.OH 6-23-1838
                    6--Frantz, Katy
                    6--Frantz, Jacob
                    6--Frantz, Mary Magdelina
                    6--Frantz, Sarah
                 5--Frantz,Phebe  b.Clark Co 4-11-1816 d.N.Manchester 9-6-1907
                  s-Ohmart,Joel  b.OH 1-3-1817 m.Clark Co 10-10-1839
                    6--Ohmart, Eli
                 5--Frantz,Christian E.  b.Clark Co OH 2-3-1817 d.Kosciusko co IN 5-23-1904 **
                  s-heckman,mary  b.Clark Co OH 1-27-1824 m.3-7-1844 d.3-8-1915
                    6--Frantz,Hannah  b.4-19-1845 d.1-4-1931
                     s-Miller,David  m.2-8-1866
                    6--Frantz,Phoebe Ellen  b.OH 9-7-1846 d.10-30-1925
                     s-Ulrey,John W.  b.IN c1846 m.2-1-1872 * parents b.OH
                       7--Clara Ulrey  b.IN c1873
                    6--Frantz,George  b.1-3-1848 d.1870 m.10-17-1869
                     s-Cripe,Elizabeth  b.1848 d.1909
                       7--Frantz,Emma V.  b.3-17-1872 d.4-15-1969
                        s-Deeter,Edward David
                          8--Deeter,Sarah Bernice
                           s-Eller,Charles Addison
                             9--Eller,Roberta June
                              s-Smith,wayne Allen
                                10-Smith,Barbara Ann
                                10-Smith,David Arnold
                                 s-English,Elizabeth Lynette
                             9--Eller,Mary Joanne
                              s-Ball,Lloyd Duane
                                10-Ball,Martin James
                                 s-Noddings,Laura Lynn
                                   11-Ball,james Eric
                                   11-Ball,Naomi Ruth
                                10-Ball,Loren Lee
                                 s-Garrison,Shelley Patricia
                                   11-Ball,Deloris Michelle
                                10-Ball,Nancy Jo
                                10-Ball,Sarah Kay
                          8--Deeter,Emerson Elmer
                       7--Frantz,Elmer E.  b.IN 11-24-1873 d.9-4-1971 **
                        s-Gilbert,Mamie G.  b.IN c1887 no apparent issue parents b.MD
                       7--Frantz,Daniel C.  b.3-12-1876 d.12-20-1949
                        s-Metzger,Sarah E.  m.1-21-1905
                       7--Frantz,Dayton S.  b.1878 d.1891
                       7--Frantz,Tressa Ann  b.6-10-1880 d.10-9-1969
                        s-Brandenburg,Albert A.  m.11-24-1917
                    6--Frantz,Matthew  b.IN 2-27-1849 d.11-27-1937 *
                     s-Teeter,Susan L.  b.OH c1854 m.10-7-1873 father b.PA mother b.VA
                    6--Frantz,Simon  b.IN 3-25-1851 d.12-30-1944 **
                     s-Snepp,Mary Jane  b.IN c1856 m.1-1-1878 parents b.OH
                       7--Mae Frantz  b.IN c1890
                    6--Frantz,Reuben  b.IN 6-12-1853 d.4-22-1925 *
                     s-Snell,Catherine  b.IN c1856 m.12-10-1874 parents b.VA
                    6--Frantz,Lydia  b.1855 d.1858
                    6--Frantz,Minerva  b.IN 4-30-1858 d.4-17-1917
                     s-Butterbaugh,Noah  m.9-29-1878
                    6--Frantz,Amanda  b.1860 d.1862
                    6--Frantz,Martha  b.IN 8-3-1863 d.4-25-1892
                     s-Witter,Levi W.  m.5-27-1884
                 5--Frantz,Anna  b.4-17-1821 d.1850
                 5--Frantz,Elizabeth  b.Clark Co 12-7-1825 d.4-2-1893
                  s-Myers,Lewis  b.Clark Co 5-4-1821  m.10-31-1845
                    6--Myers, Simon
                    6--Myers, William
                    6--Myers, Aaron
                    6--Myers, John
                    6--Myers, Ezra
                    6--Myers,Noah
                    6--Myers,Mary
                    6--Myers, Sarah
                    6--myers, Clara
                 5--Frantz,Sarah  b.1830
                 5--Frantz,Aaron  b.Pike Twp,Clark Co 4-19-1830 m.Clark Co 7-17-1853 d.Pike Twp. 3-15-1914 ***
                  s-Ryman,mary  b.VA 2-1824
                    6--Frantz, Lewis
                    6--Frantz, Adam  b.OH c1856
                     s-Kizer,Emma Ellen
                     s-Donovan,Louella Reign
                    6--Frantz, Sarah
                    6--Frantz, Elizabeth  b.OH c1859
                     s-Neher,Henry
                     s-Garber,Jonathan Perry
                    6--Frantz,Simeon Simon  b.OH c1861
                     s-Garst,Elnora A.
                    6--Frantz, Samuel Ryman  b.OH c1864
                    6--Frantz, Jacob  b.OH c1865
                    6--Frantz, Harrison  b.OH c1866
                     s-Davy,Mary Olive
                    6--Frantz, John Eli  b.OH c1869
                    6--Frantz, Mary Catherine  b.OH c1872
                     s-Blocher,Albert E.
                 5--Frantz,joseph  b.1832
                 5--Frantz,Lydia  b.1834
                 5--Frantz,Peter  b.Logan Co OH 2-27-1836 d.4-4-1918
                  s-Furst,Mary Jane  b.Wayne Co OH 11-8-1840  m.6-17-1860
              4--Frantz,Catherine  b.Botetourt Co 4-27-1786 d.Clark Co 5-15-1841
               s-Grisso,George  b.Lancaster Co PA 7-6-1783 d.3-30-1884 m.6-13-1809 s/o Mathias
                 5--Grisso,Christian  b.VA 4-29-1810
                  s-Detrick,Elizabeth  b.VA 11-10-1842
                  s-Myers,phebe  b.OH 1816
                  s-Ebersole,phoebe  b.Clark Co OH 9-17-1810
                 5--Grisso,George  b.Springfield,Clark Co OH 1814
                  s-Hoffman,Eva  b.Bethel Twp, Clark Co OH 1815
                 5--Grisso,Catherine  b.Springfield  b.6-22-1814
                  s-Brubaker,Henry  b.Lanier Twp, Preble Co OH 2-11-1814
                 5--Grisso,Jacob
                 5--Grisso,john  b.Springfield c1817
                  s-Frantz,Salome  b.Clark Co 12-27-1823
                 5--Grisso,Benjamin  b.Springfield OH 1821
                  s-Sellers,Catherine  b.Clark Co OH 12-2-1824
                    6--George Grisso  b.OH 1845
                 5--Grisso,Emanuel  b.Springfield 1826
                  s-Frantz,Elizabeth  b.Clark Co 10-19-1825
                 5--Grisso,joseph  b.Springfield 1831
                  s-Frantz,Sarah jane
              4--Frantz,Elizabeth  b.Botetourt Co 4-12-1786 d.4-12-1870
               s-Olinger,jacob  m.c1812 no issue
              4--Frantz,Anna  b.11-18-1792 d.12-25-1867 m.1-9-1823
               s-Lesh,John
                 5--Lesh,Elizabeth  b.Preble Co OH 10-2-1830
                  s-Miller,Abraham  b.Mt. Sidney, Augusta Co VA 6-13-1828
                 5--Lesh,Christian
               s-Garst,Abraham  b.1791 d.1852
.................5--John Garst  b.1825
                 5--Garst,David  b.Clark Co OH 9-29-1820
              4--Frantz,Mary  b.1-23-1793 d.11-2-1876
               s-Brubaker,John2Brubaker,John  m.10-1816 s/o John Brubaker & Anna Meyer
                             b.Lancaster Co PA 7-1-1777
                 5--Brubaker,Phoebe  b.10-13-1817
                  s-Miller,Peter
                 5--Brubaker,Benjamin  b.6-15-1819
                 5--Brubaker,Anna  b.1821
                 5--Brubaker,Abraham  b.3-18-1823
                 5--Brubaker,Joseph  b.1825
                  s-Flory,nancy
                 5--Brubaker,Jacob  b.6-9-1827 d.1894
                  s-Flora,Elizabeth  b.1829 d.1904
                    6--Brubaker,Amos  b.1861 d.1935
                 5--Brubaker,Lydia  b.5-30-1829
                  s-Flora,Abraham  b.Lanier Twp,preble Co OH 4-5-1827
                 5--Brubaker,George  b.12-1-1831
                  s-Eikenberry,Susannah    see Eikenberry-Ikenberry tree
                 5--Brubaker,Elizabeth  b.2-8-1837
                  s-Betts,Isaac
              4--Frantz,Magdalena
               s-Simmons,Phillip
                 5--Simmons,Joel  b.10-1-1830
              4--Frantz,Salome Sally  b.Franklin Co VA 1794 d.1844
               s-Miller,AbrahamMiller,Abraham  b.Rockingham Co VA 2-12-1796 m.10-26-1818 d.8-5-1862 see Miller tree
                 5--Miller,Joseph
                 5--Miller,Anna  b.c1822
                  s-Neher,David  b.Shenandoah Co VA 6-20-1818
                  s-Neher,Samuel  b.Rockingham Co VA 8-3-1810
                 5--Miller,Mary
                 5--Miller,Abraham
                 5--Miller,Saloma  b.2-28-1827
                  s-Neher,Samuel  b.Rockingham Co 8-3-1810
                 5--Miller,Catherine
                 5--Miller,Barbara
                 5--Miller,Phoebe
                 5--Miller,Sarah
                 5--Miller,Daniel
                 5--Miller,Susanna
                 5--Miller,Samuel F.  b.Allen Co OH 2-10-1840
                  s-Harter,Martha  b.N. Manchester,Wabash Co IN 1-22-1841
                 5--Miller,Magdaline
                 5--Miller,Elizabeth
              4--Frantz,Christian Jr.  b.Botetourt Co 3-13-1805 d.-30-1890 
               s-Trout,Catherine  b.Franklin Co 5-7-1811 m.12-12-1832
                 5--Frantz,John W.  b.11-22-1833
                 5--Frantz,Lydia  b.Clark Co OH 1-25-1835
                 5--Frantz,Mary  b.12-18-1836
                 5--Frantz,Sarah  b.3-9-1838
                 5--Frantz,Andrew  b.OH 5-14-1840/44 d.>1900 **
                  s-Rebecca A.   b.OH 8-1845 d.>1900 parents b.MD
                    6--Camelia Frantz  b.OH c6-1879
                    6--Earl C. Frantz  b.OH 2-1882
                    6--Grace M. Frantz  b.OH 2-1883
                    6--Roy W. Frantz  b.OH 8-1892
                    6--Ruth M. Frantz  b.OH 4-1894
                 5--Frantz,Anna  b.4-14-1847
           3--Daniel Frantz  b.Lancaster Co PA 2-9-1763; moved to Clark Co OH in 1814
                     d.Clark Co OH 5-17-1843 buried Betherl Twp.
            s-Garst,Anna  b.Lancaster Co 5-1-1764 d.6-19-1821 m.PA 7-25-1784 d/o John Nicholas Gerst
              4--Frantz,Anna  b.4-30-1785 d.Clark Co 3-5-1840
               s-Heck,peter  b.Botetourt Co 1780
              4--Frantz,Catherine  b.VA 1-21-1791 d.Clark Co 1861
               s-Ream,Benjamin  b.PA 9-6-1789
              4--Frantz,Benjamin  b.Botetourt Co VA 11-23-1797
                          d.Clark Co 9-18-1868 in Bethel,Clark co OH census of 1850
               s-Flory,Elizabeth  b.Franklin Co VA 1-14-1801 m.OH 9-7-1819
                 5--Frantz,John L.
                 5--Frantz,Daniel
                 5--Frantz,Abraham B.  b.OH c1823 teacher
                 5--Frantz,Jacob  b.30 November 1823 in Ohio
                  s-Phoebe Studebaker  m.24 February 1848 in Montgomery Co., Ohio
                          d/o Abraham Studebaker and Elizabeth Steele 
                 5--Frantz,Nancy  b.9-7-1825
                  s-Samuel Steele Studebaker  m.27 March 1843 s/o Abraham Studebaker and Elizabeth Steele
                 5--Frantz,Lydia
                 5--Frantz,Elizabeth  b.Clark Co 1-4-1830
                  s-Brubaker,joel
                 5--Frantz,Susanna   b.OH 4-25-1832 d.2-13-1910
                  s-Brubaker,JonathanBrubaker,Jonathan  b.VA 9-14-1829 d.8-1-1921
                 5--Frantz,Benjamin A.  b.OH 4-1834 parents b.VA in Bethel,Clark co OH census of 1850,1900
                  s-Margrett  b.c1840 in Bethel,Clark co OH census of 1880
                  s-Martha  b.PA 12-1840/52 parents b.PA in 1900 census
                    6--Joseph Frantz  b.c1860
                    6--Lizzie Frantz  b.OH c1863
                    6--Emma Frantz  b.OH c1866
                    6--Charles Frantz  b.OH c1873
                     s- b.OH
                       7--Arthena Frantz  b.OH c1902
                        s-Carl E. Shoup
                          8--Norman E. Shoup  b.12-25-1928 d.2006
                 5--frantz,Jonathan  b.OH c1836
                 5--Frantz,Dianna  b.OH c1838
                 5--Frantz,Henry  b.OH c1843
              4--Frantz,Susanna  b.Botetourt co 1-5-1800
               s-Neher,Henry  b.RockinghamCo VA 1795
              4--Frantz,John  b.Botetourt Co VA 1-24-1802 d.Clark Co 8-25-1886                
               s-Ohmart,Anna Mary  b.Shenandoah Co VA 5-20-1804 m.Clark Co 9-20-1821
                 5--Frantz,Anna  b.Clark Co 6-21-1822
                  s-Brubaker,JacobBrubaker,jacob  b.Franklin Co 8-1-1819
                 5--Frantz,Suffiah
                 5--Frantz,Elizabeth
                 5--Frantz,Catherine
                  s-Studebaker,Abraham
                 5--Frantz,Salome
                 5--Frantz,John
                 5--Frantz,Samuel
                 5--Frantz,Nicklous Nicholas  b.Clark Co OH 11-23-1838 *
                  s-Brubaker,Mary  b.Clark Co OH 10-20-1844
                    6--Dora Frantz  b.OH c1867
                    6--Rosa Frantz  b.OH c1872
                    6--George Frantz  b.OH c1875
                    6--Albert Frantz  b.OH c1878 *
                     s-Maud  b.OH c1882 parents b.OH
                       7--Roger Frantz  b.OH c1903
                       7--russel Frantz  b.IN c1905
                       7--Irma L. Frantz  b.IN c1907
                 5--Frantz,Barbara
                 5--Frantz,Hester
                 5--Frantz,Noah
                 5--Frantz,Phoebe
                 5--Frantz,Jacob  b.1828 d.1865
                    6--Frantz,Anna  b.New Carlisle,Clark Co OH 6-11-1860 d.Holmesville, Gage Co NE 9-15-1906
                     s-Boyd,William  b.Lanark, Carroll Co IL 1-29-1854  d.Modesto, Stanislaus Co CA 10-24-1909
                            s/o John Boyd(1821-1907)(s/o William of England) & Susan Teach(1830-1874)(d/o Peter & Margaret Teach)
              4--Frantz,Daniel Jr.  b.Botetourt Co 3-13-1804
                        d.Clark Co OH 4-23-1889
               s-Ohmart,Sophia  b.Shenandoah Co VA 11-20-1806 m.Clark Co 6-1-1824
                 5--Jonathan FRANTZ b: 13 Feb 1825 in Clark County, Ohio
                 5--Barbara FRANTZ b: 7 May 1826 in Clark County, Ohio
                 5--Hannah FRANTZ b: 23 Sep 1828 in Clark County, Ohio
                 5--Benjamin FRANTZ b: 25 Dec 1829 in Clark County, Ohio
                 5--Anna FRANTZ b: 7 Oct 1831 in Clark County, Ohio
                 5--Israel FRANTZ b: 13 Jun 1833 in Clark County, Ohio
                 5--Daniel O. FRANTZ b: 16 Jan 1835 in Clark County, Ohio
                 5--Sophia FRANTZ b: 25 Jan 1837
                 5--Christina FRANTZ b: 23 Oct 1838 in Clark County, Ohio
                  s-Abraham Flora  b.1832 m.1856
                    6--Henry I. FLORA b: 15 Mar 1857 in Ohio
                    6--Sarah J. FLORA b: 31 Jul 1859 in Ohio
                    6--Daniel FLORA b: 24 Apr 1861 in Ohio
                    6--Isaac FLORA b: 12 Jun 1863 in Ohio
                    6--Mary Ann FLORA b: 9 Feb 1865 in Ohio
                    6--David W. FLORA b: 12 Sep 1866 in Ohio
                    6--Elizabeth Matilda FLORA b: 29 Nov 1867 in Clark County, Ohio
                    6--George L. FLORA b: 5 Sep 1869 in Ohio
                    6--John FLORA b: 25 Dec 1870 in Ohio
                    6--Irvin E. FLORA b: 5 Jun 1872 in Ohio
                    6--Jennie J. FLORA b: 21 Feb 1874 in Ohio
                    6--Phebe FLORA b: 17 Mar 1875 in Ohio
                    6--Emma E. FLORA b: 7 Aug 1876 in Ohio
                    6--Franklin R. FLORA b: 19 Dec 1878 in Ohio
                 5--Leah FRANTZ b: 6 Oct 1840 in Clark County, Ohio
                  s-David Flory
                 5--Phoebe FRANTZ b: 5 May 1842 in Clark County, Ohio
                 5--Isaac FRANTZ b: 18 Feb 1844 in Clark County, Ohio
                 5--Mary Catherine FRANTZ b: 29 Dec 1845 in Springfield, Clark County, Ohio
                 5--George FRANTZ b: 2 Sep 1847 in Ohio
              4--Frantz,Christena  b.Botetourt Co 2-24-1807 d.IN 4-12-1878
               s-Ohmart,Adam  lived Acme,near N. manchester IN
             s-Minnich,Magdalene Garber  m.Clark Co OH 8-21-1821 2nd wife of Daniel
               4--Frantz,Joel  b.Springfield, Clark Co 7-28-1822
                         d.New Carlisle, Clark Co 5-21-1869
                s-Neher,Mary
               4--Frantz,Sarah or Salome
                s-Grisso,John  m.Clark Co 4-15-1845
               4--Frantz,Elizabeth  b.Bethel Twp,Clark Co OH 1850 d.Laketon,Wabash Co IN 7-15-1901
                s-Grisso,Emanuel  m.Clark Co OH 10-29-1844
               4--Frantz,Sophia
                s-Benson,Abraham R.
               4--Frantz,Samuel  b.1832 d.1849
           3--David Frantz b.Lancaster Co PA 1766 d.Botetourt Co 1814/15 lived on Mason's Creek
            s-Marie Elizabeth Garst  b.5-29-178 d.8-8-1838 m.c1790 d/o John Nicholas Gerst
              4--Michael Frantz  b.9-19-1791 d.2-11-1860
               s-Crist,Elizabeth  b.VA 10-24-1792 d.Clark co OH 5-31-1823
                 5--David FRANTZ b: 1 Dec 1817 d: 5 Mar 1905
                  s-Sarah HECK b: 1820 d: 8 Feb 1854
                    6--John Henry FRANTZ b: 15 Feb 1850 d: 6 Dec 1893
                 5--Elizabeth FRANTZ b: 30 Jan 1821 d: 9 Oct 1899
                  s-Joseph ARNOLD b: 27 Oct 1818 d: 25 Jun 1900
                 5--Catherine FRANTZ b: 15 Nov 1822 d: 19 Aug 1849
                  s-Daniel D. NEHER b: 22 Mar 1826 d: 14 Dec 1912
               s-Neher,Susannah  b: 23 May 1800 d: 26 Jun 1850
                 5--Anna FRANTZ b: 15 Feb 1840 d: 25 Nov 1860
                 5--Susannah FRANTZ b: 22 Feb 1828 d: 1 Jan 1850
                 5--John FRANTZ b: 14 Jan 1825 d: 17 May 1882
                 5--Lydia FRANTZ b: 22 May 1831 d: 3 Sep 1857
                  s-Jacob FRANTZ b: Abt. 1828
                 5--Michael FRANTZ b: 30 Sep 1834 d: 22 May 1877
                  s-Barbara BRUBAKER b: Abt. 1842
                 5--Samuel FRANTZ b: 19 Apr 1837
              4--Anna Frantz  b.11-18-1792 d.12-25-1867
               s-Garst,Abraham II  b: 16 Jun 1791 d: 1 Oct 1852
                 5--Elizabeth Garst b: 10 Oct 1823 d: 15 Jul 1852
                  s-John NEHER b: 4 May 1822 d: 12 May 1913
                    6--Susan NEHER b: 7 Jul 1851 d: 23 Aug 1936
                    6--Michael NEHER b: 10 Nov 1846 d: 22 Jul 1895
                     s-Anna FRANTZ b: 27 Jun 1848 d: 14 Mar 1883
                     s-Martha SHRINER b: 12 Jan 1846 d: 1 Jun 1935
                    6--Noah Garst NEHER b: 7 Jun 1849 d: 22 Jun 1911
                5--David GERST b: 29 Sep 1820 d: 13 Dec 1890
                 s-Mary FRANTZ b: 18 Dec 1836 d: 10 Aug 1914
                 s-Elizabeth HECK b: 30 Aug 1822 d: 14 Mar 1867
                5--John GERST b: 20 Apr 1825 d: 18 Oct 1878
                 s-Mary J. BOZARTH b: 22 Sep 1833 d: 29 Dec 1908
                5--Joseph GERST b: 20 Feb 1831 d: 31 Mar 1897
                 s-Sarah BENNETT
                5--Elias GERST b: 8 Aug 1837 d: 12 Jun 1930
                 s-Caroline RINKER
                5--Abraham GERST b: 15 Nov 1821 d: 1 Oct 1852
                5--Jacob GERST b: 5 Jan 1828 d: 14 Sep 1898
                 s-Rachel THOMAS
                5--Michael GERST b: 30 Jun 1832 d: 26 Apr 1903
                 s-Letita Jane JAMES
                 s-Mary E. BAILEY
                5--Susannah GERST b: 11 Apr 1835 d: 12 Jan 1906
                 s-John BAIRD
              4--Abraham Frantz  b.1799 d.1874
               s-Houtz,Catherine  b.1802 d.1843
                 5--Frantz,Jacob Leonard  b.Logan Co OH 3-5-1825 d.DeGraff, Logan Co 6-23-1912
                  s-Detrick,Susannah  b.5-20-1825 d.10-25-1890 
               s-Croman,Abraham
              4--Susannah Frantz
               s-Wolf,Jeremiah
              4--Samuel Frantz  b.Botetourt Co VA 5-1798 d.Wabash Co IN 8-15-1868
               s-Fisher,Mary  b.VA 1792 d.Wabash Co IN 7-16-1880  d/o Peter Fisher
                 5--David Frantz  b.1821
                  s-Elizabeth Flora  b.1822
....................6--Martha Ann Frantz
                 5--Jacob Frantz  b.3-26-1827 d.1895
                  s-Leah Brubaker  b.c1831 d.1880
                    6--magdalena Frantz  b.9-13-1852 d.8-2-1942
                     s-Noah Franklin Brubaker  b.4-2-1849 d.4-30-1934
                       7--Jacob Otis Brubaker  b.5-12-1879 d.8-21-1960
                        s-Grace Margaret Foote  b.10-14-1885 d.8-17-1964
                          8--
                 5--Samuel FRANTZ b: 23 Jul 1828 d: 27 Feb 1865
                  s-Sarah BRUBAKER b: 22 Oct 1826 d: 7 Jun 1853
                    6--Anna FRANTZ b: 27 Jun 1848 d: 14 Mar 1883
                     s-Michael NEHER b: 10 Nov 1846 d: 22 Jul 1895
                 5--Frantz,Elizabeth  b.4-15-1830 d.8-12-1913
                  s-Brubaker,Henry B.  b.10-22-1826 d.1-9-1904
                    6--Mary BRUBAKER b: 8 Jan 1850 d: 25 Jul 1938
                     s-Henry AMSTINE b: 6 Feb 1852 d: 18 Nov 1913
                    6--Samuel Frederick BRUBAKER b: 25 Sep 1851
                     s-Elizabeth AMSTINE b: Jul 1857
                       7--Frank W. BRUBAKER b: 1 Jul 1897
                       7--John E. BRUBAKER b: 23 Mar 1885 d: Bef. 1900
                       7--Nellie Irene BRUBAKER b: 21 Sep 1891
                       7--Pearl May BRUBAKER b: 25 Apr 1888
                       7--William H. BRUBAKER b: 24 Apr 1880
                    6--Catherine BRUBAKER b: 11 Dec 1853 d: 13 Nov 1926
                     s-William AMSTINE b: 30 Jan 1880 d: 4 Aug 1918
                    6--Jacob L. BRUBAKER b: 28 Nov 1855 d: 31 Oct 1948
                     s-Martha FRANTZ b: 24 Sep 1861 d: 21 Oct 1890
                    6--Joel W. BRUBAKER b: 7 Mar 1858 d: 11 Apr 1930
                     s-Anna (Annie) M. ARNOLD b: Aug 1861 d: 4 Apr 1926
                       7--Ira Irvin BRUBAKER b: 17 Jan 1884 d: 17 Nov 1956
                       7--Henry Leroy (Roy) BRUBAKER b: 28 Apr 1887
                    6--Sarah BRUBAKER b: 5 Mar 1860 d: 7 Sep 1943
                     s-Joseph BLOCHER b: 1854 d: 30 Nov 1934
                       7--David Henry BLOCHER b: 14 Sep 1880 d: 8 Nov 1911
                       7--Arthur Edward BLOCHER b: 30 Dec 1881 d: 11 Sep 1911
                       7--Noah Daniel BLOCHER b: 19 Feb 1885
                       7--Pearl Edith BLOCHER b: 9 Nov 1886
                       7--Virgil Theron BLOCHER b: 1 Feb 1894
                    6--Frances BRUBAKER b: 19 Dec 1861 d: 13 Nov 1892
                     s-David Calvin BLOCHER b: 1860 d: 1 Jan 1930
                    6--Elizabeth BRUBAKER b: 19 Nov 1863 d: 25 May 1962
                     s-Daniel D. PETERS d: 5 Oct 1926
                    6--Magdalin BRUBAKER b: 24 Oct 1865 d: 25 Aug 1868
                    6--John H. BRUBAKER b: 11 Nov 1867 d: 20 Feb 1958
                     s-Jennie J. DERBY d: Mar 1952
                     s-Christina M. HUFFORD b: 17 Sep 1870 d: 14 Mar 1952
                       7--Stella May BRUBAKER b: 4 Apr 1894
                        s-James Daniel BLOCHER b: 27 Dec 1888 d: 3 Feb 1982
                          8--BLOCHER
                           s-ANGLE
                       7--Walter Ray BRUBAKER b: 1 Apr 1898 d: 20 Mar 1946
                        s-SORGEN
                       7--Calvin Ora BRUBAKER b: 2 Oct 1906
                        s-FRALING
                       7--Minnie E. BRUBAKER b: 17 Aug 1909 d: 6 Feb 1948
                        s-MCCULLOUGH
                       7--George Abraham BRUBAKER b: 12 Jan 1912 d: 4 Mar 1978
                        s-RICHARDS
                       7--Luther Lee BRUBAKER b: 30 Jan 1897
                        s-Bernice A. SHERBURN
                       7--Albert E. BRUBAKER b: 26 Jul 1900
                        s-GERRICK
                       7--Elizabeth Ann (Betty) BRUBAKER b: 1 Jul 1904 d: 15 Oct 1982
                        s-Charles Monroe BLOCHER b: 2 Jan 1896 d: 14 Jun 1893
                          8--BLOCHER
                           s-SMALL
                    6--Noah D. BRUBAKER b: 27 Jan 1870 d: 9 Oct 1972
                    6--Barbara Ellen BRUBAKER b: 21 May 1872
                     s-John PULLEY
                    6--Julie Ann BRUBAKER b: 28 Jan 1875 d: 12 Apr 1962
                     s-Ira TINKEL
              4--David Frantz  b.11-1799 d.4-11-1836
               s-Maginty,Katherine  
              4--Christian Frantz  b.Botetourt Co 9-8-1801
                         d.Clark Co 10-2-1851
               s-Minnich,Catherine  m.Clark Co 3-23-1826
              4--Lydia Frantz  b.9-26-1805 d.1-4-1886
               s-Zigler,David
                 5--Sabina ZIEGLER b: 1838 d: 1913
                  s-Daniel Webster GRISSO b: 1836 d: 1926
                    6--John Oscar GRISSO b: 1860
                    6--Ira D. GRISSO b: 1862
                    6--William J. GRISSO b: 1864
                    6--Elias Z. GRISSO b: 15 Sep 1868 d: 22 Aug 1959
                     s-Mary E. MITCHELL b: Abt. 1887
                     s-Elizabeth LAUGHLIN
                     s-Mary Etta (Ettie) FRANTZ b: 7 Oct 1876 d: 13 Aug 1897
                       7--Elizabeth GRISSO b: 5 Jan 1896 d: 20 Aug 1896
                       7--Irvin GRISSO b: 11 Aug 1897 d: 31 Aug 1897
                    6--Clark GRISSO b: 1869
                    6--Joseph Oren GRISSO b: 9 Feb 1871 d: 24 Mar 1863
                     s-Nora BROWN b: 9 Oct 1869 d: 18 Jul 1943
                       7--Leroy GRISSO b: 25 Sep 1895
                       7--Virgie GRISSO b: 1897
                       7--Nellie M. GRISSO b: 8 Apr 1899              
                    6--Elijah GRISSO b: 29 Jan 1873
                    6--Daniel Jude GRISSO b: 12 Jan 1875 d: 22 May 1963
                     s-Dorothy J. PITTENGER d: Aug 1961
                    6--Olive GRISSO b: 15 Oct 1877
                     s-Ira HOAK
                    6--Clyde GRISSO b: 2 Mar 1880
                    6--Noah W. GRISSO b: 21 Mar 1880
                     s-Emma HEWITT b: Abt. 1885              
                     s-Effie Calpurnia BARNHART b: 12 Apr 1883 d: 4 Aug 1913
                    6--Clarence C. GRISSO b: 28 Feb 1882 d: 17 May 1965
                     s-Anna C.         
              4--Elizabeth Frantz
               s-houtz,Henry
              4--Jacob Frantz  b.1803 d.Logan Co 1-1836
               s-Ebersole,Mary Jane
                 5--Jacob Frantz
                 5--Sarah Frantz  m.Clark Co OH 1850
                 5--Joseph Frantz
                 5--Lydia Frantz  m.Clark Co OH 1850
                 5--Peter Frantz
                 5--Samuel Frantz
              4--Joseph Frantz  b.11-30-1813 d.3-28-1854
               s-Hornish,Nancy  d.3-14-1846
               s-Neher,Catherine  b.11-21-1829 d.12-6-1888 d/o Henry Neher & Susannah Frantz
                 5--Catherine FRANTZ b: Abt. 1845 d: Bef. 1872
                  s-William BROWN b: 10 Jun 1839 d: 22 Dec 1892
                    6--Nora BROWN b: 9 Oct 1869 d: 18 Jul 1943
                     s-Joseph Oren GRISSO b: 9 Feb 1871 d: 24 Mar 1863
                       7--Leroy GRISSO b: 25 Sep 1895
                       7--Virgie GRISSO b: 1897
                       7--Nellie M. GRISSO b: 8 Apr 1899               
                 5--Henry FRANTZ b: Abt. 1847
                 5--Samuel Neher FRANTZ  b:5-31-1849 d: 13 Dec 1893
                  s-Eliza Ann DETRICK  b:11-9-1852 d:8-30-1917 d/o Joseph Detrick & Mary Baker
                    6--Mary Etta (Ettie) FRANTZ b: 7 Oct 1876 d: 13 Aug 1897
                     s-Elias Z. GRISSO b: 15 Sep 1868 d: 22 Aug 1959
                       7--Elizabeth GRISSO b: 5 Jan 1896 d: 20 Aug 1896
                       7--Irvin GRISSO b: 11 Aug 1897 d: 31 Aug 1897
                   6--Anna Elizabeth (Lizzie) FRANTZ b:?Clark Co OH 27 Sep 1883 d: 24 Nov 1915
                    s-Clarence AVRA
                   6--Joseph Harrison FRANTZ  b.Clark Co OH 1-11-1888 d.Clark Co OH 9-18-1975
                    s-Estella Catherine Neese  b.2-7-1895 m.Clark Co OH 2-1-1919 d.Clark Co OH 9-13-1975
                      7--Harold Eugene Frantz  b.Clark Co OH 1-13-1920 COB
                       s-Doris Marie Neher  b.Miami Co OH 12-31-1923 m: 9-20-1943 d:Covington, Miami Co 1-3-1982 COB
            3--Frantz,Salome(Sally)  b.c1768
             s-Garst,Jacob  b.1-10-1766 d.2-7-1854
               4--Jacob F. Garst  b.VA c1795 in Bremen,McClean co KY census of 1860
                s-Mary M.  b.VA c1795 with son jacob in 1870 census
                  5--Lydia M. Garst  b.VA c1833
                  5--Mary J. Garst  b.VA c1835
                  5--Andrew J. Garst  b.VA c1838 artist
                  5--Jacob Garst  b.KY c1842 in Sacramento,McClean co KY census of 1870,1880 farmer
                   s-Annie  b.KY c1849
                     6--Reubin or Ruben G. Garst  b.KY c1867 in Bremen,Muhlenberg co KY census of 1910; Nashville TN census in 1920
                      s-Elizabeth  b.KY c1877
                        7--Annie A.(?Audrey) Garst  b.KY c1894
                         s-William M. Harris  b.TN c1891 in Nashville TN census of 1920;parents b.TN
                        7--Willadine Garst  b.KY c1907 with parents in 1920
                     6--Ludie or Ludy J. Garst son b.KY c12-1868 in McClean co KY census of 1900
                      s-Susie  b.KY 3-1869
                        7--Edith Garst  b.KY 7-1893
                        7--Luther Garst  b.KY 3-1895 in McClean co KY census of 1920
                         s-Elizabeth  b.KY c1895
                           8--Albert L. Garst  b.KY c1916
                           8--Lute J. Garst  b.KY c1917
                        7--Shelby Garst  b.KY 2-1898
                   s-Sally or Sallie  b.KY c1841 in McClean co KY census of 1900;2nd wife of jacob Garst(b.c1842)
                     6--Elvis or Peter A. Garst  b.KY c7-1876 
        2--Maria Frantz  arrived on ship "Molly" with father and brother 
     1--Frantz,Christian    b.1685 d.Lancaster Co PA 1738; arrived in Philadelphia on Ship Samuel on 8-11-1732
        2--Frantz,Christian II  b.c1706 d.Tulpehocken Twp,Berks Co PA 1783
         s-Barbara
           3--Barbara Frantz
           3--Magdalena Frantz
           3--Anna Frantz
           3--Maria Frantz
           3--Fronica Frantz
           3--susannah Frantz
           3--Elizabeth frantz
           3--Frantz,Christian III  b.Lancaster Co PA 1740 d.Botetourt Co PA 1824
            s-Anna Groh ? d/o Matthias Groh
              4--Frantz,Michael  b.Tulpehocken Twp, Berks Co PA 6-23-1764 d.Fincastle VA 9-16-1833 moved to Botetourt co VA with father in 1795
               s-Marian Elizabeth Moyer or Meyer  b.2-27-1767 d.Roanoke Co VA 5-8-1824 m.PA 3-27-1787 d/o John Moyer & Margaret
                 5--Frantz,Anna  b.PA 9-27-1788 d.Dayton OH 2-21-1865
                  s-Urmey,Abraham  m.Botetourt Co VA 1-18-1809 b.Coventry Twp,Chester Co PA 8-15-1788 d.Dayton OH 8-11-1864
                 5--Frantz,John  b.12-3-1789
                  s-McCully  m.Fincastle VA 2-12-1818
                 5--Frantz,Elizabeth  b.PA 1-16-1791 d.Roann,Wabash Co IN 10-2-1864 m.Botetourt Co VA 3-17-1818
                  s-Wenger(Winger),Martin  b.1791 d.1864 s/o Joseph Wenger and Catrina Hoover(Huber)
                 5--Frantz,Henry  b.VA 3-11-1794 d.Roanoke Co VA 6-13-1844
                  s-Keagy,Anna  m.Botetourt Co VA 11-8-1819
                 5--Frantz,Susannah  b.1-13-1797
                 5--Frantz,magdaline  b.4-17-1798 d.Clark Twp,Montgomery Co OH 1-6-1880 m.Botetourt Co VA 10-5-1822
                  s-Winger,henry  b.1800 d.1881 brother of martin
                 5--Margaret Frantz  b.10-23-1801 d.Franklin Co VA 5-27-1891 m.Botetourt Co VA 10-20-1824
                  s-David Kinsey or Kinzie  b.VA c1799 in Franklin co VA census of 1860; s/o Abraham Kinzie & Catherine Elsrode
                    6--Mariah S. Kinsey  b.VA c1840
                    6--Ella ray Kinsey  b.VA c1852
                    6--George E. Kinsey  b.VA c1848
                 5--Frantz,Catherine  b.VA 2-23-1806 d.8-6-1886 m.Fincastle VA 9-11-1823
                  s-Kinzie,Jacob  s/o Abraham
                 5--Frantz,Michael  b.Botetourt Co VA 2-10-1810 d.Wabash Co IN 10-31-1871
                  s-Barnhart,Elizabeth  b.Salem VA 11-21-1812 m.12-24-1833  see Ikenberry tree
                    6--Mary Frantz  b.VA c1844
                    6--Louisa Frantz  bVA .c1847
                    6--Elizabeth Frantz  b.IN c1850
                    6--Anna Frantz  b.IN c1851
                    6--Jeremiah D. Frantz  b.IN c1854
                    6--Rosetta Frantz  b.IN c1856
               s-Goode,Hannah  b.Fincastle VA 1826
              4--Henry Frantz  b.Berks co PA c10-10-1773 d.10-27-1840 moved from Botetourt co VA to Montgomery co OH in 1825
               s-Mary Kinsey  b.PA 7-21-1777 d.3-11-1847 d/o Christian Kuntzi & Mary
                 5--Frantz,Susannah  b.Botetourt co VA 1-13-1798 d.Carroll co IN 12-1-1870
                  s-Eikenberry,John Jr.Eikenberry,John jr.  b.8-6-1793 d.10-2-1861
                 5--Christian Frantz  b.c1800
                  s-Barbara Shock  b.1809 d/o Adam
                                       6--Mary Frantz  b.OH 1832
                                       6--Henry Frantz  b.OH 1834
                                       6--Elizabeth Frantz  b.OH 1835/36
                                         s-Joseph Neff  b.OH 1838 see Flora-Flory tree
                                      6--Jonas Frantz  b.OH 1838
                                      6--Sarah Frantz  b.OH 1841
                                      6--Katharine Frantz  b.OH 1943
                                      6--anna Frantz  b.OH 1845
                                      6--Lydia Frantz  b.OH 1849

                 5--Mary Frantz  b.1-28-1802 d.9-8-1870
                  s-Adam Shock  b.1807
                 5--Amie Anna Frantz  b.4-16-1799 d.6-16-1882
                  s-Henry Neff
                 5--Elizabeth Frantz  b.1806
                  s-Michael Myers  b.1804
                 5--Lydia Frantz  b.Botetourt co vA 11-30-1810 d.2-20-1891
                  s-John W. Spitler  b.6-12-1810 d.10-19-1882 m.4-21-1831
                    6--Susanna Spitler  b.c1832
                     s-Josiah Cook  b.1830 m.5-18-1853
                    6--Mary Ann spitler  b.OH c1834 d.<1910
                     s-Benjamin Flory  b.OH 1831 m.2-29-1852 d.>5-1-1910 **
                       7--Amanda Flory  b.OH c1855
                       7--Jonas Flory  b.OH c1858 *
                        s-Susana  b.OH c1864 parents b.OH
                          8--Charles Flory  b.OH c1893
                          8--Hazel V. Flory  b.OH c1895
                          8--Os O. Flory daughter  b.OH c1898
                          8--Carl M. Flory  b.OH c1901
                          8--Dora B. Flory  b.OH c1907
                       7--Lydia Flory  b.OH c1860
                       7--Anna Flory  b.OH c1862
                       7--Sarah A. Flory  b.OH c1865
                       7--Mary E. Flory  b.OH c1-1870
                    6--Elizabeth Spitler  b.1837 d.1921
                     s-Joseph Fetters  b.1836 d.1911 m.8-28-1857
                    6--Amanda Spitler  b.4-30-1843  d.2-19-1921
                    6--Moses Spitler  b.5-1847
                     s-Catherine Whitehead  b.1848 d.1870 m.2-23-1868
                     s-Amanda Alice Shoup  b.1852 d.1913 m.3-11-1873
                    6--Anna May Spitler  b.OH 5-27-1850 d.10-8-1925
                     s-Daniel whitehead  b.OH 12-1846 m.6-23-1868 **
                       7--Ida Jane Whitehead  b.OH 8-1869
                       7--Clayton Whitehead  b.OH c1872
                       7--Amanda E. Whitehead  b.OH c1874
                       7--Bertha E. Whitehead  b.OH c1876
                       7--Orion Whitehead son  b.OH c7-1879
                       7--David U. Whitehead  b.OH 12-1881
                       7--Clara Whitehead  b.OH 8-1884
                       7--Lydia Whitehead  b.OH 7-1886
                       7--Chester Whitehead  b.OH 3-1889
                       7--Walter Whitehead  b.OH 7-1891
                       7--Earl Whitehead  b.OH 6-1895
                 5--Sarah 'Sallie' Frantz  b.VA 7-27-1808 d.10-29-1886
                  s-Samuel Whitehead  b.PA 1810 in Jackson, Elkhart co IN census of 1860,1870
                    6--son  b.IN c1834 with parents in 1860
                    6--son  b.IN c1839 with parents in 1860
                    6--daughter  b.IN c1845 with parents in 1860
                    6--Anna Whitehead  b.IN c1846 with parents in 1860
                    6--Henry Whitehead  b.IN c1848 with parents in 1860; in Jackson, Elkhart co IN census of 1880
                     s-Caroline  b.IN c6-1848; in Jackson, Elkhart co IN census of 1900; father b.?PA mother b.? Canada
                       7--Cary Whitehead  b.IN c1870
                       7--Alice Whitehead  b.IN c1872
                       7--Elmer P. Whitehead  b.IN c6-1874 with mother in 1900
                    6--Daniel Whitehead  b.IN c1850 with parents in 1870
                    6--Susannah Whitehead  b.IN c1851 with parents in 1870
                 5--Daniel Frantz  b.VA 2-7-1813 d.1-4-1901
                  s-Salomie Radabaugh Rodabaugh(Rodebaugh)  b.c1813 d.5-23-1853
                    6--Maria Frantz
                     s-Martin
                    6--Catherine Frantz
                    6--Lucinda Frantz
                  s-Susan Arnold  b.1817 d.12-2-1891
                    6--Ananias Frantz
                    6--Ira Frantz  b.Montgomery Co OH 9-5-1857
.....................s-Elizabeth Sollenberger  b.1859 d/o John & Catherine Peffley; gd/o of Jacob
.......................7--M. A. Frantz  b.Montgomery Co OH 1881
.......................7--Loretta B. Frantz  b.Montgomery Co OH 1886
                    6--Alice Frantz                 
                 5--Esther (Hettie, Hattie) Frantz  b.Roanoke VA 4-15-1815 m.Montgomery co OH 1-1834 d.1902 with son Daniel in 1900
                  s-Benjamin Stauffer  b.Montgomery co OH or PA 1809 d.1885
                    6--Elias Stauffer  b.Salem,Montgomery co OH 4-13-1835 d.Pitsburg OH 6-6-1921 info Jmding
                             in Monroe, Darke co OH census of 1880
                     s-Annie  HOLLINGER  b.Covington,Miami co OH 1839 d.1-26-1897  Buried Mote Cem. Darke Co OH  d/o Daniel HOLLINGER & Rebecca LANDIS
                       7--Lucinda Stauffer  b.OH c1860
                       7--John Stauffer  b.OH c1862(?5-1862) possibly in Dayton OH census of 1900
            ???         s-Mary Bea  b.OH 7-1864 parents b.OH
            ???           8--Josie Stauffer  b.OH 12-1889
            ???           8--Franklin Stauffer  b.OH 5-1891
                       7--Benjamin Stauffer  b.OH c3-1865 see Ikenberry tree
                                   cousin Edith Stauffer b.KS 5-1881 & parents b.OH was with Benjamin in 1900 Otero co CO census
                        s-Emma  b.OH 10-1869 father b.VA mother b.OH
                          8--Jessie M. Stauffer daughter b.OH 7-1888
                          8--Cassius Stauffer  b.OH 5-1891
                          8--Annie Stauffer  b.OH 10-1892
                       7--Harvey Stauffer  b.OH c1870
                       7--Hetty Stauffer  b.OH c1873
                       7--Lydia Stauffer  b.OH c1875
                    6--Catherine STAUFFER       b.c1837
                    6--Frederick STAUFFER  b.c1839        
                    6--Mary STAUFFER  b.OH 5-1841    with brother Daniel in 1900    
                    6--Daniel STAUFFER  b.OH 10-1847        unwed in 1900
                    6--Sarah STAUFFER  b.c1850 
              4--Christian Frantz IV  lived south side of Little Swatara Creek
               s-Magdalena Houtz
                 5--Jacob Frantz  b.VA c1804 d.>8-28-1870
                  s-Hannah Neff Stover  b.VA c1816/18    d.>8-28-1870 
                    6--Marshall Frantz  b.VA c1843 in Salem VA census of 1880
                     s-Virginia McCauley b.VA c1842 d/o Susan(b.VA c1813)
                       7--Oscar Frantz  b.VA c1869
                       7--John L. Frantz  b.VA c1871
                       7--Virginia E. Frantz  b.VA c1873
                       7--Susan W. Frantz  b.VA c1874
                       7--Mary B. Frantz  b.VA c1876
                       7--R. A. Frantz daughter  b.vA c1878
                    6--Frances Frantz  b.VA c1845
                    6--Emery Frantz  b.VA c1847
                    6--Charles Frantz  b.VA c1856 in Salem VA census of 1880
                    6--Matty V. Frantz  b.VA c1858/59
              4--Barbara Frantz
               s-Benjamin Bashor
              4--John Frantz
               s-Esther Stover  m.Botetourt co VA 1810 d/o Rev. William Stober & Susanna Miller(d/o Hans Michael & Elizabeth Miller)
           3--Margaret Frantz
            s-Peter Eshelman
              4--Anna Eshelman
               s-Leonard Houtz  lived Botetourt Co VA
                 5--Elizabeth Houtz
                  s-Jacob Good
                 5--Anna houtz
                  s-Samuel Wrightsman
                 5--Christian Houtz
                 5--Henry Houtz
                  s-Elizabeth Frantz
                 5--John Houtz
                  s-Catherine Wise
                 5--Catherine Houtz
                  s-Abraham Frantz
      s-Anna  b.c1695 wife of Christian
        2--Barbara Frantz  b.c1712
        2--Eva Frantz  b.c1713
        2--Magdalena Frantz  b.c1717
        2--Judith Frantz  b.c1720
        2--Veronica Frantz  b.c1724
        2--John Frantz  b.c1725
           3--Michael Frantz
        2--Michael Frantz  b.c1726 elder of Little Swatara Congregation in 1780; no issue
        2--Elizabeth Frantz  b.c1729
     1--Baltzer Frantz  b.c1695 d.Lancaster Co PA 1747 arrived on ship Adventure Galey on 10-2-1727
      s-Anna Barbara  settled Cocalico PA
        2--Hannes Frantz  b.c1725/28
        2--Catharine Frantz  b.c1728/34
         s-Conrad Charles  m.<1755
        2--George Adam Frantz  b.12-13-1730 lived Cocalico in 1756
...........3--Adam Frantz
        2--Christopher Christian Frantz  b.c1734/36 minor in 1755 George Swingle became guardian
        2--Abraham Frantz  b.c1736/40 minor in 1755 d.11-1770
         s-Elizabeth Bollinger  d/o Rudy Bollinger
         s-Anna Maria
        2--Margaret Frantz  b.c1732
         s-Michael Frantz  m.<1755 (Michael II son of Michael I) no known issue
        2--Elizabeth Frantz  b.c1738 minor in 1755 Michael Wise became guardian
         s-Michael Kitch

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1--Fred Frantz  b.IN c1886 * parents b.IN
 s-Lura  b.IN c1890 parents b.IN
   2--Martha  b.IN c6-1919

1--Irvin T. Frantz  b.OH c1885 * parents b.OH
 s-Grace M.  b.OH c1890
   2--Donald H. Frantz  b.IN c1915

1--Ronald Eddison Frantz  b.11-17-1917 m.12-31-1939 d.Walton, Cass co IN 12-27-2001
 s-Ellen M. Grant  b.Cass co IN 5-18-1919 d.Logansport IN 9-19-2009 Methodist d/o Asa E. Grant & Bessie M. Thomas
   2--
    s-
   2--
    s-
   2--
    s-

1 Jacob CRIST b: 1765 d: 1805 s/o Andrew/Andreas who moved from Shrewsbury,York co PA c1781 to Rockingham co VA
  + Margarette (Margaretha) HOB(Hoh) b: Dec 1767 d: May 1840
    2 Elizabeth CRIST b: 24 Oct 1792 d: 31 May 1823
      + Michael FRANTZ b: 19 Sep 1791 d: 11 Feb 1860
        3 David FRANTZ b: 1 Dec 1817 d: 5 Mar 1905
          + Sarah HECK b: 1820 d: 8 Feb 1854
            4 John Henry FRANTZ b: 15 Feb 1850 d: 6 Dec 1893
          + Elizabeth HENRICKS
        3 Elizabeth FRANTZ b: 30 Jan 1821 d: 9 Oct 1899
          + Joseph ARNOLD b: 27 Oct 1818 d: 25 Jun 1900
        3 Catherine FRANTZ b: 15 Nov 1822 d: 19 Aug 1849
          + Daniel D. NEHER b: 22 Mar 1826 d: 14 Dec 1912
    2 Barbara CRIST b: 18 Oct 1794 d: 14 Feb 1851
      + Jonathan BRUBAKER b: 24 Jun 1797 d: 1872
        3 Joel BRUBAKER
          + Elizabeth FRANTZ b: 4 Jan 1830 d: 14 Jun 1911
        3 Jonathan BRUBAKER
          + Susannah FRANTZ b: 17 Apr 1832 d: 13 Feb 1910
        3 Jacob BRUBAKER  b:VA 1 Feb 1819 d: 12 Mar 1894 in Clark co OH census of 1860
                in Macoupin co IL census of 1870
          + Anna FRANTZ b:OH 21 Jun 1822 d: 19 Dec 1906
            4 Elizabeth BRUBAKER b: 1841 d: 1886
            4 Nancy BRUBAKER b: 1843 d: 1926
            4 Sarah BRUBAKER b: 1845 d: 1850
            4 Catherine BRUBAKER b: 1847
            4 Phoebe BRUBAKER b: 1849 d: 1860
            4 (Infant) BRUBAKER b: 1851 d: 1851
            4--John H. BRUBAKER b:OH 5-1852 d: 1936 in IL in 1870;in Macoupin co IL census of 1910
             s-Elizabeth H. NEHER b:OH or PA 27 Jan 1857 d: 8 Aug 1903
               5--daughter  b.IL 8-1879
               5--son  b.IL 12-1881
               5--Stella Brubaker  b.IL 7-1883
               5--Earl Brubaker  b.IL 8-1888
               5--Ethal Brubaker  b.IL 4-1895
            4 Samuel S. BRUBAKER b: 1855 d: 1937 in IL in 1870
            4 Ezra J. BRUBAKER b: 1860 d: 1940 in IL in 1870
        3 Sarah BRUBAKER b: 26 Nov 1837 d: 19 Jun 1858
          + John FRANTZ b: 17 Aug 1833 d: 18 Mar 1861
        3 Barbara BRUBAKER b: Abt. 1842
          + Michael FRANTZ b: 30 Sep 1834 d: 22 May 1877
    2 Catherine CRIST b: 2 Feb 1799 d: 18 Dec 1886
      + Nicholas FRANTZ b: 1 May 1797 d: 30 Sep 1874
        3 Susannah FRANTZ b: 23 Jun 1820 d: 21 Apr 1889
          + John E. FRANTZ b: 18 Jul 1815 d: 2 Dec 1853
            4 Catherine FRANTZ b: 15 Aug 1840 d: 4 Jun 1924
              + Martin HAY
            4 Sarah FRANTZ b: 15 Aug 1842 d: 6 Dec 1887
            4 Jacob FRANTZ b: 4 Dec 1844 d: 31 Jan 1937
              + Esther METZGER  b.c1849
            4 Mary M. FRANTZ b: Abt. 1849
              + Levi SNELL
          + Jacob HAY
        3 Catherine FRANTZ b: 11 Jun 1822 d: 13 Jul 1860
          + John L. FRANTZ b: 5 Jul 1820 d: Aft. 1878
            4 Sarah FRANTZ b: 1841 d: 18 Nov 1861
            4 Elizabeth FRANTZ b: Abt. 1843
            4 Leah FRANTZ b: Abt. 1845
            4 Benjamin FRANTZ b: 8 Apr 1847 d: 10 Apr 1847
            4 Lusetta FRANTZ b: Abt. 1848
            4 Samuel FRANTZ b: Abt. 1850 d: 8 Oct 1850
            4 Diana FRANTZ b: 16 Sep 1851 d: 6 Mar 1852
            4 Josiah FRANTZ b: 26 Dec 1852 d: 26 Mar 1854
            4 Susannah FRANTZ b: 14 Apr 1857 d: 24 Apr 1858
            4 Nicholas FRANTZ b: 16 Nov 1854 d: 21 Mar 1860
        3 Leah FRANTZ b: 1823 d: 1823
        3--Elizabeth FRANTZ b:OH 7 Aug 1824 d: 25 Mar 1875
         s-Jacob CRIPE b:OH 11 Jan 1817 d: 14 Mar 1900 in Wabash co IN census of 1870
           4--Catherine Cripe  b.IN c1845
           4--Anna Cripe  b.IN c1848
           4--Lydia Cripe  b.IN c1851
           4--Susanna Cripe  b.IN c1852/53
           4--Aaron Cripe  b.In c1854/55
           4--Mary CRIPE b: 3 Oct 1858 d: 6 Nov 1859 ?
           4--Henry CRIPE b: 3 Oct 1860 d: 5 Mar 1962
              + Anna M. LONG b: 1863 d: 1955
                5 Ora L. CRIPE b: 1 Oct 1884 d: 1944
                  + Elva HEETER b: 31 Mar 1889 d: 1942
           4--Elizabeth Cripe  b.IN c1863
        3--Magdalena FRANTZ b:OH 28 Mar 1827 d: 2 Oct 1900
         s-Abraham MONTEL  b.OH c1825 in Kosciusko co IN census of 1870
           4--Anna Montel  b.In c1850
           4--Samuel Montel  b.IN c1852
           4--Jacob Montel  b.IN c1855
           4--Susanna Montel  b.IN c1858
           4--Mary Montel b.IN c1863
           4--Lydia Montel  b.IN c1866
        3 Salome FRANTZ b: 24 Sep 1829 d: 2 Oct 1919
          + Samuel CRIPE b: 18 Apr 1828 d: 20 Aug 1906
        3 Anna FRANTZ b: 5 Mar 1832 d: 25 Dec 1856
          + Jacob CRIPE b: Abt. 1833
        3 Rebecca FRANTZ b: 9 Nov 1836 d: 18 Jan 1903
          + John J. FRANTZ b: 29 Apr 1825 d: 3 Apr 1907
            4 Esli FRANTZ b: Aug 1864 d: 1961
              + Ida ULREY d: 1938
        3 Mary FRANTZ b: 12 Aug 1840 d: 12 Mar 1915
          + Isaac C. CRIPE b: 15 Jul 1840 d: 10 Jun 1916
        3 Phoebe FRANTZ b: 15 Apr 1844 d: 3 Dec 1870
    2 Jacob John CRIST b: 16 Jan 1801 d: 31 Jan 1849
      + Catherine (Katie) OHMART b: 1 Jan 1808 d: 20 Aug 1899
        3 Adam CRIST b: 28 Dec 1831 d: 5 Aug 1868
          + Anna FRANTZ b: 7 Oct 1831 d: 19 Mar 1912
            4 Barbara CRIST b: 1859 d: 1945
      + Magdalena FRANTZ b: Abt. 1800 d: 5 Aug 1825
        3 Joel CRIST b: Abt. 1823
        3 Jacob CRIST b: 16 Aug 1824 d: 9 Jul 1882
          + Elizabeth FRANTZ b: 20 Dec 1824
        3 Magdalena CRIST b: 5 Aug 1825 d: 9 Mar 1902
          + Henry H. ARNOLD b: 11 Jan 1827 d: 10 Dec 1910
            4 Elizabeth ARNOLD b: 27 Jan 1851 d: 30 Nov 1930
              + James A. BRUBAKER b: 1834
                5 Adria BRUBAKER
                  + Charles FRANTZ b: 26 Oct 1872 d: 18 Jul 1921
                    6 Living FRANTZ
                      + Living SHOUP
    2--Susanna CRIST b: 20 Apr 1803 d: 27 Jun 1892 m.Botetourt Co VA 2-11-1823
     s-Michael CLICK  d.Clark Co 10-28-1838
     s-David FUNDERBURG m.Clark Co OH 4-13-1839 d: 10 Sep 1869 s/o Daniel Funderburg & Catherine Strausburg
              no issue with Susanna

................
1--George Frantz  b.1890 d.1920
 s-Martha Jane Moss  b.1896 m.1915 d.1968 she remarried Banks Myers in 1935; d/o Aaron Moss & Catherine Risinger
   2--Ralph Frantz
   2--Harold R. Frantz  b.1919 d.1966
    s-Ruth Spitler
................

According to Frantz family lore, the father of the four Frantz brothers who
married four daughters of John Nicholas Garst was thought to be Michael
Frantz of Cocalico Township, Lancaster County, PA.  This position was
published most comprehensively in 1996, in the three volumes of "Frantz
Families -- Kith & Kin" compiled by Lorraine Frantz Edwards.

In 2001, I challenged the family lore with a theory that the father of these
Frantz brothers was probably the Michael Frantz of Little Swatara Creek on
the Northern frontier of Lancaster County.  This Michael Frantz lived on
both sides of the Little Swatara two farms upstream from the farm of John
Nicholas Garst.  They were neighbors from 1750 to 1790.  They were the same
age, and they were both members of the Little Swatara German Baptist
Brethren.

In some articles in "Brethren Roots" and in "Mennonite Family History"
published in recent years, I held fast to the theory that geographic
evidence suggested strongly that the Michael Frantz who was the father of
the Frantz men who married the Garst sisters was the Michael Frantz of
Little Swatara, rather than the Michael Frantz of Cocalico.

I must now, in 2005, retract this position.  I have since uncovered
documented evidence from the Dauphin County Courthouse in Harrisburg that
the Michael Frantz of Little Swatara Creek was probably childless.  I have
also uncovered documented evidence from the Pennsylvania Archives, also in
Harrisburg, revealing the names of all of the Frantz brothers, except for
the youngest two, as living in that part of Cocalico Township wherein lived
Michael Frantz of Cocalico.

For those of you who have listened to and accepted my arguments about the
two Michael Frantzes, I apologize for presenting my geographic arguments too
assertively in the direction of the wrong Michael Frantz.  Future articles
in "Brethren Roots" and in "Mennonite Family History" will lay out the
documented evidence that I have uncovered which supports the traditional
position which had the right Michael Frantz all along.  While it is
satisfying to be able now to find hard evidence to support the traditional
position, it is also embarrassing to have made such an important but
incorrect conclusion along the way.

Dwayne Wrightsman
Lee, NH 
..............

PROBLEM OF THE TWO MICHAEL FRANTZES OF GENERATION THREE:

Michael Frantz, son of Michael, was born in Germany abt. 1725. His first cousin, Michael Frantz,
son of Christian, was born in Germany abt. 1726. One of these Michael Frantzes married 
Magdalena Zug, daughter of Ulrich Zug, and had many children, five of whom married children of 
John Nicholas Garst. The other Michael Frantz married first cousin Margaret Frantz,
second-oldest daughter of Baltzer Frantz.

Now here is the problem: Tradition has it that Michael Frantz, who married Magdalena Zug, and 
whose children married the Garst children, was the son of Elder Michael Frantz of Cocalico. If 
this is true, then Michael Frantz of Bethel/Tulpehocken would have been the one to marry 
Margaret Frantz of Cocalico.

But a much stronger case can be made the other way around: The Michael Frantz family and the 
John Nicholas Garst family were listed one after the other in the 1770 list of members of the 
Little Swatara Congregation. Both Michael Frantz and Nicholas Garst paid taxes in Bethel 
Township from the 1750s until moving to Virginia decades later. They were neighbors in the same
township and members of the same congregation for many years. The children would have know each 
other well enough for five of them from one family to marry five from the other. Bethel is not 
close enough to Cocalico to generate so many marriages of this sort. Logic thus dictates that 
the Michael Frantz whose children married the Garsts was not the son of Elder Michael Frantz of
Cocalico, but rather the son of Christian Frantz of Bethel/Tulphocken.

If this is so, then a good case can be made for Michael Frantz, son of Elder Michael Frantz of 
Cocalico, being the one to marry his first cousin, Margaret Frantz, daughter of Baltzer Frantz 
of Cocalico. Both would have lived and worshipped together in the same community. Although the 
idea is not original with me, Michael (son of Elder Michael Frantz) may well have been placed 
at an early age in his uncle Baltzer's care in Cocalico. If so, he and his future wife Margaret
would have grown up in the same house.

All of this, of course, is speculative, inviting criticism and refutation.

Dwayne Wrightsman
Lee, NH

CHRISTIAN FRANTZ AND MARY GARST
DANIEL FRANTZ AND ANNA GARST
PETER FRANTZ AND CATHERINE GARST
DAVID FRANTZ AND ELIZABETH GARST
JACOB GARST AND "SALLY" FRANTZ

These five marriages were between two of the leading families of the Little
Swatara Congregation in 1770, namely the family of Michael Frantz (b. c
1726) and the family of Nicholas Garst (b. c 1725). Both families lived in
that part of Bethel Township that remained in Lancaster County after the
eastern half of Bethel went to Berks in 1752. Michael Frantz was the son of
Christian Frantz (b. c 1785). The father was a Swiss Mennonite. Nicholas
Garst (the first Brethren Garst) was the son of Theobald Garst (b. c 1702),
who belonged to the Reformed Church.

In 1780, Michael Frantz was named Elder of the Little Swatara Congregation,
succeeding Elder Peter Heckman, who had died a few years earlier.

Elder Michael Frantz of Little Swatara, whose children married the Garst
children, was NOT the son of the well-known Elder Michael Frantz of the
Conestoga Congregation of Cocalico, as most believe. Rather, he was from
the Christian Frantz line. The Frantz brothers who helped organize the
Little Swatara Congregation were Christian Frantz II (b. c. 1706), John
Frantz (b. c 1725), and Michael Frantz (b. c 1726). All three were sons of
Christian Frantz (b. c 1785). And all three were listed by Morgan Edwards
as leaders of the Little Swatara Congregation in 1770.

MATHIAS FRANTZ AND ELIZABETH BESHORE
BENJAMIN BESHORE AND BARBARA FRANTZ

Mathias Frantz (b. 1769) and Barbara Frantz (b. 1771) were children of
Christian Frantz III (b. c 1740), son of Christian Frantz II, who headed the
Christian Frantz line at the Little Swatara Congregation. Benjamin Beshore
(b. 1768) and Elizabeth Beshore (b. 1771) were children of Jacob Beshore (b.
c 1740) who, in turn, was the son of George Beshore (b. 1717). George was
one of the organizers of the Little Swatara Congregation, and both he and
his son, Jacob, were listed as members in 1770.

Jacob Beshore became the Elder at Little Swatara after Elder Michael Frantz
and Nicholas Garst left the area, about 1790, taking their extended and
intermarried families to Botetourt County, Virginia. Many of the Kleins,
some of the Merkeys, and other Little Swatara families also went to
Virginia.

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In a more recent study by Richard Warren Davis, EMIGRANTS, REFUGEES AND
PRISONERS, VOLUME II, 1997, pp. 285-286, and p.178, the wife of our Jacob
Meyer is given as Magdalena. No last name is given. As far as I know,
there was no Anna Magdalena Burkholder, so this Magdalena, if Jacob's true
wife, was probably not a Burkholder, but someone else.

A Magdalena who would have fit the picture was Magdalena Frantz, b. c 1719,
daughter of Christian Frantz I (b. 1685). His extended family settled in
the Bethel and Tulpehocken area, Lancaster County, after arriving on the
Ship Samuel in 1732. The names and ages of his children were given on the
ship's logs as:

(1) Christian, age 26 (b. c 1706)
(2) Eva, age 19 (b. c 1713)
(3) Magdalena, age 15 (b. c 1717)
(4) Judith, age 12 (b. c 1720)
(5) Veronica, age 8 (b. c 1724)
(6) John, age 7 (b. c 1725)
(7) Michael, age 6 (b. c 1726)
(8) Elizabeth, age 3 (b. c 1729)

The oldest son, Christian II, was born of Christian I's first wife. The
rest of the children were of Christian I's second wife, Anna, who was age 37
in 1732.

The father, Christian Frantz I, died in 1738/9. His sons settled in the
Little Swatara Creek area of Bethel and Tulpehocken, in Lancaster County.
Christian Frantz II settled in Tulpehocken Twp. in present-day Berks County.
John Frantz settled in Bethel Twp. in present-day Berks County. And Michael
Frantz settled in Bethel Twp. in present day Lebanon County. The sons were
founders and members of the Little Swatara Congregation.

Nothing is known about the daughters, Magdalena, Judith, Veronica, and
Elizabeth, other than that they were listed as passengers on the Ship Samuel
in 1732. They would have been quite young at the time of their father's
death, suggesting that they may have lived with their half-brother,
Christian Frantz II. Beyond that it is reasonable to assume that they were
married to men from the Little Swatara area. I have conjectured in my last
Brethren-L message, "Garst Wives," that the daughter, Elizabeth Frantz, may
have married John Nicholas Garst. He was a close neighbor of Michael
Frantz, from 1751, at the latest, and he was also a member of the Little
Swatara Church. I am now speculating that the daughter, Magdalena Frantz,
may have married Jacob Meyer. Jacob was born c. 1713; Magdalena was born c
1717. Both were from exiled Swiss Mennonite families that lived in the
Pfalz, in the early 1700s, before journeying to America. After arrival,
both lived in the area of the Little Swatara Creek in northern Lancaster
County. Both the Frantzes and the Meyers became Brethren.

The Frantz daughters, about whom we know next to nothing, would have been
the right ages, and in the right places at the right time, and under the
right circumstances, to have married men who united with the Little Swatara
Church. Only three members of the Little Swatara Congregation were living
and paying taxes in Bethel Township, Lancaster County. They were Michael
Frantz, John Nicholas Garst, and Jacob Meyer. It is possible that two of
the Frantz daughters were the wives of Garst and Meyer. Again, this is just
conjecture on my part.

Dwayne Wrightsman
Lee, NH
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1-22-2003
STATTHALTER, THE SOURCE
For decades, the mother of the four Garst daughters who married the four 
Frantz brothers (during the 1780s) was thought to be Marie Elizabeth 
STATTHALTER. In this message I attempt to show that she was not the mother, 
and that her name was perpetuated by a series of errors in the history of 
Frantz and Peffley genealogies, with the original error being made by the 
Daughters of the American Revolution (the DAR).
First let me say that William Tell Garst, author of OUR GARST FAMILY IN 
AMERICA, 1950, never used the Statthalter name in his book. He did use a 
given name, Mary Elizabeth, but never a surname. He was also the first to 
publish the fact that the father of the Garst sisters who married Frantz 
brothers was John Nicholas Garst. Thus his book is clean and off the hook.
>From here we have to go to the source of the traditional Frantz family 
history, which was the Dore M. Frantz manuscript, unpublished, but excerpted 
in Lorraine Frantz Edwards' FRANTZ FAMILIES -- KITH & KIN, Three Volumes, 
1996. On pp. 315-317 of her Vol. I, Lorraine quotes from the Dore M. Frantz 
manuscript to the effect that the Garst children who married the Frantz 
children were the children of Dewalt Garst and Marie Statthalter. Lorraine 
also quotes Dore M. Frantz (who died in 1948) as saying that he got the 
Dewalt Garst and Marie Statthalter names from the 1938 book, THE PEFFLEY 
FAMILY IN AMERICA, by Mary M. Frost and Earl C. Frost.
Turning now to the 1938 Peffley book and the research that went into it, we 
learn how the Frosts got the names of Dewalt and Marie Statthalter Garst. 
The Frosts were trying to find out the names of the parents of Magdalena 
Garst (b. 1763) who married David Peffley. Magdalena Garst was the sister 
of the four Garst sisters who married the four Frantz brothers (from whom 
most Midwestern and western Brethren Frantzes descend). David Peffley and 
four of his Garst brothers-in-law (Frederick "Indian," John Nicholas Jr., 
Jacob, and Abraham) had served in the Revolutionary War. It was through DAR 
records that the Frosts determined that the parents of (1) the four Garst 
brothers who were in the war, (2) Magdalena Garst who married David Peffley, 
and (3) the four Garst sisters who married the four Frantz brothers, had to 
be Dewalt Garst and Marie Statthalter, because their names appeared in the 
documentation process for the DAR descendants of Abraham Garst.
In a letter written by May Miller Frost to her cousins, dated December 9, 
1936, she says, and I quote:
"It would seem from the fact that the descendants of Abraham Garst (brother 
of "Indian") proved their line through a DeWalt Garst, it must be the one 
that arrived in 1750 on the Ship Patience, and he would therefore have to be 
the father of "Indian" and Magdalene. Otherwise, they have proved their 
Revolutionary connection through the wrong person. Since the DAR requires 
documentary evidence of all ancestors, I do not see how they could make such 
an error. If there is conclusive evidence that Abraham is the son of 
DeWalt, and the brother of "Indian," no other conclusion can be reached."
The fact is, The DAR did make an error! All nine of the Garst children (the 
four sons who served in the Revolutionary War, the four daughters who 
married Frantzes, and the daughter, Magdalena, who married David Peffley) 
are named in the will and estate papers of John Nicholas Garst, as 
documented in the estate settlement from the March Court of 1808, Botetourt 
County, Virginia, recorded in Will Book B, pages 42 and 178. This was the 
source for the 1950 Garst book that had its facts correct. Unfortunately, 
the Frosts had not seen these court records, relying mistakenly on DAR 
documentation.
The effect of all this misinformation passed down from one generation to the 
next has been to perpetuate the name Marie Statthalter as the ancestral 
mother of thousands of Garst-Frantz-Peffley descendants. There is not a 
shred of evidence that she was married to John Nicholas Garst, or to Dewalt 
Garst, or to any Garst for that matter, or that she even ever existed.
Dwayne Wrightsman 
Lee, NH
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John Frantz and Jacob Frantz of Botetourt:

In my February 28 message, "Two Unknown Frantz Men of Botetourt," I
mentioned an unknown John Frantz and an unknown Jacob Frantz, both of whom
paid personal taxes in Botetourt County for many of the same years as the
known Frantz men who had migrated from the Little Swatara Creek area in
Pennsylvania in the early 1790s.

I also mentioned that it was curious that the tax returns of the two unknown
Frantz men were dated on the same day of the year, year after year, as those
returned by the known sons of Michael Frantz.  Since then I have looked
further at the dating pattern for personal tax collection in Botetourt
County.  From at least 1788, personal tax returns were dated by when the tax
collector "received" them from individual taxpayers.  The return would
include such information as number of white males over age 16, number of
blacks, number of horses, and a few other things.  The personal tax returns
were received throughout the year, although most were received in the Spring
and Summer months.

As for the returns of the Frantz taxpayers, I have been able to divide them
into three groups:  (1) the two unknown Frantz men, John and Jacob, (2) the
known sons of Michael Frantz, namely Michael Jr., Christian, Daniel, David,
and Peter, and (3) Christian Frantz III and his three sons, namely Michael,
Christian Jr., and Henry.  Christian Frantz III was a first cousin of the
sons of Michael Frantz.  Interestingly, the returns from Christian Frantz
III and his sons were definitely not on the same days as those for the other
Frantz taxpayers.  Even more interestingly, the returns from the two unknown
Frantz taxpayers, John and Jacob, were always on the same day, year after
year, as the returns from Daniel Frantz, known son of Michael Frantz.
Moreover, the returns from all four of the other known sons of Michael
Frantz were invariably either on the same day, or one day off, or two days
off, from the returns from Daniel, John, and Jacob.

I think this is a very interesting discovery.  It suggests to me that the
taxpayers, John Frantz and Jacob Frantz, may have been the missing sons of
Michael Frantz.  Elder Aaron Frantz (born 1830) of Clark County, Ohio,
always maintained that Michael Frantz had eight sons, including a John and a
Jacob.  The problem is that these two sons, if they did in fact exist, were
never found.

Recently I received a message from Rick Phillips suggesting that the unknown
John Frantz may have been the progenitor of the Frantz/France clan that
moved to Clermont County, Ohio.  This possibility needs to be explored
further.

As for Jacob Frantz, he disappeared from the Botetourt personal tax roles
after 1797.  I am now beginning to wonder if he may have been the Jacob
Frantz who bought land in Montgomery County, Ohio, in 1811.  This Jacob
Frantz had a son John who married Barbara Arnett.  John and Barbara Arnett
Frantz are ancestors of Brethren genealogist Lowell Beachler of Modesto,
California.  Lowell has spent his whole life trying to track down this Jacob
Frantz.  Could it be that he was a son of Michael Frantz of Little Swatara
Creek?  This possibility also needs to be explored.
Dwayne Wrightsman 

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Husbands of the Eight Daughters of Christian Frantz II (b.1706) of
Tulpehocken:

When Christian Frantz II died in 1783, he left eight daughters--Barbara,
Margaretha, Magdalena, Anna, Maria, Fronica, Susannah, and Elizabeth--as
named in his will (written 1775).  The inventory of his estate named eight
men--John Scharff, Peter Neylands, Christian Wolff, Martin Overholtser,
Peter Eshleman, Frederick Snoke, John Wenger, and Christian Kling--who were
indebted to the deceased.

Some (maybe most) Frantz researchers have linked the eight indebted men as
husbands of the eight daughters.  The links are explicit on pages 14-15 of
the Matthias Frantz Family book published in 1972, but not one of the links
is proven.  Indeed the eight men are assigned arbitrarily in order as listed
in the inventory of Christian II's estate to the eight daughters in order as
listed in one part of Christian II's written will.  The daughters are listed
twice in the will, once with Elizabeth listed first, and once as Elizabeth
listed last, otherwise the listings are identical in terms of order.
Elizabeth was the only daughter who was unmarried in 1775, and that is why I
have chosen her as the youngest daughter in my list below.

The purpose of this message is to compare the marriages listed in the
Matthias Frantz Family book (pages 14-15) with my own take on who married
whom, and to invite discussion about the obvious differences.

1.  Barbara Frantz is alleged to have married Peter Neylands, but I have
reason to believe she married Christian Kling.
2.  Margaretha Frantz is alleged to have married Christian Wolfe, but I have
proof of her marriage to Peter Eshelman.
3.  Magdalena Frantz is alleged to have married Martin Overholser, but I
have proof of his marriage to Anna Frantz.
4.  Anna Frantz is alleged to have married Peter Eshelman, but I have proof
of her marriage to Martin Overholser.
5.  Maria Frantz is alleged to have married Frederick Snoke, but I have
reason to believe she married John Wenger(t).
6.  Fronica Frantz is alleged to have married John Wenger, but I have reason
to believe he married Maria Frantz.
7.  Susannah Frantz is alleged to have married Christian Kling, but I have
reason to believe she married Christian Wolfe.
8.  Elizabeth Frantz is alleged to have married John Scharff, but I have
reason to believe she married Henry Meyer/Moyer.

I have no opinion at this time about whom Magdalena and Fronica married.  I
also have no opinion at this time about any of the daughters having married
Scharff, Snoke (sic), and/or Neylands.

Dwayne Wrightsman
Lee, NH 

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