Samuel Peters & Mary A. Swartz

Samuel was the first born of five children of Leonard Peters and Susan Enders of Dauphin County. Both families are of German ancestry. Samuel was followed by brother John, and a sisters Margaret and Barbara. Samuel’s father, Leonard, was born and lived in Dauphin...

The Converts

By Generation Eight, all APB ancestors were either Methodist or Lutheran, except for the Batdorf and Welkers, a Reformed family. In Generation Nine, there were 15 Lutherans, 6 Lutheran/Reformed, 4 Presbyterian, 3 Reformed, 2 Methodist, and 1 Catholic families. Of the...

Peter Batdorf & Elizabeth Welker

In a sense, Peter Batdorf and his wife, Elizabeth Welker, were war babies. She was born on November 23 in 1812, four months after America declared war on Great Britain beginning the War of 1812. He was born January 20, 1814, eleven months before the treaty was signed...

Notable Ancestors in WIki

Many notable folks are part of the Chronies ancestry. The past with even links to three fascinating maybe even considered monstrous folks. Lucas Raus was born in 1723 in Marienburg, now Feldioara, Romania, south of Transylvanian Castle belonging to Dracula. Peter...