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Acknowledgments

Introduction

Origin of the name

Historical background

Seidenstricker chronicles

Maps

Arrival in Pennsylvania

Military service

After the war

The whiskey rebellion

War of 1812–1814


Immigrant ancestors

1. Johann Heinrich Seidensticker.....= Anna Catherine Noelle
2. Sebastian Seidenstricker................= Anna Margaretha ___?___
3. Otto Philip Seidenstricker..............= Christine ___?____
4. Maria Magdalena Seidenstricker..= ___?___ Miller
5. John Philip Seidenstricker.............= Anna Catherina Rattmanns
6. Henry Seidenstricker


First generation

Children of Johann Heinrich Seidensticker

     Henry Seidensticker
     Anna Maria Seidensticker
     Abraham Seidensticker
    


Children of Sebastian Seidenstricker and Anna Barbara ___?___

    Henry Seidenstricker..........= Barbara ___?___
    Jacob Seidenstricker...........= Anna Margaretta ___?___
    Michael Seidenstricker........= Barbara ___?___
    Philip Seidenstricker............= Elizabeth ___?___

    (?) Magdalena Seidenstricker= John Quigley
    (?) Rosina Seidenstricker.......= Michael Gick


Children of Otto Philip Seidenstricker and Christine ___?___

    Philip Seidenstricker............= ___?___ ___?___
    Anna Maria Seidenstricker  = Never married
    Catherine Seidenstricker.....= Christian Herman
    Magdalena Seidenstricker...= Henry Umholz


Children of Henry Seidenstricker and Barbara ___?___

    Michael Silknitter....................= 1) _____?______ Sink
    ....................................................= 2) Catharine Stuart
    Henry Silknitter, Jr.................= 1) Elizabeth Ziegler
    ....................................................= 2) Catherine Lapp (or Sink)
    Mary M. Silknitter (Hester?) = James Steward
    Elizabeth Silknitter................=  _____?______
    Dorothea Silknitter................= Sebastian Hoffman


Children of Jacob Seidenstricker and Anna Margaretta ____?____

    George Sydenstricker.............= Rachel Hitrick
    Dolly Seidenstricker................= John Peters
    Jacob Silknitter, Jr...................= Hannah ____?____
    John Sebastian Seidenstricker...= Julia ____?____


Children of Michael Seidenstricker and Barbara ____?____

    Philip Silknitter........................= Mary Ann Dowler
    Michael Silknitter, Jr...............= Anna ____?____
    John Silknitter.........................= ____?____ ____?____
    Catherine Silknitter................= ____?____ ____?____
    Margaretta Barbara Silknitter...= ____?____ ____?____
    Elizabeth Silknitter.................= ____?____ ____?____
    Maria Barbara Silknitter........= ____?____ ____?____
    Rachel Silknitter.......................= ____?____ Stahl


Children of Philip Seidenstricker and Elizabeth ____?____

    Henry Sydenstricker................= Elizabeth Fleshman
    David Sydenstricker.................= Elizabeth Argabright
    Nancy Sydenstricker.................= Mack Bruffy
    Philip Sydenstricker, Jr............= Catherine Kelly
    Elizabeth Sydenstricker...........= Michael Fleshman
    John Sydenstricker...................= 1) Isabella Scott
    .....................................................= 2) Mary Coffman
    Jacob Sydenstricker.................= Mary (Polly) Curry


VI Other Seidenstrickers (connection not known)

    Elizabeth Seidenstricker
    Henry Seidenstricker
    Solomon Seidenstricker
.............= Catherine Carter


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