Christina Bosserman  Diehl    


Christina was born on 14 April 1768 on the Bosserman homeplace,  in Reading Township, York County Pennsylvania.  She was a daughter of   Johann Michael and Christina (Dierdorff) Bassermann.  When she was around 24 years old (about 1792) she married Jacob Diehl,  a son of Frederick and Mary (Harley) Diehl.    Jacob was born on 12 Sept 1768 in Butlar Township, York County (now Adams Co) Pa.

Jacob and Christina farmed along Rockcreek in Mount Joy Township, Adams County Pa.  They were members of the Dunker/Tunker church.   Tax records show that Jacob was a  man of  considerate worth.   Jacob died on 21 March 1841 in Mountjoy Township and was buried in the Pinebank Cemetery.  His wife Christina Bosserman Diehl died on 30 May 1849 and was buried beside Jacob.

Jacob and Christina (Bosserman) Diehl had ten children, whose names, births and spouses are listed below:

                1....Mary Diehl  1793-1884),   married Jacob Spitler
                2....John Diehl   1795-1867,  married Julian Snyder
                3....Hannah Diehl 1797-1798,  died as an infant
                4....Sarah  "Sally"  Diehl 1799-1857,  married John Dierdorff
                5....Susan Diehl  1801-1854,  married Michael Trostle
                6....Jacob Diehl  1803-1899,  married Rebecca Miller
                7....Daniel Diehl  1807-1837,  married Mariah Houghtelin
                8...."Captin"  Frederick Diehl  1807-1883,  married Mitalda Black
                9....Joseph Diehl  1812-1817, died in his youth
               10...Eliza Diehl  1814-1887,  married John Houghtelin

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