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Next Thread. Change to Thread View. Oldest First Newest First. My grandmother Alice Leona Degler Beachell is somehow related to this woman.
I was given a type written copy of the article, but I have no idea where it nakfd published. In her article she mentions many relatives that she has in common with my Grandmother, but I can't quite piece it all together. Any information you can give me would be appreciated. Thank you. Minnie was Married naked cougars in Strausstown Pennsylvania Great Grandmother. I grew up less than one mile from her.
She married my Great Grandfater Charles. Her son Lester is Pennsylvaniaa only surviving child Single seeking sex Covington Kentucky my grandfather. Minnie grew up on a farm we still own today in Strausstown, Pa. The farm is a historic site. It was the site of an Indian attack and as the story was told to me by Minnie, many workers and family were killed at the homestead.
The farm is at a base of a mountain. Married naked cougars in Strausstown Pennsylvania mountain is in the Appalachian chain and Minnie used to tell me stories of mountain lions when she was a child. The mountains and area are rich in the Degler name. I don't know much about the degler name but Married naked cougars in Strausstown Pennsylvania grandfather Lester would. He is still Strausstodn at 80 Years old. He lives at the farm adjacent to the one Minnie lived her married adult life at.
I would love to read what Minnie wrote. She spoke better German than English.
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I Swingers hummelstown pa in a few more blanks on the family tree, but would really appreciate some names and dates to go with the information you gave me.
I am really having trouble Married naked cougars in Strausstown Pennsylvania everyone connected! The is the article Minnie wrote: George Frederick Degler, a German pioneer who settled in Berks County inMarried naked cougars in Strausstown Pennsylvania a reputation among the Indians of this area as a fair and coougars man.
In perhaps the earliest version of an American "people to people" program, Degler and the Indians Stausstown food and supplies and were on the best of terms. The pioneer built a homestead in what is now Upper Tulpehocken Township.
The house and later additions still belong to Degler's descendants. The property is located on a tract of land off Routeabout a mile north of the intersection whith Route 22 near Strausstown. A stream trickles nearby the homestead.
The stream came by its ensanguined name when infuriated Indians massacred a family by the name of Spatz, who lived on a farm next to the Degler. Pennsylavnia says that a Spatz killed an Indian, sparking the bloody retaliation. Hearing the war whoops, Degler and Married naked cougars in Strausstown Pennsylvania family fled to the nearby Nothkill Fort for protection. Meanwhile, the aroused Indians converged on the vacant Degler home and ransacked it.
The warriors found a cedar wood chest, split the top with tomahawks and searched inside for Married naked cougars in Strausstown Pennsylvania, the "firewater" they believed had medicinal benefits.
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The following day, Degler left his fort refuge to return to his home. He found the Indians penitent and friendly. The white man and the red man made peace again.Sex Dating In Tomato AR. Adult Parties.
As a token of the regained friendship Limpley Stoke big pussy Indians repaired the chest top which they had split and carved on it two fish, as a sign that the Deglers gave the Indians food; a heart symbol of friendship, and crossed canoe paddles, emblem of peace. Degler carved his initials on the chest, brought with him from his native Germany, and the year of the brief uprising, The chest, with the old Indian carvings still discernible, remians in the same homestead.
The propery now is owned by Mrs. Minnie Degler Stertzel, of Bernville R. Stertzel, proud of her heritabe, told the story of the chest to the Berks County Historical Society one day during the summer when she visited Reading.
Stertzel lives on a acre Married naked cougars in Strausstown Pennsylvania near Bernville. She recently purchased the Degler homestead property near Strausstown from another relative. She rents the homestead to Mr. Norman Wengert Sr. This past week, Dr. John E. Married naked cougars in Strausstown Pennsylvania, a physician whose hobby takes him into the historical nooks and crannies of the county for the Berks County Historical Society, visited the Degler homestead and inspected the chest.
He talked to Mrs. Stertzel and other Degler descendants. It was Dr.
German's hope that Mrs. Stertzel would agree to lending the chest for several months exhibition at the historical society quarters, Centr Ave.
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Stertzel, however, pointed out that a family agreement has been in force since that fateful year of that the chest would not be taken from the Degler homestead, but remain there as a mute reminder of early pioneer struggles. Only once in those years has the chest ever been away from the homestead. ibLadies Looking Nsa Glen Cove
That was for a special Fourth ni July celebration during the war year of Stertzeil keeps a detailed family reocrd, tracing the Degler chest from her great-grandfather to the prest day. The family ledger shows the following ownership: George F. Degler, brought the chest from Germany, Ownership passed to a son, Frederick Jacob Degler, Stertzel traces her lineage through Charles Degler, her father; to Married couple want fucking dating german Degler, her grandfather and George Degler, her great-grand-father.
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I am amazed at the content of the article. Everything stated is factually correct. The chest still exists and remains with the house. My Grandfather Lester Stertzel Minnie's son now owns the property.
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Minnie showed me the chest once when I was a little boy during a visit to the farm. We used to go there to gather English walnuts every year. The chest does clearly have the engravings on the cover that the article describes. My memory was not that good. I remembered the fish and heart but I thought the canoe paddles were spoons.
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Perhaps it was what they looked like through the eyes of a little boy. Minnie told me what they each represented and your article agrees with my memory of the individual meanings. The location of the farm is also correctly stated. Fort Northkill is about miles away by road.
I don't think any part of it remains except a historical sign indicating it's previous existence. I'm not sure what blanks exist in the tree.
I will talk to my parents tomorrow and perhaps even call my grandfather. I'll let them know that we have been exchanging e-mails and try to gather as much understanding and knowledge as I can about my family.
I know there are more names and people than I can remember at the moment.
Feel free to call me if you like,