Vitals: Jacob & Magdalena Stald Seiler

Jacob (1715-1793) b. Obermehlingen, Germany; r. Somerset Co., PA (son of Joseph Seiler)
-burial: Saylor Hill Cemetery, Meyersdale, PAJacobSaylorGrave1793

Magdalena Stald* (  -1784) b. Fishpur, Switzerland; r. Somerset Co. (parents unknown)
*other spellings are Staldt, Stalk, & Stalder

Married: 1740

Emigration: 1749 aboard the Phoenix to Philadelphia


1. John (1740-1822) b. Germany; r. Somerset Co. (m. Caterina Berkey 1761; they had 9 children; she died in 1809)
2. Magdalena (1745-  ) b. Germany; r. Coshhocton Co., OH (m. Peter Keefer?)
burial: Berger Shutt Cemetery, Holmes Co., OH
3. Catherine “Catrina” (before 1749-1799) b. Germany; r. Somerset Co. (m. Christian Berkey – our line) should no be confused with brother John’s wife of the same name
4. Anna “Nancy” (aft. 1749-1798) b & r Somerset Co. (m. Christian Gnaegi)


“Descendants of Joseph Seiler.” 17 April 2013

John Brant. “The Seilers and Folks–Anabaptists: Their Persecution and immigration.” The Casselman Chronicle, fall & winter 1969. V. IX, Ns. 3 & 4.

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