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David Histand[1]

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Birth  20 Aug 1755  Chester Co., Pennsylvania 
Sex  Male 
Eby ID  00054-3741 
Person ID  I11532 
Last Modified  05 May 2004 
Father  Abraham Histand 
Group Sheet  F3198 
Family 1  Elizabeth Bechtel 
Married  1783   
 1. John Histand, b. 6 Feb 1785, Upper Providence, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania
 2. Abraham Histand, b. 17 Jul 1787
 3. David Histand, b. 5 Nov 1789, Upper Providence, Montgomery Co., Pennsylvania
 4. Jacob Histand, b. 22 Dec 1791
 5. Maria Histand, b. 28 Jun 1794
 6. Elizabeth Histand, b. 12 Dec 1796
 7. Anna Histand, b. 26 Apr 1799
 8. Catharine Histand, b. 24 Sep 1801
 9. Esther Histand, b. 10 Feb 1804
 10. Henry Histand, b. 14 Nov 1809
Group Sheet  F3199 
Notes  David Histand, "was born in Chester County, Pennsylvania, August 20th, 1755. He was raised on the farm and followed the agricultural life all his days. When a young man he used to go to Montgomery County to attend places of worship (where his parents worshipped while residing in Montgomery County) and visit friends and relatives. During these visits he formed an acquaintance with Elizabeth Bechtel who was raised near Pottstown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. She was a daughter of old Martin Bechtel. To her he was married in 1783. Soon after their marriage they took possession of his father's beautiful farm located in the north-eastern part of Chester County, Pennsylvania, not far from the Schuylkill River. Here they raised a family of ten children, viz:"
Sources  1. [S1]   Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., Ezra E. Eby, (Berlin, Ontario, 1895), 791   [View page(s) from the 1895-96 edition]
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