On this day, 5 December 1876, James Christian Ardinger, my 3rd great-grandfather, passed away.
Born on 16 November 1839, in Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, James Christian Ardinger was the son of Charles Godfrey Ardinger and Jane Shook. He joined older brother, John William Ardinger, who was born two years earlier on 13 December 1837.
On this day, 23 October 1804, Peter Schlosser, Jr. passed away. He was my 6th great-grandfather.
Circa 1736, Peter Schlosser, Jr. was born in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. He was the first-born child of Peter Schlosser and Maria Margaretha Waeschenbach, both who had emigrated from Germany.
On this day, 1 September 1839, Nicholas Dill passed away. He was my 7th great-grandfather.
Nicholas Dill was born on 26 November 1751, in either Lancaster or York County, Pennsylvania. His parents, Nicholas Dill and Esther Chevillon/Schwillion, were immigrants from Switzerland, who arrived in the port of Philadelphia on 30 August 1749, aboard the ship Crown.
On this day, 11 August 1946, James Eugene Ardinger (my 2nd great-grandfather) passed away.
Born on 20 July 1866, in Williamsport, Washington County, Maryland, James Eugene Ardinger was the third child of James Christian Ardinger and Emma Jane Nitzel. He joined two older sisters, Elizabeth Florence Ardinger (born September 1862) and Ada Mary Ardinger (born circa 1865).
On this day, 23 March 1813, Maria Eva (Sell) Dill passed away. She was my 7th great-grandmother.
Born on 14 August 1753, in Union Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, Maria Eva Sell was the daughter of Abraham Sell and Maria Johanna Zimmerman. She joined older half-brother Jacob Forney Sell (born to father Abraham and his first wife Charlotte Louisa Forney on 10 December 1742).
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