Descendant Chart for Johan "Peter" Mattern.
Arrived at Philadelphia PA on ship Dragon on 30 Sep 1732.
Settled in Macungie Township, Lehigh County PA.
Four Generation Partial Descendants Chart


From Research of:
Charles F. Kerchner, Jr.
Emmaus PA
(a descendant)

Research Started: 1975
Webpage Created: 2 Feb 2002
Last Updated: 15 Jan 2011


Note: Some dates shown are estimates. The below chart was generated using a computer program from my research database. Some data in this report is indicated as "about" or "circa" or "probably" or "near", etc. Therefore, do not quote dates off this report as precise unless you have independently verified it. Please give proper credit if you use data or information from this site.

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1. Johan Peter MATTERN-1774 (b.13 Feb 1706-Sinsheim,Germany d.Macungie Twsp,Lehigh County,PA)
sp: Maria Catherina -1775 (b.10 Feb 1702-probably,Germany m.Abt 1725 d.10 Sep 1758-probably,L Macungie Twsp,Lehigh County,PA)
 |-2. Anna Margaretha MATTERN-1777 (b.21 Dec 1729-Sinsheim,,,Germany d.6 Apr 1801-Macungie Twsp,Lehigh County,PA)
 | sp: Gottfried DIEFENDERFER-1818 (b.19 Feb 1730-Macungie Twsp,Lehigh County,PA m.3 May 1753 d.16 Apr 1806-Macungie Twsp,Lehigh County,PA)
 | |-3. John DIEFENDERFER-6345 (b.25 Jan 1754-Macungie Twsp,Lehigh County,PA d.27 Mar 1815-Allentown,Lehigh County,PA)
 | |-3. Jacob DIEFENDERFER (twin)-6346 (b.26 Jun 1759-probably,Macungie Twsp,Lehigh County,PA d.8 Oct 1823-White Deer Twsp,Union County,PA)
 | | sp: Anna Maria FLICK-6349 (b.1766-probably,Lehigh County,PA m.Abt 1784 d.1822-White Deer Twsp,Union County,PA)
 | | |-4. Elizabeth DIEFENDERFER-8540 (b.10 May 1785-Macungie Twsp,Lehigh County,PA)
 | | |-4. Johan Gottfried DIEFENDERFER-8541 (b.4 Aug 1787-Macungie Twsp,Lehigh County,PA d.Jun 1864-probably,White Deer Twsp,Union County,PA)
 | | |-4. Jacob DIEFENDERFER-3031 (b.23 Feb 1789-probably,Lehigh County,PA d.19 May 1875-White Deer Twsp,Union County,PA)
 | | | sp: Christina TRUCKENMILLER-2973 (b.19 Mar 1795-U Milford Twsp,Lehigh County,PA m.Abt 1818 d.26 Feb 1883-White Deer Twsp,Union County,PA)
 | | | |-5. Solomon DIEFENDERFER-3437 (b.1819-probably,,PA d.12 Jan 1893-White Deer Twsp,Union County,PA)
 | | | |-5. Charles T. DIEFENDERFER-3438 (b.1826-White Deer Twsp,Union County,PA d.15 Apr 1894-White Deer Twsp,Union County,PA)
 | | | | sp: Sarah Ann KOCH-12867 (b.3 Nov 1830-,,PA m.Abt 1855 d.6 May 1895-White Deer Twsp,Union County,PA)
 | | | |-5. George DIEFENDERFER-3439 (b.8 Jul 1828-White Deer Twsp,Union County,PA d.16 Feb 1897-White Deer Twsp,Union County,PA)
 | | | | sp: Rachel MILLS-6342 (b.1836-probably,,PA m.Abt 1855 d.1923-probably,,PA)
 | | | +-5. Uriah DIEFENDERFER-3440 (b.26 Aug 1830-White Deer Twsp,Union County,PA d.15 Feb 1896-Buffalo Township,Union County,PA)
 | | |-4. Johan Philip DIEFENDERFER-8542 (b.29 Sep 1790-Macungie Twsp,Lehigh County,PA d.maybe,Kelly Township,Union County,PA)
 | | |-4. Anna Marie DIEFENDERFER-8543 (b.23 Sep 1793-Macungie Twsp,Lehigh County,PA)
 | | |-4. Heinrich DIEFENDERFER-8544 (b.28 Jun 1794-Macungie Twsp,Lehigh County,PA d.Abt 1866-maybe,White Deer Twsp,Union County,PA)
 | | |-4. Margaret aka Mary DIEFENDERFER-8545 (b.10 Jan 1798-probably,,PA)
 | | +-4. Paul E. DIEFENDERFER-8546 (b.2 Jan 1800-probably,,PA d.29 Jan 1849-White Deer Twsp,Union County,PA)
 | |-3. Margaret DIEFENDERFER (twin)-8539 (b.26 Jun 1759-probably,Macungie Twsp,Lehigh County,PA d.Abt 1759-probably,Macungie Twsp,Lehigh County,PA)
 | |-3. Henry DIEFENDERFER-6347 (b.3 Feb 1764-probably,Macungie Twsp,Lehigh County,PA d.24 Nov 1846-probably,Macungie Twsp,Lehigh County,PA)
 | | sp: Susanna JARRET-8722 (b.17 Jun 1766-probably,Lehigh County,PA m.Abt 1787 d.24 Jul 1851-probably,Macungie Twsp,Lehigh County,PA)
 | | |-4. Jacob DIEFENDERFER-16333 (b.19 Aug 1789-Lehigh County,PA d.Mercer County,PA)
 | | | sp: Maria BAER-4026 (b.30 Dec 1793-near,L Macungie Twsp,Lehigh County,PA m.Abt 1812 d.30 May 1856-Greenville,Mercer County,PA)
 | | |-4. Moses DIEFENDERFER-16332 (b.29 Aug 1806-Trexlertown,Lehigh County,PA d.2 May 1878-Mercer County,PA)
 | | | sp: Catharina BAER-16330 (b.15 Dec 1805-near,L Macungie Twsp,Lehigh County,PA m.Abt 1818 d.29 Sep 1895-Mercer County,PA)
 | | +-4. Catharine DIEFENDERFER-13975 (b.23 May 1808-Trexlertown,Lehigh Co,PA)
 | |   sp: Heinrich BAER-4035 (b.6 Mar 1801-near,L Macungie Twsp,Lehigh County,PA m.3 Jun 1827)
 | |   +-5. Henry BAER-13976 (b.Abt 1827-probably,L Macungie Twsp,Lehigh Co,PA)
 | |-3. Anna Maria DIEFENDERFER-7259 (b.19 Nov 1769-probably,Lehigh County,PA d.11 Aug 1848-probably,Lehigh County,PA)
 | | sp: Johannes JARRET-5650 (b.4 Dec 1759-probably,Lehigh County,PA m.Abt 1790 d.25 Jun 1846-probably,Lehigh County,PA)
 | | |-4. Solomon JARRET-8714 (b.16 Aug 1796-L Macungie Twsp,Lehigh County,PA)
 | | |-4. Catharina JARRET-8715 (b.13 Oct 1798-L Macungie Twsp,Lehigh County,PA)
 | | |-4. Elisabeth JARRET-8720 (b.25 May 1800-near,U Milford Twsp,Lehigh County,PA)
 | | +-4. Lydia JARRET-8721 (b.3 Sep 1801-near,U Milford Twsp,Lehigh County,PA)
 | +-3. Philip DIEFENDERFER-6348 (b.3 Aug 1772-probably,Macungie Twsp,Lehigh County,PA d.26 Mar 1823-probably,Macungie Twsp,Lehigh County,PA)
 |-2. Maria Rosina Juliana MATTERN-3819 (b.11 Apr 1732-Sinsheim,,,Germany)
 |-2. Maria Margaretha MATTERN-1778 (b.1 Jan 1734-near,U Hanover Twsp,Montgomery Co d.,,PA)
 |-2. Johann Heinrich MATTERN-1773 (b.Abt 2 Sep 1740-U Hanover Twsp,Montgomery Co,PA d.Macungie Twsp,Lehigh County,PA)
 | sp: Gertrude -3820 (b.Abt 1740-probably,Montgomery Co,PA m.Abt 1765)
 | |-3. Catharine MATTERN-3821 (b.Abt Nov 1767-near,U Milford Twsp,Lehigh County,PA)
 | |-3. George MATTERN-3823 (b.1 Jan 1772-probably,L Macungie Twsp,Lehigh County,PA d.21 Jul 1848-near,L Macungie Twsp,Lehigh County,PA)
 | | sp: Maria Catharine REISS-3074 (b.3 Sep 1774-near,U Milford Twsp,Lehigh County,PA m.Abt 1794 d.1 Sep 1853-near,L Macungie Twsp,Lehigh County,PA)
 | | |-4. Maria MATTERN-4481 (b.20 Apr 1795-Macungie Twsp,Lehigh County,PA)
 | | |-4. Susanna MATTERN-4482 (b.25 Apr 1797-Macungie Twsp,Lehigh County,PA)
 | | | sp: Samuel KIEFFER-13210 (b.Abt 1797-probably,PA m.Abt 1820)
 | | |-4. Catharine MATTERN-13209 (b.7 Sep 1800-probably,Macungie Twsp,Lehigh County,PA d.5 Apr 1886-Mertztown,Longswamp Twsp,Berks County,PA)
 | | | sp: Johannes BAUER-13211 (b.22 Aug 1794-near,Moore Township,Northampton Co,PA m.Abt 1822 d.24 Jan 1880-Mertztown,Longswamp Twsp,Berks County,PA)
 | | | |-5. Jonas BAUER-13213 (b.6 Apr 1823-probably,Berks County,PA d.5 Oct 1878-near,Mertztown,Berks County,PA)
 | | | | sp: S. Elvina SCHMOYER-13216 (b.1 Jul 1829-maybe,Lehigh County,PA m.29 Aug 1847 d.8 Jul 1887-near,Mertztown,Berks County,PA)
 | | | |-5. Charles BAUER-13214 (b.Abt 1824-PA)
 | | | | sp: Mary -13222 (b.1823-PA m.1845)
 | | | |-5. John Henry BAUER-13215 (b.1826-PA)
 | | | |-5. Sarah Ann BAUER-13217 (b.1830-PA)
 | | | |-5. Caroline BAUER-13218 (b.1832-PA)
 | | | |-5. Maria BAUER-13219 (b.1837-PA)
 | | | |-5. Daniel BAUER-13220 (b.1840-PA)
 | | | +-5. Susan M. BAUER-13221 (b.5 Jan 1842-near,Berks County,PA d.29 Apr 1904-probably,Berks County,PA)
 | | |   sp: Isaac S. WALBERT-7491 (b.27 Apr 1845-probably,Maxatawny Twsp,Berks County,PA m.Abt 1876 d.14 Dec 1896-probably,Berks County,PA)
 | | |-4. Elizabeth MATTERN-1771 (b.19 Sep 1802-Macungie,Lehigh County,PA d.28 Jun 1887-Lehigh County,PA)
 | | | sp: Jacob CHRISTMAN-687 (b.27 Mar 1802-Christman Mill Home,Hereford Twsp,Berks County,PA m.18 Feb 1827 d.30 Mar 1866-(fell to his death at Christman Mill),Hereford Twsp,Berks County,PA)
 | | | |-5. Charles Edwin Mattern CHRISTMAN-4575 (b.30 Nov 1827-probably,Hereford Twsp,Berks County,PA d.20 May 1906-near,Zionsville,Lehigh County,PA)
 | | | | sp: Emmaline SCHMOYER-4576 (b.1 Jun 1834-probably,Lehigh County,PA m.8 Jun 1862 d.27 Nov 1900-near,U Milford Twsp,Lehigh County,PA)
 | | | |-5. Elvina CHRISTMAN-4600 (b.8 Oct 1829-probably,Hereford Twsp,Berks County,PA d.22 Sep 1886-probably,Norristown,Montgomery Co,PA)
 | | | |-5. Elizabeth CHRISTMAN-4602 (b.Abt 1831-probably,U Milford Twsp,Lehigh County,PA)
 | | | |-5. Maria C. CHRISTMAN-1835 (b.13 Oct 1833-probably,Hereford Twsp,Berks County,PA d.5 Oct 1922-,Lehigh County,PA)
 | | | | sp: Tilghman R. SCHMOYER-1836 (b.22 Sep 1829-probably,Lehigh County,PA m.Abt 1851 d.14 Aug 1891-Alburtis,Lehigh County,PA)
 | | | |-5. James M. CHRISTMAN-4601 (b.29 Dec 1835-Sigmund,U Milford Twsp,Lehigh County,PA d.8 Jan 1901-probably,U Milford Twsp,Lehigh County,PA)
 | | | | sp: Adeline BUTZ-4604 (b.10 Mar 1846-L Macungie Twsp,Lehigh County,PA m.7 Jun 1866 d.8 Apr 1900-probably,U Milford Twsp,Lehigh County,PA)
 | | | |-5. Sarah A. CHRISTMAN-4592 (b.Abt Jun 1839-probably,U Milford Twsp,Lehigh County,PA d.16 Oct 1914-probably,Lehigh County,PA)
 | | | | sp: Jonas HIESTAND-4870 (b.29 Aug 1840-probably,U Milford Twsp,Lehigh County,PA m.Abt 1866 d.25 Sep 1892-probably,Lehigh County,PA)
 | | | |-5. Tillera Bella CHRISTMAN-3102 (b.12 Nov 1840-probably,Berks County,PA d.16 Nov 1842-near,Lehigh County,PA)
 | | | +-5. Jacob Lewis CHRISTMAN-4603 (b.2 Apr 1843-Sigmund,U Milford Twsp,Lehigh County,PA d.4 Apr 1924-Macungie Township,Lehigh County,PA)
 | | |   sp: Marietta E. BAUER-4861 (b.Aug 1845-maybe,Lehigh County,PA m.7 Oct 1873 d.1924-probably,Lehigh Co,PA)
 | | |-4. Salome aka Sarah Ann MATTERN-5329 (b.16 Jul 1807-Macungie Twsp,Lehigh County,PA d.29 Aug 1890-probably,Lehigh County,PA)
 | | | sp: Reuben TREXLER-5330 (b.5 Jul 1804-probably,Lehigh County,PA m.Abt 1826 d.20 Sep 1840-probably,Lehigh County,PA)
 | | | +-5. Edwin Walter TREXLER-9664 (b.27 Oct 1826-U Milford Twsp,Lehigh County,PA d.10 Jul 1900-Emmaus,Lehigh County,PA)
 | | +-4. Hannah MATTERN-5331 (b.2 Dec 1814-Macungie Twsp,Lehigh County,PA)
 | |   sp: John SHAFFER-13212 (b.Abt 1806-probably,PA m.Abt 1834)
 | +-3. Johannes MATTERN-3822 (b.10 Sep 1774-near,L Macungie Twsp,Lehigh County,PA d.24 Sep 1848-near,L Macungie Twsp,Lehigh County,PA)
 |   sp: Margaretha REISS-2664 (b.5 Apr 1779-near,U Milford Twsp,Lehigh County,PA m.22 Jun 1800 d.30 May 1828-near,L Macungie Twsp,Lehigh County,PA)
 |   |-4. John MATTERN-4386 (b.8 Aug 1801-near,L Macungie Twsp,Lehigh County,PA d.11 Jun 1878-probably,Lehigh County,PA)
 |   | sp: Susanna BAER-4037 (b.11 Jun 1804-near,L Macungie Twsp,Lehigh County,PA m.16 May 1824 d.27 Aug 1849-probably,Lehigh County,PA)
 |   | |-5. Sarah Ann MATTERN-4479 (b.5 Oct 1824-Macungie,L Macungie Twsp,Lehigh County,PA d.28 Sep 1894-probably,Lehigh County,PA)
 |   | | sp: James SINGMASTER-11928 (b.6 Sep 1823-Macungie,L Macungie Twsp,Lehigh County,PA m.1850 d.12 Jul 1896-probably,Lehigh County,PA)
 |   | +-5. Mary MATTERN-11927 (b.1829-Macungie,L Macungie Twsp,Lehigh County,PA)
 |   |-4. Isaac MATTERN-5332 (b.17 Jun 1805-Macungie Twsp,Lehigh County,PA d.probably,Montgomery Co,PA)
 |   | sp: Elizabeth -11932 (b.1807-probably,,PA m.Abt 1832d.probably,Montgomery Co,PA)
 |   |-4. Hannah MATTERN-11933 (b.Abt 1808-Macungie Twsp,Lehigh County,PA)
 |   | sp: YINGLING-11934 (b.Abt 1805-probably,,PA m.Abt 1830)
 |   |-4. Catharina MATTERN-5333 (b.24 Sep 1812-Macungie Twsp,Lehigh County,PA)
 |   | sp: John SCHIFFERT-11931 (b.23 May 1801-probably,U Milford Twsp,Lehigh County,PA m.Abt 1834 d.5 Apr 1881-probably,Lehigh County,PA)
 |   |-4. Wilhelm aka William MATTERN-5334 (b.2 Jul 1816-Macungie Twsp,Lehigh County,PA d.12 Feb 1884-Allentown,Lehigh County,PA)
 |   | sp: Rebecca ECKERT-5335 (b.21 Aug 1814-Allentown,Lehigh County,PA m.15 Feb 1838)
 |   +-4. Maria MATTERN-4608 (b.25 Sep 1819-probably,L Macungie Twsp,Lehigh County,PA d.21 Jul 1858-probably,Lehigh County,PA)
 |     sp: James CHRISTMAN-4607 (b.13 Mar 1818-probably,L Macungie Twsp,Lehigh County,PA m.15 Nov 1840)
 |     |-5. Amanda CHRISTMAN-14555 (b.Abt 1840-probably,Lehigh Co,PA)
 |     |-5. Benjamin Franklin CHRISTMAN-14553 (b.14 Mar 1846-probably,Lehigh County,PA d.6 Feb 1916-probably,PA)
 |     | sp: Catharine NEUMOYER-17011 (b.3 Sep 1844-probably,Lehigh Co,PA m.Abt 1868 d.31 Jan 1931-probably,PA)
 |     +-5. Addison CHRISTMAN-14556 (b.Sep 1848-probably,Lehigh Co,PA)
 |       sp: Sarah E. -15751 (b.Jun 1843-PA)
 |-2. Johann Peter MATTERN II-1776 (b.Abt Aug 1743-U Hanover Twsp,Montgomery Co,PA d.possibly,Maxatawny Twsp,Berks County,PA)
 | sp: Catharina -3824 (b.Abt 1743-probably,Montgomery Co,PA m.Abt 1770)
 | |-3. Peter MATTERN III-2745 (b.Abt 1770-maybe,Berks County,PA)
 | | sp: Catharina EULER-3829 (b.Abt 1770-probably,Bern Township,Berks County,PA m.13 Sep 1792)
 | | +-4. William MATTERN-270 (b.1796-Maxatawny Twsp,Berks County,PA d.Abt 1855-probably,Maxatawny Twsp,Berks County,PA)
 | |   sp: Sarah M LEVAN-271 (b.5 Mar 1800-Maxatawny Twsp,Berks County,PA m.Abt 1828 d.7 Mar 1871-probably,N Whitehall Twsp,Lehigh County,PA)
 | |   |-5. James Levan MATTERN-2761 (b.6 May 1829-Maxatawny Twsp,Berks County,PA)
 | |   | sp: Caroline DELONG-2764 (b.Abt 1836-probably,,PA m.Abt 1860)
 | |   |-5. William Frederick MATTERN-2759 (b.Abt 1831-Maxatawny Twsp,Berks County,PA)
 | |   | sp: Elizabeth DAY-2762 (b.Abt 1833-,,PA m.Abt 1855)
 | |   |-5. Maryann Levan MATTERN-92 (b.15 Jul 1832-Maxatawny Twsp,Berks County,PA d.22 Nov 1914-N Whitehall Twsp,Lehigh County,PA)
 | |   | sp: Joel DELONG-91 (b.30 Jan 1830-Maxatawny Twsp,Berks County,PA m.28 Aug 1853 d.18 Dec 1913-N Whitehall Twsp,Lehigh County,PA)
 | |   |-5. Sarah Ann MATTERN (twin)-2760 (b.21 Sep 1838-Maxatawny Twsp,Berks County,PA)
 | |   | sp: Tilghman LEVAN-2763 (b.Abt 1834-,,PA m.Abt 1855)
 | |   +-5. Esther Ann MATTERN (twin)-10994 (b.21 Sep 1838-Maxatawny Twsp,Berks County,PA)
 | |-3. Johannes MATTERN-3825 (b.Abt 1771-near,L Macungie Twsp,Lehigh County,PA)
 | |-3. Heinrich MATTERN-3826 (b.26 Apr 1773-near,L Macungie Twsp,Lehigh County,PA)
 | |-3. Catharina MATTERN-3827 (b.16 Oct 1780-near,L Macungie Twsp,Lehigh County,PA)
 | +-3. Daniel MATTERN-3828 (b.5 May 1783-near,L Macungie Twsp,Lehigh County,PA d.2 Aug 1867-Eldred Township,Schuylkill Co,PA)
 |   sp: Rosina SCHOLLENBERGER-8439 (b.31 Aug 1787-Greenwich Twsp,Berks County,PA m.Abt 1808 d.18 Nov 1852-Eldred Township,Schuylkill Co,PA)
 |   |-4. David S. MATTERN-8432 (b.16 Oct 1808-probably,,PA d.14 Oct 1865-Schuylkill Co,PA)
 |   | sp: Leah WETZEL-8431 (b.9 Feb 1815-probably,L Mahanoy Twsp,Northumberland Co,PA m.9 Mar 1834 d.3 Jul 1859-,Schuylkill Co,PA)
 |   | |-5. Emma Amy Abbey MATTERN-8437 (b.3 Nov 1835-U Manhantongo Tp,Schuylkill Co,PA)
 |   | | sp: Henry SCHWEINHART-8548 (b.Abt 1835-probably,,PA m.Abt 1856)
 |   | |-5. Louise Anna MATTERN-8438 (b.21 Jun 1839-U Manhantongo Tp,Schuylkill Co,PA d.9 Jul 1914-Schuylkill Co,PA)
 |   | | sp: Isaac WOLFGANG-16296 (b.30 Aug 1840-Schuylkill Co,PA m.29 May 1862 d.29 Jan 1917-probably,Schuylkill Co,PA)
 |   | +-5. Amelia MATTERN-16295 (b.23 Sep 1845-Schuylkill Co,PA d.22 Nov 1922-Schuylkill Co,PA)
 |   |   sp: Emanuel WOLFGANG-16293 (b.16 Sep 1845-Schuylkill Co,PA m.Abt 1866 d.5 Sep 1931-Schuylkill Co,PA)
 |   +-4. Nathan S. MATTERN-16294 (b.29 Jan 1823-Eldred Township,Schuylkill Co,PA d.27 May 1907-Northumberland Co,PA)
 |     sp: Sarah DIEHL-17131 (b.19 Dec 1819-PA m.Abt 1848 d.15 Apr 1881-probably,Northumberland Co,PA)
 |     +-5. Aaron D. MATTERN-17132 (b.20 May 1851-probably,Northumberland Co,PA)
 +-2. Agnes MATTERN-1779 (b.Abt 1744-probably,Montgomery Co,PA)


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