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Christian Bolhan ""Deppi"" Deppen
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Birth: Dec. 20, 1705
Bern, Switzerland
Death: Aug. 6, 1781
Berks County
Pennsylvania, USA

I USED THE "Counting Kindred" book to start my research on. I also have Christian's will and immigration records. The book was difficult to follow so my friends sat and we read and reread the pages until we could be sure we followed it correctly. When we finished, I took it to the Morman Church Temple in Mesa, Arizona for their opinion. I am positive we followed it.

Linda Morris
decendent of Christian and Veronica thru Anna their daughter and George Yeakley.

I can not in good faith go beyond this first ancestors and his children. I bought the Book, so I know it is still posible to do so.

What this book did for me, I don't expect anyone else to get quite that much out of it but it is a marvel in its own right. I knew because of my fathers family that Pine Grove, Pa was way beyond the frontier. The Hetzel church was built by Peter Hetzel, my GGGG Grandfather. He started the church in an 10X14 ft. cabin. Some of the families that this book mentions are the members of this church. In 1807 most of the members of this church picked up and moved to Montgomery Co., Ohio where they were to collect their Rev.War pensions. So when I found Peter Deppen, Christian and Veronica's son buried there, it did make a much stronger connection for me.

Just to think that 275 years ago my ancestors knew each other not well but very well, depending on each other in order to survive.

Family links: 
  Veroncia Fronice Ruchti Deppen (1718 - 1775)*
  John Deppen (____ - 1827)*
  Anna Deppen Yeakley (1740 - 1828)*
  Barbara Deppen Carpenter (1740 - 1816)*
  Peter Deppen (1747 - 1823)*
  Joseph Deppen (1752 - 1826)*
  Frances Veronica Deppen Heckendorn (1758 - 1847)*
*Calculated relationship
Reiths Cemetery (Defunct)
Berks County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: 1781 Family Plott
Created by: Linda Doile Morris
Record added: Jun 03, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70797485

My 5th great grandfather. May you rest in peace.
- Vikki Prudden
 Added: Mar. 21, 2015
For my 6g grandfather.
- LindaB
 Added: Feb. 20, 2015
My 6th great grandfather
- E Holbrook
 Added: Jan. 17, 2015
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