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Charles Christopher Dibert (iml204)

Father: John De Bart (iml104)
Mother: Mary Seaworth


b. 1719 in Cumberland County/Bedford County, Pennsylvania [Zuber]

d. 1757, killed by Indians, buried in Dibert Cemetery, Dutch Corner, Bedford County, Pennsylvania [Zuber]. A marker was set on his grave in 1920 to preserve it for posterity as it is the oldest known grave in Bedford County. [Dibert]

m. 1738/9 in Virginia, Elizabeth Eve Nei/Ney, b. 1720 in Jamestown, Prince Edward County, Virginia, d. 1815 buried in Messiah Lutheran Cemetery, Dutch Corner, Bedford County, Pennsylvania near her husband's grave. (Some believe that Eve was his cousin and daughter of his uncle Henry Deubert.) [Zuber]

Issue: [Zuber]

Michael (iml1004), b. November 3, 1738, d. November 3, 1824

Margaret, b. 1743 in Cumberland County/Bedford County, Pennsylvania

m. 1772, John Miller, bc. 1740 in Virginia, d. 1780 in PA. Son of Christian "Christopher" Miller (iml203) and Eve Elizabeth Earnst.
1781 Coroner's inquest states that John Miller, upon a dare, was drowned crossing Dunnng's Creek in a canoe during high flood water in April.
m2. May 21, 1784, John Adam Croyle

John, b. 1746/7 in Cumberland County/Bedford County, Pennsylvania, d. April 12, 1807 buried in the Dibert Cemetery, Dutch Corner, Bedford County, Pennsylvania.

mc. 1771, Eve Ickes, b. 1748 in Cumberland County, PA, d. 1784 buried in the Dibert Cemetery, Dutch Corner, Bedford County, PA. Daughter of Johann Peter Ickes.
m2. 1786, Mary "Molly" Earnest, b. August 20, 1764, d. 1813 buried in the Dibert Cemetery, Dutch Corner, Bedford County, PA. Daughter of Henry Earnst and Eve Imler.
Molly escaped being captured by the indians by running through the meadow near her home. [Horton]

Sophia, bc. 1748 in Cumberland County/Bedford County, Pennsylvania

m. Joseph Miller, son of Christian "Christopher" Miller (iml203) and Eve Elizabeth Earnst.
They migrated to what is now Washington County, Pennsylvania

Frederick E., b. 1750 in Cumberland County/Bedford County, Pennsylvania, d. 1826 buried in the Dibert Cemetery, Dutch Corner, Bedford County, Pennsylvania

mc. 1790, Magdaline Steele, b. 1770 in Cumberland County, PA, d. 1851 buried in the Dibert Cemetery, Dutch Corner, Bedford County, PA.

Information:

Christopher Dibert's records show that he was known by 'Thomas Christopher' as well as 'Charles Christopher'. His son Michael called him "Thomas' while his grandchildren and later his descendants knew his as 'Charles' [Zuber]

1732:
After his parents and seven of their twelve children were massacred by the Indians. Christopher and two brothers and two sisters made their way back to their kin in Virginia. [Zuber]

1740:
Christopher and Eve with their baby Michael returned to where most of his family had been killed when he was thirteen. They settled in an area north of Bedford, Pennsylvania known as Dutch Corner. [Dibert]

1757:
Like his father before him, Christopher was killed by Indians. Eve remained in the area and raised their five children. [Dibert]


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