Jacob Ahart, son of Johann Michael Ehrhardt and Catharina Elizabetha Lesh married Mary Bruce 21 Sept 1777 Orange County VA. My father had down his name as Jacob JohnHis parents were known in Virginia as Michael Ehart or Ahart and wife Catherine. Parent married 20 May 1740 in Christ Lutheran Church Tulpehocken Berks County PA.
I am descended from son Abraham.
There is a copy of a Bruce Manuscript in the Library of Virginia. Have you seen this copy? I have not. It supposedly cover the Bruce or Brooce in this region.
Do you have the name of Jacob Ahart's children? I have never seen their names. Marla firstname.lastname@example.org