Seamus, thank you for your information.I do have Johann Philip's line (I am descended from Johann Hieronymous).To fill in some of your "blanks" -- information I have gathered shows Johann Philip Kreussler/Greisler/Chrysler (26 Jan 1678/79 - aft. 1745) m. on 26 Apr 1701 Anna Catharina Braun (1670-abt. 1732) dau. of Benedict Braun.They had 8 children:Johann George Chrysler (Apr 1703-aft.1763) m. Anna-Christina Streit, Johannes Greisler (2 Dec 1703-1753) m. Anna Eva Catherina Monk, Beata-Maria Kreussler (Sep 1706-bef.1710), Johann-Henrich Valentin Kreussler (Sep 1710-abt. 1710), Anna-Margretha Kreussler (24 Jly 1705-?) m. Peter Butz, Johann Hieronymus Chrysler (6 Mar 1712/13-21 Sep 1751) m. Maria Margaretha Bauch, Anna Catharina Chrysler (13 Oct 1714-?) m. Gabriel Graad, and Ann Elizabeth Chrysler (1716-7 Feb 1742) m. John William Bouch.
Johann Hieronymus Chrysler & Maria Margaretha Bauch had 10 children:Adam (Lt.), Balthasar, Elisabetha, Philip (my line), Catharina, Margaretha, Johannes (Sr.), Wilhelm, Maria, Georg Jurgen.
Johannes (Sr.) m. Dorothy Meyers and had 8 children:Geronemous, John Pliny, Lena, Richard, Philip, Elizabeth, Catherine, and William Ira.
Col. John Crysler (24 Jly 1770-18 Jan 1852) was the son of (my) Philip.He married: #1 Dorothy Adams/Myers and had Cornelius, Rachel, Elizabeth, Anna, Margaret, John Pliny, and Cornelius; #2 Nancy Loucks and had Samuel Ira, Peter, William Ira, and C. Ralph; #3 Nancy Finkle and had James Henry, Charles Blaker, George Moseley, Caroline Maria, Gordon Morrison, Lucretia Valentine, Gordon Harvey, Guy Pembroke, Mary Ellen Minerva, and Sarahetta Adelaide Ann; a total of 21 children.(It is said he died of exhaustion)
Samuel Ira Crysler married Sarah Ann Hickey and had 9 children, including Mary Clarissa.I would be pleased to exchange further information with you, if you could tell me how you fit in under John's line.Please contact me off list if you would like. Lorraine Sherren