I have the dinger family cookbook with our family tree:it's starts Johan Peter Dinger, from germany, came to America Setp 30, 1754.He married Maria (Mary) Magadelene they had 6 children:Johan Peter, Johan George, Michael Sr., John Jacob, Elizabeth, & David.They lived ona small farm in Berks (now Schuylkill) County, PA.The family Spoke mainly Pennsylvania Dutch.
Son Johan Jacob Dinger born May 28, 1782 in Berks County, PA married Catherine Artz & they had 10 children:Elizabeth, Lydia, Barbara, Jacob, Daniel, Peter, Solomon, Rueben, & Michael.
The John Dinger family moved from Berks in 1831 to Redbank Twp. Armstrong (now Clarion) County.
Peter Dinger born in Berks 1815.Married Ester (Hettie) Stahlman.They had 8 children:Abbie, Dillie, Elias, Lousia, Romonas, Peter, Jacob, & Rueben.
Elias Dinger born Feb 20 1843.Married 2 times. First wife: Eve Shoffner they had 6 kids:John Ellis, Ester Rebecca, William Ralph, Rzella & Sarah Idella (Twins), & Iva Elmira.She died March 25, 1887
He remarried to Lydia Catherine Bachtal they had 9 children:Jacob Elias, Maudie Leona, Harry (Pete) Labana, Banks Leroy(Roy), Lawrence Webster, Edith Pearl, Ellen (Ella) Catherine, Bertha Irene & Leona Bell.
I have more detail info & info on kids.Seems like we share some info already on this message board.Please contact me if you would like more info & would like to share your information :)