Hi Melea!I am a descendant of Amanda's sister, Mary Elizabeth.This is what I know:Their parents were John A. Dingler (b. 1819-1820 Jasper Co., GAd.1884-1887 Ellis Co., TX) and Lucy M. Brewster (daughter of Sheriff Brewster and Celinda Wortham, b. abt1825 Morgan or Harris Co., GAd. 1860's Rusk or Smith Co., TX).John's parents were Samuel Dennis Dingler (b. 1786-1793 Wilkes Co., GAd. 1850's Iredell Co., NC) and Nancy Barnes (daughter of Nathan Barnes, d. shortly after 1822).Samuel's parents were Johannes (Johan, John) Dingler (b. 1760 Germanyd. 1816 Morgan Co., GA) and Nancy Paschall (b. 8/15/1766 NCd. abt1838 Troup Co., GA).Johannes was a Revolutionary War veteran--while serving here as a mercenary, he decided to settle.Hope this helps!