“I have Jacob Frederick Ettleman b. 14 Sep 1757 who's father was Valentine Ettleman b. abt 1742 and who's mother was Eliz. b. abt 1742.”
Valentine Ettleman was born about 1732 not 1742, had he been born in 1742 he would have fathered Jacob Frederick Ettleman at the age of 15. Valentine Ettleman was married to Elizabeth Schwank born about 1738 at Regensburg, Switzerland.
Valentine Ettleman (Valentin Edelman) emigrated 2 Sep 1749; point of origin was Erbach, Germany. He arrived in Philadelphia aboard the ship "Albany" with Hans Georg Edelman, Hans Peter Edelman (Peter Edelman, sick). Ship Master was Robert Brown, from Rotterdam, last from Cowes. Jacob Frederick Ettleman was married twice; October 13, 1782 to Anna Clara Benner and August 17, 1830 to Margaret Smith