"I am decended from the line of George Custer, Daniel's brother. I have Daniel's father listed as Johannes Kuster and his mother as Catherine Gohn. Johannes was the 6th great grandson of Rienhart Custers (b.1542, resideded Kaldenkirchen, Rheinland, Prussia, Germany). Johannes Custer was the son of Paul Kustar b.1730 and Lucinda Malone.
Johan George KUSTER is believed to be the immigrant. He married Margaret KAISER. Their son was Johanes KUSTER born about 1760 at York, PA. He married Catherine GOHN on June 04, 1780 [First Reformed Church, York, PA, 04 June 1780] and he died about 1837 at Botetourt, VA. and left a will. Catherine GOHN was the daugther of John GOHN and Anna Rosina CRANTZDORF. Their son John Custer born August 31, 1784 in Chanceford Twp. York, PA. married Mary " Polly " SMILEY on Sep. 13, 1809 at Botetourt, VA. Their son John Custer born Aug. 23, 1810 in Botetourt, VA. married Margaret Baker on Dec. 07, 1838 at Botetourt, VA. ======================================== Source: First Reformed Church - PA - York, 4 Jun 1780, Letter of W. T. Kepler, Coopersburg, PA. 16 Jul 1940., Records of First Reformed Church, York, PA, show marriage of John Kuster and Catharine Gohn. Adam Gross
Pg. 69, Section F. "Custer Genealogies" Milo Custer, 1944.Ancester of, & Data Supplied by Willard Clifton Kennamer. Johannes Kuster, (K.) b. (Where?) before 1765, m. Catharine (Gohn?) c 1789, & died in Mill Creek ====================================== Some time after his Dad's death he moved his family to Warren Co. TN. where in 1850 census he was a Teacher. The census list John CUSTER age 40 wife Margaret 35, son John T. 10, daughter Margaret 8, daughter Eliza J. 4, and son George D. 1. And in Dec. 27, 1852 my g-grand mother was born she was Lucy I. Custer and by 1860 John moved his family to Anna, Union Co. IL.
I am tracing the line ofPaul Kustar b.1730 and Lucinda Malone.