The Hartle Newsletter sounds interesting! I am also related to Hans Hertel, born about 1636 in Lieberspach, Hesse, Germany. (Near Heppenhiem, The Bergstrasse) Hans was married to Margaretha who was also born in Lieberspach about 1638. They had a son, Adam Hertel, born 21 Aug 1662 in the same city. He died After 18 Aug 1740. His wife was Margretha Anna Dussler born about 1666.