Dear Judy, The 1880 census ... Beaver [city] Beaver Twp, Clarion County Pa ... records your Leonard as L.R. KERSTETTER.Any idea what the R. was for??Also living nearby is Jas. or Jos. KERSTETTER age 31  and his family.Both have sons named William and Harry?? Samuel KARSTETTER 1814 of 1850 census for Chillisquaque twp.. Northumberland Co Pa ... has a son, James age 1  & a son, George age 4  ... but no Leonard or R.I was told that this Samuel [wf=Mary BOONE] was the son of Tobias???? 1850 census Chillisquaque twp, NUL Co has fractured KERSTETTER families ... I am not sure that I was able to copy all of them.Ones that I have are .... ...the above Samuel KARSTETTER family. ...John KARSTETTER age 12  living with Peter CANEDIA & wf Catherine. ...John KARSTETTER age 25  .. wf=Mary E. [nee RISHEL] 21  .. son, John L. 9/12.I have this John as a son of Tobias also.... ...Thomas KARSTETTER age 7  lived with Peter ZOOIS [YOOIS] 26 and wife Charity 24.There is also a John KENNEDY 13 living with them.**This Thomas may be the T.J. CURSTETTER b.Jul 1843 who lived in the city of Franklin in Verango County Pa in 1900. Thomas and family lived at McKean Co in 1880. ...Mary KARSTETTER age 4 living with William KREMER 62 .. wf Hannah 58 .. Sarah DADDENER 16 .. and Mary TRUAN 65.
Is anyone able to add more about these families? Carol