Michell Musselman b. 1674 was the son of Christian b. 1633
Michell had a son Jacob b. 1697d. 1750 he had five children Samuel,Maria Magdelena, Micheal, John and then Jacob b. Nov 1730 in Swamp,Lower Milford Twp.,Bucks Co., d. 16 May 1784 in Allen Twp., Northampton County,Pennsylvania(my direct line).
Jacob 1730 (m)Abt 1755 Maria Bassler b. Feb 1738/39 they had 11 children of which their son Christian b. 1760 and d. 1848 (m) Elizabeth Geissinger b. Apr 1767 and she was a daughter to John Geissinger and Anna Landes, they had eight children of which their third child Johannes who was b. 26 March 1799 (m) SussannaHiestand and they had two children Elizabeth and Samuel.
It is Elizabeth who was born in September 1824 andwho married 6 June 1842 in Lehigh County,Pennsylvania to a Elias Diehl b. Oct 1819 and who was the son of Johannes Diehl and Rebecca Smell.They had nine children :
Amandes A. Diehl 1845- Aug 1876 Sarah1847 John1851- CharlesM.1852 - 1935 (MY Great Grandfather) Samuel1855 - 1904 Mary1857 HenryM.1859 Daniel1861 Moses1864