Joseph Pennypacker, b. 20 Apr. 1814 son of Joseph Pennypacker and Elizabeth Funk Joseph, the son of Matthias Pennypacker and Mary Custer Matthias born 14 Oct 1742 in PA died 12 Feb 1808 at Phoenixville, PA. Mary Custer, descendant of Paulus Kusters and Gertrude Doors, who came to Germantown, Philadelphia about 1688. Paulus and Gertrude were also the ancestors of General George Armstrong Custer. Thus, General Galusha Pennypacker and General George Armstrong Custer were distant cousins.