I, too, am fascinated and puzzled by the widely varying accounts of the Sluss family heritage as well as the massacre.I have seen family trees that indicate the date of birth of some of Jared's children to be years after his and the other childrens' deaths!(That woul, indeed, be a swell trick.)
I am related to Susanah Sluss, presumably Jared's by his first marriage (before Mary Christina).She married Henry Kettenring.In the few accounts that mention her, there is note of a few children of the earlier marriage, who weregrown, married, and out of the house by the time of the massacre.I am most curious about the following:
(1) If and when you find the family bible copy (and any other written/non-web info you may have), I would love a copy.I'd be happy to pay if there's any cost to you.
(2) Do you have any information on Jared's first wife?I can't find anything that actually names her.
Enjoying the Sluss forum... keep up the good work!