"The Journals of Henry Melchoir Muhlenberg, Vol. II", p. 667:
"Jan 26-28 1775.Thurs, Fi & Sat. 1-26:Maria Margretha, nee Staut, from Kirckel in the district of Zweibrucken, dau. of Hieronymus Staut, now widow Leimberger, has a bro. in Pennsylvania, Johann Peter Staut; the sister wishes to send him a letter to him from here; it is to be left at the tavern near Bethlehem."