My name is Ralph Edward Tarter, b. Pulaski Co., KY, 1934.I have records from my Tarter/Darter book, my Elmere Tartar Oakley book, and others sources collected 20 years ago and I am updating because of some conflicts.I have Johannes Anthon Dotter, b. 1720, Luback, Germany being married 3 times.
Married first to Elizabeth M. Kurtz, b. 1720.Their children were: Nicholas, b. 1746; Alexander & Jacob (twins), b. 1748; Peter; and William Sr.
Married second (1748) to Anna M. Korstin.Their children were: Balzer, b. 1750; and Johannes Jr., b. 1752, d. 1752.
Married third to Dorthea Eberhardt.Their children were: Andreas, b. 1755; Margretha, b. 1757; Johanes, b. 1758; and Hammikel.
I am descended from Balzer Tarter, b. 1750 in Phil. Co., PA, d. 1800 and married Magdelena Wampler, b. 1750 in VA, in 1768.Their children were: John Tarter, b. 1769, d. 1850 and married Nancy Logan, b. 1770 in KY; Fredrick; Christian; Daniel; Margaret; and Cathrine.
John Tarter and Nancy's children were: Chris L. Tarter;Milly; Polly, Jacob; Jesse; Alfred; Nancy; Sally; William; Ce;ia; and Betsey.
Christian (big Chris) L. Tarter, b. 1790, d. 1870, married Betsy Trimble in 1817.Their children were: Squire F. (or T.); Cyrenus; Reader; James; and Enoch.
Squire F. Tarter, b. 1819, Russel Co., KY, d. 1907, married Polly Schoolcraft, b. 1826, in 1849.Their children were: Murrel; Wesley M.; and Terrell.
Murrell Tarter, b. -- in Russell Co., KY, d. --, married Nancy Stanton.Their children were: William V. Tarter; Squire T. (or F.); Chrisley; Sam; Mary E.; Sarah; and Hetty.
Willian V. Tarter, b. 1860 in Russell Co., KY, d. 1942, married Rosetta Smith.Their children were: Chester; Ezonia; Vonia; Iza; and William Lester Tarter, my father.
William Lester Tarter, b. 1901 in Russell Co., KY, d. 1961, married Lelia Jarrett Anderson, b. 1897, d. 1980 had one son: Ralph Edward Tarter (ME), b. 1934 in Pulaski Co., Ky, who Married Marjorie Wilson, b. 1938 in Wayne Co., KY in 1956.We have three children; Valerie Offutt; Kim Carroll; and Jeffrey W. Tarter, all born in IN.For the past 30+ years we havd all lived in CA.
Perhaps others may read this and enlighten us all on our genealogy.
Thanks and comments please.