My connection is Mary Katherine Link who married (John) Peter Beard (Bart or Bhart). He was born prob. in Germany in 1730, m: 1751 to Katherine at Berks Co. PA. D: 14 Feb 1794, Frederick Co. MD. Children: Johnathan, Katherine, Eva Margretha, Madelena, Mary Elizabeth, and Jacob. Burial at Rocky Hill Churchyard. (This info. came from The Link Family Book).