Norma (Custer) A proven line
Harry Custer (1892 - 1981) & Beatrice Dea (Montgomery) Custer>
Frank Lincoln Custer (1860-1944) & Margaret Christina (Gairns) Custer>
Judah Custer (1830 - 1909) [aka Charles J. Custer] & Nancy Lavina (Moor) Custer>
Joseph Custer (c1800 - bef 8 Apr 1837) & Elizabeth (Williams) Custer-Honey-Tribby. 1860 Federal Census list Elizabeth Tribby and husband, John, as Indian.
St. John's Parish Register, Elk Lick Twp., May 13, 1789 to Nov. 4, 1801, St. John's Reformed Church Parish Register
Elk Lick Township
The next step back appears to be:
Emanuel Custer & Ann Miller.
1798 - "Emanuel Custard" was assessed, in the Sandy Creek and Glades district with five slaves (62 pounds), four horses, 7 cattle, etc.---total valuation 38 pounds, 19s. Tax record
St. John's Parish Register, Elk Lick Twp., May 13, 1789 to Nov. 4, 1801, St. John's Reformed Church
Elk Lick Township
15 October 1799, Maria d. buried in New Hanover Lutheran Cemetery, Montgomery Co., PA
First organized in 1809 in cooperation with the Lutherans, this church was located in one corner of the old cemetery in Salisbury until 1853, when it was torn down to erect a new church building.
(Source: Laurel Messenger, 1996.
about 1800.His second marriage was to Anna Miller,
1800: Federal Census "Emanuel Custin" was listed in Sandy Creek Hundred as head of a family of nine, with five slaves. He appears to have lived temporarily near the Buffalo Marsh (McHenry, MD), possibly on the old Charles Friend settlement, which the Friends had abandoned. His second marriage was to Ann Miller, about 1800.
The Custer race hails from Old Virginia. Two brothers, John and Emanuel left their homes in the valley something over 100 years ago. John settled in Cresaptown in this county.He was a blacksmith and hotel keeper by vocations. His wife was a Garlitz, sister of Christian Garliz, the noted old time hunter of Allegany county. The old time Garlitz also came from VA with its ways and style of languge.
1802 Emanuel Custer purchased land fromJohn Logsdon & Mary. James Cresap and Thomas Cresap witnessed the document. Registered 1803 at the request of Emanuel Custer. Dates back to 1796.
1802: Marriage of John Custerof Harrison Co., & Emanuel Custer of Allegheny Co. at 5:00 St. Gabriels Catholic Church by Rev. J. Quinn
25 September 1802, Ephriam Burgess, a lot adjoining a lot conveyed to Emanuel Custer by Ephriam Burgess. Sarah, wife of Joseph Cresap agreed to the sale. Recorded 26 January 1805.
1803 Deed - Cresapsburgh - Jacob Enlow.
Emanuel Custer was deeded for 250 pounds lots 13 and 62 in Cresapsburgh (now Cresaptown).
1803 - Allegany Co., MD -in Cresapburgh now Cresaptown, Emanuel Custer, Sr. bought lots 13 and 62
On "Custer Genealogies" - Milo Custer, pg 51.
1803, 1804- Cresaptown - Taxes, On the Roll of 1804-12 Emanuel "Custard" was assessed with his lots in Cresaptown, but a note added "to J. Custard--1803" Emanuel was not assessed with personal property in MD during the period, having turned over his property in Md., including lot 3 and the "Cresaptown House" (valued at 102 pounds) to his son, John Custard.
1804 --Alleg. Co., Md. --Emanuel sold l slave [Rachel and her child "Peggy" two months old.
1804 Joseph Cresap deeded to him Lot 34 for 10 pounds, in the same place, "the frame house of which formerly belonged to Jacob Enlow."
1805--Alleg. Co., Md--- Emanuel bought wagon, 9 hogs, 2 stills, etc.