Barb, I have a Wagner [Waggoner] family from Hagerstown, MD who moved to Bedford Co., PA early 1800's.My Peter Wagner, active in the German Reformed Church in Hagerstown [Elizabethtown], MD m. Margaretha Oster, here is what I have on the couple:
Descendants of Margaretha Oster
1Margaretha Oster b: 1741 ...+Peter Wagoner b: 1736 d: Bef. 1818 in ?MD ...2Elizabeth Waggoner b: November 03, 1766 in Washington Co., MD d: June 05, 1835 in Bedford, Bedford Co., PA ......+Nicholas John Barley b: February 19, 1764 in Darmstadt, Starkenburg, Hessen m: October 20, 1786 in Hagerstown, Washington Co., MD d: November 19, 1848 in Bedford, Bedford Co., PA ...2Valentine Waggoner, Sr. b: February 14, 1769 in Elizabeth Town, Frederick Co., MD d: October 08, 1846 in Navarre, OH ......+Mary Magdalina Gnaedig b: December 15, 1769 in MD m: Abt. 1788 in Washington Co., MD d: November 30, 1847 in Navarre, OH ...2Conrad Waggoner b: November 09, 1775 in Hagerstown, MD
With the Valentine in your John's name I thought that there might be a connection.I have more on this family if you are interested.As you can see, the Barley's settled in Bedford Co., PA and some remain there to this time.