They are actually from Kutzenhauzen, Alsace, France, which is right on the boarder of Germany. There is an excellent website on my early Stambaughs. www.robertfleming.org/stambaugh/index.htm Maybe you've seen it? You might try writing to Robert and see if he has heard of your Stambaughs that settled in New York. He seems to have done extensive research on the Stambaugh family.