Diller Genealogy - Page 35
The following data is extracted from The Diller Family, By JL Ringwalt.
Philip Adam Diller, a native of Pfaltz, or the Palatinate, was born at a place about eleven and a half miles from Heidelberg, on March 8, 1723. Died September 8, 1777. Elizabeth Ellmaker, his wife, born August 9, 1727; died December 4, 1807. [She was the daughter of Leonard Ellmaker, who emigrated from Germany, and settled in Earl Township in 1726. His son, Nathaniel Ellmaker, was a member of the State Senate in 1796; and his grandsons were, first, Levi Ellmaker, who became a prominent citizen of Philadelphia, and had six daughters, viz., Mary, who married Mr. Willis; Matilda, who successively married Mr. Stewart and Rev. John Chambers; Laura, who married Robert Pettit of the navy; Caroline, who married William Patterson; Louisa, who married Dr. Maris, and Julia, who married rev. Mr. Waller; and second Amos Ellmaker, born in New Holland in 1787, who was in turn a President Judge, tendered a Cabinet position by President Monroe, candidate of the Anti-Masonic party for Vice President in 1832, and a candidate for United States Senator in 1834, as the opponent of James Buchanan.]
Their children were: --
1. Adam Diller, born 1746, of Mill Creek, father of Peter, John, George, Adam, Catharine, and Sallie. [The descendants of this Adam Diller are more particularly enumerated in the preceding pages, from the information furnished by Dr. David Diller.]
2. Anna Maria (commonly called Mary) Diller, born 1748, who married John Bare.
3. Christina Diller, born 1750, married Peter Baker and emigrated to Virginia.
4. Magdalina Diller, born 1752, married Michael Kinzer.
5. Margaretta Diller, born 1755, married Frederick Baker.
6. Leonard Diller, born 1759, died 1798, ancestor of General Adam Diller, Sheriff of Lancaster County in 1828, and other children named hereafter.
7. Peter Diller, born April 20, 1761, died December 13, 1816, father of Squire Roland Diller, Solomon Diller, Mrs. Wilson, and Mrs. Luther, of New Holland, and other children named elsewhere.
8. Isaac Diller, born 1763, died 1835; father of William Diller, a farmer near New Holland, and Jonathan Diller, who married Ann Weaver, who subsequently became Mrs. Morgan L. Reese, of Downingtown, Chester County.
Source: The Diller Family, By JL Ringwalt