Diller Genealogy - Page 41
The following data is extracted from The Diller Family, By JL Ringwalt.
death a number of children, and two sons, one of whom is Elias McClelland, now living in Western Pennsylvania, and another, Henry, who lives at Allegheny Furnace, near Altoona.
F). Elias married Hetty Woods, a daughter of David Woods, of Lancaster County. He was a thorough business man, of indomitable energy. In 1834 he sold his property in Lancaster County, having previously purchased the large and grand estate known as Allegheny Furnace, near Huntingdon, to which he removed. Part of Altoona is built on this property. He died in 185-. Their children are named David Woods, Sylvester H., and Annie.
6. Of the descendants of Leonard Diller:
A). Jeremiah went to seek his fortune in Kentucky about 1807, going the whole distance on foot, which is an evidence of the enterprise and perseverance which characterized him; after accumulating considerable means by cabinet making, he invested in steamboats; he owned and commanded several which ran between Louisville and New Orleans. He married Elizabeth Abell, and had four daughters, viz., Caroline L., who married Christopher Greenup Castleman; their descendants are living, some in Texas, and some in the Indian Territory, while Mrs. Elizabeth Duffield lives with the widowed mother in Nebraska City, Neb., and has for a number of years been a prominent teacher there. Angeline married John Lee, and resides at Eureka, Missouri; Sarah E. married James P. Thompson (both are deceased). Ellen M. married Dr. George M. Walling; they reside in Louisville; their son, Willoughby Walling MD, is a rising young physician, and was at one time a member of the Faculty of the Louisville Medical University. In 1864 Jeremiah Diller was married a second time, to Lucy Shirley, of Lancaster, Pa., and he died in 1869, aged about 80 years.
B). George married Lydia Souder, a woman of remarkably good mind and sound sense. Their children are William (deceased), who married Catharine Schweitzer; Rev. Jacob W., who married Angeline Van Nostrand; Catharine (deceased), who married John Reilly; George J., who married Mary Kreider; Samuel, who marred Mary Dautz; Isaac, who married Anna Frey; Sarah A., who married William Wallace Fisher; and Mary A., who was a successful teacher in Lancaster, and now lives in Chambersburg, Pa. George died December 21, 1858; his wife, Lydia, February 22, 1845.3
C). Adam married Barbara Hoffman, February 20, 1813. Their children are Jeremiah, who was lost on a steamboat on the Ohio River, near Louisville, October 4, 1835; Amos, now living in Philadelphia; Adam Henry, who was admitted to the bar in 1847, removed to Springfield, Ill., where he died Deceiver 20, 1848; and Eliza (died in childhood). In 1831 he married a second
3 Their graves are in St. James Churchyard, Lancaster, Pa. --T. D.
Source: The Diller Family, By JL Ringwalt