Studebaker Genealogy
Genealogy: Mary (Molly) Studebaker

Mary (Molly) Studebaker Born 1/25/1807 in Worth Twp, Butler, Co, PA. Died 2/-/1885. Molly is buried in Pleasant Valley Presby Cemetary, Cherry Twp, Butler Co, PA. Married to James Book.

Children of Molly and James Book were:
Isabella (b.c.1836, mar. Aquilla Miles)
Elizabeth Ann (1837-1841)
David Porter (1840-1914),
John G.(1841-1874)
Charles H.(1847-1916, mar. Martha Wasson)
Uriah H.(1850-1911)

David Studebaker Born 1773 in Cumberland Valley, PA. Died 12/21/1840. Married Catherine Michaels 6/14/1803 in Worth Twp, Butler Co. David was the first pioneer settler in Butler County in 1790 and his marriage to Catherine was the first marriage recorded in Worth Twp. David served in the War of 1812 in Capt John Shaffer's Co. as a private from January 12, 1814 to March 19, 1814 at the battle of Lake Erie. He served with the 138th Regiment, Pennsylvania Militia.

Children of David and Catherine were:
J.Henry (1804-1900)
Elizabeth (1805-1877)
Mary (Molly)(1807-1885)
Susanna (1811-1863)
Lydia (1817-1902).

Joseph Studebaker Sr. Born in 1744 in Cumberland Valley, PA. Died 4/-/1813. Married in Cumberland Valley, PA, c.1772 to Mary Mollie Teeter (b.c.1745, d.c.1840). Joseph was a Revolutionary War veteran with Capt James Leech's Company of Westmoreland County Militia of PA (note 1).

Children of Joseph and Mary (Mollie) were:
David (1773-1840)
Susannah (1776-1834, mar. Adam Pizor)
Elizabeth (1781-1865, mar. George Meals)
Catherine (1784-1862, mar. Daniel Meals)
Joseph Jr. (1787-1872, mar. Christiana Book)

(Johan) Heinrich Studebaker Baptized 9/19/1708 in Solingen, Germany. Married c.1740 in PA to ___ Kellough. Heinrich immigrated from Germany in 1736 with cousins Peter and Clement whose decendents eventually formed the Studebaker automobile company (note 2). Heinrich and his wife were both killed by Indians, 3/3/1756, in Peters Twp, Cumberland Co, PA (now Montgomery Twp, Franklin Co, PA).

Children of Heinrich and ___ were:
Susannah (b.c.1742, mar. Fahnestock)
Joseph (1744-1813)
Philip (c.1747-1827, mar. Christine Miller)
Elizabeth (c.1751-1813, mar. an Indian chief)
baby (c.1754-1756).

Caspar Stutenbecker Born 1646 in KSPL Luettringhausen (today Remscheid). Died 3/25/1710. Married (3d) Margaretha Von Der Beyenburg 6/11/1708. Children: Johan Deter (b.1697), Johannes (b.1700), Anna Maria (b.1702), and Johan Heinrich.

Peter Staudenbecker Born c.1600 in KSPL Luettringhausen (today Remscheid). Died 3/11/1676. Married 1632 to Anna ? (b.c.1606). Children: Unknown (b. before 1670), Margareta (b.c.1636), Drees (d.1671), Anna (d.1704), and Caspar.

Staudenbeker Born c.1570/75. Children: Peter (1600-1676), Margareta (c.1600-1686), Andreas "Drees" (1605-1684/88) (ancestor of the 1736 immigrants Peter and Clemens), Englebert (c.1610), Anna (b.c.1616-1885).

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(1) Listed in DAR Patriot Index - Centennial Edition, Washington: 1990, Part 3, Page 2849, copyright DAR 1994, as:
STUDEBAKER: Joseph: b 1745 PA d 4- -1813 PA m Molly --- Pvt CL PS PA
Also see PA Archives, 3rd Series, Vol.23, p.328; 5th Series, Vol.4, p.457; PA Comp.Gen., Public Records, Payrolls, Vol.A, p.36; and History of Butler County by R.C.Brown, 1895, pgs.45 & 610.
(2) From Pennsylvania German Pioneers, A Publication of the Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia from 1727 to 1808 by Ralph Beaver Strassburger, LLD, Vol I, 1727-1775, Genealogical Publishing Company, Baltimore, 1966. (List 41A) Palatines imported in the Ship Harle, Ralph Harle, Master, from Rotterdam. Qualified September 1, 1736.
Clemens Stuttenbecker age 36
Peter Stuttenbecker age 38
Heinrich Stuttenbecker age 29