Christian Stemann b. 1747 Rt. Redstone, Lancaster Co., PA; around the approximate vicinity of present day Pittsburg, PA. Due to Indian strife the area whites were scattered about. Sometime later,Christian change their name to Stemen.
Family Bible states he married Hannah Barin in 1770
Our next connection with this family is in Rockingham Co., VA. in a census record. Christian is named with his oldest son.
They moved first back to Redstone, now Fayette Co., and from there on into Ohio.
They worked their way, litterally, clearing land settling first in Fairfield Co., OH, then into Lima, Allen Co., Ohio. There Christian, Sr. is buried in Salem Mennonite Cemetery. One of the first burials in the Cemetery.
on 2009-06-20 21:00:35
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