lehigh co. history.
fassold family, valentine neiman fassold, ancestor of this family had 5 children; valantine and casper and 3 daughters who came to america.
casper and his wf. maria dorothea, had children, born in whitehall twp; elisabeth, born may 23, 1797, and catharine, aug. 17, 1798.
valentine fassold was born in germany, dec. 6, 1765. he srv. in the army and after emigrating to america he lived 2 years in phila. and then settled in whitehall. he moved to northumberland co., where he died nov. 16, 1824. he srv in the war of 1812. he was a lutheran, a member of the church in augustavill, where he is buried. he married 1st to christina xander, and had 6 children, susanna born oct. 8, 1798, married abraham wolf, mary elizabeth, born dec. 18, 1799 married henry dornsife, john, settled in ind. and three who died in infancy. he married 2nd to catharine barbara, d/o henry schriber. she was boorn dec. 28, 1775 and died dec. 31, 1858, they had 11 children, catharine married jonathan kreigbaum, jonathan, peter of pottsville, george, lydia married samuel haupt, charles of mc keesport, mary married william dachman, henry, mary a., married daniel kreiger.
george fassold, son of valentine, was born may 25, 1809 and died dec. 13, 1895 in northumberland co. he married mary kreiger, and among other children had a son samuel, born feb. 16, 1839, died may 9, 1906, who married mary catharine evert, and they had 3 children, ida j., rev. j. calvin, of williamstown, dauphin co., and dolan w. of selinsgrove. rev. j. calvin married maggie albrt and had children, evert l., robert a., hannah w., and two died in infancy, and marshall.
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