1850-1880 US Census for Centre Co., PA has blacksmith SIMON ROTE and wife SUSANNA and their children. Also in the household in 1850 are BENJAMIN DIEHL, 18 and AMELIA DIEHL, 14. BENJAMIN and AMELIA are children of ABRAHAM DIEHL (1781-1846) and wife SARAH, nee TROXELL(1793-1881). Suspect that SUSANNA ROTE is SUSANNAH DIEHL, another daughter of ABRAHAM but need proof. SUSANNA DIEHL baptized at Jordan Reformed in Lehigh Co (born 3 MCH 1814, bapt. 20 MCH 1814). Suspect she took in her younger siblings after the death of their father ABRAHAM in 1846.
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