From Privett Family Album:
Peter Gearhart (great-great-great-grandfather of Eva Privett, father of Johann Valentine Gearhart) was born December 1, 1742 in Philadelphia, PA and passed away September 6, 1802 in Franklin County, Virginia. He was the son of Leonard J. Gearhart and Elizabeth Dudley. Peter Gearhart was a blacksmith by trade. Gearhart moved to Franklin County, Virginia in 1779 from Pennsylvania. Peter married Margretha Anna Wolfskihl in 1761 in Berks County, Pennsylvania and they had at least 12 children:
Christina Gearhart b. Jan 1762 in Philadelphia Co., PA
Abraham Gearhart b. 1764 in Philadelphia Co., PA, d. May,1800 ?
Leonard Gearhart b. 1767 in Philadelphia Co., PA
Johann Henry Gearhart b. 1770 in Philadelphia Co., PA.,(m. 1791, d.1800 ?)
Mary "Polly" Gearhart b. 1771 in Philadelphia Co., PA
Peter S. Gearhart b. 1773 in Philadelphia Co., PA
Johann Valentine "Felty" Gearhart b. 4-2-1775 in Philadelphia Co., PA
Susannah Gearhart b. 1777 in Franklin Co., VA,
William Gearhart b. 1779 in Franklin Co., VA
Hannah Gearhart b. 1780 in Philadelphia Co., PA
Thomas J. Gearhart b. 1781 in Franklin Co., VA
James John aka Johann James, Gearhart b. 1785 in Franklin Co., VA, d.12-30-1788
Margretha Anna Wolffskihl (great-great-great-grandmother of Eva Privett, wife of Peter Gearhart) was born November 18, 1744 in Hueffelsheim, Kreuznach, Rheinland,Prussia and passed away in 1802 in Franklin County, VA. Margretha was the daughter of (unknown) Wolffskell and Anna Maria Viel. Margretha was christened at Evangelisch, Hueffelsheim, Rheinland, Preussen/Prussia. She married Peter Gearhart in 1761 in Berks County, Pennsylvania and they had 12 or 13 children (see above).