The KALTREIDER surname is in my paternal line. The origins of the surname appear to be German.
Stories and history:
Ahnentafel # 75 : Maria Catharina Kaltreider (1762-1815). Maria was born September 13, 1762. She married George Petry (1762-1823) circa 1785, probably in York County, Pennsylvania. George was born August 1, 1762 in Strasburg, Germany. They were the parents of 7 children. George died June 1, 1823 in York County, Pennsylvania. Maria died April 15, 1815 in York County, Pennsylvania. They are both buried in the Chestnut Grove Cemetery, York County, Pennsylvania.
Anhentafel # 150: Duvald Kaltreider (c1740- ). Duvald was born circa 1740 in Germany. He married Elizabeth Catherine ________. (ca1740- ). They were the parents of 7 children.
Ahnentafel # 300: George Kaltenruetter. George was from Waldmoor, Zweibrueken. He married Anna Ursula Holtzbaum. Anna was from Sintzheim, Palatine. They were the parents of at least 3 children. George emigrated to York County, Pennsylvania before 1767 when he received a warrant for 140 acres.
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