Christopher Bastian (Boston) was born about 1700 in Germany to parents Johann Melchior Bastian and Rosina Eichhorn. He married Anne Pauline Ulrich about 1716 in Germany. Children: Christopher, Johann Michael, Mathias, John Jonas, Andrew Andreas, Anne, Sybilla. They immigrated to America in 1743 and settled in Pennsylvania. He became a citizen in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He died in Feb 1755 in Zionsville, Lehigh, Pennsylvania.
"The ancestors of this long settled Pennsylvania family were Christopher and Ann Bastian. They had a large family. Their daughter, Ann, was born May 24, 1739, was married at St. Michael's church, Philly , to Abraham Rex (1735-1793), and they had fourteen children. Other children of Christopher Bastian were: Christopher, Jr., Andreas, Mathias, Jonas and MIchael. The last four resided for some years in Upper Milford township, now Lehigh county, and their names appear in the township tax list for 1762."
Germany Select Births and Baptisms for daughter Anna Christina
Rhineland, Prussia Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, "Christofell Bostiana and Anna Elis. Bostian, son Johann Michael Bostian, Warmsroth parish"
US and Canada Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1743, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
History of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, and a Genealogical" Vol 2, Lehigh County Historical Society
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Christopher by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share some percentage of DNA with Christopher: