Peter Sr. was born in 1754 in Berks Co, Pa., the son of George Christoph Harrold, Jr. and Maria Catherina Pontius.
He father moved the family to western Pennsylvania to Westmoreland County in 1770-75 to what was called the Harrold Settlement.
In May 1777 he married Elizabeth Baum in Harrold Church, Westmoreland Co, PA. They had 10 children.
He married 2nd after 1826 to Catherine Bracht.
Movement of some office 10 Children:
Christian and David moved to Columbiana Co, Oh where they died.
John Peter moved to Stark & Wayne Co, Oh, then to Richland Co, IL where he died.
Daniel stayed and died in Westmoreland Co, Pa.
Catherine married William VanDyke and died in Westmoreland Co, Pa.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with John 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 DNA with John: