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Dieters in British Colonial America

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Date: 1700 to 1776
Location: British Colonial Americamap
Surname/tag: Dieter
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There were fewer Dieters than Dietrichs in British Colonial America, only four families with a significant number of known descendants (highlighted in boldface). A few Dietrich families have dropped the -ich suffix, and these are included on the "Dietrichs in British Colonial America" page.



Michael Dieter (abt 1723-aft 1752) m 1748 Elizabeth Redelbach 1 dau
son Adam Dieter (abt 1749-aft 1794) m 1774 Catharina Schwerer 3 sons 3 dau
g'son Melchior Dieter (1775-aft 1797) m 1797 Rachel Johnson
John Jacob Deiter (abt 1738-aft 1764) m 1763 Jane Buffington 1 son


Henry Samuel Deter (Teter) Jr. (abt 1756-1823) British soldier, deserted to U.S. side
m 1775 Roseannah Peckinpaugh 7 sons 2 dau; many descendants OH etc


Heinrich Dieder (Teetor) (abt 1684-aft 1734) migr bef 1730 N.Y. or Phila.
settled Milford Twp m Anna Barbara Dieterly 6 sons 1 dau
son Conradt Teetor (abt 1723-1771) m 1741 Maria Catherine Weber


Johannes Dieter Sr had at least two sons, Johannes Jr and Hans Wilhelm; they probably migrated to America together before 1735 and settled in Moore and Lehigh Twps.

Johannes Dieter Sr (1705-bef 1758) migr bef 1735, probably with 2 sons below
m(2) 1747 Maria Elizabeth Yundt 3 dau
Johannes Dieter Jr (abt 1725-1805)
m(1) 1746(?) Anna Catherine Thowison, 2 sons, 5 dau
Son John Peter Dieter (1751-1824) m 1774 Maria Magdalena Kohl, 13 children
Hans Wilhelm Dieter (abt 1735-1790) m n.d. Elizabeth NN, 3 sons 5 dau


Matthias Dieter (abt 1710-1782) m abt 1735 Rosannah Dettero, 2 sons 1 dau
Migr bef 1740 with wife & son Johannes, settled Amity Twp, Bucks (later Berks)
Son Johannes Dieter Sr (1737-1812) m 1769 Hannah DeHart, 3 sons 4 dau
Henry Dieter (n.d.) Alsace Twp 1779-1784 tax rolls, Exeter Twp 1790 census


Two Dieters settled in Virginia about 1730 with the same name (Hans Jerg), both from the same town Schwaigern, W├╝rttemberg.

Hans Jerg Dieter (1699-1743) arr 1727 Philadelphia with wife
m 1720 Maria Margaretha Luttmann 8? children 4 m Henkle sibs, many descendants
Hans Jorg Dieter (1703-abt 1750) arr 1729 Philadelphia
m abt 1732 NN 3 children; probably cousin of preceding, no known descendants

The older Hans Jerg has many descentants mainly named "Teter" in Virginia and elsewhere, but the younger has no identified descendants.

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