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Please see forward which is the work of Mr Dale Collins and a
contribution of Mrs Betty Burdan. AT

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Back in 1994 I picked up a few pages of a report done by Mr. and Mrs. Dale
W. Collins; 17 Hearthstone Drive; Penn Hills, PA 15235, at the Berks County
Historical Society. These pages covered the Henry and Catherine
(Sassmannshausen) Vanderslice that you refer to. Included in the pages is
the following information:

Henry (Henry Sr.) and Catherine (Sassamanhausen) Vanderslice children:
1) Anthony Vanderslice (b. June 4, 1753 d. Feb. 4, 1797) married
Elizabeth, was a private in American Revolution (DAR Index, Vol. II)
2) Henry Vanderslice Jr. (b. April 17, 1755 d. Feb. 12, 1825) married Ann,
was also a private in the Revolution (DAR Index, Vol. 1)
3) Jacob Vanderslice (b. Feb. 7, 1757 d. Jan. 10, 1815) married Mary Berge
4) Daniel Vanderslice (b. Feb. 17, 1759 d. Dec. 20, 1812) married Margaret
5) Catherine Vanderslice (b. Nov. 15, 1761)
6) Sophia Vanderslice (b. Mar. 10, 1764 d. Aug. 13, 1829) married Jacob Settle
7) Anna Margaret Vanderslice (b. Jan. 24 1767 d. Dec. 3, 1846) married
Michael Seitzinger (b. Sept. 29, 1763 d. Sept. 18, 1838)
8) John Vanderslice (b. March 31, 1770 in Exeter Twp., Berks Co., PA d.
March 16, 1846), married Catherine Christian on May 27, 1792.
9) George Washington Vanderslice (b. Oct 8, 1771 d. Feb. 22, 1842) married
2nd, in 1806, to Janet Roberts
10. Joseph Vanderslice (b. Jan. 28, 1776)

Henry Vanderslice Sr. received a commission of Sheriff of Berks County, PA
on Oct. 5, 1775. In this capacity, he read The Declaration of Independence
in the public square of Reading on July 8, 1776, in response to an order of
Congress. Henry Vanderslice Sr. did war service during the Revolution as a
Wagoneer (DAR Patriot Index, Vol. 1)

"Vanderslice and Allied Families" by Howard Vanderslice
Shirley L. Bodak; Portland, OR (who is rewriting the Vanderslice History)
Ruth R. Zalonis, Scottdale, PA

Also from the same report:
Jost Henrich and Anna Catherine (Strach) Sassmannshause children:
1) Elizabeth Sassmannshause (b. March 1, 1723)
2) Andreas Sassmannshausen (b. Dec. 20, 1725 d. Dec. 7, 1804) m. Anna
Elizabeth Homrighausen on March 7, or May 7, 1795
3) George Sassmannhausen (b. about 1727 in Maxatawny Twp., Berks County,
PA) married Barbara.
4) Henry Sassmannhausen (b. about 1729 in Maxatawny Twp, Berks County, PA
d. March 15, 1783 [in NC] ) married Elizabeth
5) Julianna Sassmannshausen (b. about 1731 in Maxatawny Twp., Berks
County, PA married Bernhard Schneider
6) Catherine Sassmannshausen (b. April 14, 1732 in Maxatawny Twp., Berks
County, PA d. Aug. 20, 1809) married Henry Vanderslice on Oct. 23, 1750
7) Dorothea Sassmannshause (b. Dec. 8, 1737 in Maxatawny Twp., Berks
County, PA) married Jacob Herber
8) Sophia Sassmannshausen (b. about 1746 in Maxatawny Twp., Berks County,
PA d. April 18, 1808) married on August 3, 1756 to Christian Richstein.
9) Gertrude Sassmannshause (b. about 1741 in Maxatawny Twp., Berks County,
PA) [I found additional on Gertrude. She was born Maria Gertraut on April
4, 1756 and died June 7, 1828. She married Johannes Siegfried and is
buried in the Siegfried Family Cemetery near Topton, Berks County, PA]
10. Jacob Sassamannshausen (b. about 1746 in Maxatawny Twp., Berks County,
PA d. April 28, 1789) married on Nov. 19, 1765 to Catherine Pearson. Jacob
was a Pvt., PA in the Revolution (DAR Patriot Index Vol. 1) [Jacob and
Catherine moved to Bucks County, PA]

Jost Henrich Sassmannshausen was the son of Johan Peter Sassmannshausen and
Anna Elizabeth Weber, of Germany. Jost Henrich was born 1696 in
Ruppershausen, Wittgenstein, Wesphalie, Nordrhein, Germany. Christened,
Jubilate Sontag 1696, Evangelical Reformed Church, Feudingen, Wittgenstein,
Germany. He married Sept. 17, 1717 at the same church to Anna Catharina
Strach, d/o Johannes Strach. Anna Catherine was born Amtshausen,
Wittgenstein, Germany. Henry and Catherine both died in Maxatawny, Berks
Co., PA. Another wife, Petronella, is mentioned in a 1770s deed registered
in Berks County between Jost Heinrich Sassmanshausen and his son Henry.

Betty Burdan

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