Caspar Elias Diller I

Former name:De-ller
Born:June 25 1696 In:  Alsace Region, France
Died:June 25 1787 (at age 91)In:  Loch Platz (Hole Place), Lancaster Co, PA, USA


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Immediate family

Anna Barbara Diller (born Dorniss)
His wife
Han Philipp Adam Diller
His son
Maria Christina Sensabach (born Diller)
His daughter
Margaret Keiner (born Diller)
His daughter
Caspar Elias "of the Cumberland County Branch" Diller II
His son
Jean Han Martin Diller
His son
Unknown Croft (born Diller)
His daughter
Unknown Sweiger (born Diller)
His daughter
Maria Juliana Breckbill (born Diller)
His daughter
Unknown Inboda (born Diller)
His daughter
Unknown Ensminger (born Diller)
His daughter
Eva Magdalena Diller or Dellor (born Meyers)
His wife
Adam Elias or Johnsses Diller or Tuller
His father
Maria Diller or Tuller (born Balliet)
His mother

Source citations

Date: Mar 3 2011
Citation text:
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3/2/2011 - CLM

Birth: May 25, 1696

Alsace Region, France

Death: Jun. 25, 1787


Lebanon County

Pennsylvania, USA

Husband of Anna Barbara (Dornis) Diller

6th great-grandfather of Phillip Flory


Hill Church Cemetery


Lebanon County

Pennsylvania, USA

Created by: Phillip R. Flory

Record added: Aug 30, 2007

Find A Grave Memorial# 21258890


Casper Diller emigrated August 17, 1733 arrived in Philadelphia, PA on ship Samuel (Hugh Percy, master) from Rotterdam, HOLLAND. He listed his age as 37. Accompaning family members were his wife Anna Barbara Dornis (30), daughter Maria Christina (2), son Philipps Adam (10), son Johann Martin (8), daughter Anna Rosina, daughter Johanna Maria, and son Christoph Peter. Source: Passenger and Immigration Lists Index. Casper was naturalized by Act of May 19, 1739. Shown as a Tiller.

"The Compendium of American Genealogy, 1600-1800's" refers to Caspar Elias Diller: Huguenot, fled to Holland, thence to England, back to Germany, then came to Pennsylvania on the 'Samuel' In 1733 -, Granson of Jean Dillier: Huguenot Minister and author. Married 1st Anna Barbara

Caspar (De Lier) Diller is listed in the First Families of America. The Compendium of American Genealogy, 1600's -1800's Volume V1, Lineage Records, Page 403. Also listed is his daughter Margaret and her husband Michael Keinadt (Coiner, Koiner, Kyner).

Burial Hill Church

From the passenger list of the Samuel (

Caspar Elias Diller, 37

Anna Barbara (Dornis), 30

Philipp Adam, 10

Hans Martin, 8

Rosina, 4

Christina, 2

source: Bur1983

Taylor, Tayler, Casper; Caspar was a shoemaker; Records at Lancaster Co, PA

Caspar's dates of birth and death on the headstone do not match what is in the Diller Book, however, he did live to be about 100 years old. In another book, it is stated he died in 1770 or 1775 and lived to be about 100 years old.
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