THE SEBOLD ANCESTORS
Johannes Seibold Abt 1640 and Maria
Nicolaus Seibold and Anna Seithen 1705-1765
Nicolaus Seibold and Johanna Perus 1746-1784
Peter Sebold and Elizabeth Nekly 1783-1875
Francis Peter Sebold and Mary Francis Mattingly 1832-1884
Johannes Seibold was born about 1640 in Hatenport, Germany and eventually moved to Tries, Germany, a wine growing mountainside village on the Mosel River in Soutwestern Germany. The Catholic Church, Saint John the Baptist, baptised, married and buried his descendents. It is from this church's records that enabled the tracing of the Sebolds. Peter Sebold migrated to the United States from Amsterdam aboard the ship Commerce in 1803 at the age of 20. He settled in Berk's County, Pennsylvania and later moved to a farm in Tanneytown, just south of Emmitsburg, Maryland. Two of his grandsons, Frank and Andrew, migrated to western Maryland (Deer Park and Oakland). Frank was a wainwright and a farmer. His son Peter Felix worked for the B&O Railroad and relocated to Cumberland, Md. James Sebold, Peter Felix's son, also work for the railroad as a machinist and Anna Mary also worked for the railroad as a secretary. James later relocated to Washington, D. C. The Sebold's after being raised in D.C. moved to the Maryland and Virginia suburbs.