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Christian MARKLE
Anna Maria STRAUB
Husband:  Christian10 MARKLE / MERKLE / MERKEL
Birth:  27 Jan 1758, Moselem, Berks Co., PA
Baptism:  18 Mar 1758, Moselem, Berks Co., PA
Death:  28 Mar 1836, Milton, Turbut Twp., Northumberland Co., PA
Disposition:  buried Harmony Cemetery, Milton, Northumberland Co., PA
Father:  Johann Peter9 MARKLE (1721-1785) [Joh. Christian8, Peter7, Peter6, Christian5, Hans4, Oswald3, Johannes2, Heinrich1]
Mother:  Catharine Breitener GRIMM / GRIM
Marriage:  bef. 1785
Migration:  said to have moved from Berks Co., PA, to Bloomsberg, Northumberland [now Columbia] Co., PA, to Milton, Northumberland Co., PA
Wife:  Anna Maria STRAUB / STRAUBEN
Birth:  8 Jan 1759, Hempfield Twp., Lancaster Co., PA
Death:  23 May 1832, Milton, Turbut Twp., Northumberland Co., PA
Disposition:  buried Harmony Cemetery, Milton, Northumberland Co., PA
Father:  Andreas STRAUB I
Mother:  Anna Catharina SPRINGER
Children born in Berks Co., PA:
1.  Jacob MARKLE, b.  31 Aug 1782; m. Catharine HOUGENDOBLER
2.  Wilhelmus MARKLE, b. 8 Nov 1783; died young
3.  Johannes MERKEL / John MARKLE, b. 24 Oct 1785 
4.  Elizabeth "Bettie" MARKLE, b. 24 Jul 1787; d. 1850/2
5.  Samuel MARKLE, b. 27 Feb 1788; died young
6.  Gideon MARKLE, b. 25 Mar 1791; d. 1851
7.  Maria MARKLE, b. 26 Nov 1792; d. 26 Jun 1846
8.  Katherina MARKLE, b. 23 Sep 1796; d. 21 Jun 1883; m. John Philip FOLLMER
9.  Peter MARKLE, b. 8 Mar 1798; never married
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Sources:

1.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service:  IGI - International Genealogical Index (online at FamilySearch.org).
Christian MARKLE
Birth: 27 Jan 1758, Moselem Springs, Berks, Pennsylvania
Death: 1836
Father: Peter MARKLE; Mother: Catharine GRIMM
Source: patron submission
Christinus MARKLE
Birth: 18 Mar 1758, Richmond Twp, Berks, Pennsylvania
Death: 28 Mar 1836
Father: Johan Peter MERCKEL; Mother: Catharine Breitener GRIM
Source: patron submission
Christian MARKLE
Birth: 18 Mar 1758, Moselem, Berks, Pennsylvania
Death: 28 Mar 1836
Father: Peter MARKLE
Source: patron submission
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The earlier day is presumably the true birthdate, while the later date is presumably the date of baptism.

2.  Census Index:  Colonial America, 1607-1789 (Broderbund CD-310):  not found.

3.  1790 Census Index and Digital Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #2 of 4; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1790 PA Berks Co. Richmond Twp. p. 77 Ln. 28 Chrisn Merkel 1-2-3-0-0
These data indicate:
Gender and Type Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 free white male 16 or over in or bef. 1774 = Christian (b. 1758)
2 free white males 15 or under 1774-1790 = Jacob (b. 1782)
= Johannes (b. 1785)
3 free white females all ages in or bef. 1790 = Anna Maria (b. 1759)
= Elizabeth (b. 1787)
= ?

4.  1800 Census Index and Digital Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #3 of 4; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1800 PA Northumberland [now Columbia] Co. Bloom Twp. p. 759 Ln. 38 Macker Christian 13010-21010-00
These data indicate:
No. & Sex  Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 9 or under 1790-1800 = Peter (b. 1798)
3 males 10-15 1784-1790 = Gideon (b. 1791)
= Johannes (b. 1785)
= Jacob (b. 1782)
1 male 26-44 1755-1774 = Christian (b. 1758) 
2 females 9 or under 1790-1800 = Katherine (b. 1796)
= Maria (b. 1792)
1 female 10-15 1784-1790 = Elizabeth (b. 1787)
1 female 26-44 1755-1774 = Anna Maria (b. 1759)

5.  1810 Census Index and Digital Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #1 of 9 completely missed in index; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1810 PA Northumberland Co. Turbut Twp. p. 14/117 Ln. 2 C. Markel 01001-00101-00
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 10-15 1794-1800 = Peter (b. 1798)
1 male 45 or over in or bef. 1765 = Christian (b. 1758)
1 female 16-25 1784-1794 = Katherine (b. 1796)
1 female 45 or over in or bef. 1765 = Anna Maria (b. 1759)

6.  1820 Census Index and Digital Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #3 of 6; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1820 PA Northumberland Co. Borough of Milton p. 35 Ln. 2 Merkley Christopher 000011-00001-0-000
These data indicate:
No. & Sex  Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 26-44 1775-1794 = ?
1 male 45 or over in or bef. 1775 = Christian (b. 1758) 
1 female 45 or over in or bef. 1775 = Anna Maria (b. 1759)
List was roughly alphabetized.

7.  1830 Census Index and Digital Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #7 of 16; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1830 PA Northumberland Co. Borough of Milton p. 140 Ln. 8 Christian Markle 000 000 000 100 - 000 000 000 100
These data indicate:
No. & Sex  Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 70-79 1750-1760 = Christian (b. 1758)
1 female 70-79 1750-1760 = Anna Maria (b. 1759)
Listed two lines from Anna Maria's nephew, Abraham STRAUB

8.  Frederick Adams Virkus.  1925-1942.  The Compendium of American Genealogy.  Inst. American Genealogy, Chicago (1968, Genealogical Publ. Co., Baltimore; 1997, Broderbund CD-200).  Note that Virkus is not only a secondary source, he is an unreliable one.  In Vol. VII, on p. 613:
7-Peter (1721-85), of Moselem Springs; m Catharine Breitnener Grim (Egidius8, of Lehigh Co., PA);
6-Christian (1758-1836), of Milton, Pa.; m Anna Maria STRAUB, of Lancaster (And.7);
5-John (1785-1868), of Milton; m Elizabeth Bright (1799-1837; Jacob6, of Reading, PA.; Michael7; Michael8);

9.  Anon.  1911.  Genealogical & Biographical Annals of Northumberland County.  J.L. Floyd & Co., Chicago. Biographical sketches of Jacob STRAUB and his kin.  Andreas STRAUBE settled in Columbia and lived out his days there, with the implication that all of his children were born there.  Names one of the daughters as "Mrs. MERKLE." 

10.  WorldConnect / Ancestry World Trees (online at RootsWeb.com/Ancestry.com).  One well-documented file quotes a family bible giving Christian's birthdate as 18 Mar 1758 in Moselem and his marriage to "Maria STRAUBEN," who was born near Lancaster on 8 Jan 1759.  Lists children and birthdates.  Also Christian and Maria's tombstone readings, where she is called "Ann Maria."  Indicates that Christian moved from Berks Co. to Bloomsburg, Columbia Co., then to Milton.

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