Also find Garst family information in Evelyn Rosemary Frantz papers.
Christmas card dated Dec 1998 from Betty Garst
Garst Fort information from Library of Congress
Will of Peter Frantz dated 22 July 1853 naming daughter Sally Garst as one of many heirs
Look at the similarity between this chest (above) and the one reportedly owned by Immigrant Michael Frantz (below). Conceivably the Frederick Garst chest was owned by his father Immigrant Theobald Gerst/Garst (ca1702-ca1770).
Silly, Sentimental, Senior (Lorraine Frantz Edwards) personally saw these chests–and touched them–believing they are a tangible link to her Frantz/Garst ancestry. (Photos by Lorraine Frantz Edwards.)
Floyd Mason list of publications
Floyd Russell Mason b. 24 Feb 1919, d. 8 Jan 2008
Katheryn Elizabeth Garst Mason, (1921-?)
Floyd Russell Mason & Kathryn Elizabeth Garst Mason compilers and publishers of several family histories.
Printout from David Byron Ratliff dated 5 Mar 1998 ~~ Very valuable resource