George Fetters was born in Philadelphia about 1760. His parents died when he was quite young and he lived with relatives in Germantown until the Revolutionary war, in which he served for some time. In 1784 he married Margaret, dau of John and Sarah Smith, who emigrated from Germany about 1745, and settled first at Germantown, later near Skippack, (now Montgomery Co). About the year 1799, George Fetters settled in Charlestown twp, and afterwards in East Whiteland. Their children were 12 in number, of whom 8 married and raised families, viz.; Mary m. James Pennypacker; Margaret m Peter Hartman; Susan m. Matthias Pennypacker; Sarah m. Henry Hartzell; John m Mary Sloyer; Abraham; Samuel; George m. Catharine Laubaugh. The sons were all 6 feet high. George sr and wife finally owned a farm in Pikeland. He died 12-25-1836, and she 2-1974; both are buried at Pikeland church<
George Fetters' son
Samuel married Mary, dau of John and Catharine Acker, by whom he had children
- John, Abraham, Isaac, Mary, Elizabeth, and Samuel.