Pennsylvania German families took an active role in the American Revolution in Northampton County.
Carbon County, Pennsylvania was created in 1843 from parts of Northampton and Monroe Counties.
John Jost Dreisbach was born on October 26, 1757 in Northampton County, Pennsylvania. He was baptized on February 8, 1758 at Tohickon Reformed church in Bedminster, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Mr. and Mrs. William Deter were his sponsors. His father was Colonel Johann Jost Dreisbach.
He married Anna Margaretha Solt in 1784. Margaret was born September 15, 1764 in Lehigh Township, Northampton County, Pennsylvania. Her parents were Daniel Solt and Anna Catherine Shafer.
There is a good deal of confusion about this Jost Dreisbach.