George Christopher Border brought his family from Reilingen near Nutterstadt, south east of Speyer in Germany.
They arrived in Philadelphia on the 'Thistle of Glasgow' from Rotterdam via Dover on 29Aug1730. The spellings of his name on the passenger lists are Christoph Batter,
Christof Batter and Christopher Bader. He settled in Maxatawny Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania. This was originaly part of Philadelphia County. On 14Aug1734 a warrent
for land in Philadelphia County was sold to G C Bother (this was later in Maxatawney Township). Another grant for 100 acres of land was on 18Mar 1737. Some of this
land belonged to Michael Reaver, Jonathan Kline, Daniel Augstadt and others. He is listed on the 1752 taxables for Maxatawny Township in Berks County, Pennsylvania.
He was of the Luthern faith. His occupation was that of a farmer. Other spellings of the last name are Boader, Badder, Bother, Batter, Bauder, Bauter, Bouther, Bawder,
Bawter, Better, Boarder, Border. The last record that has been found of G C Bader was on 21Nov1766 when he was a sponsor at the christening of one of his grandson, Nicholas,
the son of Nicholas & Eva Elizabetha at the DeLong's Reformed Church in Berks County Pennsylvania. He was listed as a godparent at the christening of George Christoph Adams
born 22Feb1751 christened 12Apr1751 father uncertain mother Anna Maria Adams dau of Heinrich Adams, Maria Eva Maier born 26Jul1752 christened9Aug1752 parents Leonhard Majer
and Maria (Bader) wife, George Daniel Quirin born 5Oct1754 christened-12Oct1754 parents Joh Nicholaus Quirin and Margr (Baur) wife.