A Register of Members of the Moravian Church; And of Persons Attached to Said Church in This Country and Abroad, Between 1727 and 1754

A Register of Members of the Moravian Church; And of Persons Attached to Said Church in This Country and Abroad, Between 1727 and 1754

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1873 edition. Excerpt: ...sister. 480. Frederick Jacob Schmidt. xvi, s. 12. Dec. 1. Unmarried man. Born in Bethlehem, Aug. 6, 1758. United with Nazareth congregation in 1775. Lived in Christianspring, and later was cook in the Brethren's House in Nazareth. He was very liberal in his contributions to missions. Taught boys and young men gratuitously in the evening. 48!. Christian David Senaeman. xvi, s. 13. Dec. I 3. Merchant. Born May 30, 1781, at Schoenbrunn, on the Muskingum, where his parents were missionaries. When three days old, he was taken, with his parents, to Sandusky, by enemies of the mission. When six years old he entered Nazareth Hall as a pupil. When fourteen years old, he was employed in the store of the congregation. Married Anna Elizabeth Ritter, in Philadelphia, Nov. 27, 1806. He had five sons and two daughters, the latter dying in childhood. 482. William Hessler. xvi, s. 14. Dec. 22. Born in Bethlehem, Nov. 9, 1753Educated in Nazareth Hall. VVhen thirteen years of age, went to Christiansspring to learn weaving. Later, moved to Bethlehem, Lititz, etc. In 1788 moved to Hope, N. J., and married Hannah Brown, who died a few years later. In 1794 married Mary Magdalene Koehler, in Lititz. Continued to live in Hope until 1803, when he moved to Nazareth. One son survived. i835. 483. Maria Catharine Miksch, m.n. Wingass. xiii, n. 12. Jan. 16. Born near Elberficld, Vestphalia. Married George Hoeclt. Of five children, only one daughter, Catharine, survived her mother. On the journey to America, her husband died in Holland. Her other four children having died, and having lost all her possessions, she came to Gnadeuthal. In 1809 she married John Christian Miksch, who died in 1823. Her age was 70 years. 484. Christian Samuel Michael. xvi, s. 15. March 1. Born...show more

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  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123673856X
  • 9781236738561