Old Ebenezer Church, Effingham County GA – 1759 Baptisms

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Elizabeth, child of Christopher Rotenberger and his wife Elizabeth, was born Jan. 16, 1759, and baptized the same day. Sponsors were Hans Schmidt and his wife Juliana.

Christiana, child of Matthew Wuest and his wife, was born Jan. 26, 1759 in the morning, and baptized on the 31st. Sponsors were John Michael Bormann and Mary Eva his wife, Frederick Treutlen and his wife Margaret.

Ann, child of George Heck and his wife Mary, was born Jan. 13, 1759 in Haberkorn, and baptized the 31st. Sponsors were John Goebel and Anna Barbara his wife.

John Gottlieb, child of John George Schneider and his wife, was born Febr. 18, 1759, and baptized on the 19th. Sponsors were George Faul, Leonard Kraus and his wife.

John George, child of Peter Arnsdorf and his wife Barbara, was born Febr. 26, 1759, and baptized the same day. John Rentz, George Faul and his wife were sponsors.

Anne, a child of English parents, Thomas Baxley and Verybee, was born March 8, 1759, and baptized on the 12th. John Martin Scheinlaender and his wife Mary were witnesses.

Anna, child of Caspar Heck and Anna his wife, was born March 11, 1759, and baptized on the 12th. Sponsors were Zimmerebener, Kalcher and Rosina Mueller.

Esther, daughter of Matthias Zettler and his wife, was born March 22, 1759, and baptized March 23. Sponsors were John Caspar Wertsch and his wife and Mrs. Kronenberger.

Mary, a Negro child, was born on the plantation Good Harmony in Josephs Town, March 13, 1759, and baptized there on the 27th. Pastor Lemcke and Mrs. Bohrmann (representing Mrs. Lemcke) were the sponsors.

Margaret, child of John Louis Meyer and his wife Barbara, was born March 31, 1759, and baptized Apr. 2. Sponsors were Pastor Lemcke, Mrs. Rabenhorst and Margaret Barbara the wife of Mr. Ewen, potter in Savannah.

Margaret, daughter of Jacob Caspar Waldhauer and his wife Agnesia, was born Apr. 8, 1759 in Goshen, and baptized on the IIth. Sponsors were Margaret Barbara, the wife of Mr. Ewen in Savannah, Apollania Rieser and Andrew Seckinger.

Anna Margaret, daughter of Jacob Tussing and his wife, was born in Bethany, Apr. l0, 1759, and baptized on the 12th. Sponsors were George Fall and his wife Rebecca, and the wife of Paul Fincke.

John Gottlieb and Samuel, twin children of Nicholas Schubdrein and his wife Anna Mary, were born Apr. II, 1759. The younger son, John Gottlieb, received lay baptism by the midwife in the presence of Mrs. Krause and Angelica Kohleis, which was confirmed afterwards at the baptism of the first son, Samuel, which took place on the 11th. Sponsors were Joseph Schubdrein and his wife and Leonhard Krause. Sponsors for the younger son, John Gottl., were Pastor Boltzius, his wife and Mrs. Krause.

Emmanuel, son of Theobald Kiefer and his wife Mary, was born in the night between April 28-29, 1759, and baptized on the 29th. Sponsors were Mr. H. H. Lemcke, John Flerl and Mrs. Gertraud Boltzius.

Christian, son of John George Buntz and Barbara his wife, was born April 30, 1759, and baptized the same day. Sponsors were Christian Biddenbach and Mary Michel.

Albrecht Louis, child of Conrad Eckhardt and his wife Anna Mary, was born May 3, 1759, and baptized on the 4th. Sponsors were Henry Louis Buntz and John George Buntz and Mary Michel.

Daniel, son of George Kiefer and his wife Anna Dorothea, was born May 8, 1759, and baptized .on the l0th. Sponsors were Ruprecht Zimmerebener ‘and Anna Margaret Zittrauer.

On March 21, 1759 a daughter of Athanasius Thomas and his wife Rebecca, was baptized, who was born at St. Matthew’s Bluff in South Carolina, Oct. 28, 1758, and was named Sarah. The parents took the place of sponsors.

Andrew, a boy 11 years old, son of Andrew Clemons and his wife Rebecca, was born May 28, 1747 in Congrees, and baptized March 22, 1759. Sponsors were Cum Thomas, David Thomas and the boy’s mother.

John, son of Christian Oechsle and his wife Angelica, was born in the night before June 1, and baptized June 1, 1759. Sponsors were John Schuele and Agnes Happacher.

Mary Catharine, child of John George Bechtle and his wife Eva Barbara, was born June 8, 1759, and baptized the same day. Sponsors were Adam Treutle, his wife, Jacob Meyer and his wife.

John, child of John George Deininger and his wife, was born July 12, and baptized the same day. Sponsors were Christopher Rotenberger and his wife and Conrad Rahn.

Hannah Elizabeth, daughter of John Martin Paulitsch, was born July 15, 1759, and was baptized the same day. Sponsors were Christopher Rotenberger, Mrs. Gertraud Boltzius, and the wife of Martin Lackner.

Anna Magdalena, child of John Eppinger and Anna Barbara his wife, was born July 15, 1759, ,and baptized on the 21st. Sponsors were Matthias Asperger, Anna Biltz and Anna Uniselt.

Anna Mary, daughter of John Pflueger and Barbara his wife, was born Aug. 2 in the evening, and baptized on the 3rd. Sponsors were Kornberger and his wife and Mrs. Ott.

Samuel, son of John Schneider and his wife Catharine, was born Aug. 8, 1759, and baptized on the 9th. Sponsors were Zimmerebener, Krause and Mrs. Riedlsperger.

Mary Barbara, daughter of John Michel and his wife Mary, was born and baptized Aug. 12, 1759. Sponsors were Henry Louis Buntz and his wife Barbara.

Fredericke Margaret, daughter of John George Bollinger and Barbara his wife, was born in the night between Aug. 21-22, 1759, and baptized on the 22nd. Sponsors were Christian Biddenbach and Margaret Gnant.

Hannah Margaret, daughter of John Jacob Heuseler and his wife Anna Mary, was born Aug. 29, 1759, and baptized on the 30th. Sponsors were John Ulrich Neidlinger, Margaret Leimberger and Anna Margaret Zimmerebener.

John Adam, son of John Klein and his wife Chris-tine, was born in the night before Aug. 29, 1759, and baptized on the 29th. Sponsors were John Adam Treutle, Joseph Leitner and Anna Margaret Finck.

John, child of George Kogler and his wife Barbara, was born Sept. 5, 1759, and baptized the same day. Sponsors were John Kornberger, Thomas Geschwandel and Margaret Zittrauer.

Elizabeth, daughter of Samuel Greves and his wife Margaret, was born Sept. 13, 1759, and baptized on the 14th. Sponsors were John Gaspar Wertsch, Paul Zittrauer and Mrs. Gertraud Boltzius.

Jonathan, son of Jacob Ihle in Josephs Town, and his wife Eva, was born Sept. 3o, 1759, and baptized on Oct. 4th. Sponsors were John Adam Treutle, John Michael Bormann and his wife.

Samuel, son of Christian Zipperer and Anna Mary his wife, was born Oct. 2, 1759, and baptized on the 3rd. Sponsors were George Schweiger, Apollonia Kiefer and Lachner with his wife.

Hannah Elizabeth, daughter of John Hangleiter and Ursula his wife, was born Oct. 5, 1759, and baptized on the 6th. Sponsors were John Caspar Wertsch, Hannah Elizazeth his wife, and Ursula Bandfelder.

Jonathan, son of Gabriel Maurer and his wife, was born Oct. 6, 1759, and baptized on the 7th. Sponsors were the smith George Faul and his wife Rebecca.

Eleonora, child of John Cochlet and Catharine his wife, was born July 21, 1759 at Beaver Dam, and baptized Oct. 2oth. Sponsors were John Caspar Wertsch and John Wheat.

Christian Israel, child of John Caspar Wertsch and Hannah Elizabeth his wife, was born Nov. 22, 1759, and baptized the following day. Sponsors were John Flerl and his wife.

Conrad, son of John Paul Franck and his wife Barbara, was born Nov. 22, 1759, and baptized on the 23rd. Sponsors were Hugh Cannady, Conrad Rahn and Gugel’s wife.




MLA Source Citation:

Voigt, A. G. Ebenezer Record Book: Containing Early Records of Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Effingham, Ga., More Commonly Known as Ebenezer Church. Savannah, Georgia: C.A. Linn, 1929 AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 24 April 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/georgia/old-ebenezer-church-effingham-county-ga-1759-baptisms.htm - Last updated on Nov 3rd, 2012


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