Old Ebenezer Church, Effingham County GA – 1768 Burials

Beata Hangleiter died Jan. 24, 1768, and was buried on the 25th.

Hannah Fredericka Kornberger died Feb. 9, 1768, and was buried on the loth in Zions cemetery.

Samuel Rieser, a child of 5 days, died Febr. 10, 1768, and was buried on the 11th.

Veit Landfreder died Febr. 13, 1768, and was buried on the 14th, which was Estomihi Sunday, in the Town cemetery.

Daniel Schubtrein died Febr. 15, 1768 early at 2 o’clock in the night and was buried the next afternoon.

Frederick Freyermuth, a child of 17 days, died early on Febr. 11, and was buried toward evening of the same day.

Daniel Schubtrein, a child of 2 months and 3 weeks, died March 9, 1768 in the evening, and was buried on the 10th.

Mr. Herman Henry Lemcke [the name is en-grossed], hitherto the second teacher of the Evangelical congregation at Ebenezer, died April 4, 1768, on the second Easter day, in the morning at a quarter past 4 o’clock. His body was laid to rest on the following day and was accompanied to the cemetery by the town to the tomb of the teachers by many sorrowing relatives and hearers, in the 48th year of his life, and in the 23rd of his conducted office. The funeral text was taken from Isaiah 45:15.

Ursula Landfelder died May 31, 1768, and was buried June 1, Her age, 51 years, less 3 months.

Anna Bexle, a girl about 10 years old, whom Michael Weinkauf had adopted, died June 4, 1768, and was quietly buried in the cemetery at Bethany.

Elizabeth Catharine Zettler, as I firmly believe, entered into the rest of the people of God on June 9, 1768, and received Christian burial on the 10th.

Anna Mary Pflueger, a child of 9 years, died Aug. 4, 1768, and was quietly buried on the 5th.

Israel Schubtrein, a child about 15 hours old, died Aug. 24, 1768, and was quietly buried.

Christine Ochs, a child about 3 years and 10 months old, died Aug. 30, 1768, and was quietly buried on the 31st at Bethany.

Hannah Maurer, a child almost 8 years old, died Oct. 23, 1768, and was buried the next day.

George, a Negro boy, who belonged to the estate of the deceased Mr. Lemcke, died Oct. 29, 1768.

Anna Mary Eischberger died in the night between Oct. 30 and 31, 1768, and received Christian burial on Nov. 1, 1768, in the 58th year of her age.

George Faul died in the night before Nov. 5, 1768 in the 44th year of his age, and received Christian burial on the 6th. God had granted him repentance unto life.

Mary Brandner, a widow, aged 65 years, died Dec. 11, 1768 in the night, and on the same day received Christian burial.

Up to this point the number has been reported.

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. 19 January 2015. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/georgia/old-ebenezer-church-effingham-county-ga-1768-burials.htm - Last updated on Sep 16th, 2012

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