Old Ebenezer Church, Effingham County GA – 1769 Burials

Anna Mary Fetzer died Jan. 14, 1769, and was buried the next day. Her age was 52 years.

Eleonore Heid died of a disease in the breast Jan. 20, 1769 in the evening, and was buried on the 22nd at the age of 39 years.

Matthew Zettler died Febr. 3, 1769, and was buried the next day.

Jacob Rudolph Staeheli, a young man about 23 years old, less 3 months, died Febr. 6, 1769, and was buried the next day.

Ursula Buerck died in the night between March 12 and 13, 1769, and was buried on the 14th in the 34th year of her age.

Hannah Schweighofer died April 1, 1769, and was buried on the 2nd at the age of 29 years and 9 months.

Obadiah Rahn, a ten-year-old boy, died April 28, 1769, and was buried on the 29th.

Mary Oeple, a child of 8 days, died April 28, 1769, and was buried on the 29th.

Christine Weinkauf died May 1, 1769, and was buried on the 2nd at the age of 25 years.

Waldpurga Bollinger died March 3, 1769, and was buried on the 4th.

Michael Maurer, a child of almost 4 years, died May 25, 1769, and was buried on the 26th.

Mrs. Hannah Elizabeth Wertsch died June 17, 1769, and on the 18th received Christian burial. With infirmity of body for many years she attained the age of 31 years, less two months.

A stranger died June 18 it Mr. Wertsch’s place, and was quietly buried the same day.

Frederick Epinger was found dead in Old Ebenezer Creek on June 18, 1769, judicially disposed of on the 19th, and for the time buried at said creek.

Mary Magdalene Bechtel, 12 years old, died July 14, 1769, and received Christian burial on the 15th. Text: Psalm 119:94.

Angelica, nee Heinle, died June 11, 1769, and received Christian burial on the 12th.

John Christopher Rheinlaender died July 10, 1769 died near to Goshen, and was buried on the 11th at Goshen at the age of 2 years.

Scraggs, wife of Doury Scraggs, an English woman, died Aug. 1, 1769, and on the 2nd was buried in the cemetery here. Her age was 30 years.

John Martin Reilaender, 5 years old, died Aug. 28, 1769 on Strohbarth’s plantation in Goshen, and was buried Aug. 29 on Zipperer’s plantation. Text: Psalm 84:2.

Regina Ochs, 9 years old, died Aug. 26, 1769, and was buried Aug. 27 at Bethany.

Ursula Kiefer died early on Sept. 2, 1769 in the 69 year of her ,age, and was buried the same day. Text: Heb. 12:23.

George Schleich died Aug. 27, 1769, and received Christian burial on the 28th with a funeral sermon on John 8:24 in the cemetery at Zions Church. His age was some 30 years.

Frederick Ochs in Bethany died Sept. 12, 1769, and received Christian burial on the same day in the cemetery at Bethany. The funeral sermon was on I Tim. 1:15. His age was 69 years.

John Kraus, a child of 15 months, died Sept. 15, 1769, .and was interred on the 16th in the cemetery at Zions Church.

Eliezer, a Negro boy of John Hangleiter, died in the third year of his age Sept. 25, 1769, and was buried towards evening with a sermon.

John Ulrich Fezer, several months old, died and was buried Oct. 7, 1769. Text : Psalm 84:11.

Henry Louis Gravenstein died Oct. 28, 1769, and received Christian burial on the 30th in the cemetery at Bethany. His age, 4 years and 7 months.

Christiana Candace, Christopher Frederick Triebner’s negro child, 4 days old, died Oct. 29, after receiving baptism, and was buried in the evening.

Christian Frederick Scheel, a native of Weyerbach in Germany, died Nov. 8, 1769, and was buried Nov. 9, here in Ebenezer.

Mary Rahn died Nov. 14, 1769, and was buried on the same day in the cemetery here.

Matthew Fischer, 2 years and 3 months old, died Dec. 3, 1769, and was buried on the 4th at Bethany.

Louis Weidmann, 43 years old, died Dec. 20, 1769, and received Christian burial the next day in the cemetery here. Psalm 110:3.

Samuel Heinle, 3 weeks old, died Dec. 30, 1769, and was buried the next day in the cemetery at Zions Church.

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. 8 October 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/georgia/old-ebenezer-church-effingham-county-ga-1769-burials.htm - Last updated on Sep 16th, 2012


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