Old Ebenezer Church, Effingham County GA – 1779 Baptisms

Mary, daughter of Benjamin Rieser and Catharine his wife, was born Jan. 13, 1779, and baptized the next day. Sponsors were Margaret Hek and George Bechtle.

John Christopher, son of John Christopher Bunz and his wife, was born Jan. 26, 1779, and baptized the next day. Sponsors: Christopher Kraemer and Catharine his wife, John Hangleiter and his wife.

Jonathan Christian, son 0f Jonathan Zipperer and Gratiosa his wife, was born Jan. 25, 1779, and baptized the next day.

________, daughter of Benjamin Glaner and his wife, was born Feb. 4, 1779, and baptized on the 8th. Sponsors were John .Adam Nessler and Dorothea his wife.

Hannah, daughter of John Rudolph Binninger and his wife Johanna, was born Feb. 10, 1779, and baptized on the 11th. Sponsors : Jacob Meier and Hannah Juliana his wife.

Elizabeth Schmidt, daughter of Jerem. Tonnewan and his wife Sarah, six years old, was baptized March 5, 1779. Sponsors both parents.

Sarah Evel. Quin, Daughter of George Quin and Francis his Wife, being born on the 2d day of Jan., 1778, baptized on the 15th of March, 1779. Godfathers, Samuel Ihle, Susanna Moore.

Salome, Daughter of John Caspar Hirschman and Sophia his Wife, being born on the 16th of Jan., 1779, baptized 15th March, 1779. Sponsors: John Heusler and his Wife, Philip Sheides and his Wife and Elisabeth Kuebler.

Hannah, daughter of Nicholas Schubtrein and his wife Margaret, was born April 13, 1779, baptized the 14th, 1779. Sponsors were Mr. Joseph Schubtrein and Agnesia Schubtrein.

James, Son of John Lohrman and his Wife, being born the 5th of April, 1779, baptized 12th of April, 1779. God-fathers and Godm., John Kuebler and his Wife.

Christian, son of Mr. Doct. Lang and his wife Mary Magdalene, was born May 11, 1779 in the morning about 4 0′clock. Sponsors were Mr. Christian Scheerer, who was represented by John Christopher Stroebel.

Anna Mary, daughter of Mr. John Frisch and his wife Susanna, was born April 30, 1779, and baptized May 6, 1779. Sponsors were David Steiner and Anna Margaret his wife.

Samuel, son of Christian Steiner and Dorothea his wife, was born May 17, 1779, and baptized the next day. Sponsors: Joseph Schubtrein and Agnesia his wife.

Lydia, daughter of George Ziegler and his wife Catharine, was born May 18, 1779, and baptized the next day. Sponsors were David Stenier and Hannah Margaret his wife.

Gotthilf Israel, son of Leonhardt Niess and his wife Christiana, was born May 18, 1779, and baptized May 22, 1779. Sponsors, Gotthilf Israel Schmidt and Hannah Elizabeth his wife and Jacob Meier.

Margaret, daughter of Jacob Kraus and Susanna his wife, was born April 2, 1779, and baptized on June l0th. Both parents were sponsors.

Israel, son of John Heinle and his wife Barbara, was born July 14, 1779, and baptized Aug. 8, 1779. Sponsors were Israel Kieffer, David Steiner, who was represented by John Renz, and Anna Margaret Steiner.

Anna, daughter of Lucas Ziegler and his wife Anna, was born June 26, 1779, and baptized the next day. Sponsors John Casp. Waldhauer, who was represented by George Gnan, and Margaret Waldhauer and Mrs. Rebecca Dieter.

Christine, daughter of Nathanael Rieser and Dorothea, his wife, was born July 7, 1779, and baptized on the 10th. Sponsors: Israel Rieser and his wife, Gotthilf Isreal Schmidt and Hannah Eliz. his wife.

Salome, the illegitimate daughter of John Martin Daescher and Mary Frederica Scheeraus, was born May 23, 1779, and baptized Sept. 2, 1779. Sponsors: Mr. Christopher Kraemer and Catharine Kraemer and Jonathan Fezir (?) and his wife Anna Magdalene.

Dorothea, daughter of John Scheeraus, was born May 16, 1779, and baptized. John Rudolph Binninger and his wife Johanna were sponsors.

Solomon, son of John Glaner and his wife, was born Aug. 31, 1779, baptized on Sept. 1st. Sponsors were John Adam Nesseler and Dorothea his wife and John Maurer, who was represented by Andrew Sekinger and Anna his wife.

Dinah, daughter of William Stafford and Anna Mary Stafford, resident in Carolina, was born March 15, 1778, and baptized Sept. 2, 1779. Sponsors were Mr. Jacob Meier and Anna Juliana Meier.




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. 31 March 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/georgia/old-ebenezer-church-effingham-county-ga-1779-baptisms.htm - Last updated on Sep 16th, 2012


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