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Old Ebenezer Church, Effingham County GA – 1770 Burials

Christian Geiger died Jan. 25, 1770 in the 14 year of his age, and was buried Jan. 26 in the cemetery at Zion. Gideon Kosch, a negro child, died Febr. 19, 1770, and was buried in the afternoon of the same day in the cemetery here. George Fischer, 5 years old, died Febr. 20, 1770, and was buried on the 21st in the cemetery at Bethany. Magdalene Keiter died April 4, 1770 in the 52 year of her age, and was buried in the cemetery at Zions Church. Johanne, the child of Ulrich Neidlinger, 3 weeks old, died May 14, 1770, and was buried the next day in the cemetery in Ebenezer. Christian Bittenbach died May 5, 1770 in the 60 year of his age, and received Christian burial the next day in the cemetery at Bethany. The funeral text was Matt. 6:19-21. Anna Fezer, 2 years old, died May 23, 1770, and was buried on Ascension Day. Christiana, the daughter of Nicholas Schubdrein, died May 29, 1770 in the 6 month of her age, and was buried the next day at Zion. Sebastian Fezer, an aged man, died July 4, 1770, and was buried in the cemetery at Zion. George Rens died July 27, 1770, and was buried July 28 in the cemetery at Ebenezer. John Frederick Ernest Kienegus, a native of Breusland, died Aug. 5, 1770, being the 8 Sunday after Trinity, and was buried on the afternoon of the same day in the cemetery at Ebenezer. Salome Zant, a child of 2 years, died Aug. 30, 1770, and was buried the same day in the cemetery...

Old Ebenezer Church, Effingham County GA – 1771 Burials

Phoebe, a baptized Negro child belonging to Mrs. Lemking, died Feb. 18, 1771, and was buried the next day. John Michael Bohrman died Feb. 17, 1771, and was buried on the 19th here at Ebenezer. Matthias Schubdrein, 5 months old, died% 9 1771, and was buried in Zions Church. Anna Eva, daughter of John Scheeraus, died at the age of 3 years and 2 months, and was buried June 3, 1771 here at Ebenezer. Andrew Greiner of Halifax, died June 19, 1771, and received Christian burial on the 20th in the Plantation cemetery. Anna Mary Kemler died July 11, 1771, and was buried July 12 in the cemetery at Ebenezer. Her age was 17 years. Funeral text: I Pet. 1:24, 25. John George Eppinger, 3% years old, died Aug., 1771, and was buried the next day at Bethany. Asa Remshardt, 10 months old, died Aug. 21, 1771, and was buried at Zion. Mary Steiner, 4 years old, died Aug. 25, 1771, and was buried the next day at Zion. N. Pferret, English, 16 years old, resident with her brother, Mr. Harret on Weinkauf’s plantation, died Aug. 26, and was buried Aug. 28 at Bethany. David Eichsperger, 60 years old, an old Salzburger, died Aug. 29, 1771 in the mill, and was buried the next day at Zion. Mary Margaret, daughter of John George Zittrauer, 2 years and 9 months old, died Aug. 31, 1771, and was buried the next day. Mary, daughter of George Ziegler, 8 years old, died Sept. 7, 1771, and was buried the next day. Jacob Mohr, 60 years old, died Sept. 7, 1771, and was...

Old Ebenezer Church, Effingham County GA – 1772 Burials

Caspar Waldhauer’s daughter died Jan. 20, 1772, immediately after receiving lay baptism. John Adam Freyermuth died as a child of 2 years and 2 months, Feb. 5, 1772, and was buried in the cemetery here. Salome, daughter of Samuel Kraus, 6 years, 1 month and 3 days old, died Feb. 5, 1772, and was buried the next day at Zion. John Paul Mueller jun. died Feb. 21, 1772 in the 27th year of his age, and was buried on the 22nd. Text: Psalm 55:19: “The Lord works rest for my soul.” Anna Mary Schubtrein died in the night before March 17, 1772, and was buried the same day. Salome Remshardt, a child of a week, died March 18, 1772, and was buried the next day. George Heckel died April 6, 1772, and was buried the next day. Text: Luke 10:20, 21. George Niess died April 10, 1772, and was buried the next day. Text: Job 19: “I know.” Krause’s stillborn child was buried June 27, 1772 in the cemetery at Zion. Jacob Lange, 25 years old, died Sept. 20, 1772, and was buried in the cemetery at Zion. Christian Frederick Hekel, 3 days old, died Oct. 7. 1772, and was buried the next day. Christine, wife of John Heinle, died 3 hours after the birth of a daughter early at 3 o’clock on Oct. 8, 1772, and was buried the same day. Benaiah, Solomon Zant’s son, 3 years old, died Nov. 11, 1772, and was buried the next day. Up to this point the number reported. Thomas Schweighofer died Dec. 7, 1772, and was buried the next day on...

Old Ebenezer Church, Effingham County GA – 1773 Burials

Barbara Koergter, 60 years old, died at 11 o’clock in the night of Dec. 31, and was buried on New Year’s Day in the cemetery at Zion. Elizabeth Zant, 26 years old, died Jan. 1, 1773, and was buried the next day in the cemetery at Ebenezer. Funeral text: Hosea 13:14. Hanna Marg. Remshardt and Christine, her child of a week, both died Jan. 31, 1773, and were buried the next day in Zion. Mary, wife of Joseph Schubtrein, died Feb. 6, 1773, and was buried the next day at Zion. William Makai, a child of 3 months, died Jan. 29, 1773, and was buried on the 30th. John Heinle’s stepson of John George Schneider, died in the month of March, 1773, and was buried the next day, but no notice was given here. David Steiner’s child of a week died April 3, and was buried the following Sunday at Zion. Hannah, daughter of John Scheraus, 10 years old, died April 14, and was buried the next day. John Ulrich Fezer died suddenly April 19, and was buried the next day at Ebenezer. Anna Barbara, daughter of Frederick Epinger, died May 28, 1773, and was buried the same day at Bethany. Hannah Norssler died Aug. 16, 1773, and was buried the next day here in the town. Hannah Margaret Kraemer died Sept. 6, 1773, and was buried the next day. Margaret Niess, a widow 66 years old, died Oct. 10, 1773 early, and was buried the same day. Jacob Gnann, 44 years old, died Oct. 13, 1773, and was buried the next day. Christian Steiner’s little son died Oct....

Old Ebenezer Church, Effingham County GA – 1774 Burials

Anna Mary Floerl, 81 years old, died Jan. 18, 1774, and was buried the next day. Funeral text: Luke 12:32 and ch. 11:42. Daniel Reihlaender, 4 years and 3 months, died Feb. 2, 1774, and was buried on the third. Mr. Urban Bunz died Nov. 18, 1774, and was buried the next day with ‘a funeral sermon in Jerusalem Church. Funeral text: 2 Tim. 1:10, “Christ has deprived death of his...

Old Ebenezer Church, Effingham County GA – 1762 Burials

Mary Magdalene Graeves died May 5, 1762, and was buried on the 6th in the Town cemetery. Her age was 5 years. John Andrew Heintz, a child of 8 months, died May 21, 1762, and was buried on the 22nd in the Plantation cemetery. Christian Israel Graeves, 8 years and 11 months old, died in the evening of June 14, 1762, and was buried on the 15th towards evening. John Haid, a child of 4 years and 4 months, less 4 days, died June 19, 1762, and was buried on the 20th. Benaiah Wertsch, a child of 7 months less 4 days, died June 25, 1762, and was buried on the 26th. John Heinle, i year and 6 months old less 3 days, died June 27, 1762, and was buried on the 26th. Leonhard Krause died June 29, 1762, and was buried on the 30th in the Plantation cemetery. Rebecca Niess, 3 years and 8 1/2 months old, died early before day June 30, 1762, and was buried towards evening of the same day. Elizabeth Gnann, a child of 4 years, died July 5, 1762, and was buried on the 6th. Clara Straub died Aug. 10, 1762, and was buried on the 11th in the Plantation cemetery. Lawrence Eigel died Oct. 3, 1762, and was buried on the 4th. John Adam Klein died Oct. 4, 1762, and was buried on the 5th. His age was 3 years. Amelia, a baptized Negro girl, died Aug. 14, 1762 in the night and received Christian burial on the 15th in the Town cemetery. Her age 1 year and 1 month. Lydia Waldhauer,...

Old Ebenezer Church, Effingham County GA – 1763 Burials

Christian Thomas Eischperger died March 17, 1763, and was buried on the 18th. His age 19 years. Mary Dorothy Haefner, the oldest daughter of the deceased Mrs. Straub, died on Hauesler’s plantation April 17, 1763, and was buried there. She was about 30 years old. Ursula Fetzer, 44 years old, died July 17, 1763, and was buried on the 18th. Christian Leimberger died early on July 22, 1763 in the 54th year of his age, and was buried on the same day. Catharine Paulus, a child of 13 years, died July 23, 1763 in the evening, and was buried on the 24th. Catharine Wertsch died Aug. 16, 1763, and was buried the next day. Elizabeth Hammer died Aug. 24, 1763, and was buried on the 25th. Her age 20 years. Anna Dorothy Fisher, about 42 years old, died in Bethany Oct. 3, 1763, and was buried on the 4th. Solomon Schweinthofer, a child of 9 months, died Oct. 4, 1763, and was buried on the 5th. Gideon Kiefer, a child of one year and 9 months, died Oct. 8, 1763, and was buried on the 9th. Samuel Schubtrein died Oct. 10, and was buried in the evening of the same day. His age 1 year, 8 months, 2 weeks and 4 days. David, the son of Gabriel Maurer, 7 years and 8 months old, died on Wednesday evening, Nov. 2, and was buried the next day on the Plantation cemetery. Daniel Rieser, a child of 4 years and 7 months, died in the night before Dec. 6, 1763, and was buried in the cemetery at Bethany on the 7th....

Old Ebenezer Church, Effingham County GA – 1764 Burials

Bartholomew Mackh died Jan. 12, 1764, and was buried on the 13th in Bethany. His age was 34 years and 2 months. Christian Gravenstein, a child of ,9 days, died in the night before Feb. 13, 1764, and was buried on that day in Bethany. Regina Heintz died Febr. 10, 1764 of pain in the side and was buried Febr. 11. Her age, 38 years. Timothy Birck, a child of 6 months, less 6 days, died early on March 11, and was buried towards evening. Lois Eigel died March 17, 1764, and was buried on the same day. Mary Catharine Pechtle died early on April 26, and was buried towards evening of the same day. Her age was 4 years and 10 months. 1764. Barbara Fetzer, 44 years old, died May 1, 1764, and was buried the next day. Carl Flerl died May 2, 1764, and was buried the next day. Lucy Metzcher, a child of 2 years, died May 21, 1764, and was buried on the 22nd. Tobias Fischer, a child of 2 years and 4 months, died July 8, 1764, and was buried on the 9th in Bethany. Margaret Schubtrein was 79 years old, died July 21, 1764, and was buried the next day in the Town cemetery. Anna Margaret, the 8-year-old daughter of Finck, died in Bethany Aug. 24, 1764, and was buried the next day in the Town cemetery. Mary, the youngest daughter of Christian Steiner, 5 months old, died Sept. 18, 1764, and was buried the next day in Zion’s cemetery. Catharine, the daughter of Balth. Reiser, 6 months old, died in Bethany in...

Old Ebenezer Church, Effingham County GA – 1766 Burials

George Waldhauer, a child of one year, died Feb. 18, 1766, and was buried on the 19th. Christian Lebrecht Rieser, a boy of 11 years, died April 23, 1766, and was buried on the 24th in Bethany. Gabriel Maurer died March 1, 1766, and was buried on the 2nd in the Plantation cemetery. Benaiah Schwinkhofer died Aug. 11, 1765, and was buried on the 12th. Mary Buntz, a child of 2 years, died June 2, 1766, and was buried on the 3rd. Margaret Schwinkhofer died in the night before June 5, 1766, and was buried on the same day in the Town cemetery. She attained an age of over 83 years. Mary Magdalene Schubtrein, a child of 9 months, died July 7, 1766, and was buried on the 8th here in the Town cemetery. Hans Maurer died early on Aug. 31, 1766, and was buried towards evening. Hannah Margaret Leimberger died Sept 3, 1766, and was buried on the 4th. Age 13 months. Michael Scherer, a stranger among us, died Sept. 15, 1766, and was buried on the 16th. Abdi, a baptized Negro child belonging to John Gruber, died Sept. 11, 1766, and was buried on the 12th with the usual Christian ceremonies. Age, 2 years, 8 months. Obadiah Pechtle, a child of 7 months, died Sept. 12, 1766 in the evening, and was buried on the 13th. Angelica Oechsle died Oct. 30, early in the night, and was buried on the 31 in Bethany, 1766. Samuel Graves died in the night of Oct. 30, 1766, and was buried in the evening of the same day. Mrs. Gertraut Boltzius,...

Old Ebenezer Church, Effingham County GA – 1757 Burials

Adam Straube died in the night between Jan. 2 and 3, 1757, and was buried the next day. Christopher Kronenberger, a child of 1 year and 9 months, died Jan. 23, 1757, and was buried the next day. Mary Magdalene Mohr died July 28, 1757 at the age of 1 year and 10 months, and received Christian burial on the 29th in Bethany. Michael Walliser died in the night of July 31 and August 1, and was buried Aug. 1, 1757. He had dropsy and was in his best years when he died. John Conrad Gnann died August 18, 1757 in Bethany, and was buried the 19th, at the age of 1½ years John George Schneider’s wife gave birth to a still-born child Aug. 20, 1757. John George Fischer, a child of 1 year and 6 months died at Bethany, Aug. 22, 1757, and was buried the next day. Hans Michael Schneider died after a brief illness Sept. 27, 1757 at the age of 66 years. He was buried the next morning in Zions Church cemetery. N. B.-Shortly afterwards his daughter-in-law, the wife of J. G. Schneider, died. Mary Elizabeth Lechner died Oct. 18, 1757 of epilepsy at the age of 2 months. John Peter Schubdrein, a child about 1½ years old, died Oct. 16, 1757, and was buried the following Monday the 17th. Hanna Elizabeth Ziegler, a child of 8 months, died Oct. 21, 1757, and was buried on the 22nd. Lucas Geiger, the upright schoolmaster on the Plantations, died in the night before Oct. 31, 1757, and was buried on the 31st. Andrew Fischer, a child, died...
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