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Old Ebenezer Church, Effingham County GA – 1768 Baptisms

Israel, son of Nicholas Schubtrein and Anna Mary his wife, was born in the night between Aug. 23-24, 1768, and baptized the 24th. Sponsors were Joseph Schubtrein, who was represented by Israel Leimberger, and Mary Schubtrein, the wife of the aforementioned Joseph Schubtrein. Hannah, daughter of John Lastinger and his wife Anna Barbara, was born Aug. 25, 1768, and baptized the same day. Sponsors were Frederick Lackner and Johanna Christiana Lackner. Solomon, son of John Jacob Kiefer and Dorothea his wife, was born and baptized Aug. 29, 1768. Sponsors were Solomon Zant and his wife Elizabeth and David Steiner. John Lewis Wietmann’s wife gave birth to a still-born daughter, Sept. 14, 1768. May God comfort both parents. Joshua, son of John Gugel and his wife Anna Mary, was born Sept. 28, 1768, and baptized the 29th. Sponsors were Ruprecht Zimmerebener, Christopher Kraemer and his wife. Agnesia, daughter of Lucas Ziegler and Salome his wife, was born Sept. 27, 1768, and baptized the 29th. Sponsors were George Faul and Rebecca his wife and Agnes, the wife of Casper Waldhauer. Thomas, son of Josias Dickson & his Wife, was born the 12th of Febry., 1768 at Hogeechy & was baptized the 13th of Octobr., 1768. The Mother only became Surety as the Father was unwell. Sarah, Daughter of Aaron More & Grace his Wife, was born the 21st of June, 1768, & baptized the 17th of Octobr., 1768. The Parents themselves are Sureties. John, a Negro boy born to Simon Reuter, was baptized Nov. 9, 1768. Simon Reuter and his daughter Hannah took the place of sponsors. Sarah, Daughter of Charles...

Old Ebenezer Church, Effingham County GA – 1769 Baptisms

John, son of George Gruber and Elizabeth his wife. was born in the night between Jan. 24-25, 1769, and baptized the 26th. Sponsors were John Gravenstein and Catherine his wife, Jacob Mohr and Ursula Paulus. Solomon, son of John Gruber and his wife Mary Magdalene, was born Jan. 25, 1769, and baptized the 26th. Sponsors were Samuel Kraus and Judith his wife. William Ewen, son of Jacob Caspar Waldhauer and Agnes his wife, was born Jan. 24, 1769, and baptized the 26th. Sponsors were John Caspar Wertsch and his wife Hannah Elizabeth and John Ulrich Neidlinger. Catharine, daughter of John Maurer and Mary Magdalene his wife, was born Feb. 1, 1769, and baptized the 2nd. Sponsors were Solomon Zant and Elizabeth his wife and Hannah Elizabeth Flerl. Jojada, a Negro child, was born to the Lemcke relationship Feb. 5th, and baptized on the 8th. Timothy Lemcke and Johanna Lemcke were sponsors. Lydia, daughter of David Steiner and Anna Margaret his wife, was born and baptized March 5, 1769. Sponsors were Samuel Kraus and Judith his wife and Anna Margaret Schweiger. Margaret, daughter of Matthew Weinkauf and Christine his wife, was born March 1, 1769, and baptized the 5th. Sponsors were Peter Freiermuth and Anna Catharine Groll. Margaret, daughter of Bartholomew Spring and Anna his wife, was born Jan. 30, 1768, and baptized March 5, 1769. Sponsors were Daniel Zettler and Catharine Lane. John Frederick, son of Frederick Ochs and his wife Anna, was born March 11, 1769, and baptized the same day. Sponsors were Christiana Steiner, David Steiner and Sibylla Staeheli. Daniel, son of John Martin Rheinlaender and Fred-erica...

Old Ebenezer Church, Effingham County GA – 1770 Baptisms

David Bechtele, son of George Bechtele and his wife, was born Jan. 11, 1770, and baptized on the 12th. Sponsors were Joseph Mezger and his wife and John Muehler and his wife Mary. Catharine Mary, daughter of John Rens and his wife Barbara, was born Jan. 11, 1770, and baptized on the 12th. Sponsors were Mrs. Catharine Lemcke and Frederica Mary Triebner and Ruprecht Zimmerebener. David Klein was born Jan. 17, 1770, and baptized the next day. The parents are John Klein and his wife Christine. Sponsors were Urban Punz, Deininger and Margaret Gnan. Elizabeth, daughter of Henry Meyer and Mary Francisca his wife, 5 years old, was born in the month of Sept., 1764, and baptized Jan. 30, 1770. Sponsors were David Unselt and his wife Anna and also Elizabeth Strohhacker. David, son of Henry Meyer and his wife Mary Francisca, was born in the month of March, 1766, and baptized Jan. 3o, 1770. Sponsors were David Unselt and his wife and Strohhacker. Gideon Rosch, son of Abraham Rosch and his wife Hannah, was born Feb. 18, 1770, and baptized the same day. Sponsors were Elizabeth Croneberger, Jacob Croneberger and Daniel Burcksteiner. Johanna Frederica, daughter of John Leonhardt Niesse and his wife, was born March 9, 1770, and baptized March 10, the Festival of Commemoration and Dedication of the new Church after the morning worship. Sponsors were Christopher Frederick Triebner and his wife Frederica Mary and Johanna Lemcke. John, son of Christopher Hudson and his wife Sarah, was born Nov. 1, 1769, and baptized March 16, 1770. Sponsors were the parents. William, son of% 9Wilson, was born 1769,...

Old Ebenezer Church, Effingham County GA – 1762 Baptisms

Samuel, son of Nic. Schubtrein and his wife Anna Mary, was born the night before Jan. 22, 1762, and baptized the same day. Sponsors were Joseph Schubtrein and Mary his wife and Krause. Solomon, son of John George Gnann and his wife Anna, was born on Sunday, Jan. 24, 1762 late in the evening, and baptized Jan. 25th. Sponsors were Conrad Rahn and his wife and John George Pechtle. John, son of John Pflueger and his wife Barbara, was born in the night before Jan. 27, 1762, and baptized on the 27th. Sponsors were John Kornberger and his wife Lucia and John George Heckel. Salome, daughter of Paul Finck and his wife Margaret, was born in the night between Jan. 31 and Feb. 1, 1762, and baptized Feb. 1st. Sponsors were Lewis Weitmann and his wife. Benjamin, child of Martin Taescher and his wife Ursula, was born Feb. 8, 1762, and baptized on the same day. Sponsors were Pastor Boltzius and his wife and Mr. Adam Treutle. Amalia, a Negro girl, was born in Savannah, July 1, 1761, and baptized Feb. 9, 1762 in Jerusalem Church. Sponsors were Pastor Lemcke and his wife. Dorothea, daughter of John Adam Treutle and his wife Margaret, was born Feb. 21, 1762 after midnight, and baptized on the afternoon of the same day. Sponsors were Mr. Kiefer and his wife and Mr. Wertsch. Tobias, son of George Fischer and his wife Anna Dor., was born March 12, 1762 in the evening, and baptized on the 14th. Sponsors were Zimmerebener, Mr. Wertsch and the sister-in-law. This child is a twin; the other one died...

Old Ebenezer Church, Effingham County GA – 1763 Baptisms

Mary, daughter of George Ziegler and Catharine his wife, was born in the night between Jan. 2-3, 1763, and baptized in the afternoon of the 3rd in Zion Church. Sponsors were John George Haid, Mrs. A. M. Flerl and Mrs. B. Kogler. Johanna, daughter of an Englishman, namely the deceased Thomas Baxle and his wife Ferribay, six years old, was baptized Feb. 2, 1763 in Bethany. Sponsors were Mary and Matthew Weinkauff. Anna Catharine, daughter of Matthew Biddenbach and his wife Anna Margaret, was born in the night between Feb. 23-24, 1763, and baptized on the 24th. Sponsors were Hangleiter and wife. David Schubtrein, son of Joseph Schubtrein and his wife Mary, was born March 18, 1763 before day, and baptized on the same day. Sponsors were Nicholas Schubtrein and his wife Ann. Sarah, daughter of Henry Meyer and his wife, was born March 21 early, and baptized the same day. Sponsors were J. A. Treutlen, his wife and Mrs. Taescher. Joseph, son of Jacob Tussing and his wife, was born April 22, 1763, and baptized on the 23rd. Sponsors were Paul Finck and his wife and George Faul. Daniel, a Negro boy, was born May 13, 1763, and baptized on the 17th. Sponsors were Pastor Lemcke and his wife. Elizabeth, daughter of John George Rieser and his wife Sibylla Regina, was born July 19, 1763 in the evening and baptized on the 20th. Sponsors were Faul and his wife, Jacob Mohr, sen. and his wife. Jonathan, child of John Martin Paulitsch and his wife Ursula, was born July 21, 1763, and was baptized in the afternoon of the...

Old Ebenezer Church, Effingham County GA – 1764 Baptisms

Abdi, Thomas Schweighofer’s Negro boy, was born in the night before Jan. 12, 1764, and baptized on the 14th. Sponsors were the two owners of the child. Christian, son of John George Schneider and Barbara his wife, was born the night before Jan. 20, 1764, and baptized the same day. Sponsors were George Faul and Rebecca his wife, whose place was represented by Mrs. Anna Barbara Rabenhorst. Mary Magdalene, daughter of David Steiner and his wife Anna Margaret, was born Jan. 21, 1764 before day, and baptized in the afternoon. Sponsors : Samuel Kraus, Judith Flerl and Mrs. Schweiger. David, son of John Gugel and his wife Anna Mary, was born Jan. 21 in the evening, and baptized on the 22nd after morning worship. Sponsors were Christopher Kraemer, his wife and Zimmerebener. Christian, son of John Justus Grovenstein and his wife Catharine, was born Feb. 3, 1764, in the evening and received lay baptism soon after birth, which was ratified on Feb. 4th. The witnesses of the lay baptism were Mrs. Kronberger, the child’s father, Christian Bidenbach and his wife and Mrs. Metzcher, who also baptized the child. Sponsors were the glazier Buntz and his wife and John Michel. Nathanael, son of John Schneider and Catharine his wife, was born Feb. 11, 1764, and baptized the same day. Sponsors were Samuel Krause and Judith his wife and Ruprecht Zimmerebener. David, child of G. Schleich and Mary Magd. his wife, was born Feb. 12, 1764, and baptized on the same day. Sponsors were Gabriel Maurer and Anna his wife and Lewis Eigel. Judith, daughter of Nicholas Schubtrein and his wife...

Old Ebenezer Church, Effingham County GA – 1756 Baptisms

John George, son of John George Bunz and Barbara his wife, was born in the night between July 19 and 20 in Bethany, and was baptized on the 20th. The sponsors were Christian Biddenbach and Mary Michler. Fredericke Margaret, daughter of John George Bollinger and Barbara his wife, was born in Bethany, July 31, 1756, and baptized the same day. Sponsors were Valentine Deppe and his wife Margaret. John, the son of John Rentz and his wife Barbara, was born Aug. 15, 1756 at Ebenezer, and baptized the same day. Sponsors were Christopher Kraemer, Ruprecht Zimmerebner and Mrs. Catharine Lemcke. Johanna Fredericke, the daughter of Frederick Helfensteiner and his wife Blandina Magdalene, was born Aug. 28, 1756 in Haberkorn, and was baptized Sept. 2 the same year. Sponsors were John Staehli, sen. and his wife. Jonathan Gottlieb, the son of John Ulrich Fezer and Barbara his wife, was born Aug. 30, 1756 in Ebenezer, and baptized the same day. Sponsors were Ulrich Neidlinger and his wife and Simon Reuter. Anna Margaret, the daughter of Paul Fincke and his wife, was born Sept. II, 1756, and baptized on the 12th. Sponsors were Louis Weidmann and his wife. John Deris had his daughter baptized on Sept. 23. [This entry stricken out.] William, the son of McDanell and an unmarried German woman, was born at Hallifax, March 14, 1756, and was baptized here in Ebenezer Sept. 26 the same year. Sponsors were Matthias Zettler and Mrs. Cath. Bornemann. Mary, the daughter of Joseph Schubdrein and Mary his wife, was born Oct. 2, 1756 in Ebenezer, and baptized on the 3rd. Sponsors were...

Old Ebenezer Church, Effingham County GA – 1760 Baptisms

Salome, daughter of Henry Meyer and his wife Mary, was born on Ogeechy River in Georgia, Feb. 1, 1758, and baptized Jan. 3, 1760. Sponsors were John Adam Treutlen, his wife and Ursula, wife of Martin Taescher. Judith, child of the same parents, born June 21, 17% 9, and baptized on the just named Jan. 3, 1760. Mar-tin Taescher, his wife and Mrs. Treutlen acted as sponsors. John George, child of John Schiehle and Anna his wife, was born early on Jan. 17, 1760, and baptized the same day. His sponsors are John George Deininger and his wife Barbara Deininger, also Caspar Heck and his wife. Mary, a Negro child on the land of the Messrs. von Muench, was born in the night before Jan. 11, 1760, and baptized on the 18th. Pastor Boltzius and his wife were the sponsors. Anna Catharine, daughter of Martin Taescher and Ursula his wife, was born Feb. 1, 1760, and baptized the following day. Sponsors were John Adam Treutlen, his wife and Mrs. Boltzius. Catharine, daughter of Michael Rieser and Apollonia his wife, was born Feb. 1, 1760, and baptized on the following day. Sponsors were Surgeon Mayer and his wife and Mrs. Hannah Elizabeth Wertsch. Daniel, child of Christian Birck and Ursula his wife, was born Feb. 24, 1760, and baptized on the 25th. Sponsors were Pastor Boltzius, his wife and Ruprecht Zimmerebener. Salome, child of Thomas Baxly and Verybee his wife, was born, and baptized Feb. 24, 1760. She was at this time about something over six years old. Sponsors were John Martin Rheinlaender and Mary his wife, and Mary Magdalene...

Old Ebenezer Church, Effingham County GA – 1761 Baptisms

John, child of John Heinle and his wife Mary, was born Dec. 30, 176o, and baptized Jan. 1, 1761. Sponsors were George Faul and his wife Rebecca. David, son of John Ulrich Reidlinger ,and his wife Waldpurga, was born Jan. 6, 1761, and baptized the same day. Sponsors were Ruprecht Zimmerebener and Anna Margaret Zittrauer. Christiana, daughter of John Jacob Haeuseler and his wife Anna Mary, was born March 19, 1761, and baptized on the same day. Sponsors were Jacob Ulrich Neidlinger, Mrs. Leimberger and Anna M. Zimmerebener. John, child of John Gugel and his wife Anna Mary, was born here April 1, 1761 in the evening and baptized on the 2nd. Sponsors were John Christopher Kraemer and his wife and August Zimmerebener. Jonathan, son of Peter Arnsdorff and his wife Barbara, was born early on Apr. 6, 1761, and baptized the same day. Sponsors were Christopher Kraemer, John Kornberger and Ursula Landfelder. John Paul, son of Jacob Tussing and his wife Mary, was born April 16, 1761 in the evening, and baptized the 17th. Sponsors were Paul Fincke and his wife, George Faul and Rebecca his wife. Johanna, daughter of Mr. John Louis Mayer and his wife Barbara, was born April 13, 1761 in the evening after 9 o’clock, and baptized the 17th. Sponsors were Pastor Boltzius and Mrs. Catharine Lemcke and Margaret Ewen in Savannah. Margaret, a child of English parents John Couchlan and Catharine his wife, was born Dec. 4, 1760, and baptized May 4, 1761. The place of sponsors was taken by the mother and Joh. Cas. Wertsch and Chr. Birck. Gratiosa, daughter of John...

Old Ebenezer Church, Effingham County GA – 1771 Marriages

Robert Dickson and Suky Johns were lawfully united in marriage Jan., 1771. John Michael Haberer and the widow Anna Eva Weidman were both lawfully united in Christian marriage Feb. 26, 1771. Ps. 33:18, 19, 20. Jacob Meier and the widow Juliana Schmidt, and also George Gnan and Anna Franciska Rotenberger were both parties united in marriage Jan. 22, 1771. Is. 48:17, 18. Michael Heinsman and Ursle (?) Heked were united in marriage in Zions Church, Jan. 22, 1771. John Heckel and Hannah Margaret Heinrich were united in marriage here in Ebenezer, April 9, 1771. James English and Mary May, both of St. Philip’s Parish in Carolina, were married on the 6. of Jun., 1771. Samuel Bostich and Anne Mary Mane both of St. Matthew’s Parish have been married by a License from the Governor the 9 July, 1771. Bartholomew Neibling and Anna Mary Ochs were united in marriage in Bethany, Aug. 20, 1771. William Blair and Sibillia Earl, both in this parish, were published three times and on Oct. 26, 1771, received from me a Certificate. William Radlif and Diana Moon, both in St. Philip’s Parish, were lawfully united in marriage here in Ebenezer, Nov. II, 1771. William Roger and Cilia Benson, both of this parish, were both united in marriage by me here Nov. 4, 1771. Jonathan Cole and Nancy Radlist, both in St. Philip’s Parish, were lawfully united in marriage Nov. i9, 1771. Up to this point the number has been...
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