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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....

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Old Ebenezer Church, Effingham County GA – 1777 Marriages

John Merkel of Goshen and Susanna Hover were both united in marriage by a License from the Governor in Goshen, May 13, 1777. Jacob Strohbard and Judith Jourdine, both of Carolina, were married by a License from Governor Burrow in Carolina on the 29th Day of April, 1777. John Maurer and Anne Mueller, widow of John Paul Mueller, were both united in marriage July 1, 1777. Text: Ps. 143:8, 9, 10. Lord, teach me to do Thy will. John Venieur and Elizabeth Winkler, both of Purrysborough, were married lawfully in the Month of Augst., 1777. John George Winkler, a widower, and the widow Mary Rieser, were both united in marriage Sept....

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Old Ebenezer Church, Effingham County GA – 1774 Marriages

Benjamin Daly and Susannah Garneth were law fully joined together into the holy Estate of Matrimony by a License on the 6th of Jan., 1774 at Mr. Garneth’s House. Jesse Busbey and Molly Pearce, both of Carolina, were both lawfully married on the 26 Day of Jan., 1774. Esa Tanner and Seelina Rogers were both married by a License on the 15th of Febr., 1774. John Floerl and Dorothea Kiefer were both united in Christian marriage Feb. 22, 1774. The wedding text: Ps. 31 :20-24. Mr. Christopher Kraemer and Catharine Hengleiter were both united in Christian marriage March 1, 1774. Text: Eph. 5 :21-31. John Frederick Lackner and Johanna Margaret Schubtrein were both united in Christian marriage March 8, 1774. Prov. Sol. 8:33-36. Dan’d Harris and Sarah Bevel were both married together by a License on the 11th of March, 1774. Samuel Royall and Verlinder Godbee of St. George’s Parish were both lawfully married on the 27th Day of March, 1774. John Holzendorff and Elizabeth Ehrhardt were both married by a License on the 1st Day of April, 1774. Samuel Pace and Mary Glasher, both of this Parish, were lawfully married on the 18th. of Decbr., 1774. Robert Beirl and Sarah Hudson, both of this Parish, were married by a License on the 27th of Decbr.,...

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Old Ebenezer Church, Effingham County GA – 1778 Marriages

Mr. John Adam Treutlin, late Governor of this State, and Mrs. Anne Unselt, widow, were both united in marriage the 14th of Jan., 1778. Text: Hebr. 13:8. Jesus Christ the same yesterday and to-day. John Bilbow, Capt. of a Company of Horses, and Jane Hudson of this State Spinster, have been married on giving Security the 12th of Febr., 1778. Jacob Ihle and Jane Border a widow, both of Effingham County, have been joined by a License on the i0 Day of March, 1778. Christian Jonathan Zipperer and Gratiosa Zittrauer have been married by a License on the 10th Day of March, 1778. Text : I Tim. 4. John Christopher Buntz and Hannah Elizabeth Hangleiter have been married on the 13 of March, 1778. Text : I Thessal. 3, V. 12, 13. William Kennedy and Elizabeth Treutlen, both of this State, have been married on the 8th Day 0f April, 1778. Text: Luc. 15, v. 11. The Revd. Mr. Joseph Cook and Anne Boullin, both of Carolina, have been married on the% 90f May, 1778. Matthew Biddenbach and Apelonia Kiefer were both united in Christian marriage July 28, 1778. Text: Eph. 5:25-33. Christopher Baile and Welsh, both of the State of Georgia have been married the 18th Day of May, 1778. Abraham Fred Jackocho and Jenny Kain have been married the 25th of Augst., 1778. Daniel Weitman and Miss...

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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...

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Old Ebenezer Church, Effingham County GA – 1775 Marriages

Solomon Zant and Dorothea Reiser were both united in marriage by Mr. Sen. Muhlenberg, Jan. 31, 1775. Text: Ps. 73:25-26. Benjamin Glaner and Hannah Margaret Bach were both united in marriage Febr. 7, 1775. John Dannell and Hannah Dammans were both lawfully married on the 26th of Febr., 1775. John George Maurer and Mary Sybille Saecht were both united in Christian marriage March 27. John Little and Mary Shewman, both of Carolina, were both lawfully married on the seventh Day of Novbr.,...

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Old Ebenezer Church, Effingham County GA – 1772 Marriages

Aaron Matthew and Mary Davey, both of St. George Parish have been lawfully published thrice here at Ebenezer and have desired a Certificate thereof on the 6th of Jan., 17 Thomas Garneth and Rachel Wissin have been married on the 8th of Jan., 1772 by a License from his Hon. the Commander. Chaplin William and Susannah Green, both of St. Matthew’s Parish, after having been lawfully published by me before the Congregation desired and received a Certificate on the 20th of Jan., 1772. John Caspar Greiner and Johanna Christiana Lackner were united in marriage in Zions Church, Jan. 4, 1772. Michael Gnan and the widow Mary Magdalene Weber were united in marriage in Ebenezer, Jan. 14, 1772. Nicholas Michel and Hannah Elizabeth Gugel were both united in Christian marriage Jan. 28, 1772. John Boykin and Sarah Tanner have been lawfully married on the 20. Day of April, 1772. Josiah Daniel and Elizabeth Dison both of Carolina, have been lawfully married on the 23 Day of April. Abiel Perry and Sarah Asque after having been lawfully published at Ebenezer have received a Certificate thereof the 21st of July, 1772. James Goldwire ,and Sarah Stewart both of St. Matthew’s Parish, were both married by a License on the 18th Day of Aug., 1772. Hardy Boykin and Susannah Young both of St. George’s Parish, have been lawfully published before the Congregation and...

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Old Ebenezer Church, Effingham County GA – 1773 Marriages

Matthew Colson and Chloe Woods have been law-fully married Febr. 6th, 1773. Shadrik Harper and Sarah Trager, both of Carolina, were lawfully married on the 7th of March, 1773. Valendin Grumbley and Elizabeth Fulsher were lawfully married on the 8th of March, 1773. Peter Kettle and Elizabeth Danell were both law-fully married on the 11th of May, 1773. William Stafford and Anne Maria Guger of St. Philips Parish were both lawfully published on the 18th Day of May, 1773. Charles Hall and Alley Depew were both lawfully married on the 6th Day of July, 1773. Jacob Buehler and Christine Elizabeth Bechtol were both united in marriage July 6th, 1773. Text: I Tim. 4:8. Joseph Schubtrein and Agnesia Ott were both united in marriage July 6th, 1773 by Mr. K. John Israel Kiefer and Hannah Margaret Schubtrein were both united in marriage in Zion, July 6, 1773. William Milliner and Mary Goodall, both of St. George’s Parish, were both lawfully married on the fourteenth Day of Sept., 1772. Elijah Sadlift and Mary Stafford, both of our Parish were both lawfully married on the 23 of Nov., 1773. Christian Preisier and Johanna Doppin were both united in marriage in Zion in 1773. Jacob Gnan and Hannah Mezger were both united in Christian marriage April 6, 1773. Text: Malachi 3:14-4:12. John Denshardt and Christiana Schubtrein were both united in marriage in Zion...

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Old Ebenezer Church, Effingham County GA – 1763 Marriages

David Steiner was joined in marriage with Margaret Zimmerebener, Feb. 1, 1763. John Justus Gravenstein and Catharine Bidenbach were united in marriage Feb. 22, 1763. John Martin Greiner was united in marriage with Mary Eischperger, May 24, 1763. John Martin Rheinlaender was united in marriage with Fredericka Catharine Bruckner, May 31, 1763. George Schleich and Mary Magdalene Maurer were united in marriage Aug. 21, 1763. N. B.-Up to this point the marriages have been...

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Old Ebenezer Church, Effingham County GA – 1770 Marriages

John Scheeraus and the widow Magdalene Epinger were both legally united in Christian marriage in Bethany, Jan. 9, 1770. The wedding text, Psalm Matthew Weinkauf and Anna Rosina Kussmiaul were joined in marriage Jan. 16, 1770 in Goshen. Frederick Schrempf and Sarah Dixon were joined in marriage Feb. 7, 1770. John George Heid and the widow Mary Magdalene Schleich were united in marriage Feb. 27, 1770. Joseph Ironmonger and Sarah Johnsten were both lawfully joined in marriage March 21, 1770. Thomas Jones and Mary Howell, after threefold preceding publication, were both lawfully joined in marriage here in Jerusalem Church, June 11, 1770. Adam Kessler and Hannah Kiefer were joined in marriage Aug. 14, 1770. Richard Aephers and Nancy Brady were lawfully married on the 24th of August, 1770. Christian Ernest Zittrauer and Hannah Reiter were both lawfully joined in marriage Oct. 2, 1770. Matthew Bittenbach and Anna Paulus were both united in Christian marriage in Bethany, Nov. 7, 1770. Thomas Campbell and Sarah Cox, both of St. Matthew’s Parish, were lawfully married on the 29 of Dec., 1770. Thomas Rolbens and Sarah Harnage, both of St. George’s Parish, have been published on three several Sundays and holy days and requiring a certificate to prove it before a Justice, 1st Jan.,...

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