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Old Ebenezer Church, Effingham County GA – 1777 Burials

The widow Reinier died Jan. 2, 1777, and received Christian burial the next day. John Klein, a husband of about 40 years, died March 29, 1777, and was buried the next day. The widow Glaner died after an illness of 8 days April 7, 1777, and received Christian burial the next day. Tobias Freyermuth, a child of 4 years, died April 30, and was buried the next day. Dana Pflueger, 11 years old, died Sept. 10, 1777, and received Christian burial the next day. Anna Margaret, daughter of Matthias Biddenbach, 13 years old, died Sept. 17, 1777, and received Christian burial the next day. John Pflueger, 16 years old, died Sept. 1777, and received Christian burial the next day. Barbara Pflueger died Nov. 16, 1777, and received Christian burial on the 17th. John Christopher Kraemer died Nov. 14, 1777, and received Christian burial the next day. John Hebei died Nov. 30, 1777, and received Christian burial Dec. 1. Solomon, son of John Maurer, 2 years old, died Dec. 24, 1777, and was buried the next...

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Old Ebenezer Church, Effingham County GA – 1776 Burials

Timothy Lemke died in the best bloom of his age in his 24 year, Feb. 9, 1776, and was buried the next day. Funeral text: Is. 45 :15. Verily thou art a God that hidest thyself. Mrs. Catharine Lemke, widow of the former pastor, Rev. Herman Henry Lemke, entered into her rest by a blessed death Feb. 21, 1776, and was buried in the cemetery at Ebenezer after she had attained ,an age of 59 years and 3 months. Funeral text: Ps. 55:19. The Lord creates rest for my soul. Nathanial Biddenbach, 13 years old, died July 13, 1776, and was buried the same day in the cemetery at...

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Old Ebenezer Church, Effingham County GA – 1779 Burials

Hannah Elizabeth Bunz died in the 20th year of her age in childbed Feb. 3, 1779. Ps. 135:8. John Casper Werthsch died June 24, 1779, and received Christian burial the next day. Mrs. Anna Barbara Rabenhorst died July 1, 1779, and was buried the same day at Zion. Hannah, the 6 months old daughter of John Rudolph Binninger, died Aug. 19, 1779, and was buried the next day. Catharine Gravenstein died Aug. 27, 1779, and was buried the same...

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Old Ebenezer Church, Effingham County GA – 1778 Burials

Salome Haut died in her 32d year March 10, 1778, and was buried the next day. Ps. 25:17. Miss Catharine Bolzius died in the 36th year of her age March 9, 1778, and was buried on the same day. Funeral text: 2 Pet. 3:15. Christine Rieser died April 14, 1775 in the 8th year of her age, and received Christian burial on Palm Sunday. John George Bunz, a boy of 17 years, died June 7, 1778, on the same second day of Pentecost on which he, with other children, should have gone for the first time to communion. The funeral text stands Ecclus. 2:21, 22, 23. Anna Biddenbach died in the 37th year of her age April 27, 1778, and received Christian burial the next day. Hannah Elizabeth Sekinger died July 14, 1778, and received Christian burial the next day. Conrad Deininger, 18 years, died Nov. 8, 1778, and received Christian burial the next...

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Old Ebenezer Church, Effingham County GA – 1780 Burials

Ulrich Neidlinger died Nov. 27, 1780, and was buried on the 28th. Funeral text: Matt. 25. Those prepared entered in to the wedding with him. Joseph Schubtrein died Nov. 30, 1780, and was buried the same day. Funeral text: Is. 22. All flesh is as grass and all its goodliness. Dan’d Steiner died Dec. 1, 1780, and was buried on the 2nd. Funeral text: Matt. 25. Solomon Schrempf died Nov. 1, 1780, and was buried on Nov. 2. Matt. 25. And the door was closed. Anna Ursula Paulus died peacefully in the Lord, Jan. 28, 1781, and was buried the next day. Funeral text, 2 Tim. 3: I have fought a good...

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Old Ebenezer Church, Effingham County GA – 1781 Burials

Anne Margaret died Feb. 12, 1781, and was buried the next day at Zion. Funeral text: 2 Cor. 5: God was in Christ, etc. Christman Zipperer in Goshen died Feb. 15, 1781, and was buried on the 18th. Funeral text : Heb. 9:23: It is appointed unto men once to die. Heb. 4:1, 2, 3. Jacob Mezger died Feb. 16, 1781, and was buried on the 17th. Christine Kieffer died in the 23rd year of her age, Dec. 14, 1781, and was buried the next day. Mary Elizabeth Freyermuth died in the 33rd year of her age, March 31, 1781, and was buried April 2. Nathanael Kieffer died January 8, 1800. (This entry is crossed...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Old Ebenezer Church, Effingham County GA – 1768 Burials

Beata Hangleiter died Jan. 24, 1768, and was buried on the 25th. Hannah Fredericka Kornberger died Feb. 9, 1768, and was buried on the loth in Zions cemetery. Samuel Rieser, a child of 5 days, died Febr. 10, 1768, and was buried on the 11th. Veit Landfreder died Febr. 13, 1768, and was buried on the 14th, which was Estomihi Sunday, in the Town cemetery. Daniel Schubtrein died Febr. 15, 1768 early at 2 o’clock in the night and was buried the next afternoon. Frederick Freyermuth, a child of 17 days, died early on Febr. 11, and was buried toward evening of the same day. Daniel Schubtrein, a child of 2 months and 3 weeks, died March 9, 1768 in the evening, and was buried on the 10th. Mr. Herman Henry Lemcke [the name is en-grossed], hitherto the second teacher of the Evangelical congregation at Ebenezer, died April 4, 1768, on the second Easter day, in the morning at a quarter past 4 o’clock. His body was laid to rest on the following day and was accompanied to the cemetery by the town to the tomb of the teachers by many sorrowing relatives and hearers, in the 48th year of his life, and in the 23rd of his conducted office. The funeral text was taken from Isaiah 45:15. Ursula Landfelder died May 31, 1768, and was buried June 1,...

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Old Ebenezer Church, Effingham County GA – 1767 Burials

Anna Catharine Bidenbach, a child of 3 years and 10 months, died Jan. II, 1767, and was buried on the 12th in Bethany. Joseph Leitner died Jan. 4, 1767 in the night, and was buried the same day. Roth, wife of the surgeon Roth, died Jan. 20, 1767, and was buried on the 21st in the Town cemetery. Josiah Rieser died early on the 21st, and was buried toward evening of the same day. His age was 14 years, less 15 days. He was buried at the same time as Mrs. Roth. John Meyer died Jan. 23, 1767, and was buried on the 24th in Bethany. Barbara Bollinger died in the night before Jan. 29, 1767, and was buried in the afternoon of the same day. Hans Schmidt, a man of 60 and some years, died Febr. 8, 1767, and was buried on the 8th. The funeral text was Rev. 14:13: “Blesses are,” etc. John Scheraus died March 23, 1767, and was buried on the 24th. Funeral text: Mark 13:37. Michael Weber died in Bethany May 17, 1767, and was buried on the 18th in the Town cemetery. Elizabeth Hesler died Sept. 20, 1767, and was buried on the 21st. Her age, 57 years. Appollonia Mueller died Sept. 23, 1767 in the evening, and was buried on the 24th. George Louis Roth died Oct. 27, 1767, and was buried...

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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...

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