Collection: Church Record of Old Ebenezer Church Effingham County Georgia

Old Ebenezer Church, Effingham County GA – 1775 Burials

Edward Haus, a man born in Pennsylvania, died Jan. 1, 1775, and was buried the same day. Nicholas Cronenberger died in the 59th year of his age Jan. 8, 1776, and was buried on the 9th in Ebenezer cemetery. Michael Rieser died Feb. 21, 1775, and was buried Feb. 22. Funeral text: Ps. 55:19. The Lord creates peace for my soul. Margaret Huber died in the night between March 31 and April 1, and was buried April 1. John Paul Miller died April II, .1775, and received Christian burial the next day. John George Maurer died April 16, 1775, and

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

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

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

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 day.

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

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,

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

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.

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 power.”