Effingham County GA

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. …

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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 …

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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 …

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Old Ebenezer Church, Effingham County GA – 1767 Baptisms

Anna Mary, daughter of Gregory Stierle and his wife Mary Rosina, was born in Purysburg, Oct. 20, 1766, and baptized Feb. 2, 1767 in Ebenezer. Sponsors were Pininger and A. M. Winckler. Elizabeth, daughter of John George Gruber and his wife Elizabeth, was born between Feb. 4-5, 1767, and baptized on the 5th. Sponsors were …

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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 …

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Yuchi Tribe

Yuchi Indians. A tribe coextensive with the Uchean family. Recent investigations point strongly to the conclusion that the Westo referred to by early Carolina explorers and settlers, and from whom Savannah river was originally named, were the Yuchi.

Old Ebenezer Church, Effingham County GA – 1778 Baptisms

Timothy Traugott, son of Christopher Frederick Triebner and his wife Frederica Mary, was born Dec. 29, 1777, and baptized Jan. I, 1778. Sponsors were Mr. Christopher Kraemer and Mrs. Elizabeth Wertsch, Mr. Daniel Weitmann and his wife Salome. Salome, daughter of Solomon Schrempf and his wife Christiana Elizabeth, was born Jan. 28, 1778, and baptized …

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Old Ebenezer Church, Effingham County GA – 1761 Marriages

Martin Fettler 0f Savannah and Anna Ursula Moser were united in marriage Feb. 3, 1761. George Schweiger and the widow Margaret Zittrauer were united in marriage May 19, 1761. John George Zittrauer was on the same day, May 19, 1761, united in marriage with Catharine Brandwein. John George Niess was united in marriage with the …

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Old Ebenezer Church, Effingham County GA – 1766 Baptisms

Salome, daughter of Samuel Kraus and Judith his wife, was born Jan. 3, 1766 in the preceding night and baptized on this day. Sponsors were David Steiner and Anna Margaret his wife. Phoebe, Hangleiter’s Negro girl, was born Jan. -, 1766, and baptized on the 11th. Sponsors were John Hangleiter and his wife. Obadiah, son …

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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 …

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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, …

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