Topic: Baptism Records

Old Ebenezer Church, Effingham County GA – 1771 Baptisms

Phoebe, a Negro girl belonging to Mrs. Pastor Lemcke, was born Jan. 14, 1771, and baptized the next day. Sponsors were Mrs. Pastor Catharine Lemcke and Timothy Lemcke. Frederick, son of John Scherraus, was born Oct. 13, 1771, and baptized on the 15th. Sponsors were John Michle and his wife Mary.

Old Ebenezer Church, Effingham County GA – 1772 Baptisms

William Hattin, Son of Richard Stafford and Mary his Wife, born 14th of Nov., 1770, and Baptized 23th of Ap., 1772. Godfathers are both Parents. David, son of George Gruber and his wife Elizabeth, was born April 23, 1772, and baptized the following day. Sponsors were John Justus Gravenstein and his wife, Jacob Mohr, who was represented by Frederick Punz, Ursula Paulus. John Adam, son of John Adam Freyermuth and his wife Mary, was born in the night between May 8-9, and baptized the 9th, 1772. Sponsors were Joseph Schubtrein, Miss Johanna Lemcke and Timothy Lemcke. Daughter of Joseph Schubtrein

Old Ebenezer Church, Effingham County GA – 1773 Baptisms

Joel, son of Jacob Kiefer and his wife, was born in the night before Jan. 26, 1773, and baptized on the 27th. Sponsors were Simon Reuter, Solomon Zant and Dorothea Kiefer. Christian and Christine, a pair of twins, children of John Remshardt and his wife Margaret, were born Jan. 30, 1773, and both received lay baptism the same day. The boy died half an hour afterwards. Isaac and Mary, a pair of twins of Isaac Torth, 20 miles from here, were born Feb. 14th and received lay baptism on the 16th, 1773. Christian, son of John Justus Gravenstein and his

Old Ebenezer Church, Effingham County GA – 1774 Baptisms

Zacharias, Son of Robert Wilson and Rachel his Wife, was born on the 12th Day of April, 1771, baptized on the 7th of Jan., 1774. Godfathers were both Parents. Lydia, Daughter of Charles Deal and his wife, was born the 6th of Jan., 1768, and baptized on the 7th of Jan., 1774. Likewise Mary, Daughter of Charles Deal, born the 9th of Aug., 1772, and baptized on the 7th of Jan., 1774. Godfathers were both Parents. Anna Mary, daughter of John Scheerauss and his wife Anna, was born Jan. 18, 1774, and baptized the next day. Sponsors were Michael Haberer

Old Ebenezer Church, Effingham County GA – 1775 Baptisms

Hannah, daughter of John Scheeraus and his wife Mary Magdalene, was born Feb. 5, 1775, baptized the same day. Sponsors: John Michel and his wife Mary. Hannah Elizabeth, daughter of Mr. Schrind from Pennsylvania, was born Dec. 26, 1774, and baptized March 2, 1775. Sponsors were Mr. Kuebler and Hannah his wife from Goshen. John Caspar, son of Mr. John Caspar Kreiner in Halifax, was born in July, 1774, and received lay baptism in the month of August, 1774, which was confirmed May 16, 1775. Sponsors were Mr. John Caspar Kreiner and Louis Louis, wife of Mr. Louis. Carolina, Daughter

Old Ebenezer Church, Effingham County GA – 1776 Baptisms

James Jennereth, Son of Henry Jennereth and Elizabeth his Wife, was born on the tenth Day of Decbr., 1775, baptized on the 16th of Febr., 1776. Godfathers Charles de Trushit and Peter Ganrer instead of Mr. Hartstone John Louis, Son of Carter Crawfort and Mary his Wife, was born on the 20th of Febr., 1776, baptized on the l0th of April, 1776. Godfather were John Louis Veinieur and Christiana Hammerer from Burrysburry. John Reignier Kettle, Son of Peter Kettle and his Wifes Elizabeth, was born on the 26th of May, 1775, baptized on the 2d Day of May, 1776. Godfather

Old Ebenezer Church, Effingham County GA – 1777 Baptisms

George Dresler, Son of George Dresler, born on the 7th of March, 1777, baptized on the 13th of March, 1777. Godfathers Mr. George Ducker, John Lohrman and Henriet Ducker. Timothy, son of Andrew Gnan and his wife Anna Franciska, was born Dec. 2, 1775, and baptized the following day. Sponsors were Mr. Timothy Lemcke, Salome Lemcke and Dan Weitman. Abraham, Son of Nicolaus Strohbard and Mary Anne his Wifes, being born on the fift of April, 1777, baptized on the 29th of April, 1777, Godfathers being Abraham Mengersdorff and Mary Mengersdorff his Wife. Anne, Daughter of John Strohbard and Anne

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 on the 19th. Sponsors: Andrew Sekinger and Catharine his wife and Judith Kraus. Johanna Juliana, daughter of Mr. Jacob Buehler and his wife Christiana Elizabeth, was born in the night between Feb. 10-11, 1778, and baptized on the 13th. Sponsors were John Mezger, Catharine Michler,

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

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