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Johannes Bonn

11/03/1719-1797 John Herman Bonn, 1719-97, unmarried; was born at Skippack, Montgomery Co., Pa. On March 19, 1742 he was baptized by Count Zinzendorf, and five years later he came to Bethlehem. He was among the first Brethren who moved into the " Single Brethren's House " on November 16, 1748, having given active help in building it. For a short time he had charge of the flour and saw-mill at Gnadenhiitten on the Mahony ; then became warden of the colony at Christiansbrunn, where he served for more than thirty years with great faithfulness, returning to Bethlehem in 1792. He was also ordained a Deacon of the Church. The last five years of his life he spent in retirement attaining to an age of 77 years.
Skippack, Pennsylvania
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