30 Sept 1714. [1768 cat with classes says born 1712] Identified as infirm on 1773-1775 tax list. Entered, and crossed out, on 1781 tax preparation list. Jacob Rissler. i, s. 11. April 4. Unmarried. (Christianspring.) Bom in Cassel in Hessen, Sept. 17 14. A baker. After having been in a number of cities, went to London, to a sugar refinery. Here became acquainted with Brother Richter, the first missionary to Algiers, and with Zinzendorf. Was received into congregation at Hermhaag in 1742. With six Brethren went to Livonia. In 1750 came to Bethlehem. Lived in Christianspring.