From The Moravian Graveyards of Nazareth, Pa.: Jacob Miksch. xxviii, s. 12. Oct. 24. Son of John Christian and Anna Philippina (Loesch) Miksch. Born in Christianspring, Aug. 24, 1787. Married Catharine Weinland, Feb. 5, 1812. On Feb. 5, 1862, they celebrated their golden wedding festival. His wife died Sept. 8, 1862. They had eight children, of whom two sons and a daughter preceded their parents into eternity. Father Miksch was the oldest member of the congregation.