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1762 Single Brethren in Christiansbrunn

Andreas Albrecht

1718-1802. Born near Suhl, Germany. Worked as a gunstocker and a music teacher at Christiansbrunn, 1759-1766.

Lorenz Bagge

1732-1789. Born in Rosencranz in Holstein, Germany. Superintended some of the boys who arrived at Christiansbrunn in September 1757. Worked as a woodcutter. Left Christiansbrunn in 1762 for Lititz.

John Valentine Beck

1731-1791. Born in Henneberg, Germany. Worked as a gunstocker and a music teacher.

Johannes Bonn

1719-1797. Born in Skippack, Pennsylvania. Worked as a deacon.

Andreas Broksch

1702-1790. Born in Bürgenwald in Upper Silesia, Poland. Worked as a farmer and a gardener.

Johann David Brucker

1742-1790. Born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. One of the first cohort of boys sent to Christiansbrunn, assigned to learn to be a shoemaker. Later worked as a master shoemaker. Went from Christiansbrunn to Lititz in 1769. Left Christiansbrunn again when he married on August 21, 1782.

Detlef Delfs

1723-1795. Born in Emkendorf, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. Worked as a cobbler and a sick-nurse. Left Christiansbrunn in October 1767 for Lititz and returned to Christiansbrunn in 1769.

Jeremias Denke

1724-1795. Born in Bielawa, Poland. Worked as a deacon.

Carl Jacques Dreyspring

1722-1794. Born in Bad Liebenzell, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Arrived at Christiansbrunn in September 1757 to superintend some of the boys assigned to various trades. Worked as a tailor.

Johann Jacob Ernst

1730-1802. Born in Aarau, Switzerland. Worked as a farmer and laborer. Left Christiansbrunn in 1762.

Nicolaus Fleissner

1720-1801. Born in Asch, Czech Republic. Worked as a helper on the plantation and as a thresher, and attended to the cellar.

Martin Freyhube

1720-1813. Born in Olesnica, Poland. Worked as a waggoner, cobbler, a farmer, and in the distillery.

Johann Nicolaus Funck

1720-1795. Born in Neuendorff, Germany. Worked as a plantation worker, a headmaster, and a cellar master.

Lucas Fuss

1722-????. Born in Basel, Switzerland. Worked as a baker and laborer. Returned to Switzerland in 1762.

Georg Christoph Heppner

1713-1791. Born in Lindau, Saxony, Germany. Worked as a household helper. Seems to have moved to Nazareth Hall in 1765.

Jacob Herr

1718-1783. Born in Laufen, Germany. Worked as a farmer and a builder. Seems to have left Christiansbrunn in 1763.

Andreas Holder

1731-1779. Born in New York. Worked as a linen weaver.

Joseph Hübsch

1707-????. Born in Tschittenitz. Worked as a shepherd in Christiansbrunn, later as a potter in Bethlehem.

Johann Laesch

Information unknown. Seems to have arrived (again) in Christiansbrunn from Bethlehem in April 1787.

Samuel Lauck

1713-1786. Born in Anspach, Germany. Worked as a shirt tailor and a barber ("employed in House-Work" in 1756). Identified as inform on 1773-1775 tax list.

Christian Matthiesen

1712-1796. Born in Jutland, Denmark. Worked as a beer brewer and a distiller.

Ludwig Meinung

1743-1817. Birthplace unknown. One of the first cohort of boys sent to Christiansbrunn in September 1757, assigned to learn agriculture. Worked as a thresher. Moved to Salem in 1771.

Phillip Jacob Meyer

1722-1782. Born in Würtemberg. Arrived at Christiansbrunn in September 1757 to superintend some of the boys assigned to various trades. Worked as a cobbler.

Lorenz Nielsen

1715-1785. Born in Calstrup, Denmark. Worked as a carpenter. Identified as infirm on 1773 tax list.

Johann Nixdorf

Information unknown. One of the first cohort of boys sent to Christiansbrunn in September 1757, assigned to learn to be a shoemaker. Later worked as a thresher.

Michael Pitzman

1726-1791. Born in Babenhausen, Germany. Worked as a waggoner and as a steward.

Martinus Roleder

1724-1797. Born in Zauchtenthal, Moravia. Worked as a farmer and took care of the pigs. Moved to Nazareth Hall on 30 May 1757 and later to Christiansbrunn. Left Christiansbrunn for Bethlehem in 1796.

Michael Ruch

1718-1790. Born in Bad Heilbrunn, Germany. Worked as a butcher, but also helped out within the households as he could.

Michael Ruch II

1727-1797. Born in Eckendorf, Alsace. Worked as a farmer and as a brewer. Listed as a married man on 1771-1781 tax lists, living with his two daughters (1781).

Christian Schmidt

1696-1785. Born in Jütland, Denmark. Held no working positions due to old age.

Johannes Daniel Sydrich

1727-1790. Born in Frankfurt, Germany. Arrived at Christiansbrunn in September 1757 to superintend some of the boys assigned to various trades. Worked as a teacher and a deacon.

Wendel Westhoefer

1743-1769. Born in Muddy Creek, Pennsylvania. Occupation unknown.