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1764 Single Brethren, Boys, and Children in Christiansbrunn (August)

Andreas Albrecht

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

Johann Angermann

1733-1775. Occupation unknown. Seems to have arrived in Christiansbrunn in 1764. Left in 1771 for mission work in Jamaica. Said to have died in Jamaica, but listed on 1775 tax list.

Matthias Bacher

1725-1769. Born in Salzburg, Austria. Worked as a carpenter.

John Frederick Beck

1751-1788. Born in Bethlehem. Worked as a carpenter. Moved to North Carolina.

Johann Biefel

1746-1780. Born in Nazareth, Pennsylvania. Occupation unknown.

Johann Friedrich Boehner

1745-1791. Born in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. One of the first boys to be sent to Christiansbrunn in September 1757, assigned to learn to be a tailor. Later worked as a tailor and a gardener.

Johannes Bonn

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

Johann Brandmüller

1736-1812. Born in Basel, Switzerland. Seems to arrived in Christiansbrunn as an assistant in the washhouse. Worked as a baker. Identified as infirm on 1773-1775 tax lists.

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.

Heinrich Brunner

1739-1818. Born in Alsace, France. Worked as a thresher. Lived as a single man and then later with his wife, Rosina, and their children at Christiansbrunn.

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.

Joseph Demuth

1748-1827. Born in Fredericktown, Pennsylvania. Occupation unknown.

Jeremias Denke

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

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.

Samuel Flex

1751-1782. Born in Nazareth, Pennsylvania. Worked as a linen weaver. Entered, and crossed out, on 1781 tax preparation list.

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.

Georg Wenzeslaus Golkowsky

1725-1813. Born in Cieszyn, Poland. Worked as a carpenter, an accounting officer, and a land surveyor.

Nicolas Gruen

1743-????. Birthplace unknown. Occupation unknown.

Johannes Hanke

1750-????. Born in Gnadenthal, Pennsylvania. Worked as a cook and as cobbler master. Moved to Salem in 1786.

Nathaniel Hantsch

1749-1821. Born in Bethlehem. Worked in the gunshop, probably as a locksmith, during the Revolutionary War.

John Heckewelder

1743-1823. Born in Bedford, England. Left Christiansbrunn for Bethlehem in September 1757 with six other boys. Later worked as a missionary.

Georg Christoph Heppner

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

Elias Hirte

1750-????. Born in Gnadenthal. Left Christiansbrunn in 1773, "secretly."

Thomas Hoffman

1719-1770. Born in Württemberg, Germany. Worked as a farmer.

Andreas Holder

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

Joseph Huber

1747-1817. Birthplace unknown. Worked as a shoemaker. Married Dorothea Ronner (1747-1826) in 1778 and died in Hope, New Jersey.

John Renatus Kaske

1749-1823. Born in Berbice, Suriname. Worked as a coachman. Moved to Salem in 1786.

Matthaeus Krause

1747-1799. Born in Nazareth, Pennsylvania. Worked as a farmer. Entered, and crossed out, on 1781 tax preparation list.

William Lanius

1748-1814. Born in York, Pennsylvania. Worked as a tailor. Arrived in Christiansbrunn in 1762.

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.

Johannes Lehnert

1749-1825. Born in Nazareth. Moved from Christiansbrun, where he worked as a tailor, to Bethlehem in November 1771 and later to North Carolina.

Christian Matthiesen

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

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.

David Micksch

1745-1793. Born in Nazareth. One of the first cohort of boys to be sent to Christiansbrunn in September 1757, assigned to learn agriculture. Worked as a plantation worker and a woodcutter.

Nathaniel Micksch

1743-1827. Born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. One of the first cohort of boys sent to Christiansbrunn, assigned to agriculture. Later worked as a thresher, a miller, and a farmer. Entered, but crossed out, on 1781 tax preparation list.

John Möller

1748-????. Identified as a married man in 1766 tax list. Moved from Christiansbrunn to Bethlehem in November 1767.

Peter Mücke

1747-1816. Born in Nazareth. Worked as a farmer. Lived in Christiansbrunn as a single man and again as a married man, with his wife and family.

Lorenz Nielsen

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

Samuel Nixdorf

1745-????. Birthplace unknown. One of the first cohort of boys sent to Christiansbrunn in September 1757, assigned to learn to be a scribe. Later worked as a woodcutter.

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).

Johann Schaub

1744-1803. Birthplace unknown. One of the first cohort of boys sent to Christiansbrunn in September 1757, assigned to learn agriculture. Later worked as a woodcutter. Moved to North Carolina.

Christian Schmidt

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

Gottlob Sensemann

1745-1800. Birthplace unknown. Was one of the first cohort of boys sent to Christiansbrunn in September 1757, assigned to learn to be a scribe. Later worked as a missionary.

Andreas Wagenseil

1718-1796. Born in Swabia, Germany. Arrived in Christiansbrunn in 1764. Worked as a cobbler and tanner.

Wendel Westhoefer

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

Matthew Witke

1749-1803. Born in Nazareth. Worked in the brewery. Entered, and crossed out, on 1781 tax preparation list.

David Zeisberger

1730-1798. Born in Herrnhut, Germany. Worked as a missionary.