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1750 Population of Christiansbrunn (May)

This list occurs in a catalog of all Moravians in North America (BethCong 355).

Jacob Beroth

1725-1817. Born in Oppau, the Palatinate, Germany. Worked as a farmer. Traveled with others to found the town of Bethabara in 1753.

Andreas Broksch

1702-1790. Born in B├╝rgenwald in Upper Silesia, Poland. Worked as a farmer and a gardener.

John Garrison

1729-????. Born on Staten Island. Worked as a cobbler.

Erhard Heckedorn

1726-1763. Born in Basel, Switzerland. Worked as a farmer. Left Christiansbrunn for North Carolina in 1756.

George Holder

1729-1804. Born in Oley, Pennsylvania. Worked as a farmer. Moved to Bethabara in 1754.

Johann Georg Huber

1718-1790. Born in Baden, Germany. Worked as a smith. Married the widow Anna Marie Berck Lenhert in 1757 and lived with his family at Christiansbrunn.

Jacob Kapp

1728-1807. Born in M├╝nchenstein, Switzerland. Worked as a farmer. Moved to Bethabara in 1754.

Johann Jacob Loesch

1722-1782. Born in Schoharie. Was the first warden of Christiansbrunn in 1749. Traveled with 12 others to found the town of Bethabara in 1753.

William Okley

1728-????. Born in Bedford, England. Worked as a carpenter.

George Michael Rancke

1729-1813. Born in Earlington, Pennsylvania. Worked as a farmer. Moved to North Carolina.

Michael Ruch

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

Johann Jacob Schoen [AKA Wuest]

1721-1760. Born in Switzerland. Worked as a locksmith. Returned to Christiansbrunn on 30 May 1757 [?] to live with and care for Jacob Rubel.

Johann Seiffert

1722-1802. Born in Suchdol nad Odrou, Czech Republic. Worked as a carpenter and a farmer.

Jacob van der Merk

1728-1773. Born in Esopus, NY. Married Christina Loesch (1733-1806) in 1759. Died in Bethabara, North Carolina, where he worked as a millwright.