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1785 Catalog (April)

Johannes Flex

1753-????. Born in Nazareth, Pennsylvania. Worked as a helper in the mill and as a weaver. Moved to North Carolina in 1766, to Christiansbrunn in 1785, and to Hope, New Jersey, in 1786.

Joseph Levering

1755-1797. Born in Bethlehem. Worked as a gun stocker and as distiller. Married the widow Elizabeth Smith in 1787 and lived with his wife in Christiansbrunn until they moved to Nazareth, where Levering worked as a tinker and a blacksmith.

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.

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.