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Barn

91 feet long by 36 feet wide. Built using a style known as Bindwerk - essentially wood siding. Number of floors uncertain. Constructed prior to 1758.

Cow Stable

44 feet long and 36 feet wide. Number of stories unknown. Constructed with brick walls. Constructed prior to 1758.

Benjamin Anders

1761-????. Born in Herrnsdorf, Germany. Worked as a button maker and as a farmer. Moved to Christiansbrunn in 1793.

David Beutel

1755-1825. Born in Berbice, Guyana. Worked as a helper in the field.

Ludwig Biefel

1752-1797. Born in Nazareth, Pennsylvania. Worked as a farmer and in the cellar.

Georg Frederick Boeckel

1716-1780. Born in the Palatinate. Worked on the farm. Left Christiansbrunn for Bethlehem on 12 September 1753.

Andreas Broksch

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

Johann Jacob Ernst

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

Martin Freyhube

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

Johannes Führer

1760-????. Born in Nazareth, Pennsylvania. Worked as a helper in kitchen and as a farmer.

Andreas Gross

1714-1768. Born in Pomorzowice, Poland. Worked as a farmer.

Erhard Heckedorn

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

John Heckedorn

1773-????. Born in York, Pennsylvania. Arrived from Lititz to Christiansbrunn in January 1791. Worked as farmer.

Jacob Herr

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

Johannes Hoffman

1760-????. Born in Philadelphia. Worked as a farmer. Left Christiansbrunn for Bethlehem in 1796.

Thomas Hoffman

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

George Holder

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

Johannes Jag

1730-1811. Born in Zauchtenthal, Moravia. Lived with his wife at Christiansbrunn from 1785-1788. Worked as a gardener and farmer.

Margaret (Horn) Jorde

1721-1782. Born in Leminsgen, Germany. Worked as a farmer. Lived at Christiansbrunn with her husband and children (four in 1756).

Jacob Kapp

1728-1807. Born in Münchenstein, Switzerland. Worked as a farmer. Moved to Bethabara in 1754.

Johannes Kaske

1750-????. Born in Moker, Germany. Arrived in Christiansbrunn on 25 November 1793. Married in 1796 and remained with his family at Christiansbrunn, renting a farm until 19 November 1799.

Marcus Kiefer

1718-1791. Born in Durlach, Germany. Worked as a farmer.

Joachim Kopke

1751-????. Born in Brandenberg, Germany. Worked as a farmer. Arrived in Christiansbrunn in September 1786 and left it for Nazareth in 1796.

Matthaeus Krause

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

John Kremser

1758-1823. Born at Nazareth. Worked as a farmer.

Christoph Lobach

1764-1814. Born in Europe. Worked as a farmer. Moved to North Carolina in 1796.

Jacob Lung

1713-1778. Born in Württemberg, Germany. Worked as a farmer. Traveled with 12 others to found the town of Bethabara in 1753.

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.

Matthaeus Mücke

1755-1832. Born in Bethlehem. Worked in the laundry and as a farmer. Married Catherine Blickensderfer in 1782 and the couple lived at Christiansbrunn.

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.

Hans Peterson

1755-1805. Born in Ostruz, Holstein. Arrived in Christiansbrunn in September 1786. Worked as a farmer.

George Michael Rancke

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

Philip Rancke

1734-1815. Born in Earlington, Pennsylvania. Worked as a farmer and a thresher.

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 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).

Friedrich Schaefer

1757-????. Born in Gnadenthal. Worked as a farmer. Entered, and crossed out, on 1781 tax preparation list.

Jacob Schnall

1761-1818. Born in Bethlehem. Worked as a farmer and as a carter, transporting items.

Matthaeus Schultz

1752-1826. Born in Cotbus, Germany. Arrived in Christiansbrunn in October 1791. Worked as a farmer and served as "hall-servant" at Christiansbrunn until 1 November 1801.

Rachel Schultz

1766-1845. Born in Montgomery, Pennsylvania. Worked as a farmer for the Bethlehem boarding school.

Henry Segner

1714-1763. Born in Germany. May have worked as a tailor. Lived with his wife and children (two in 1756) at Christiansbrunn.

Johann Seiffert

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

Lucia (Biezer) Spohn

1714-1788. Lived with her husband, Matthew Spohn, at Christiansbrunn until his death.

Samuel Steup

1757-1822. Born in Gnadenthal, Pennsylvania. Worked as a cook and on the plantation.

Johan Jacob Stotz

1748-1800. Born in Lauffen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Worked as a leather worker and on the farms.

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.

Martha Warner

1794-1854. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Worked as a farmer for the Bethlehem boarding school.

Samuel Warner

1756-1816. Born in Oblong, New York. Arrived in Christiansbrunn in November 1791. Worked as a farmer.

Jens Wittenberg

1719-1788. Born in Christiana, Norway. Worked with livestock at Christiansbrunn and later as master of the purse-making shop in Bethlehem.

[Michael Ziegler]

1741-????. Born in Pennsylvania. Worked as a farmer. Left for North Carolina in 1764.