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1752 Population of Christiansbrunn (January)

This membership list includes one name that we could not identify in other Moravian sources: "John Gembold," listed among "knaben" (boys).  Another 1752 list, part of an extensive specification of land, improvements, animals, and people (BethCong 424, MAB), also contains a list of "single men at Christiansbrunn." The list is identical except that BethCong 424 does not include Johann Georg Huber and does include a name that may be "Georg Hoelder."

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.

Georg Frederick Boeckel

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

Jacob Bonn

1733-1781. Born in Skippack, Pennsylvania. Worked as a tailor.

Andreas Broksch

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

Zacharias Eckhardt

1713-1789. Born in Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Worked as a pharmacy seller.

Henrich Feldhausen

1721-????. Born in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. Worked as a shoemaker. Traveled with 12 others to found the town of Bethabara in 1753, which he left by 1771.

Martin Freyhube

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

Lucas Fuss

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

John Garrison

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

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.

Johann Christoph Hensel

1725-????. Born in Upper Lusatia, Germany. Worked as a weaver and a smith. Left Christiansbrunn and Moravian communities in April 1752.

Samuel Herr

1716-1773. Born in Württemberg. Worked as a builder.

Thomas Hoffman

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

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.

Erich Ingebretsen

1721-1759. Born in Osterdalen, Norway. Worked as a mill-wright and carpenter. Traveled with others to found the town of Bethabara in 1753.

Jacob Kapp

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

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.

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.

Jacob Lung

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

Christian Matthiesen

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

Christopher Merkly

1713-1798. Born in Würtemberg. Worked as a baker. Traveled with 12 others to found the town of Bethabara in 1753.

Johann Nagel

1715-1759. Born in Württemberg, Germany. Profession unknown. Moved to Bethabara in 1754.

William Okley

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

Hans Petersen

1725-1763. Born in Schleswig, Germany. Worked as a tailor. Traveled with 12 others to found the town of Bethabara in 1753.

Friedrich Jacob Pfeil

1711-1786. Born in Winnenden, Wurttemburg. Worked as a cobbler. Traveled with 12 others to found the town of Bethabara in 1753.

George Michael Rancke

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

Melchior Rasp

1718-1785. Born in Salzburg, Austria. Worked as a mason. Moved to North Carolina in 1755.

Michael Ruch

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

Johann Georg Schmidt

1719-1790. Born in Würtemberg, Germany. Worked as a smith. Lived with his wife at Christiansbrunn.

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.

John George Stark

1718-1797. Born in Erlangen, Germany. Worked as a dyer, a stocking maker, and a cook.

Johannes Thomas

1711-1791. Born in Pomerania, Germany. Worked as a mason and a carpenter.