If you are in the area and have an opportunity to visit Friedens, the following "hardcopies" of family histories and other information are located in the Church History Room. These are available for your research, but are not for sale by the Church.
If you have a Friedens Family History you'd like to contribute to the History Room, please mail to Attn: Becky Wagoner, Church History Room, Friedens Evangelical Lutheran Church, 6001 NC 61 North, Gibsonville, NC 27249.
The Church Office is open Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and is happy to provide access for you to do your own research, but unfortunately is not staffed to do research, so PLEASE DO NOT request lookups by mail or by phone.
- Miscellaneous information about SCHERER
- BALDWIN FAMILY beginning with Luiseva Baldwin b. 1838
- THE MICHAEL FAMILY AND RELATED OTHERS
by Dan Michael Patterson
Includes Descendancy Chart of beginning with John Nicolas Michael, b. abt 1696 in Germany
- WHITSELL FAMILY beginning with Adam Whitsell the Pioneer
- GENELOGICAL MEMORANDA OF DANIEL RUFUS CABLE AND GEORGIANA McKINNEY CABLE
by Daniel Wilbur Jones, c. 1995, hardback 180 pages.
Includes ancestral connections to the following: BOON; CLAPP; DEVAULT; HINES; MAY; MCKINNEY; WHITSILL (Author's Spelling) and WYRICK. Also includes copies of land tranactions, wills, photographs of document information.
- COBB CONNECTIONS by Joan Cervenka Cobb,
c. 1997, hardback 515 pages.
This book traces the KOPP/COBB history beginning with HEINRICK KOPP, Sr. (1736-1812) from Germany to Pa. to NC to Tenn. etc. Also includes some history of the names KERNODLE; AMMONS; CLAPP: SCHUMACHER; CROSKERY; YOUNGMAN; BUTLER; ROBINSON. The information is well-documented, with copies of wills, censuses, photographs; indexed.
(Henry COBB, Jr. b. Feb 2, 1771 d. Dec 11,1844 lived in the Friedens Church community, and he and some of his decendants are buried there.)
For a discussion regarding Catharina, the wife of Henry Sr, see
"Who was Catharina Kopp?"
- FROM BOSTON TO SIDNEY AND MORE - A GERRINGER LINE
by lanthia Gerringer LaMarr, c. 1994; paperback; 155 pages; indexed.
Explores one line of the immigrant Sebastian (name Anglicized to Boston) Gerringer. Includes early history of Boston Gerringer with descendancy line of author through present time. Contains photographs, copies of original documents and biographical information.
- DESCENDANTS OF JOHANNES PHILIP GERRINGER '1761-1829'
Compiled by Sue Childress Compton, c. 2001; softback, 218 pages; indexed.
Includes ancestral connections to the following: Garinger, Garringer, Gerner, Garner, Barber, Carman, Clapp, Garton, Moore, McNelis, Nickel, Pryor, Seamons, Tickle, and Spencer Smith.
Includes a copy of distribution to Philip Gerringer's land; also various family photographs.
- THE HOFFMANS OF NORTH CAROLINA
by Max Ellis Hoffman, c. 1938, paperback.
Includes lineage charts of JOHN HOFFMAN: GEORGE HOFFMAN; JACOB HOFFMAN; Indexed.
- DANIEL AND BARBARA CLAPP MAY
ORANGE, ALAMANCE, GUILFORD COUNTIES, NORTH CAROLINA;
AND THEIR DECENDANTS AS WE BELIEVE THEM TO BE;
compiled by Imogene May Boswell (GeneBoswel@aol.com);
Jean May (firstname.lastname@example.org), Guilford County contributor, who provided bound copies for use at Friedens; outline form, paperback, 125 pages.
The book has:
Female lines are not continued past their marriage and a list of their
children. Also, only the year of the event is used to cut down on errors.
- TABLE of CONTENTS
- Unplaced MAY Family Names
Orange and Guilford Counties, North Carolina
- Some Sources for the Families of
Daniel MAY of Orange County, North Carolina
- Land Records of Early Orange County, North Carolina
- List of MAYs on Census Records in Alamance,
Orange and Guilford Counties North Carolina
- Current Researchers of the Line of Daniel MAY
- THE TROXLER FAMILY OF NORTH CAROLINA
by Rockie D. Troxler, c. 1980, hardback, 187 pages.
Contains personal data about this family as well as information about settlements of estates, last wills and testaments, cemetery information, index of surnames related to family, and the Troxler Family Tree.
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