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Johann Adam DIEFFENBACH
(1711-1777)

 

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Maria Sybilla KOBEL

Johann Adam DIEFFENBACH 1 2 3

  • Born: 1711, Schoharie, Schoharie County, New York 1
  • Married: 13 Aug 1734, Christ Lutheran Church, Stouchsburg, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania 1
  • Died: 1777 1
  • Buried: Trinity Tulpehocken Reformed Church Cemetery, Jackson Township, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania 1

   General Notes:

Johann Adam Dieffenbach helped organize the Trinity Reformed Church in Tulpenhocken, 1747 (this was actually about the time of its move to what is now Jackson Twp., Lebanon Co., PA), that was built on property adjoining his farm. Served as Trustee for Trinity Tulpenhocken Reformed Church, 1747. Ferol Dillon has a copy of his will, in both German & translated to English. He was a Capt. in the French and Indian War from 1754-1763. All of the sons served in the American Revolutionary War. United in marriage on 13 Aug 1734 by Rev Casper Stover (Lutheran Church). 1

Johann married Maria Sybilla KOBEL on 13 Aug 1734 in Christ Lutheran Church, Stouchsburg, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.1 (Maria Sybilla KOBEL was born in 1711 in (near) Albany, New York 1, died on 24 Feb 1807 1 and was buried in Trinity Tulpehocken Reformed Church Cemetery, Jackson Township, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania 1.)

Sources


1 Douglas Deal <mailto:deal2reno@aol.com>, C: deff.fdc, (Database: 2243368, [database online] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, Sat Sep 21 13:17:51 2002.)

2 Sharon L. Fowler <mailto:owls_nest_too@yahoo.com>, Sharon L. Fowler's Genealogy Database, (This database was compiled from personal research and that of many other generous individuals who were willing to share the fruit of their labors. All are sourced as thoroughly as possible and deserve sincere thanks.)

3 Translated & edited by Frederick S. Weiser, Records of Pastoral Acts at Christ Lutheran Church, Stouchsburg, Berks Co., PA: Part I - Baptisms, 1743-1819, (Birdsboro, PA: The Pennsylvania German Society, 1989. Sources and Documents of the Pennsylvania Germans: Vol. XII.)


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