GERMAN SETTLERS IN THE DUTCH FORK OF SOUTH CAROLINA
Compiled by CARL W. NICHOLS and SIEGBERT FRICK
This collection of German emigrants (auswanderer) represents an attempt to bring together information on the origins of the first inhabitants of the Carolina Dutch Fork. The great majority of the original settlers of the Dutch Fork were German Protestants. According to E. B. Hallman's list of Dutch Fork settlers there were 483 families who obtained land grants before 1760. These families represented about 1400 people. Some of these people moved away, some families died out, and some original family names were lost when their daughters married sons of other settlers.
The Adolf Gerber list of Wrttemberg emigrants, originally published in Germany during the 1920s, has been found to contain only eight German immigrant families who either settled in the Dutch Fork or their children resided there. In recent years several publications have greatly expanding our knowledge of the origins of the first families of the Carolina Dutch Fork.
Many of the German immigrant settlers in the Dutch Fork came in 1752 on one of several ships. Several earlier immigrant families had arrived in 1749 on the Griffin, coincident with the time that some German families moved into the Dutch Fork, having lived before in Pennsylvania and Maryland. As the list of emigrants has grown it has become increasingly clear that the first ships in 1752 (the Upton and Cunliffe) contained mostly emigrants from Baden and, to a lesser extent, from the Palatinate. The Caledonia and Elizabeth which arrived at Charleston shortly thereafter have so far been found to contain only settlers from Wrttemberg. The passengers of the Rowand also appear to have been made up mostly of people from Wrttemberg. Wrttembergers also arrived in 1754 on the Priscilla, some of whom settled in the Dutch Fork. These insights may be of help when considering likely places to search German Church records.
This list is updated from a a list originally published in the Dutch Fork Digest XIX(3):2004.
LIST OF SETTLERS
AAL, JOHANN PHILIP (1766). Unterauerbach
Born 27 October 1748, son of Hans Adam Aal and Catherina Weidner of Unterauerbach. According to the church record the children went "with parents to the new land in 1752" (Burkett)
Philip All arrived in SC on the Brittania in 1766. Parents and sister are not found in the SC record. 100A in Craven Co. (near Laurens-Newberry Co. line). Settled near Little Mountain in what is now Lexington Co., SC, and married Anna Margaretha Emig, daughter of Johann Conradt Emig and Anna Barbara Herion.
Riser Wertz, daughter of Martin Rizer, Sr. and Christina Sease and widow of John Wertz.
6. Margaret Aal, born about 1791, died 28 May 1863, married (as second wife) Jacob Cook.
BAUKNECHT, MICHAEL (1752). Neckartenzlingen
Born 5 July 1711, son of Johannes Bauknecht (Tailor) and Anna Catharina Helmgrtner, married November 1738, Maria Margaretha Stcklin, born 10 May 1704, daughter of Hans Casper Stcklin (Linenweaver) and wife, Anna. Surviving child: Johann Georg, born 11 January 1742 (Gerber). Came to SC on the Rowand with wife and one child, George 11. 150A on Saluda R. in Lexington Co. Son, Johann Georg Bauknecht married (1) Magdalene Larey, daughter of Michael Larey and Rachel Koch; married (2) Unknown; married (3) 23 March 1809, Mary Frye Pendarvis Jones, widow of Brand Pendarvis.
BEYL, DANIEL (1752). Ottersheim
Left in 1752 with wife and children (Hacker). Came to SC on the Upton. Children: John Philipp 14, Charlotta 9. 200A on Crims Cr. Charlotta Beyl married (1) George Hartley; married (2) Peter Wilhelm (Newberry Deeds C-978). The Beyl grant on Crims Cr. was owned by Peter Wilhelm.
BEZ, GEORG (1752). Mgerkingen
Wife: Eberhardina. Child: Georg Michael, born 11 May 1743.
On Elizabeth, 1752. Wife and one child, John Michael 9. 150A on Camping Cr. Before 1764 Georg Bez had remarried a woman named Margaret and had a child, Christina Barbara, born 6 January 1764. After the death of Georg Bez, the widow Margaret married on 27 August 1767 to John George Rhnlen, a widower (St. John's Lutheran Church records, Charleston, SC). The son Michael Bates died in Newberry Dist. about 1800 leaving widow named Catherine.
BICKELE, PETER (1752). Schnau
Went to America in 1752 (Hacker). Came to SC on the Upton with wife and 2 ch: Andony 5 and Casper 2. 200A on Crims Cr. This man was found to be a Catholic and his land was evidently confiscated by the Province of SC. Joachim Bulow obtained a resurvey of this immigrant's land from which 50A was sold in 1774 as land for St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Pomaria, SC (Newberry Deeds B-107).
BIDENBACH, MICHAEL (1752). Sontheim an der Brenz
Born 15 Sept 1719, son of Andreas Bidenbach (Farmer) and Waldburga Walzinger.
Came to SC on the Caledonia. In SC Colonial record as Michael Pitebag. Wife. 100A on Crims Cr. Michael Bidenbach was the father of Adam Bedenbaugh, Sr. who married Barbara Wertz and Uriah Betenbaugh who moved to Union Co., SC.
BUNDRICK, JOHANN NICHOLAS (1741-Pennsylvania). Hornbach
Born 15 September 1717, son of Carl Bundrick and Maria Barbara Fryer who were Roman Catholic. He arrived in Philadelphia in 1741 having come on the Friendship. He married Anna Maria Mller on 22 April 1744 in Frederick, MD. Before 1754 his family moved to NC where she died in 1763 (buried near Winston-Salem, NC). Before 1767 he came to Dutch Fork and settled on Cannons Cr. near Pomaria, SC. Nicholas Bundrick was a Tory during the Rev. War and was killed 19 April 1782 (SCMAR 11:123, 1981).
DICKERT, HANS PETER (1752). Leimen
Died 20 May 1779 at age 93 (St. John's Lutheran Church records, Charleston, SC). A resident in 1731 of Leimen, later a citizen. He was the son of Andreas Dickert, a citizen of Undenheim near Oppenheim. He married 10 January 1730 in Leimen, Christina Sophia Kalbrunner, born 6 April 1710, daughter of Johann Philipp Kallbrunner and wife, Magdalena. Peter Dickert came to SC on the Cunliffe with wife and 4 children: Magdalen 19, Barbara 16, Michael 14, and Susanna 11. In the SC Colonial record as Peter Fickhart. 300A on Camping Cr. Peter Dickert was a founding Elder of St. John's Lutheran Church, Pomaria, SC.
DOMINICK, ANDREAS (1752). Machtolsheim
Born 10 August 1720, son of Andreas Dominig (Farm laborer) and Dorothea Gockelen. Married Barbara Reulin (orphaned farmer's daughter), born 13 March 1721, daughter of Andreas Reulen and Waldburga Majer. Married 22 April 1752, with hastened procedure, omitting banns with magisterial permission, "on account of rapid departure for America." Child: (1) Walpurga, born 24 July 1751. (Gerber) Came to SC on the Caledonia, wife Barbara (JC 21(1). 100A on Twelve Mile Cr. of Saluda R. Son, Henry Dominick, born 1758, died 1 January 1836, is believed to have married (1) Agnes Fellers, and (2) Margaret Fellers, daughters of John Fellers. Henry Dominick is buried with second wife in the Dominick-Workman cemetery near Prosperity, SC.
DOMINICK, JOHANNES (1752). Machtolsheim
Born 1 June 1724, brother of Andreas Dominick. Married 8 October 1748 in Machtolsheim, Margareta Hberlin, daughter of Johann Georg Hberlin and wife Maria. Came to SC on the Caledonia along with family of brother, Andreas Dominick. Wife and one child. 150A, Crims Cr. Johannes Dominick and first wife had additional children after coming to SC. Johannes Dominick married (2) Elizabeth, widow of Peter Rikard who died in 1779 during the Rev War. Johannes Dominick died before 1796 and the second wife, Elizabeth Dominick, died 26 February 1807 and is buried in the Rikard Family Cemetery near Pomaria, SC.
Children of Johannes Dominick and Dorothea Gockelen:
Children by second wife, Elizabeth:
DREHER, JOHANNES (1749). Erpfingen
Wheelright. Born 13 April 1701, son of Hans Georg Dreher (Wheelwright) and Anna Maria Riesch, married 18 November 1727, Veronica Bazer. Children: (1) Christian, born 24 December 1730; (2) Catharina Judith, born 28 April 1732; (3) Andreas, born 17 November 1735; (4) Anna Maria Dreher, born 15 June 1738; and (5) Johannes, born 15 Feb 1748.
Johannes Tryer, came on the Griffin. 350A on Second Cr. Bought land on Saluda River in Lexington Co. in 1764 (Lexington Deeds O-253).
EICHELBERGER, JOHANN GEORG (1752). Eschelbach
Born 15 February 1730, son of Jakob Eichelberger and Appollonia Brecht. The father, Jakob Eichelberger came from Wynau, Canton Bern, Switzerland (Burgert). George Eigleberger came to SC on the Upton. 50A on Crims Cr. He married (1) Elizabeth Catharina Schiele, daughter of Johannes Schiele and Maria Margaretha Haupter Herrmann. About 1785 he married (2) Maria Ursula Schiele Koon, sister of first wife and widow of John Henry Koon.
Children by Elizabeth Catharina Schiele:
EMIG, JOHANN CONRADT (1752). Schnau
Drapery maker (Tuchmacher). Son of Johann Georg Emig, married 15 June 1745, Anna Barbara Herion, daughter of Johann Philipp Herion. Children: (1) Johann Heinrich, born 7 March 1746; (2) Anna Felicitas, born 7 April 1748; and (3) Anna Barbara, born 30 March 1750.
Conrad Emick, wife and child, "upper part of Germany." Came to SC on the Upton. Wife and child: Wemick 5. 150A on Crims Cr. Son, Johann Heinrich who died before 1816, was the father of the Lexington Co. Amick family. An additional son of Johann Conradt Emig was Johann Adam Emig who had wife, Christina. He died in 1828.
EPPLIN, BENJAMIN (1752). Oberhausen
Born about 1723, son of Johann Georg Epplin and Anna Catharina Weber Schielin of Oberhausen.
Came on the Caledonia with family of half-brother, Johannes Schiele. 50A on Crims Cr. He sold this land in 1767 to Martin Hauk (Newberry Deeds B-748). In 1756 he bought a 200A tract on Broad River north of Spring Hill, SC (Memorial of Benjamin Apply, 6:7).
FRICK, JOHANN THOMAS (1752). Erpfingen
Born 10 July 1712, son of Johann Thomas Frick and Agnes Walter. He married Anna Catharina Batzer. Came to SC on the Elizabeth. Wife and 3 ch.: Agnes 18, Thomas 10, and Hans Jacob 3. 250A near St. Peter's (Piney Woods) Church, Lexington Co., SC. The Frick family cemetery is located on the original bounty grant.
GEISELHARDT, JOHANNES (1752). Unterhausen
Married 15 July 1738, Anna Maria Herrmann. Came to SC on the Caledonia. Wife and ch: Mary Anne 14, Mary Barbara 7, and Mary 2. 250A on Crims Cr.
GICKELEUTHNER, THOMAS (1752). Shnstetten
Name according to Gerber was "Bickeler." "went ... to the English island of Carolina in 1752"
Weaver, born 19 July 1714, married 31 October 1736, Anna Maria Walliser. Children: (1) Catharina, born 16 November 1736; (2) Elisabetha, born 29 April 1740; and (3) Johann Friedrich, born 24 September 1743. (Gerber)
Thomas Kickelayter came to SC on the Elizabeth. Wife and 3 ch: Catherine 16, Elizabeth 12, and John Frederick 10. 250A near St. Jacob's Church, Chapin, SC. The son, John Frederick Kicklighter, died between 1782 and 1790. He was a Loyalist during the Rev. War and his name is found on a Death Warrant in 1779 signed by Gov. John Rutledge. Frederick Kicklighter's sons moved to Beaufort District, SC.
HALLDENWANGER, JACOB (1752). Shnstetten
Weaver. Born 14 September 1704, married 5 June 1736, Anna Maria Behner. Came to SC on the Elizabeth. Wife and 2 ch: Christopher 10 and Angelina 8. 200A on Wateree Cr.
Children born in Germany:
HEPDING, JOHANN ADAM (1749). Rtenberg
Day laborer. Born 8 March 1720, son of Hans Cunrad Hepding (Farmer) and Maria Catharina Beck of Rtenberg. He married 2 September 1738, Christina Barbara Osiander, born 14 January 1721, daughter of Lukas Daniel Osiander and Agatha Lhrer. "This man went to Pennsylvania in 1749 with wife and children." (Gerber) The family of John Adam Epting came to SC on the Griffin. 250A on Crims Cr. near St. John's Lutheran Church, Pomaria, SC. John Adam Epting was a founding Elder of St. John's Lutheran Church, Pomaria, SC. He died before 1768 with land grant inherited by the oldest son, Johann Jacob Epting (Memorials 9-325). Taxes on the property were paid the same year by widow, Barbara Epting (1768 Quit Rents). This land contains the location of Epting cemetery #2 at Pomaria, SC.
Children born in Germany:
Children born in SC:
HERRMANN, ANNA BARBARA (1752). Unterhausen
Born 27 April 1738 in Holzelfingen, daughter of Matthus Herrmann and Maria Margaretha Haupter. Came to SC on the Caledonia with mother and stepfather, Johannes Schiele (Saddler).
Listed as Barbara Shely, 14 yrs. old, in petition of John Shely. She married Alexander Andrew Bowers who came to SC in 1752 on the Upton. In 1766 she obtained in her maiden name a 100A land grant at Prosperity, SC. After her death, the children sold this grant to their brother, Stephen Bowers (Newberry Deeds H-165). This land was the homeplace of Stephen Bowers.
HIPP, JERG (1749). Mgerkingen
Weaver. Born 5 August 1714 in Mgerkingen, son of Hans Jacob Hipp (Farmer) and Anna Maria Lorch, married 27 November 1737 in Mgerkingen, Anna Gckeler, daughter of Johannes Gckeler (Farmer) of Meidelstetten. Ch: (1) Johann Georg, born 28 April 1737 (in Meidelstetten); (2) Johannes, born 2 June 1739; and (3) Juliana, born 16 February 1743.
On Griffin, 1749. 250A on Crims Cr. Son, Johannes Hipp owned the land grant of his father and lived in the Dutch Fork with wife Susannah. He died in 1801.
HNTZ, MICHAEL (1752). Machtolsheim
Farmer's son from Hrvelsingen (Gervelfingen according to Gerber). Married 23 April 1752, Anna Barbara rtler, weaver's daughter from Bermaringen. Married with the foreknowledge of the Lord Dean, on the day after the marriage of their fellow-villager Andreas Dominick. The pastor wrote, "these people likewise made the resolution to go at once to the New World with others. Because there was no longer time for their banns to be proclaimed in the territory of Ulm, marriage was denied them. They came therefore to me, and asked me, in tears, to marry them." (Gerber)
Michael Haynes, on Caledonia, wife. 100A on Cannons Cr. at Broad R. Michael Hentz was killed by the Weberites in 1760 leaving son, Mathias Hentz who married (2) Magdalena Wicker Ridlehuber, daughter of Matthias Wecker and widow of George Michael Ridlehuber.
JUNGINGER, MARTIN (1752). Dettingen am Albuch
Weaver. Born 19 Sept 1718, son of Philipp Jacob Junginger and wife, Magdalena. He married 21 November 1742 in Dettingen am Albuch, Margaretha Hartmann, daughter of Sigmund Hartmann. Children: (1) Johannes, born 13 October 1744; (2) Sigmund, born 25 December 1745; (3) Anna Magdalena, born 2 June 1748; and (4) Philipp Jacob, born 11 June 1750.
On Elizabeth, 1752. Wife and 2 ch: Johannes 8, and Simon 7. 200A on Lick Cr. of Little Saluda River. The sons Johannes and Sigmund (Simeon) lived in the Dutch Fork in the area of Irmo, SC. Johannes Younginer died before 1811 leaving widow Margaret Younginer and children.
KLLE, JOHANN JACOB (1752). Blaubeuren
Wheelwright. Born 24 April 1711, married 24 January 1741, Anna Catharina Sigler. Came to SC on the John and Mary. Wife and 6 ch: John George 12, Anna Barbara 11, John 7, Catherine 5, Jacob 4, Andrew 6 mos. 400A on Buffalo Cr.
Thomas Bickley and Anna Ochs/Oaks.
KROMER, HANS JERG (1752). Erpfingen
Weaver. Born 5 March 1716, married 16 October 1741, Christina Baisch. Came to SC on the Elizabeth. Wife and 3 ch: John Michael 10, George 6, and Andrew 15 mos. 250A on Camping Cr.
KUHN, VALENTIN (1764). Mrzheim
Born about 1718. Butcher. Wife: Anna Maria, born about 1731. Children born in Mrzheim: (1) Barbara, born 4 February 1752; (2) Johann Georg, born 11 September 1756; and (3) Henry, born 2 December 1758.
Came to SC, probably on the Dragon, arriving at Charleston on 14 December 1764. Valentine Kuhn, 46, Anna Maria Kuhn 33. Ch: Barbara 12, George 8, and John Henry 4. 350A on Turkey Cr. in Edgefield Co. Valentine Kuhn settled in the Saluda River section of Lexington Co., SC, and the family were members of Zion Lutheran Church. His son, John Henry Koon, settled before 1800 in the Dutch Fork on the south side of the town of Irmo with wife, Mary. He died about 1813. Another daughter of Valentin Kuhn, born in SC, was Margaret who married John Lipz and were members of St. Peter's Lutheran Church on Eighteen Mile Cr.
KUNTZ, JOHANN GEORG (1732-Pennsylvania). Steinfeld
Johann Georg Kuntz was born about 1712 in Steinfeld, Rhein-Pfalz, Germany. Kuntz arrived in Philadelphia on the ship "Pensylvania Merchant." He lived in York Co., PA, where he married, 20 November 1733, Catarina Ochs, daughter of John Adam Ochs and wife, Elizabeth. He moved his family to the Dutch Fork of SC about 1749. His petition is the earliest of the German settlers in Newberry District, SC. 350A on Crims Cr. in 1749. Johann Georg Kuntz died 5 June 1779 in Savannah, GA, during the Rev War.
LEGROMME, LORENTZ (1752). Schnau
Lorentz Gromme, born 9 February 1698, son of Hans Peter Gromme and Anna Margaretha Scheid. Left for America with wife and 8 children. Came to SC on the Upton. 450A on headwaters of Cannons Cr. Lawrence LeCrown, wife and 7 ch.: Maria Sofia 25, July Eliz, 23, Mathewlina 21, Eliz. 18, John Adolph 14, Lawrence 12, Fred 4. The daughter, Maria Sofia Legron, married William Stone (Newberry Deeds F-343). The son, John Adolph Legron, died 1794/1800 leaving wife Ann Mary (Newberry Deeds C-124). The son, Frederick Legron was killed as a Tory during the Rev. War (SCMAR 11:123, 1981).
LEGROMME, TOBIAS (1752). Schnau
Tobias Gromme (Weaver) eldest son of Lorenz Gromme, born about 1722, married 22 November 1746 in Schnau, Johanna Elisabetha Hoffmann, daughter of David Hoffmann and wife, Anna Margaretha. Left for America with wife and 2 ch. (Hacker). Came to SC on the Upton with his father's family. Wife and 3 ch: Frederick 5, Margaret 2 «, and Elizabeth 3 mos. 250A on Crims Cr. near St. Paul's Church, Pomaria, SC. Tobias Legron died 1786/1790.
Children born in Germany:
Children born in SC:
LORCH, GEORG (1754). Erpfingen
Farmer. He married (1) 7 November 1741, Anna Maria Dreher Riesch, born 30 July 1703, died 12 September 1746, daughter of Hans Jerg Dreher (Wheelwright) and Anna Margaretha Riesch and widow of Johannes Thomas Riesch (Tailor). Married (2) 17 May 1747, Anna Barbara Schweikardt, daughter of Johann Martin Schweikardt (Blacksmith) and Anna Barbara Riesch of Erpfingen. Children: (1) Anna Maria, born 5 November 1742; and (2) Michael, born 3 October 1751.
Came to SC on the Priscilla. Wife and 2 ch: Mary Anne 12 and Michael 3. 200A on Camping Cr. Georg Lorch settled in the Saluda River section of Lexington County. The son, Michael, lived until after 1830. He married Esther Elizabeth Emmark, daughter of Andreas Emmark who had come to SC a single man on the Griffin in 1749.
LWENSTEIN, JOHAN BERNARD (1727-Pennsylvania) Dhren
Johan Bernard Lwenstein left Dhren in 1727 (Hacker) and arrived in Phildadelphia on the William and Sarah. At that time he was 22 yrs. old. He married and lived in Lancaster Co., PA, then moved to Frederick Co., MD. About 1750 Bernard Lwenstein moved his family to the Dutch Fork of SC. 350A on Cannons Cr. near Prosperity, SC. Sons: John, Martin, and Michael, were Loyalists during the Rev. War. In 1779, John and Martin Livingston's names appear on Gov. Rutledge's list of Tories with Death Warrant.
MACK, CHRISTIAN FRIDRICH (1749). Steinheim an der Murr
Linenweaver. Married 7 May 1737, Agnes Barbara ___. Child: Christoph Adam, born 2 December 1740.
Came to SC on the Griffin. Wife and 1 child. 150A on Crims Cr. Son, Adam Mock, inherited this land and died before 1790. He and wife, Mathana (Magdelina?) sold the land grant of Catharine Harris on Buffalo Cr. in 1772 (Newberry Deeds H-194). The deed says Mathana was the daughter of Catharine Harris.
MANZ, BERNHARD (1752). Kleinengstingen
Born 12 January 1720, son of Georg Manz, (Daylaborer) and Anna Maria Stoss of Kleinengstingen. He married 22 October 1743, Anna Maria Rcker, daughter of Bernhard Rcker (Judge in Kleinengstingen) and Anna Maria Oberacker. Children: (1) Michael Christoph, born 22 September 1744; (2) Anna Maria, born 25 September 1750; and (3) Johann Georg, born 29 January 1752.
Came to SC on the Caledonia. Wife and 2 ch.: Michael 7, George 12. 200A on Camping Cr. In 1774 Bernhard Manz was an Elder of St. Paul's Lutheran Church (Newberry Deeds B-107). He ran a mill on Cannons Cr. and moved about 1790 to Lexington County, SC. The son, Johann Georg Manz, had wife Barbara, and also moved to Lexington County where he died before the year 1800.
MANZ, JOHAN CASPAR (1752). Holzelfingen
Born 3 March 1723, son of Georg Manz (Daylaborer) and Anna Maria Stoss of Kleinengstingen. He married November 1751 in Holzelfingen, Anna Catharina Werner, daughter of Christian Werner. Child: Ursula, born 27 August 1750. Came to SC on the Caledonia. Wife and daughter, Ursula 3. 150A on Crims Cr. This couple is believed to be the parents of Gosper Monts who married Anna Mary Minick, daughter of George Bartholomew Minick and Mary Magdalene Summer.
MEYER, ANDREAS (1752). Merklingen
Brickmason. Born 3 June 1707, son of Ulrich Meyer (Farm laborer) and Johanna Hochsttter, married 17 November 1734, Barbara Bez. According to the German record, went with wife and 7 children to Ebenezer (GA). The family arrived in SC on the Caledonia. Wife and 6 ch: Ursula 17, Worley 16, Johanna 14, Jacob 12, Barbara 6, Andrea 4. 400A on Crims Cr.
3. Johanna Meyer, born 10 September 1738.
4. Jacob Meyer, born 21 January 1741.
NIEį, CUNRAD (1752). Bolheim
QUATTLEBAUM, PETER (1736-Pennsylvania). Mlheim an der Ruhr
Born 1798 in Kettwig, Westphalia, Germany. Married on 11 April 1723 in Mlheim an der Ruhr, Anna Barbara Von der Hutte. Arrived in Philadelphia on the Brigantine John. Peter Quattlebaum died 14 January 1747/1748 at Kinsingtown, PA. At least one of the daughters and all of the sons moved to SC.
REINHARDT, JOHANNES (1752). Unterhausen
Johannes Reinhardt, Brickmason, born 21 May. Birthyear between 1711-1715 (actual birthyear confused with his siblings in German Records) Unterhausen, Lichtenstein 72805, Landkreis, Reutlingen, Baden Weurttemberg, Germany, was a son of Matthus Reinhardt and Agness Knaur of Unterhausen. Johannes was married 18 November 1734 in Evang Unterhausen, Agnes Staiger, born 6 Feb 1710, daughter of Hans Jerg Staiger, born Jan 1666, and Ursula Zanger, born 21 Mar 1674. Agnes Staiger's paternal and maternal grandparents were, respectively, Hans Jacob Staiger and Elizabeth Sauter, and Matthaeus Zanger and Barbara Bley. Johannes Reinhardt, as John Reynard, arrived in SC in 1752 with wife and two children, Elizabeth , 9, and Mathias, 4, coming on the Calendonia.
Johannes Reinhardt, as John Rheynard, obtained a 200 acre bounty survey on Cannons Creek, near Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Pomaria, SC. This grant was sold by grantee in 1762 to John Kennet (John Kinard, Sr)(Memorials 6-21). In the same year, John Rinehart purchased the 200 acre bounty grant of John Michael Gadringer on Crims Creek. This tract was passed down from John Rinehart to son, Matthias Rinehart (Lagrone to Kibler, Newberry Deeds I-199). Children:
I. Matthaeus Reinhardt, born 11 Mar 1736, Unterhausen, died 23 Mar 1736, Germany.
II. Hans Jerg Reinhardt, born 13 Apr 1737, Unterhausen, died 5 Jan 1738, Germany.
III. Agnes Reinhardt, born 5 Oct 1738, Unterhausen, died May 1739, Germany.
IV. Johannes Reinhardt, born 16 Aug 1740, Unterhausen, died Dec 1745, Germany.
V. Maria Elizabetha Reinhardt, born 24 Nov 1743, Unterhausen, died after 1752, SC.
VI. Matthaeus Reinhardt, born 20 Jun 1745, Unterhausen, died Dec 1745, Germany.
VII. Johannes Reinhardt, born 31 Oct 1746, Unterhausen, died 13 Aug 1747, Germany.
VIII. Matthaeus Reinhardt, born 3 Jul 1748, Unterhausen, died 1808, SC, married in SC Anna Margaretha LeGrande, born 31 Jul 1750, in Schoenau, Germany, died after 1815, SC, daughter of Tobias Lagrone and Johanna Elisabetha Hoffmann (see The Lawrence Lagrone Family Bio). In 1789, Mathias Rinehart and wife, Anna Margaret (Lagrone) Rinehart, sold her 100 acre grant on waters of Camping Creek to Benjamin Hollinshead (Newberry Deeds E-424).
REISTER, HANS JACOB (1752). Drrmenz
Only son of Hans Jacob Reuster, married 9 July 1726, Christina, daughter of Hans Jacob von St Leon of Drrmenz. The first wife died 14 February 1740 (37 years old). The widower married 25 July 1741, Anna Maria Brtsch, daughter of Matthias Brtsch, former resident of Gernspach, in the Rastatt district. (Burkett)
Came to SC on the Rowand. Wife and 5 ch: George Jacob 21, Magdelene 12, Christian 7, Christiana 4, and Anna Barbara 2. 350A, John's Cr. of Saluda R. in Lexington Co.
Surviving child by Christina von St. Leon:
Children by Anna Maria Brtsch:
RIESCH, JOHANNES (1749). Erpfingen
Born 2 October 1712, married 29 October 1737, Christina Rosina Dreher, born 10 December 1713, daughter of Hans Jerg Dreher and Anna Margaretha Riesch. Children: (1) Anna Margaretha, born May 1739; (2) Anna Maria, born 9 December 1740; (3) Anna Barbara, born 26 August 1742; and (4) Anna, born 8 January 1745.
Wife and 4 ch. 300A on Metz br. of High Hill Cr. in Lexington Co. The land grant was later owned by John Comalander. The daughter, Anna Margaretha, had a late Colonial land grant on Buffalo Cr. which was sold in 1785 by Margaret Riech and husband, John Comberlander (Newberry Deeds C-14).
SALTZER, CHRISTOPH (1749). Eningen unter Achalm
Dealer in lace. Born 11 May 1719, son of Johannes Saltzer (Farmer) and Maria Barbara Wickh, married 26 September 1741 in Eningen unter Achalm, Anna Maria Wolfart, born 19 October 1719. Surviving child: Johann Georg, born 9 January 1747. (Gerber) Came to SC on the Griffin. 100A,
Broad River near Peak, SC. Son, Adam Saltzer who was born in SC is shown on later adjacent plats as owner of the land grant of Christoph Saltzer and is found in 1790 census of the area.
SCHEURER, HANS CUNRAD (1749). Gnningen
Shepherd. Born 29 September 1709, son of Martin Scheurer and wife Magdalena. He married 19 October 1735 in Gnningen, Margaretha Haffner. Children: (1) Johann Michael, born 5 August 1736; (2) Johann Cunrad, born December 1741; and (3) Matthus, born 21 September 1748. All three children "in the New World." Ludwigsburg Protocol, 11 Feb 1752, Matthus Scheurer to South Carolina. (Gerber) Came to SC on the Griffin. Protestant of Germany (Council Journal 17(2):716). 250A on Crims Cr.
SCHIELE, JOHANNES (1752). Unterhausen
Johannes Schiele (saddler), born 24 June 1711, son of Johannes Schiele and Anna Catharina Weber, married on 3 June 1738 in Unterhausen, Maria Margaretha Haupter Herrmann, born 26 January 1716, daughter of Johann Wendel Haupter (teacher) and Ursula Christner of Holzelfingen and widow of Matthus Herrmann. Came to SC on the Caledonia. Wife and 6 ch.: Barbara 14, Elizabeth 12, Ursula about 9, John Windle about 7, Margaret about 6, and Mary Anna about 3. 400A on Crims Cr. Surname of child listed as Barbara, age 14, was Herrmann; she was the step-daughter of Johannes Schiele and child of Maria Margaretha Haupter Herrmann Schiele by first husband, Matthus Herrmann.
SCHLAISS, ULRICH (1752). Shnstetten
Born 7 July 1713, son of Jrg Schlaiss (Farmer), married 4 June 1738, Anna Bohner. Children: (1) Hans Conrad, born 8 January 1740; and (2) Anna Catharina, born 22 September 1742. Children "with parents to Carolina." According to Gerber the parents had a bad reputation. (Gerber) Family came to SC on the Elizabeth. Wife and 2 ch: Hans Conrad 12, and Anna Catherine 10. 200A on Wateree Cr. Members of the Slice family owned the land grant well into the 19th century indicating that the land grant came down by progenitaire law to Conrad Slice. Conrad Slice had a 100A bounty survey in 1773 near Chapin which was later owned by son, John Slice. The daughter, Anna Catherine, may have married John Bush. Her 100A survey of 1773 north of Chapin was shown on later adjacent plats as land of John Bush.
SCHLEICH, HANS ULRICH (1752). Wiesloch
Born 26 March 1705, married (1) 24 August 1728, Anna Susanna Alsweiler, died 26 September 1731; married (2) Catharina ___, died 19 January 1745; married (3) Anna Catherina ___; married (4) 18 September 1748, Anna Barbara Senck. Came to SC on the Cunliffe. Wife and 4 ch: Eva Catherina 18, Creda 15, John Jacob 5, and Margaretta 3. 300A on Cannons Cr.
Children by Anna Barbara Senck:
SCHWEIKARDT, JOHANNES (1752). Erpfingen
Weaver, born 5 March 1710, son of Hanss Georg ("Der Krumme") Schweikardt (Farmer) and Margaretha Batzer of Erpfingen, married 7 February 1736 in Erpfingen, Anna Maria Baisch, born 19 May 1712, daughter of Michel Baisch (Weaver) and Anna Maria Binder. Children: (1) Anna Margaretha, born 26 June 1740; (2) Johann Georg, born 13 May 1742, and (3) Maria Barbara, born 4 April 1745.
Came to SC on the Elizabeth. Wife and 3 ch: Anna Margaret 11, John George 9, and Anna Barbara 6. 250A, Camping Cr. of Saluda R. The son, Johann Georg Schweikardt married Angelica Haltiwanger, daughter of Jacob Halldenwanger and Anna Maria Behner. Johann Georg Schweikardt died after 1819.
SCHWEIKARDT, JOHANNES (1754). Erpfingen
Blacksmith. Born 18 December 1720, married 26 November 1742, Christina Catharina Riesch. Children: (1) Margaretha, born 27 February 1743; and (2) Hans Martin, born 9 April 1747.
On Priscilla, 1754. Wife and 2 ch: Margaret 12, and John Martin 7. 200A, North side of Saluda River in Lexington Co. The son, Hans Martin, lived in the area of St. Michael's Lutheran Church, Irmo, SC. He died about 1790.
SETZLER, JOHANN ADAM (1766). Ober-Sensbach
Born 11 February 1719, married 21 July 1746, Anna Christina Mller, born about 1730. The family came to SC on the Brittania. Anna Christina 36, George Adam 15, John George 12, John Adam 10, and Ann Elizabeth 3. 400A on Second Cr. The two older daughters had their own 100A land grants.
SETZLER, PETER (1766). Ober-Sensbach
Born 3 April 1724, brother of Johann Adam Setzler, married 28 June 1762, Anna Maria Scheuermann. Child: Anna Margaretha, born 6 April 1763.
Came to SC on the Brittania. 200A, Crims Cr. Son, Jacob, born in SC, married Barbara Rikard, daughter of Lawrence Rikard and Anastasia Staudenmeyer.
STAUDENMEYER, HANS (1752). Altheim
Butcher. Born 19 April 1719, son of Georg Staudenmeyer (Cowherd) and Magdalena Bader. He married 24 November 1739 in Altheim, Anna Magdalena Finckh, born 9 April 1714 in Zhringen, daughter of Johann Georg Finckh (Farmer) and Angelica Buckh. 3 children to the New World. (Hacker) . Came to SC on the Caledonia. Wife and child: Anastasia 10. 150A on Crims Cr.
STAUDENMEYER, MAGDALENA (1752). Altheim
Widow of Georg Staudenmeyer (Cowherd) who died 23 June 1723. She was the daughter of Hans Bader (Butcher) and wife, Magdalena. She married Georg Staudenmeyer on 5 January 1717 in Slingen and was the mother of Hans Staudenmeyer. She went with son to the New World in 1752. Magdalene Stoudemeyer of Wittenberg on the Caledonia. 50A on Crims Cr. Her land grant was sold in 1776 by grandson, George Stoudemayer, to Lawrence Rikard (Newberry Deeds D-578).
STOCKMANN, JOHANN ENGELBERTH (1749-Pennsylvania). Burbach
Christened 2 December 1725 in Burbach, son of Johannes Peter Stockmann and Anna Catherina Lhr. Married 2 July 1747 in Burbach, Anna Maria Schmidt, born 31 May 1722, daughter of Conrad Schmidt and wife, Anna Elizabeth, of Wrgendorf. Arrived October 1749 in Philadelphia, having traveled on the Ship Fane. Moved to Frederick Co., MD, and lived there for several years, then moved to the Dutch Fork of SC. Sold land near Pomaria, SC, in 1786 with wife Katherine, believed to be a second wife (Newberry Deeds I-30). On this deed he is described as a Surgeon.
UTZ, ANNA MARGARETHA (1766). Hoffenheim
Born 2 February 1739, daughter of Martin Utz and wife, Maria Barbara.
Came to SC on the Brittania. 100A on Cannons Cr. She died before 1784 with land inherited by brother, Dietrich Utz (Newberry Deeds I-220).
UTZ, JOHANN DIETRICH (1766). Hoffenheim
Born 13 November 1726, son of Martin Utz and wife, Maria Barbara. He married (1) 22 February 1757, Anna Catherina Gilbert, born 25 November 1727. He came to SC on the Brittania with ch: George Peter 8 and Maria Catherina 4. Johann Dietrich Utz married (2) (at St. John's Lutherran Church, Charleston, SC) on 25 November 1766 to Maria Dorothy Samblin. 150A on headwaters of Cannons Cr. About 1783 the family moved to Edgefield Dist. Johann Dietrich Utz died 1 January 1802 in Edgefield, SC.
Children by Anna Catherina Gilbert:
Child by Maria Dorothy Samblin:
VOLLMER, EBERHARD LUDWIG (1752). Unterhausen
Born 6 August 1697, son of Eberhard Volmar (Miller) and Catharina Zanger. He married (1) 29 November 1719, Catharina Schielin, born 7 February 1697, died 3 April 1728, daughter of Michael Schlin and Christina Bader; married (2) 23 November 1729, Agnes Meck, daughter of Jerg Meck. Eberhard Ludwig Vollmer came to SC with his second wife and their children on the Caledonia. Wife and 4 children: Catherine 20, John 18, Jacob 9, and Mary 6 « . 300A on Crims Cr.
Children of Eberhard Ludwig Vollmer and Agnes Meck:
WECKER, MATTHIAS (1752). Baiertal
Born 25 September 1717, son of Johan Caspar Wecker and Agatha Magdalana Boehm. He married 4 June 1737, Eva Elisabeth Fuchs in Schatthausen. Wife and five children to New Land. They came to SC on the Upton. 3 ch: Wulrath 15, Henry 12, and Matthias 9. 200A on Broad River. After arrival in SC Matthias Wecker remarried and had additional children. The family is given in an equity of 1835 filed by the family of John Uriah Wicker (Newberry Equities, Box 21, pkg. 3).
Children born in Germany by first wife:
Children born in SC:
WEINMANN, PETER (1752). Schnau
Left Schnau in 1752 (Hacker). Came to SC on the Cunliffe. Hans Peter Weyman, wife and 3 ch: Eva Susannah 16, Johanna 13, and Anna Regina 8. 250A on waters of Cannons Cr.
The daughter Eva Susannah had her own land grant which she and husband Leonard Bough sold in 1770 (Newberry Deeds C-628).
WEISS, ERNST FRIEDRICH (1752). Obermutschelbach
Ernst Friedrich Weiss of Obermutschelbach, with his wife and child. A Catholic and surviving son of Johann George Weiss of Obermutschelbach, married 2 December 1732 Barbara Ruf, daughter of Friedrich Ruf and wife Eva, of Obermutschelbach. The groom had to promise that all children would be raised in the Evangelical religion. "With parents to the new land." (Burkett)
Ernest Frederick Wists came to SC on the Rowand. Wife and 4 ch: Maria 12, George 10, Felix 6, and Fred. 4. 300A on Saluda R. in Lexington Co.
WERTZ, ANNA CATHARINA (1752). Holzelfingen
Widow of Hans Georg Wertz, who was born 20 March 1683 and died 25 April 1716. She came to SC with her son, Jerg Heinrich Wertz. 50A on Crims Cr.
WERTZ, JERG HEINRICH (1752). Holzelfingen
Daylaborer, born 8 December 1708, son of Hans Georg Wertz and wife, Anna Catharina. Married (1) 26 July 1731, Maria Barbara Sparn, born 17 August 1705, died 27 June 1751; married (2) 1752, Anna Barbara Brendlin, born 19 November 1726. Came to SC probably on the Caledonia (bounty petition not found in Council Journal record). 150A on Crims Cr. By Anna Barbara Brendlin there were additional children born in SC. After the death of Jerg Heinrich Wertz, the widow, Anna Barbara, remarried John Miller.
Children by Maria Barbara Sparn:
Children by Anna Barbara Brendlin born in SC:
WIDEMANN, GEORGE (1752). Scharenstetten
Weaver. Born 21 June 1702, son of George Widemann (Farm laborer) and Maria Barbara Hzler, married (1) 8 November 1730, Ursula Huber of Grimmelfingen; married (2) 22 September 1739, Maria Federlen of Scharenstetten. Children: (1) Barbara, born 12 March 1732; (2) Georg, born 30 June 1733; (3) Barbara, born 10 July 1740; and (4) Anna Maria, born 12 June 1745. Left 24 April 1752 for SC.
On Caledonia, 1752. Wife and children: Maria 12, and Anna Maria 7. 200A on branch of Wateree Cr. of Broad R. 100A part of the grant was transferred in 1814 by Magdalena Rekert to George Rekert (B. H. Holcomb, "Memorialized Records of Lexington Dist., SC"). The daughter, Barbara Wideman, had a 100A survey in 1773 near St. Peter's (Piney Woods) Church.
WSSINGER, MATTHUS (1752). Darmsbach
Cowherd in Nttingen, son of Matthes Wssinger of Birkenfeld in Wrttemberg, married 9 January 1744, Margaretha Siebler, born 17 December 1719, daughter of Adam Siebler of Darmsbach and his wife Margaretha, daughter of Martin Rosswag. "With parents in the new land." (Burkett) Came to SC on the Rowand. Wife and 3 ch: Michael 8, Mathias 6, and Catherine 1 «. 250A on Saluda River in Newberry Co.
ZUBER, HANS MICHAEL (1752). Leimen
Born 1710 in Baiertal, married in Leimen, 26 August 1738, Anna Marie Wittman, died February 1748; married (2) Ester Margretha Hermann. Children: (1) Elisabeth, born 1741; (2) Hans Bjorg, born 1743; and (3) Conrad, born 1749.
Michael Saeber came to SC on the Cunliffe. 3 ch: Elizabeth 10, Hans Erick 9, and Conrad 3. 200A on Heller's Cr. In SC Hans Michael Zuber married Elizabeth Miller and had additional children. Elizabeth Miller, a widow, had come to SC in 1752 on the same ship with Hans Michael Zuber.
Children by Anna Marie Wittman:
Children by Ester Margretha Hermann:
Children by Elizabeth Miller:
Annette Kunselman Burgert: Eighteenth Century Emigrants from German-Speaking Lands to North America, Vol. 1: The Northern Kraichgau (Kutztown Publishing Co.: Kutztown, PA, 1983).
Brigette Burkett: Emigrants from Baden and Wrttemberg in the Eighteenth Century, Vol. 1 (Picton Press: Camden, Maine).
Werner Hacker: Eighteenth Century Register of Emigrants from Southwest Germany (to American and other countries), 1884, Closson Press, Apollo, Pennsylvania).
Donald H. Yoder: Emigrants from Wrttemberg: The Adolf Gerber Lists (The Pennsylvania German Folklore Society, Vol. 10, 1945, pp. 103-237).
Altheim 89174, Landkreis Alb-Donau-Kreis, Baden-Wrttemberg
Baiertal, Wiesloch 69168, Landkreis Rhein-Neckar-Kreis, Baden-Wrttemberg
Blaubeuren 89143, Landkreis Alb-Donau-Kreis, Baden-Wrttemberg
Burbach 57299, Landkreis Siegen-Wittgenstein, Nordrhein-Westfalen
Darmsbach, Remchingen 75196, Landkreis Enzkreis, Baden-Wrttemberg
Dettingen am Albuch 89547, Gerstetten, Landkreis Heidenheim, Baden-Wrttemberg
Dhren 74889 Sinsheim, Landkreis Rhein-Neckar-Kreis, Baden-Wrttemberg
Drrmenz, Mhlacker 75417, Landkreis Enzkreis, Baden- Wrttemberg
Eningen unter Achalm 72800, Landkreis Reutlingen, Baden-Wrttemberg
Erpfingen, Sonnenbhl 72820, Landkreis Reutlingen, Baden-Wrttemberg
Eschelbach, Sinsheim 74889, Landkreis Rhein-Neckar-Kreis, Baden-Wrttemberg
Ettenstatt 91796, Landkreis Weiįenburg-Gunzenhausen, Bayern
Gnningen, Reutlingen 72770, Landkreis Reutlingen, Baden-Wrttemberg
Hoffenheim, Sinsheim 74889, Landkreis Rhein-Neckar-Kreis, Baden-Wrttemberg
Holzelfingen, Lichtenstein 72805, Landkreis Reutlingen, Baden-Wrttemberg
Hornbach 66500, Landkreis Sdwestpfalz, Rheinland-Pfalz
Kleinengstingen, Engstingen 72829, Landkreis Reutlingen, Baden-Wrttemberg
Leimen 69181, Landkreis Rhein-Neckar-Kreis, Baden-Wrttemberg
Machtolsheim, Laichingen 89150, Landkreis Alb-Donau-Kreis, Baden-Wrttemberg
Mgerkingen, Trochtelfingen 72818, Landkreis Reutlingen, Baden-Wrttemberg
Merklingen 89188, Landkreis Alb-Donau-Kreis, Baden-Wrttemberg
Mrzheim, Landau in der Pfalz 76829, kreisfreie Stadt, Rheinland-Pfalz
Mlheim an der Ruhr 45468, kreisfreie Stadt, Nordrhein-Westfalen
Neckartenzlingen 72654, Landkreis Esslingen, Baden-Wrttemberg
Oberhausen, Lichtenstein 72805, Landkreis Reutlingen, Baden-Wrttemberg
Obermutschelbach, Karlsbad 76307, Landkreis Karlsruhe, Baden-Wrttemberg
Ober-Sensbach, Sensbachtal 64759, Landkreis Odenwald-Kreis, Hessen
Ottersheim 76879, Landkreis Germersheim, Rheinland- Pfalz
Rtenberg, Aichhalden 78733, Landkreis Rottweil, Baden-Wrttemberg
Scharenstetten, Dornstadt 89160, Landkreis Alb-Donau-Kreis, Baden-Wrttemberg
Schnau 69250, Landkreis Rhein-Neckar-Kreis, Baden-Wrttemberg
Shnstetten, Steinheim am Albuch 89555, Landkreis Heiden-heim, Baden-Wrttemberg
Sontheim an der Brenz 89567, Landkreis Heidenheim, Baden- Wrttemberg
Steinfeld 76889, Landkreis Sdliche Weinstraįe, Rheinland-Pfalz
Steinheim an der Murr 71711, Landkreis Ludwigsburg, Baden-Wrttemberg
Unterauerbach, Karlsbad 76307, Landkreis Karlsruhe, Baden-Wrttemberg
Unterhausen, Lichtenstein 72805, Landkreis Reutlingen, Baden-Wrttemberg
Wiesloch 69168, Landkreis Rhein-Neckar-Kreis, Baden- Wrttemberg
Updated 28 November 2004