1767 Southfork Communion Service
Records of the Evangelical Reformed Church of Frederick, Maryland include the 1767-1768 communions served under the pastorate of Carolus Lange. Among these were those held in Virginia (including what is now West Virginia) in late 1767: Strassburg or Staefer Town on August 30th, Southfork on November 8th, Southbranch in the Gap on November 10th, and Southbranch in the Upper Tract on November 15th. Detail of the Southfork communion below are as listed in volume 5 of Weiser's "Maryland German Church Records."
|Compare to the Anglicized names in the
Virginia census for Hampshire County which included Hornbeck, Steel
(Stihl), Alt (Alth), Regar (Rieger), Stump (Stumpf), Moak (Mook), Shook
(Schuck) and Kimbell (Kimmel). Note also the name Bober, the
maiden name of Johannes Kimmel's wife.
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