Christian Burkhalter (B576)

Bishop Christian Burkholder (B576)

1746 Jun 1: Born to Ulrich Burkhalter (B57) and [an error occurred while processing this directive] at La Heutte, Switzerland. (1)

1754 Oct 1: Christian arrive in Philadelphia, PA on the ship Phoenix, along with his mother and five siblings. See his mother [an error occurred while processing this directive] for more about the voyage and arrival.

1766 Jul 12: Christian Burkholder (B576) marries Anna Graff. (1,2)

  1767 May 16: Maria
  1768 Nov 27: Abraham
  1770 Jun 30: Daniel
  1772 Jan 22: Barbara
  1773 Dec 28: Anna
  1775 Apr 28: Christian
  1778 Aug 28: Christiana
  1782 Mar 17: Anna
  1787 Sep 12: Elizabeth

1770 Aug 12: Christian is ordained for the Mennonite churches in the Groffdale/Weaverland area. (1)

1778 Oct 18: Christian becomes a bishop. (1)

1795 Nov 13: Anna Graff dies (2); buried Groffdale (Brick) Mennonite Cemetery, Lancaster Co., PA. (1)

1809 May 13: Christian Burkhalter (B576) dies (2); buried beside Anna.

Photo provided by Romaine Stauffer.
-- dg 2014 Sep 22

Notes

1. Romaine Stauffer, "Bishop Christian Burkholder and His Swiss Family" in Pennsylvania Mennonite Heritage, Vol. 34, No. 3 (Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society, 2011 Jul). See also the Addenda.

2. Romaine Stauffer, "1761 Martyrs' Mirror of Bishop Christian Burkholder," www.dgatx.com/family.../2011/07-cbm/hs.html (July 2011). Christian Burkholder (B576).

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