Deaths St. James Lutheran ("Straw") Church Greenwich, Warren County 1781 - 1792
I used two transcripts of this list of deaths. The first was
from the Genealogical Magazine of New Jersey. The second does not
give information about the transcriber. Italicized information in
brackets is from the second source where it differs from the first.
I have not seen the originals, nor can I make any judgment on which transcription
Special thanks to Albert Hosbach for sending
me these transcripts for inclusion on my web site.
1781, Feb. 26. Catrina, the widow of Jacob Lunger, in Mansfield.
1781, Sept. 23. A daughter of Christian Klein.
1783, March 21. Phillipina Louisa, the wife of Jacob Klein.
1784, March 13. Elizabeth, a daughter of Phillip Fein, age 5 years.
1784, Sept. 19. Margaret, the wife of George Sachs, in Phillipsburg,
born in 1740 in Wurtsburg in Germany.
1784, Nov. 17. Phillip Wilhelm Klein, born in Bendorf in Hagenburg,
1711, was married nearly fifty years, and had five sons and four daughters.
Died of rehumatism and consumption, age 73 years.
1785, Jan. 1. Elizabetha, a daughter of Jacob Holtzheiser and
his wife Margaret, age 14 years.
1785, Feb. 22. Johannes, son of Simon Hubler and his wife Elizabeth,
age one year, four months, four days.
1785, Aug. 8. John George Summer, born in Freystadt in Elsas,
April 23, 1721. He was a member of this congregation forty-two years*
and had eleven children, and blind for eight years, age 64 years, 3 months
and fifteen days.
1785, Sept. 23. Nicholas [Nikolas]
Schmidt, a member of this congregation, died from fever, age 52 years.
1785, Sept. 30. Peter Sinkler, a member of this congregation,
died of fever and ague.
1786, June 16. Maria Stein, single, born in Roxbury, Morris County,
Feburary 5, 1750, daughter of Johan Stein and Anna, was a member of Lutheran
Congregation, died of small pox age 36 years [aged
36 yrs less 3 weeks].
1786, Jan. 6. Magdalena Rubs [Rubsin]
was buried [in Phillipsburg] from the
1786, Jan. 18. Johannes, a small son of Jacob Smock and Catharine
[Catarina Klein], age 18 days, of small pox.
1787, Dec. 8. Anna Maria, a daughter of Gottfried Klein, Junior,
of inflammation, aged 14 years [aged 14-2-0].
1788, March 9. Rachel [Rahel]
the wife of Philipp Fuslie [Enslie], during confinement.
1788, March 17. Johan Wilhelm, a son of Heinric Mehlichs and wife
Rebecca, aged 4 years 10 months.
1789, Jan. 23. Catrina, wife of Johannes Hendershodt [Hene
Yots (?)], and daughter of Jacob Bodine and wife Elizabeth,
aged 67 years [aged 67-3-3].
1790, March 10. Gottfried Klein, Senior.
1790, April 19. Johannes Veit, born in Butzendorf in Elsas, 1714,
aged about 76 years.
1790, May 21. Michael, son of Johan Rosenberger, age 2 years,
4 months. [Johannes Roseberger, Jr., s.
of Michael. Age 2-4-11.]
1790, May 21. Johannes, son of Johannes Klein, Junior, age 8 months
few days older than 8 months"].
1790, May 27. Carl, son of Conrad Saches and wife Mary, aged 8
weeks [age 7 wks and 6 das.].
1790, July 17. Margaret, a daughter of Wilhelm Rosenberger and
wife Maria [Maria Mackey], born Aug.
11, 1789, died of whooping-cough age 1 year [age
11 mo. & 6 das.].
1791, March 9. Catrina, single daughter of Casimir Greenmaier
and wife Elizabeth, age 17 years.
1792, Aug. 15. Heinrich Winter, age 75 years.
*If this statement is correct, this church was in existence as early
as 1743. This is earlier than the date assigned by Snell. See
the Genealogical Magazine of New Jersey, Volume 8, p. 29.