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Mathias Gmelin
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Birth: Jan. 31, 1677
Ludwigsburger Landkreis
Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Death: Apr. 17, 1756
Montgomery County
Pennsylvania, USA

Tombstone photo kindly provided by Joseph Eckhardt.

"Hier ruhet ?die Gebiene? den
verstorbenen Mathias Gm
elin gebohren Im jahr 1677
Den 31 Jan Gestorben Im
jahr 1756 den 17 April
Seines Alter 79 jahr
2 Monath 2 Wochen
Und 3 T"

Born in Vaihingen an der Enz, son of Jeremias and Christina (Zimmerman) Gmelin. Grandson of Jeremias Gmelin, Lutheran pastor of some renown at Auggen. Mathias became a Pietist and moved to the Schwazenau region, and eventually immigrated to America. He was naturalized in Philadelphia Co. 9 Jan 1729/30. He settled at Methacton, in Worcester Twp. (now Montgomery Co.). He was a farmer and also a glazier by trade. His wife was Maria Barbara, maiden name unknown. Mathias was the father of four children: Maria Christina Leibgeb Trites, Rosina Margaretha Wentz, Christian Gmelin and Maria Sophia Eppley. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Maria Barbara Gmelin (1691 - 1756)
 
Burial:
Methacton Mennonite Cemetery
Norristown
Montgomery County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Zella
Record added: Oct 12, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16157183
Mathias Gmelin
Added by: Zella
 
Mathias Gmelin
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- Sandra Kepple Welch
 Added: Jun. 7, 2012
We will not forget.
- your 6 g-granddaughter,Lynda Aplin
 Added: May. 8, 2010

- grainne
 Added: Mar. 2, 2009
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