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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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  Maria Barbara Gmelin (1691 - 1756)
  Rosanna Gmelin Wentz (1718 - 1794)*
*Calculated relationship
Methacton Mennonite Cemetery
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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my 5th great grandfather
- Nancy Kilner Varney
 Added: Mar. 19, 2017
6th Great Grandfather
- Cyndi
 Added: May. 20, 2015

- Sandra Kepple Welch
 Added: Jun. 7, 2012
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