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George Johann Best
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Birth: May 12, 1758, Germany
Death: Aug. 13, 1841
Littlestown
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA

According to the 1810 to 1840 census, George Best's family lived in Germany, Adams, Pennsylvania.

Information about George and Catharine's children:
Ref: ADAMS COUNTY CHURCH RECORDS, VOL 3, (974.801 Ad laa)
Allen Co., Indiana Public Library, Ft. Wayne, Indiana
CHRIST REFORMED CHURCH. Littlestown, PA. 1743-1871. Jacob H. Weistling, Pastor
Births and Baptisms---
191. Elisabetha, b. Feb 16, 1789; baptized Apr 6; dau of Geor. Bast and Catharina; Godparents- parents themselves.
195. Anna Maria, b. Apr 17, 1791; baptized (no date); dau of Georg Best and Catharina, his wife. Godparents, themselves.
197. Johannes, b. January 3, 1793; baptized Apr 1; son of George Bast and Catharina; Godparents - themselves.
201. Jacob, b. July 5, 1795; baptized Sept 26; son of George Bast and Catharina; Godparents - themselves.
204. Rahel (sic), b. May 23, 1797; baptized Aug 13; dau of George Bast and Catharine; Godparents - themselves.
208. Johann George, b. Dec 2, 1801; baptized Feb 21, 1802; son of Johann Georg Pest (Best) and Catharine; Godparents - the child's mother and father.
209. Catharina (sic), b. Sep 20, 1799; baptized Nov 2, 1799; dau of George Pest (Best) and Catharina; Godparents - themselves.
210. David, b. Jan 31, 1804; baptized Mar 18, 1804; son of George Pest (Best) and Catharina; Godparents - themselves.
213. Susanna, b. Sep 14, 1806; baptized Oct 12, 1806; dau of Georg Best and Catharine; Godparents - child's father and mother.

Thanks to Maryellen Best, the following notes were taken from the book "Hessische Truppen Im Amerikanischen Unabhangigkeitskrieg (Hetrina). Index nach familiennamen Bd. VI. Hanauische Regimenter Heft 1: A - L. Bearbeitet von Inge Auerbach und Otto Frohlich. Marburg 1987." page 48
BAIST/BEIST GEORG 20 GOMFRITZ D6490+ MU HHE2 03 76FE 960,341
BAIST/BEIST GEORG GOMFRITZ D6490+ MU HHE2 12 79JA 960,341
BAIST/BEIST GEORG GOMFRITZ D6490+ GE HHE2 01 76MR 415/4,5
BAIST/BEIST GEORG GOMFRITZ D6490+ GE HHE2 12 79JA 961A,16
BAIST/BEIST GEORG GOMFRITZ/GUNFRITZ D6490+ MU HHE2 12 79JA 958,341
BAIST/BEIST GEORG 20 GOMFRITZ/GUNFRITZ D6490+ MU HHE2 03 76FE 958,341

Family name: Baist/Beist
First name: Georg
Age: 20
Place of origin: Gomfritz
Code number of town: D6490+ (+ = town in Hessen-Kassel)
Rank: MU=musketeer. GE=private (Gemeiner)
Unit (regiment or battalion and company) HHE2=Hesse-Hanau Regiment of the crown prince.
Categories of presentation: 01=appointed, esp in unit rolls. 03=other induction, ie transfer. 12=deserted to the enemy.
Date of entry into the unit books: ie 76FE=Feb1776. 76MR=Mar1776. 79JA=Jan1779.
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Catharine Rohrbach Best (1763 - 1849)*
 
 Children:
  John Best (1793 - 1860)*
  Jacob Best (1795 - 1854)*
  George Johan Best (1801 - 1865)*
  David Best (1804 - 1880)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: George is buried next to his wife Catharine Rohrbach Best
 
Burial:
Christ United Church of Christ Cemetery
Littlestown
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Shelley Flowers
Record added: Nov 07, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31204945
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