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Henry Frey

Birth
Death 25 Sep 1784 (aged 60)
Burial Lititz, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot God's Acre, Avenue 1 right, row 12, lot 6
Memorial ID 100338412 · View Source
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Born at Frederickstown, PA. Son of William & Veronica (Markley) Frey.
Married Anna Maria Buertsler – Jan.25, 1756 - children:
1. Anna Maria 1759
2. Johann Heinrich 1763
3. son (probably stillborn)
4. son (probably stillborn)
5. Maria Elizabeth 1770
Converted by the preaching of Christian Henry Rauch, he united with the Moravians in 1744. Destined for the Indian mission, he learned the Maqua language from Brother Pyraeus. He accompanied David Zeisberger on his journey to Onondaga. Served the church in various capacities. Warden of the Nazareth congregation. Came to Lititz sometime later (was in Lititz in 1763, since his son, Johann Heinrich was born in Lititz) where he was a miller and later a carpenter. When the mill was destroyed by fire in 1775, he, as master-carpenter, supervised the building of the new (present) mill. Born at Falckner's Swamp in Montgomery County.


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  • Created by: Jean Doherty
  • Added: 7 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100338412
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henry Frey (12 May 1724–25 Sep 1784), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100338412, citing Moravian Cemetery, Lititz, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Jean Doherty (contributor 47349305) .