Johan Stephen Christian Braun

Johan Stephen Christian Braun

Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Death Jan 1763 (aged 59)
Rowan County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Denver, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 14541756 · View Source
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Wife Maria Eva Hamen

On September 9, 1738, Stephen Braun, Age 37, from Ruschberg, Germany arrived at the Port of Philadelphia on the ship "Glasgow", accompanied by his wife and their first four children: Jacob Braun, Michael Brown, Elizabeth Brown, and Catherina Brown.The "Glasgow" left from the port of Rotterdam and the number of passengers: men-120; women & children-221; crew of 8; total 349.

The family left Philadelphia and went to Lancaster County, Pennsylvania where they had five more children. Michael Braun & family after several years went to the Carolinas (1749). They most likely traveled from Philadelphia down the Old Philadelphia Road, down the Shenandoah Valley to Roanoke. They then traveled "The Carolina Road", which is through the Maggoty Gap to the Carolinas. Originating as the Great Warrior Path of the Iroquois centuries before, the path was frequently used by the Iroquois before being ceded to the whites in 1744 to become one of the most heavily traveled roads in all Colonial America. This old road was located about where Hwy 220 north out of Greensboro toward Roanoke.

Stephen Christian Braun, Eva Maria Haen Braun and all american born children are buried at Muddy Creek Lutheran Church in upper Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Johan Stephen Christian Braun (2 Feb 1703–Jan 1763), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14541756, citing Muddy Creek Cemetery, Denver, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Sharon Allison (contributor 46792713) .