Actually, when I went to the library I was going to look up a Berks Co. book for your inquiry; however while I went on their computer which has "Ancestry Plus" - a library edition of ancestry.com, I found the information there. They made it look like there was a book called Misc. Records of ...Wildbahn. I thought there was a reference at the bottom of the page which said records were obtainable at a Family History Library. You can look at familysearch.org for "place name search" and enter Berks County or Reading. There's a long list of records.
I got the reference about the "Readinger Alder" (typo? or what they called it then?) and Rev. Wildbahn from partially reading this book:
The history of Trinity Lutheran Church, Reading, Pa., 1751-1894
Reading, Pa.: The Congregation, 1894, 299 pgs.
Author: Jacob Fry
This book spoke of Wildbahn's extensive records and mentioned they were published in the Reading Alder.
Have you asked the PA State Archives? See the following:
"Although the State Library is not the custodian of any official or unofficial records such as birth, marriage, or death records, we can give you the information you need to search for those records. The collection includes compilations made from other sources, as well as an extensive collection of Pennsylvania newspapers."
Also, the D.A.R. has reference to records from Reading. They can photocopy things for you, for a fee. You don't have to be a D.A.R. member.
Berks County, Pennsylvania marriages, 1730-1800
Paul, Frederic G. Author
Reading, PA : H P Pub., 1987.
2 v. ; 22 cm.
Library holdings: v.2
Berks County newspaper records
v. ; 29 cm.
Photocopies of typescripts
Library holdings: vol. 1
Trinity Lutheran Church of Reading/ translated from the original by J. W. Early ; from the Library of Glenn P.and Mrs. Schwalm
Author: J.W. Early
Schwalm, Glenn P.
Apollo, PA : Schuylkill Roots, 1990-1994.
4 v. ; 28 cm.
CONTENTS: pt. 1 Baptisms (1751-1790); pt. 2 Baptisms (1790-1812) ; pt. 3 Marriages (1754-1812) ; pt 4 Burials (1754-1812)
A#99360, 109119, 98595, 116169
They also had surname information for Gruber in their GRC Index from Berks County.
I shouldn't have "assumed" the computer records were from a book but ancestry sure made it look that way. I can look again when I go back there.
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