According to church documents received from the Lutheran Protestant Parish Office, Musberg, Germany, Christian Stabler was born, & baptised in Musberg, Germany.
This document also lists Christian's Baptism Sponsors and Witnesses as being "the grandparents" Jerg (george) Lorentz, from here (Musberg) & Tobioe Ruitherd, from here (Musberg), and housewife, Anna Ursula.
In a Public Act dated April 28, 1752,
Another record received officially records the renouncing of the Citizen's Rights of Christian Stabler ( a shoemaker of Musberg),
Christian came to the United States on the ship St. Andrew, James Abercrombie, Captain, on September 23, 1752. The ship had sailed from Rotterdam, via Plymouth, England, carrying 150 men, all Germans. Although there were also women on the ship, it was not practiced to put there name on the manifest. It is assumed that Anna came with Christian.
Christian first settled in Lancaster County, PA. PA Archives & Land Records lists Christian Stabler with 40 acres in Cocalico
Christian was a Private in the Revolutionary War, Serving in Captain John Erman's 5th Company, 7th Battalion, York County Militia, in 1778.
It is also recorded that Christian helped found one of the Christ Lutheran Churches in the York County area, but it is not certain which one of these churches he was affiliated with.
Contact information below:
John Scott Stabley
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