Read a story first posted in the "Harpers Magazine".Turn of the cent.. 1732 first colony of Lutherns from Salzberg to Ga. escape persicution. One of their first acts was to build churches and Orphanages. Whitfield modeled his Bethesda Orph after theirs.
Provincial Congress. John Sterk, John A Truetlen, Jacob Waldhaur, John Florel, Christopher Cramer sent from Georgia to support Bostonians in protest of Stamp act.
1832 Georgia, name changes.
Hopkin Howell "Parent" children changing name from Levat Duglas, Emily Duglas,
Solomon Jones to Levat Howell etc. Again with William S. Hudson,James Hudson as parents also
John Jones, Charles King , and Elijah Pridgett as parents:children James J. Sheffield and Sterling C. Waters becoming Sheffields.
Other "parents" Thomas Simmons
William Sellars Thomas F. Stribling
Archibald Rodes William Starling-these children had been Rowell
Then John Studestill with ch:
I realize some are remarraiges and Guardians. But in Some cases every ch. has a different name.
Question. A Mrs Pritchett helped found Orphanage after CW on Ohio. The Gould Foundation in Ny. I see that name mixed a bit with some corresponding Stainback names.
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