My Ancestors in the Civil War
Erling GROVENSTEIN (My Grandfather) was born on Jul 26 1894.
Parents: Angus Nesbit GROVENSTEIN and
Mattie Rebecca CUBBEDGE.
(My Grandmother) Nesbitt, Lois O'Keefe
Birth : 27 DEC 1894 ,Baker,Georgia,USA
Death : 19 APR 1973 ,Effingham,Georgia,USA
Note: Both my grandparents died in a car accident that day.
Angus Nesbit GROVENSTEIN (My Great-Grandfather) was born on Oct 2 1852. He died in
1931. Parents: Shadrack GROVENSTEIN and Susan Catherine KIEFFER .
He was married to Mattie Rebecca CUBBEDGE in 1875. Children were: Claudia GROVENSTEIN,
Rufus Nesbit GROVENSTEIN, Georgia Carolina GROVENSTEIN , Mabel Catherine GROVENSTEIN,
Mattie Rebecca GROVENSTEIN, Angus Shadrack GROVENSTEIN , Barthimus Joshua GROVENSTEIN,
Robert Mims GROVENSTEIN, Sidney Lanier GROVENSTEIN , Elmira Louise GROVENSTEIN, Earling
GROVENSTEIN, Warren Donovan GROVENSTEIN , Keiffer GROVENSTEIN, Stafford Rogers
Shadrack GROVENSTEIN(My two times Great-Grandfather) was born on May 29 1821. He died on
Dec 18 1894. Parents: Henry Lewis GROVENSTEIN and Hannah DASHER.
He was married to Susan Catherine KIEFFER on Apr 5 1843. Children were: Ophelia Victoria
GROVENSTEIN , Angus Nesbit GROVENSTEIN, Ella Matilda GROVENSTEIN, Alice Velmina
Henry Lewis GROVENSTEIN (My three times Great-Grandfather) was born on Dec 25 1770. He
was christened on Dec 25 1770 in Ebenezer, Effingham County, Georgia. His christening was sponsored by John Michel and
wife, and Lewis Punz and wife. Parents: John Justus GROVENSTEIN and Catherine BIDDENBACH.
He was married to Hannah DASHER about 1812. Children were: Benjamin GROVENSTEIN, Lewis GROVENSTEIN, Hannah Elizabeth GROVENSTEIN
, Shadrack GROVENSTEIN, George William GROVENSTEIN.
He was married to Judith on Oct 18 1797. Children were: Margaret GROVENSTEIN.
John Justus GROVENSTEIN (My four times Great-Grandfather) moved in 1760 to Ebenezer, Effingham County, Georgia. He died
after 1789. Parents: Salzburger FAMILY HEADS.
He was married to Catherine BIDDENBACH on Feb 22 1763 in Ebenezer, Effingham County, Georgia. Children were: Christian
GROVENSTEIN, Henry Lewis GROVENSTEIN , Mary
GROVENSTEIN, John Justus GROVENSTEIN Jr., Henry Lewis GROVENSTEIN , Christopher GROVENSTEIN.
Salzburger FAMILY HEADS
One child was : (John Justus GROVENSTEIN)
(From Church Records)
Christian, son of John Justus Grovenstein and his wife Catharine, was born Feb. 3, 1764, in the evening and received lay
baptism soon after birth, which was ratified on Feb. 4th. The witnesses of the lay baptism were Mrs. Kronberger, the child's
father, Christian Bidenbach and his wife and Mrs. Metzcher, who also baptized the child. Sponsors were the glazier Buntz and
his wife and John Michel.
Salzburger Colonies in Georgia
|Interior of the Church