Johann Gottfried Orwig


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1. Ann Clara Lampert

Johann Gottfried Orwig 1 2 3

  • Born: 24 Aug 1719, Grosstadt, Nassau, Germany 1 2 3
  • Marriage (1): Ann Clara Lampert
  • Died: 26 May 1804, Orwigsburg, Schuylkill, PA at age 84 1 3
  • Buried: West Brunswick Twp.: Zion Red Church, Schuylkill, PA 1 3

   FamilySearch ID: KTSQ-Z5V.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. He immigrated on the Ship St. Andrew, Charles Stedman, Master, from Rotterdam on 2 Oct 1741 to Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 2

Johann married Ann Clara Lampert. (Ann Clara Lampert was born on 26 Jan 1715 in Nassau, Germany,4 died on 5 Jan 1788 in Orwigsburg, Schuylkill, PA 4 and was buried in Orwigsburg, Schuylkill, PA 4.)


1 Publications of the Historical Society of Schuylkill County (The HIstorical Society of Schuylkill County, Pottsville, Pennsylvania. Multiple volumes, some online in Google Books search or, Vol. II, 1910, A Documentary History of the Old Red (Zion) Church, printed page 258, online image 266.

2 George W. Wagenseller, The descendants of Gottfried Orwig, 1719-1898 (Middleburgh, PA Wagenseller Publishing Company 1898. Online at Note: These pages are taken from "The History of The Wagenseller Family in America"), page 1.

3 Find A Grave,

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