Tobias Schall
(Abt 1742-)
Anna Magdalena Bechtold
Anna Magdalena Schall


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Anna Magdalena Schall 1 2

  • Born: 5 Oct 1750, , Berks, PA 2
  • Christened: 5 Oct 1750, Dryville: Rockland Twp.: Christ Lutheran Church, Berks, PA 1 2

  General Notes:

Tobias Schall, of Mittelschefflenz, who had asked in 1748 for permission to emigrate to Pennsylvania, was allowed to leave the country without paying the usual emigration taxes (Protocol 8120, pp. 131, 231). Tobias Schall, aged 42, arrived at Philadelphia on the Ship Hampshire, September 7, 1748 (List 118 A-C).

Tobias Schall settled in the Oley Valley of Berks County, see the Perkiomen Region, Vol I (1895), pp. 127-128. In the records of Christ Lutheran Church, the "Bieber Creek Church" near Dryville, Rockland Township, Berks County, is the baptism of his daugher, Anna Catharina, October 5, 1750. Tobias Schall's wife's name is given as Anna Magdalena nee Bechtold. The sponsors at the baptism were Peter Gerhard and wife Christina.

  Christening Notes:

The sponsors at the baptism were Peter Gerhard and wife Christina.


1 Yoder, Don. Editor, Rhineland Emigrants, Lists of German Settlers in Colonial America (Excerpted and reprinted from Pennsylvania Folklife by arrangement with the Pennsylvania Folklife Society.
Copyright 1981 by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.,
1001 N. Calvert St., Baltimore, Maryland, 21202
Now available online at:, Palatine Emigration Materials from the Neckar Valley, 1726-1766, Page 19.

2 Records of Christ Lutheran Church, Dryville, Rockland Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania.

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