Paul Balliet
(1717-1777)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Mary Magdalena Wotring

Paul Balliet 3 4

  • Born: 1717, Schalbach, , Lorraine, FRA 5
  • Marriage (1): Mary Magdalena Wotring 1 2
  • Died: 19 Mar 1777, Whitehall Twp., Lehigh, PA at age 60 2

   Another name for Paul was Paullus Bailliet.2

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Occupation: innkeeper in his tavern at Baillietsville for many years. 2

2. He immigrated at age 22 on the ship Robert and Alice from Rotterdam by way of Dover, Captain Walter Goodman, on 11 Sep 1738 to Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 2 5

3. He was a delegate to the Reformed Church Coetus in 1767 at Lancaster, Lancaster, PA 2


Paul married Mary Magdalena Wotring, daughter of Abraham Wotring and Anna Margaretha Mertz.1 2 (Mary Magdalena Wotring was born in Fénétrange, , Lorraine, FRA 2, christened on 16 Mar 1728 in Diedendorf: Diedendorf Reformed Church, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, FRA 6 and died in 1802 1.)


Sources


1 Roberts, Charles Rhodes, History Of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, Volume III (Allentown, Pa., Lehigh Valley Pub. Co., 1914.
3 volumes, illustrated, maps.
Prepared by a committee appointed by the Lehigh County Historical Society; chapters contributed by various writers.).

2 Pennsylvania Archives, Volume 6, Egypt Reformed Church Records 1734-1807 (http://files.usgwarchives.net/pa/lehigh/church/egyp0001.txt
http://www.geocities.com/gragor99/lehegypt.htm
"Baptismal Record of the congregation on the Lehigh, in which are recorded the names of the children baptized, the names of their parents, and also the names of the sponsors. Commenced March 22, 1739."
J. Henricus Goetschius, M. Helvetico Tigurinus.).

3 Carroll Hamlet (w2qbr@compuserve.com).

4 Bell, Raymond Martin, The Woodring - Watring - Wotring Family of Pennsylvania (Washington, PA.).

5 Burgert, Annette Kunselman, Eighteenth Century Emigrants from the Northern Alsace to America (Camden, Maine: Picton Press, 1992.).

6 Burgert, Annette Kunselman, Eighteenth Century Emigrants from the Northern Alsace to America (Camden, Maine: Picton Press, 1992.), Page 552.



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