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From: RCHuddle <>
Subject: Re: Jacob Gauby/Gabi
Date: Sat, 21 Mar 1998 22:21:52 -0500
Below is the only information on the Gauby's I have. Good Luck!!
"1708...at Schwarzenua, Province of Wittgenstein, in
Hesse-Cassel...eight pious souls went from house of Alexander Mack to
the river Eder..immersed three tiimes, in the name of the Father, and of
the son, and of the Holy Ghost...then organized a new congregation..."
"Oley Congregation- As early as 1732, Peter Becker Preached at Oley.
Among the members...Ritters, Shilbert, Blaush, and others...Elder George
Kleine...1743 a large number of Oley members removed to Conococheague...
In 1770 about twelve families were identified with the Oley
congregation... Martin Gaby, minister, & wife, John Joder, minister, &
wife, Conrad Price & wife, David Price & Wife, David Kinsey &wife,
Christain Kinsey & wife, Peter Kleine, Elizabeth Ellis, Margaret
Harpine, Catherine Plank, Daniel Kleine & wife. At the Little Swartara
meeting, 12 August 1780, Martin Bagy was ordained elder of this
congregation by Elders Christopher Sower and Martin Urner. At the same
time and place Brother Daniel Kintzy was ordained to the office of
deacon in the Oley congregation." p 297-98 A History of The German
Baptist Brethrenin Europe & America by Martin Grove Brumbaugh, Brethren
Publishing House, Mount Morris, Ill 1899
...In 1807 Martin Gaube conveyed to the Old Baptist Society composed
of members in and about the township of Ruscomb-manor, a lot of ground
containing one acre, and a House of Divine Worship thereon erected.
This lot is part of the Price tract. The trustees of the society then
were Martin Gaube, David Kinsey, Christian Kinsey and John
Beyler...Gaube the first preacher. Among the members were persons
belonging to Kenzie, Reublemoyer, Fiant and Price families...Among the
preachers at this church have been George Price (Of Chester Co), John
Price, John Zug, Henry Kassell, Samuel Harley, Jonas Price, Wm Hartzell
and Christian Bucher. p 1008 History of Berks County in Pa, Morton L.
Montgomery, Everts, Pect & Richards, Philadelphia 1886 (Carnegie Lib,
Pittsburgh Jul 199