Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Great7: Zug

Johnannes Zug
born 1684 Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany
parents Hans John Zug & Barbli Dierstein
died Sept 1790 Germany, age 96
Widow Zuck

(His father?) "Hans Zug was was a mennonite minister who was imprisoned in Bern, Switzerland with six others for their faith. Spelt and Rye being their main food while forced into hard labor to pay the expenses they caused as recorded in the Martyrs Mirror. By the intercession of the United Netherland's government, they were released and banished from the country. Hans went to southern Germany where he raised his family of twelve children."

1. Christian Zoug or Zug Sr. 1710 Zug b: DEC 1710 in Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany
2. Moritz Zug b: 1715 in Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany Home in Exton PA is now a museum
3. John 1720 Zug b: 1720 in Darmstadt, Hessen, Germany
4. Johannes 1724 Zug b: 1724 in Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany

The Darmstadt Theatre in 1825

A copy of this engraving is in the Hessisches Staatsarchiv, Darmstadt.

Author: Murray, John F.
Title: The Zaugg/Zug Family Record
Publication: Mennonite Family History
in Mennonite Family History vol XX, No 4 (Oct 2001). Murray's
address: 303 E. Indiana St, Kouts, IN 46347-9659.
Note: Z53 ??? Christian Zaugg, b ca1652. m. Barbara ???. He may have been
the carpenter in 1675 in Signau. He may also have been the carpenter
Christian Zug in 1688 undertook the carpentry task of rebuilding
Wilensteinerhof. He may have been the Palatinate Amish minister
Christian Zaug, who, with "Ministers Hans Gut, Hans Gingerrich,
Hans Kaufman, and one other from the Upper Palatinate" attended
a consultation in Alsace on 21 Jan 1711 concerning the Amish
division. He had a son Hans (Z531), born in the 1680s. Richard
Davis gives his birth ca1664, which would make him too young
to be the Signau carpenter in 1675. p 236

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