Anna Maria Gelan

Brief Life History of Anna Maria

When Anna Maria Gelan was born on 14 October 1703, in Dellfeld, Pirmasens, Palatinate, Bavaria, Germany, her father, Johannes Jacob Gelan, was 26 and her mother, Maria Margaretha Veit, was 18. She married Ludwig Born on 26 February 1726, in Germany. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 17 April 1758, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Moravian Town, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Ludwig Born
Anna Maria Gelan
Marriage: 26 February 1726
Johann Daniel Born
Anna Maria Born
Anna Appollonia Born
Heinrich Born
Maria Barbara Born
Anna Catharina Bornin or Borner
Christina Margaretha Born
Johannes Born
Samuel Born

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  • Mainz, Germany, Births, Marriages and Deaths, 1798-1875
  • Anna Maria Gelen, "Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1971"
  • Anna Maria Gorner, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Deaths and Burials, 1856-1971"

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Historical Boundaries: 1728: Chester, Pennsylvania Colony, British Colonial America 1729: Lancaster, Pennsylvania Colony, British Colonial America 1776: Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Guadalupe, Ignacio, Jose, Marcos, Ruben, Agustin, Alfredo, Alvino, Amalio, Ana, Apolonio, Carlos.

Irish: variant of Phelan .

Hispanic (Felán): unexplained.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Anna Maria Gelan

Annna was born in Windsberg, she married Ludwig Born. They came to American in 1737 with there five children. they were very involve in the Moravian Church. read church history.

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