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MAGNUS
The Magnus family married into the Kurz Family.
Researched and contributed by descendant Mary Ferm


 Descendants of Jacob Magnus
Born circa 1630, of Kastellaun, Rheinland


Generation One

1.  JACOB1 MAGNUS was born circa 1630.
 
     Children of Jacob1 Magnus and an unknown spouse were:
 
   2.    i. JOHANN JACOB2, born circa 1660 at prob Kastellaun, Rheinland, Prussia; married Maria Margaretha Gies(en).

Generation Two

2.  JOHANN JACOB2 MAGNUS (Jacob1) was born circa 1660 at prob Kastellaun, Rheinland, Prussia.
     He married Maria Margaretha Gies(en), daughter of Joh. Jacob Giess and Agnes (--?--), in Oct 1681 at Kastellaun, Rheinland, Prussia; Their 2nd child was born in 1683.
     He died on 7 Aug 1733 at Kastellaun, Rheinland, Prussia.
     He was Burger [townsman, citizen] und Fleischer[butcher].  He was also known as Jacob.  He was "lanio", "lanionis"  [butcher] in 1683 at Castellaun, Rheinland, now Germany.  "honestus Joannes Jacobus Magnus lanio et civis in Castellaun, and Anna X [sic] ex frankweiler et Elisabetha lerner odan binnlnys in Castellaun" were godparents at the baptism of Anna Elisabetha, daughter of "honesti Nicolai Weins et Margaretha uxoris."  "Steth nach Hans Jacob Magnus renovirtes Haus un stall." He rebuilt his house and stable/cowshed after the destruction of the town of Kastellaun by the French.
 
     Children of Johann Jacob2 Magnus and Maria Margaretha Gies(en) were as follows:
 
   3.    i. MARIA MAGDALENA3, born circa 1682 at probably Kastellaun, Rheinland, Prussia; married Joh. Michael Ernst.

      ii. NICOLAUS JACOB; baptized Jan 1683 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany; Godparents were "patrini Joes Nicolaus Immig et Jacobus Magnus, matina Maria L[?]uliana uxor Mathias Soseluaime[?] ex Castelaun;"  born 3 Jan 1683 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany. ,
 
     iii. JOHANN PETER; born circa 7 Aug 1685 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany; ,  baptized 7 Aug 1685 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany; Godparents were "(patrini) Joes Schmit et Joannus ___, matrina Maria [Ned?];"  died young, before 1701.
     He was a godparent at the baptism of his niece Maria Magdalena Ernst on 10 Jul 1727 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany; Godparents were "Maria Magdalena Schmitzin et Johan Peter Magnes [the baby's uncle] ex Castellaun."
 
      iv. PHILIPP JACOB; born circa 14 Feb 1688 at Kastellaun, Rheinland, Prussia;  baptized 14 Feb 1688 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany; Godparents were "(patrini) Philippus Reck[?] et Joannes Jacobus Gies matria Anna Maria Hartman Jois Matthiae Hartman ex Castellaun uxor."
 
   4.    v. ANNA MARGARETHA, born circa 1690 at probably Kastellaun, Rheinland, Prussia; married 1st Wolfgang Jahn; married 2nd Tilmann Hoffman.

      vi. MARIA FRANZISCA; born circa 20 Jan 1692 at Kastellaun, Rheinland, Prussia; ,  baptized 20 Jan 1692 at Castellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany; Godparents were "(patrinus) Joes David Haselbach ex Castellaun...(matrini)Anna Maria Gertrude Arnehom[?] et Anna Francisca Pfephrin[?] amob ex Castellaun;"         married Joh. Cornelius Bachgraf, son of Franciscus Bachgraf and Elizabetha (--?--), 1717 at Kastellaun, Rheinland, Prussia.
     She was active in the Catholic Church. She was a godparent at the baptism of her niece Maria Anthonia Ernst on 5 Jan 1713 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany; Godparents were "Joe Anthonio Schmiz adolescent et virtuosa virgine Maria Francisca Jacobi Magnus filia ex Castellaun."
     She was a godparent at the baptism of her niece Maria Francisca Jahn on 25 Feb 1721 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany; Godparents were "honesto Petro Magnus coelibe, et hon. Corneli Bachgraff virtuosa uxor Maria Francisca uterq [the two of them] ex Castellaun."
     19 Jul 1739 Maria Francisca Baggraffs ex Castellaun was godparent for Maria Catharina Magnesin, daughter of Jois Petrus Magnes & Catharina, conjugum ex Castellaun. The other godparent was Philips Kochhan ex Uhler.
     She as a godparent at the baptism of Maria Catharina Magnus on 19 Jul 1739 at Castell, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany; Godparents were Maria Francisca Baggraffs of Castellaun & Philips Kochhan of Uhler.
  vii. JOANNES; born circa 17 Mar 1698 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany;  baptized 17 Mar
1698 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany; Godparents were "Rdo Dno Joes loci[?] Golsein pastoro et pre__pudica filia odilea ludimagistri Henrici Schule filia." ,
 
    viii. JOHANN; born 17 Mar 1701 at Kastellaun, Rheinland.
 
   5.   ix. JOH. PETER, born circa 1702; married Anna Catharina (--?--).

       x. JOHANN LUDWIG; born 25 May 1703 at Kastellaun, Rheinland.

Generation Three

3.  MARIA MAGDALENA3 MAGNUS (Johann2, Jacob1) was born circa 1682 at probably Kastellaun, Rheinland, Prussia.
     She married Joh. Michael Ernst in 1708 at probably Kastellaun, Rheinland, Prussia.
 
     Children of Maria Magdalena3 Magnus and Joh. Michael Ernst were as follows:
 
       i. ANNA MARIA4; born circa 1709; (She was age 11 when she died.);  died 2 Oct 1719 at Castellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany; "puella undecimum agens arolalio annu Anna Maria honestis Michaelis Ernst filia."
 
      ii. MARIA ANTHONIA; born 1 Jan 1713 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany;  baptized 5 Jan 1713 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany; Godparents were "Joe Anthonio Schmiz adolescent et virtuosa virgine Maria Francisca Jacobi Magnus filia ex Castellaun."
 
     iii. JOE MICHAEL; born 30 Apr 1716 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany;  baptized 3 May 1716 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany; Godparents were "Joe Michael Luorebarb[?] ex Goderodt, et Anna Margaretha, Wolfgangi Jahn uxore ex Castellaun."
 
      iv. ANNA BARBARA; born 5 Oct 1717 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany;  baptized 7 Oct 1717 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany; Godparents were "Rdo adome Dno Joes Petro Geiss Cardena Bplq[?] conciegero et virtuosa virgine Anna Barbara legitima filia Jois Bion[?] Confluenzertieri [from Koblenz] __ Brcabroilstein[?].
 
       v. JOES NICOLAUS; born 13 Jun 1721 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany;  baptized 15 Jun 1721 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany; Godparents were "Joe Nicolaus Schmordors [?] synodalis ex Holnick, et hon. Joes Weber uxor virtuosa Joannetta ex Castellaun;"
        married Anna Elisabetha Castello, daughter of Petri Castello, 8 Feb 1746 at Castellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany; "honesti adolescente Nicolaus Ernst honesti p.m. Nichaelis Ernst civis legitimus filius et virtuosa virgo Anna Elisabetha honesti Ptrei Castello civis legitima filia;"
                                     died 28 Jan 1782 at Castellaun, Kr Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany, at age 60; "obiit Dnus Joes Nicolaus Ernst civis et caupo hujas."
 
      vi. MARIA ELISABETHA; born 26 Feb 1723 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany;  baptized 28 Feb 1723 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany; Godparents were "honesto Paulo Godors ex Dommershausen, et virtuosa virgo Maria Elisabetha Schmoz, Jois Schmoz [Schmoll?] filia ex Cosselschitt [?]."
 
     vii. ANNA FRANCISCA; born 20 Mar 1724 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany;  baptized 20 Mar 1724 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany; Godparents were "honesta viro Joanne Philippo Misen ex pommeren, et honest matrona Anna Francisca Cornelissin ex Castellaun;"
                                     married Sebastianus Feit, son of Francisci Feit, 18 Nov 1755 at Castellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany; "Sebastianus Feit honestus p.m. francisci feit de biberen legitimus filius et Anna Francisca Ernst honesta P.m. Michaelis Ernst civis in Castellaun legitima. Testibus Nicolao Ernst JHMichaele Jahn ex [blank]."
 
    viii. MARIA MAGDALENA; born 8 Jul 1727 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany;  baptized 10 Jul 1727 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany; Godparents were "Maria Magdalena Schmitzin et Johan Peter Magnes [the baby's uncle] ex Castellaun."
 
      ix. ANNA CATHARINA; born 12 Jun 1729 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany;  baptized 14 Jun 1729 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany; Godparents were "Anna Catharina Magnesin pudica virgo ex Castellaun et Joan Cornelius Baggraff ex Castellaun". [Note: Johann Bachgraff was the brother-in-law of the baby's mother].
 
4.  ANNA MARGARETHA3 MAGNUS (Johann2, Jacob1) was born circa 1690 at probably Kastellaun, Rheinland, Prussia.
     She married 1st Wolfgang Jahn, son of Valentine Jahn, on 14 Jul 1711 at Kastellaun, Rheinland, Prussia; "Wolffgang Jahn, Valentini Jahn reclidies filius ex Wesel et Jacobi Magnus legitima filia Anna Margaretha ex Castellaun." , ,  She married 2nd Tilmann Hoffman, son of Joe Hoffman and Annae Barbarae (--?--), on 1 Oct 1737 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany; "Tilman Hoffman et Anna Margretha Jahns relicta vidua uterq [both] ex Castellaun." , ,
      She died after 1738.
     She was a godparent at the baptism of her nephew Joe Michael Ernst on 3 May 1716 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany; Godparents were "Joe Michael Luorebarb[?] ex Goderodt, et Anna Margaretha, Wolfgangi Jahn uxore ex Castellaun."
 
     Children of Anna Margaretha3 Magnus and Wolfgang Jahn all born at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany, were as follows:
 
   6.    i. MICHAEL4, born 19 Oct 1712; married Maria Catharina Susenbergers.

      ii. ANNA MARIA; born 27 Aug 1715;  baptized 27 Aug 1715 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany; Godparents were "hon. Petro Castello coelibe ex Castellaun, et Henrico Jan uxore Anna Maria ex Wesel."
 
     iii. NICOLAUS; born circa 16 Jun 1719;  baptized 16 Jun 1719 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany; Godparents were "honestus Joe Magnusis coelibe et honesti Petro Ibesdam[?] virtuosa uxore Anna Christina ex Wesalia."
 
      iv. MARIA FRANCISCA; born 23 Feb 1721;  baptized 25 Feb 1721 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany; Godparents were "honesto Petro Magnus coelibe, et hon. Corneli Bachgraff virtuosa uxor Maria Francisca uterq [the two of them] ex Castellaun."
 
       v. MARIA MARGARETHA; born 9 May 1722;  baptized 11 May 1722 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany; Godparents were "Rdo Dno Joes Petro Gies c__oigero Carden___ et honesto Petro Magnus coelibe Castellaunn et virtuosa virgo Maria Margaretha Steffens, hon Petro Steffens filia in Lottolschitt [?];"  married Mathias Cordel 21 Jan 1744 at Castellaun, Kr Simmern, Kastellaun, now Germany.
 
      vi. JOES PETRUS; born 25 Apr 1725;  baptized 26 Apr 1725 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany; Godparents were "Joes Petrus Sussenberg adolescens perhonestis ex Castellaun, et Anna Maria Fischerin honesta virgo modo [lately, now] in Uhler."
 
     vii. ANNA BARBARA; born 23 Jan 1727;  baptized 23 Jan 1727 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany; [same date as birth?] Godparents were Laurentis Bardolo et Anna Barba [sic] Magnusin Prouthaburana [?];  married Josephus Schmeiser 6 Feb 1753 at Castellaun, Kr Simmern, Kastellaun, now Germany.
 
     There were no children of Anna Margaretha3 Magnus and Tilmann Hoffman.
 
5.  JOH. PETER3 MAGNUS (Johann2, Jacob1) was born circa 1702; (estimate based on the year his first child was born: 1727.).
     He married Anna Catharina (--?--) circa 1725 at probably Kastellaun, Rheinland, Prussia.
     He died on 3 Apr 1745 at Kastellaun, Rheinland, Prussia.
     He was active in the Catholic Church. He was a godparent at the baptism of his niece Maria Francisca Jahn on 25 Feb 1721 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany; Godparents were "honesto Petro Magnus coelibe, et hon. Corneli Bachgraff virtuosa uxor Maria Francisca uterq [the two of them] ex Castellaun."
     He was a godparent at the baptism of his niece Maria Margaretha Jahn on 11 May 1722 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany; Godparents were "Rdo Dno Joes Petro Gies c__oigero Carden___ et honesto Petro Magnus coelibe Castellaunn et virtuosa virgo Maria Margaretha Steffens, hon Petro Steffens filia in Lottolschitt [?]."
     "Joes [Johannes] Petrus Magnus ex Castellaun et Maria Gertrudis Grnoldi [?] ex fronhowen" were godparents for Joes Petrus Castello, son of Jois Petri Castello & Anna Catharina conjugum filius legitimus ex Castellaun."
     He was a "sendschoffe". He was described as "civis et synodalis" in his daughter's 1758 marriage record. Church Councilmen (Sendschoffen/ Synodali) were elected by the church membership and confirmed by the priest. It was their duty to care for the poor and needy in the community and to determine the identity of the father of an illegitimate child.  Jurors (Schoffen/Scabini) were called in cases of controversy to settle them. ("schoffe" means "juror", "scabinus" means "jurist".). ,
 
     Children of Joh. Peter3 Magnus and Anna Catharina (--?--) were as follows:
 
       i. GERTRUDIS4; born 7 Feb 1725 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany;  baptized 8 Feb 1725 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany; "mane circa 2 d^dam" Godparents were "Gertrudis Loisin ex V?iebelich, et Cornelius Backgraff ex Castellaun" [the baby's uncle].
 
   7.   ii. JOHANN PETER, born 22 Jan 1727 at probably Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, Prussia; married Maria Margaretha Cochan.

     iii. JOHANN; born 5 Jan 1729 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany; ,  baptized 6 Jan 1729 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany; Godparents were "Spectabilis Joannes Weber hum [lum? Ium?] temporis consul civitalis hujus et Anna Margretha Johans ex Castellaun."
 
   8.   iv. WILHELM JOSEPH, born 9 Feb 1731 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, Prussia; married Anna Maria Holl.
       v. PHILIPP; born 12 Apr 1733 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany; ,  baptized 14 Apr 1733 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany; Godparents were "Phillippus Simon et Maria Catharina Longin."
 
      vi. ANTON; born 2 Jun 1735 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland; ,  baptized 4 Jun 1735 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany; Godparents were "Antonius Schitz cannifex[?] et Anna Catharina Castello uterq [the two of them] ex  Castellaun;" ,  died 24 Apr 1764 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, at age 28.
     Adolescens Antonius Magnus & virtuosa virgo Maria Francisca Balsgraff were godparents at the baptism of Antonius, illegitimate son of Catharina widow of Wilhelmi Meis.
 
   9.  vii. MARY MAGDALENA, born 2 Jul 1737 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany; married Johann Nick.

    viii. MARIA CATHARINA; born 16 Jul 1739 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland;  baptized 19 Jul 1739 at Castell, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany; Godparents were Maria Francisca Baggraffs of Castellaun & Philips Kochhan of Uhler;  died young, before 1742 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland; her sister was given the same name.
 
   10.   ix. MARIA MARGARETHA, born 14 Jan 1742 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland; married Joh. Baptist Neyd.

   11.    x. MARIA CATHARINA, born 2 Apr 1744 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany; married Johann Jacob Kurz.

Generation Four

6.  MICHAEL4 JAHN (Anna3Magnus, Johann2, Jacob1) was born on 19 Oct 1712 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany; (Parents were "Wolffgang Jahn et Anna Margaretha".).  He was baptized on 21 Oct 1712 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany; Godparents were "Joe Michaele Ernst et Joes Jacobi Magnus uxore Sion[?] bpti avia ex Castellaun."
     He married Maria Catharina Susenbergers on 7 Sep 1736 at Kastellaun, Kr Simmern, Rhineland, now Germany; (or 7 Feb?). ,

 
     Children of Michael4 Jahn and Maria Catharina Susenbergers were:

 
       i. MARIA MARGARETHA5; born circa 1740 at Rheinland, now Germany;  married Joannes Munch 19 Aug 1760 at Castellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany; "pronobilis Dnus Joannes Munch medienex luentratus legitimus filius p.m. Jaonnis Munch de Bell legitimus filius [sic] et virtuosa Maria Margaretha Janin honesta p.m. Michaleis Jahn legitima filia. Testibus Nicolao Ernst, Nicolao susenberg, Jacobo Nick."

 
7.  JOHANN PETER4 MAGNUS (Joh.3, Johann2, Jacob1) was baptized circa 22 Jan 1727 at probably Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany; Godparents were "Erincio [?] Domino Joanne Petro Gies vicario S. Crucis Carden [the baby's grandmother's brother], et virtuosa Anna Francisca Corneliussin ex Castello Hunnorum". (Baptism probably took place in Kastellaun; the parents were described as "ex Castellaun".).  He was born on 22 Jan 1727 at probably Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, Prussia; (the parents were described as "ex Castellaun".). ,
     He married Maria Margaretha Cochan, daughter of Joh. Philipp Kochan and Anna Regina Steffen zu Uhler, on 28 Jan 1753 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, Prussia; "Honesti adolescens Joannes Petrus Magnus honesti p.m. Jois Petri Magnus synodalis in Huhler. Testibus Jacobo Cochal, Michaele Jahn." ,
     He died on 24 Jan 1757 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, at age 30.

 
     Children of Johann Peter4 Magnus and Maria Margaretha Cochan all born at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, were as follows:

 
       i. JOHANN PHILIPP5; born 10 Apr 1753; ,  baptized 12 Apr 1753 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany; Godparents were honestus Joannes Philippus Cochan synoldalis de Uhler, and honesta Maria Frencisca Cornelis de Castellaun;

                                                married Anna Eva Imig, daughter of Johann Nicolaus Immich and Anna Christina Sattler, 8 Jun 1779 at Kastellaun, Kr Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany; Kastellaun records reference "Dno Zipp parocho Bibern", "Dim. nach Bibern"; Bieberen record  as follows: "honestus adolescens Philippus Magnus civis ex Castello Hunnorum et honesta virgo Anna Eva Immig ex fronhoven sacramento matrimonii juncti sunt coram testibus Caspar Jungblut et Xtophore [Christopher] Immig;" , , ,
                                     died before 22 Aug 1823 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland.
     He witnessed the marriage of his son Philippina Herrmann and Jacob Magnus on 13 Aug 1820 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany.
     He was a godparent at the baptism of his granddaughter Phillippa Magnus on 11 Mar 1821 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland; Godparents: Phillippino Magnus avo [paternal grandfather] bapt. et Margaretha Wirth avo [maternal grandmother] bapt. ambobus ex Castellaun.

 
      ii. PETER; born 20 Feb 1755; ,  baptized 22 Feb 1755 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany; Godparents were Petrus Jahn adolescens, and virgo Maria Barbara Meerfeld de Kenderbeuren.
 
     Was this the same individual? "MAGNUS, Peter, 'Kerstlaar' in der Kurpfalz / 'Caslou' (=Castellaun?), 1773" in "Namen der deutschen Einwanderer 1652-1806" [Names of German Immigrants 1652-1806] to Cape Town South Africa?  See http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Meadows/7589/Names/PersonaliaL-R.html.

 
     iii. ANNA CATHARINA; born 20 Jan 1757; Godparents were Nicolaus Ernst de Castellaun and Anna Catharina Cochans de Uhler. ,
     She lived in 1787; "urk. als Jungfrau in Koblenz."

 
8.  WILHELM JOSEPH4 MAGNUS (Joh.3, Johann2, Jacob1) was born on 9 Feb 1731 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, Prussia. ,  He was baptized on 11 Feb 1731 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany; Godparents were Wilhelmus klotz ex popperd [Boppard?] eujus loco stetil [in place of?] Daniel Greff ex Kirchberg, et pudica virgo Josepha Sueinhubers ex Castellaun.
     He married Anna Maria Holl circa 1764 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, Prussia.
 
     Children of Wilhelm Joseph4 Magnus and Anna Maria Holl were:
 
       i. MARIA FRANZISCA5; born 8 Jul 1764 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland; ,  baptized 8 Jul 1764 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany; "Castellaun 1764 8 July baptisata Maria Francisca Magnusin, Wilhelmi Josephi Magnus et Anna Maria Hohnerin conjuges filia legitima. Levantibus Joes Bhemal[?] et Maria Francisca Basynoffrd[?]."
 
9.  MARY MAGDALENA4 MAGNUS (Joh.3, Johann2, Jacob1) was born on 2 Jul 1737 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany. ,  She was baptized on 8 Jul 1737 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany; Godparents were "prenaobilis et virtuosa virgo Maria Magdalena Sueinhubann[?] et Amd Rdus Xnus Joes Adamus Greff postor in Mastershausen."
     She married Johann Nick in Oct 1758 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland. ,
 
     Children of Mary Magdalena4 Magnus and Johann Nick were:
 
       i. FRANCISCUS JACOBUS5; born 13 Feb 1759 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany;  baptized 15 Feb 1759 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany; Godparents were "honorabus Joannes Jacobus Nick Ludimagister avus infantis et Anna Catharina Magnus [his grandmother] hujas avia materna."
 
10.  MARIA MARGARETHA4 MAGNUS (Joh.3, Johann2, Jacob1) was born on 14 Jan 1742 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland.
     She married Joh. Baptist Neyd circa 1775 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland.
 
     Children of Maria Margaretha4 Magnus and Joh. Baptist Neyd were:
 
       i. JO^ES MARTINUS5; born 3 Oct 1776 at Kastellaun, Kr Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany;  baptized 5 Oct 1776 at Katholische kirche, Kastellaun, Kr Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany; Godparents were perhonestus D^nus Jo^es Matinus Bordollo civis et mercator [merchant] hujos [Castellaun] & pudica virgo Anna Sophia Kurzin ex Castellaun.
 
11.  MARIA CATHARINA4 MAGNUS (Joh.3, Johann2, Jacob1) was born on 2 Apr 1744 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany.
     She married Johann Jacob Kurz, son of Nicolai Kurz, on 8 Aug 1775 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany. ,
      She died on 15 Nov 1797 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany, at age 53; "1797 15 9bris Maria Catharina Kurz ex Castellaun." ,
      (Who was this? An Anna Maria Magnus natae Caspar was a witness at the christening of Peter Joseph Kurz.)
 
     Children of Maria Catharina4 Magnus and Johann Jacob Kurz were as follows:
 
       i. CHRISTIAN5; born 7 May 1776 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany; ,  baptized 9 May 1776 at Katholische kirche, Kastellaun, Kr Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany; Godparents were Christopher Sterz ex Wallhaussen [?] & Maria Anna Magnus Confluen [Koblenz]. [Note: Maria Margaretha Sturzellin de Wallhaussen was a godparent to Franciscus Jacobus Grisammer, son of Anna Francisca Kurz.].
     He was a godparent at the baptism of his nephew Christian Coller on 7 Dec 1793 at Kastellaun, Kr Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany; Godparents were honestis Christian Kurz ex Castellaun, and Anna Sophia Gewehr ex Spesenroth.
 
      ii. PHILIPP; born 8 Aug 1777 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany; ,  baptized 9 Aug 1777 at Castellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany; "renatus est Philippus Kurz, Jacobi Kurz et Maria Catharina nata Magnus conjugum filius legitimus ex Castellaun. Levantes de S. Baptismatis fonte fuere honestus Adolescens Philippus Magnus hujas, et honesta virgo Ludovica Hagenmannin etiam hujas;"
                                                died 26 May 1782 at Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, now Germany, at age 4; "Castellaun 1782 26 Mayi 5 annorum adolescentibus Philippus Kurz ex Castellaun." ,
 
     iii. PETERJOSEPH; born 3 Apr 1779 at Kastellaun, Rheinland, Prussia, now Germany; , , ,  baptized 4 Apr 1779 at Katholische kirche, Kastellaun, Kr. Simmern, Rheinland, Prussia, now Germany; "Castellaun. Anno 1779 3^tia Aprilils natus, et 4^ta ejusdem renatus est Petrus Josephus Kurz, Joi^s Jacobi Kurz, et Maria Catharina nata Magnus, conjugum filius legitimus ex Castellaun; Levantes de S. Baptismatis fonte fuere perhonesti Petrus Jahn civis hujas, et pudica virgo Anna Maria Bauerin ex Mastershaussen;" , ,
                                                married Maria Magdalena Weber, daughter of Johann Anton Weber and Maria Josepha Wolff, circa 1799 at Katholische kirche, Kastellaun, Rheinland, now Germany; , ,
                                   died before 1836; His wife was a widow when she died on 10 Dec 1836.
 
     He also went by the name of PETER. From age 13 to age 36 his life would have been greatly affected by the Napoleonic Wars (see Kurz Decendancy).

 
Bibliography

Catholic Church Records of Biebern, Rheinland, Germany, Gen Soc Utah microfilm # 0585971.

E-mail from Louie Oatman to Mary Ferm, 15 Sep 2001.

Geschichte und Bürgerbücher der Stadt und des Amtes Kastellaun, 1990. Gen Soc Utah microfilm 1859089 Item 4.

IGI International, various dates. Online at Familysearch.org

Kirchenbuch 1655-1798, Katholische Kirche Kastellaun , Taufen 1655, 1662-1798 Konfirmation 1747 Heiraten 1677-1798 Tote 1697-1798. Gen Soc Utah microfilm 0387608, item 1.

Kirchenbuch 1817-1873, Katholische Kirche Kastellaun, Taufen 1817-1826, 1830-1831 Heiraten 1817-1826, 1830-1873 Tote 1817-1826, 1830-1858 Taufen 1831-1873 Konfirmaton, Kommunion 1843-1936. Gen Soc Utah microfilm #0583630.

Nettie Murray MacGinitie's typed charts., circa 1968.

Rowe, Michael. From Reich to State, The Rhineland in the Revolutionary Age, 1780-1830 (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge Univ. Press, 2003).

Endnotes
 Geschichte und Bürgerbücher der Stadt und des Amtes Kastellaun, 1990, Magnus family 695 p 447; cites (B/573,8).
 Ibid., Magnus family 697 p 447; cites B/573,8.
 Ibid., Magnus family 697 p 447; cites (B/12,5) (B/452,5).
 Ibid., Magnus family 697 p 447; cites B/573,8.
 Ibid., Magnus family 697 p 447; cites (B/573,8).
 Ibid.
 Kirchenbuch 1655-1798, Katholische Kirche Kastellaun , Taufen 1655, 1662-1798 Konfirmation 1747 Heiraten 1677-1798 Tote 1697-1798, unpaginated, penned p 14, 1683 Baptisms "lanio"; penned p 22, 1685 Baptisms "lanionis"; penned p 28, 1688 Baptisms "lanionis  et civis in Castellaun"; penned p 45, 1692 Baptisms "civis et lanionis".
 Ibid., unpaginated, penned p 14, 1683 Baptisms (place not given).
 Geschichte und Bürgerbücher der Kastellaun, p 231; possibly this refers to his father who was also "Jacob Magnus".  "Hans" is a variant of "Johann".
 Kastellaun Katholische Kirchenbuch 1655-1798, unpaginated, penned p 12, 1680 Baptisms, can't read date.
 Geschichte und Bürgerbücher der Kastellaun, Magnus family 697 p 447; cites (B/12,5).
 Kastellaun Katholische Kirchenbuch 1655-1798, unpaginated, penned p 12, 1680 Baptisms, can't read date.
 Geschichte und Bürgerbücher der Kastellaun, Magnus family 697 p 447; cites (B/22,6).
 Kastellaun Katholische Kirchenbuch 1655-1798, unpaginated, penned p 22, 1685 Baptisms.
 Ibid., unpaginated, penned p 22, 1685 Baptisms; last line was difficult to read, at the bottom of the page.
 Geschichte und Bürgerbücher der Kastellaun, Magnus family 697 p 447; cites (B/22,6).
 Kastellaun Katholische Kirchenbuch 1655-1798, unpaginated, 1727 births, penned p 190.
 Geschichte und Bürgerbücher der Kastellaun, Magnus family 697 p 447; cites (B/28,3).
 Kastellaun Katholische Kirchenbuch 1655-1798, unpaginated, penned p 28, 1688 Baptisms.
 Geschichte und Bürgerbücher der Kastellaun, Magnus family 697 p 447; cites (B/45,2).
 Kastellaun Katholische Kirchenbuch 1655-1798, unpaginated, penned p 45, 1692 Baptisms.
 Ibid.
 Geschichte und Bürgerbücher der Kastellaun, Magnus family 697 p 447; cites Bachgraf family 23.
 Kastellaun Katholische Kirchenbuch 1655-1798, unpaginated, penned p 130, baptisms 1713; parents were Michaele Ernst uxore Magdalena".
 Ibid., unpaginated, penned p 166, bpatisms 1721; parents were Wolfgang Jahn et uxor Anna Margaretha."
 Ibid., unpaginated, penned p 235, baptisms 1739.
 Ibid., unpaginated, 1739 Births, penned p 235.
 Ibid., unpaginated, penned p 68, baptisms 1698.
 Ibid., unpaginated, penned p 68, baptisms 1698; parents were "honesta parentibus Joe Jacobo Magnus et uxor ejus Maria Margaretha."
 IGI International, various dates, Batch C994381; Source 0585866.
 Geschichte und Bürgerbücher der Kastellaun, Magnus family 697 p 447; cites (B/68,5).
 Ibid., Magnus family 697 p 447; cites (B/87,1).
 Ibid., Magnus family 697 p 447; cites (B/452,5).
 Ibid., Magnus family 697 p 447; cites (B/452,5); Ernst family 322.
 Kastellaun Katholische Kirchenbuch 1655-1798, unpaginated, penned p 561, deaths 1720.
 Ibid.
 Ibid., unpaginated, penned p 130, baptisms 1713.
 Ibid., unpaginated, penned p 130, baptisms 1713; parents were Michaele Ernst uxore Magdalena."
 Ibid., unpaginated, penned p 147, baptisms 1716.
 Ibid., unpaginated, penned p 147, baptisms 1716; parents were "Michaele Ernst et uxore Magdalena."
 Ibid., unpaginated,  penned p 153, baptisms 1717.
 Ibid., unpaginated, penned p 153, baptisms 1717; parents were "Michaele Ernst uxore Magdalena."
 Ibid., unpaginated, 1721 births, penned p 168.
 Ibid., unpaginated, penned p 168, baptisms 1721; parents were "Micha Ernst uxor Magdalena."
 Ibid., unpaginated, penned p 488, marriages 1746.
 Ibid., unpaginated Deaths 1782, penned p 616.
 Ibid., unpaginated, 1723 births, penned p 175.
 Ibid., unpaginated, penned p 175, baptisms 1723; parents were "Michaele Ernst et uxor Magdalena."
 Ibid., unpaginated, 1724 births, penned p 179.
 Ibid., unpaginated, penned p 179, baptisms 1724; parents were "Joannis Michaelis Ernst, uxor Magdalene."
 Ibid., unpaginated, penned p 495, marriages 1755.
 Ibid., unpaginated, 1727 births, penned p 190.
 Ibid.
 Ibid., unpaginated, 1729 births, penned p 198.
 Ibid.
 Geschichte und Bürgerbücher der Kastellaun, Magnus family 697 p 447.
 IGI, Batch M994381; Source 0585866; probably from Castellaun Catholic Church records; gives full date.
 Geschichte und Bürgerbücher der Kastellaun, Magnus family 697 p 447; cites Jahn family 586; gives year only.
 Kastellaun Katholische Kirchenbuch 1655-1798, penned p 469, marriages 1711.
 IGI, Batch M994381; Source 0585866; probably from Castellaun Catholic Church records; gives full date of marriage.
 Geschichte und Bürgerbücher der Kastellaun, Magnus family 697 p 447; cites Hoffman family 557; gives year of marriage only.
 Kastellaun Katholische Kirchenbuch 1655-1798, unpaginated, penned p 482, marriages 1734.
 Geschichte und Bürgerbücher der Kastellaun, Magnus family 697 p 447.
 Kastellaun Katholische Kirchenbuch 1655-1798, unpaginated, penned p 147, baptisms 1716; parents were "Michaele Ernst et uxore Magdalena".
 Ibid., unpaginated,  penned p 143, baptisms 1715.
 Ibid., unpaginated, penned p 143, baptisms 1715; parents were "Wolfgange Jan et uxore Anna Margaretha."
 Ibid., unpaginated, penned p 160, bpatisms 1719; parents were Wolff___ Jahn uxor Anna Margaretha."
 Ibid., unpaginated, penned p 160, bpatisms 1719; parents were Wolff___ Jahn uxor Anna Margaretha"; hard to read.
 Ibid., unpaginated, 1721 births, penned p 166.
 Ibid., unpaginated, penned p 166, bpatisms 1721; parents were Wolfgang Jahn et uxor Anna Margaretha."
 Ibid., unpaginated, 1722 births, penned p 171.
 Ibid., unpaginated,  penned p 171, baptisms 1722; parents were "Wolfgang Jahn et uxor Anna Margaretha."
 IGI, Batch M994381; Source 0585866; probably from Castellaun Catholic Church records; gives full date of marriage.
 Kastellaun Katholische Kirchenbuch 1655-1798, unpaginated, 1725 births, penned p 182.
 Ibid., unpaginated, penned p 182, baptisms 1725; parents were "honesti Wolffgang et Anna Margaretha Jahns conjugum ex Castellaun."
 Ibid., unpaginated, 1727 births, penned p 188.
 Ibid.
 IGI, Batch M994381; Source 0585866; probably from Castellaun Catholic Church records; gives full date of marriage.
 Geschichte und Bürgerbücher der Kastellaun, p 341, Kur(t)z families 280-281, Magnus family 697 p 447.
 Ibid., p 341, Kur(t)z families 280-281, Magnus family 697 p 447; Maria Catharina Magnus' parents' first child was born in 1727. "N" signifies surname unknown.
 Ibid., Magnus family 697 p 447; cites B/582,15.
 Kastellaun Katholische Kirchenbuch 1655-1798, unpaginated, penned p 166, bpatisms 1721; parents were Wolfgang Jahn et uxor Anna Margaretha".
 Ibid., unpaginated,  penned p 171, baptisms 1722; parents were "Wolfgang Jahn et uxor Anna Margaretha."
 Ibid., unpaginated, 1732 births, penned p 211.
 Geschichte und Bürgerbücher der Kastellaun, Magnus family 697 p 447; cites (B/582,15).
 Kastellaun Katholische Kirchenbuch 1655-1798, penned page 499, Marriages for 1758: "Joannes Nick et Maria Magdalena Magnus, p.m. Petri Magnus civis et synodalis".
 Ibid., unpaginated, 1725 births, penned p 181.
 Ibid.
 Geschichte und Bürgerbücher der Kastellaun, p 447, Magnus families 697, cites (B/196,4).
 Kastellaun Katholische Kirchenbuch 1655-1798, unpaginated, 1729 births, penned p 196.
 Ibid.
 Geschichte und Bürgerbücher der Kastellaun, p 447, Magnus families 697, cites (B/214,1).
 Kastellaun Katholische Kirchenbuch 1655-1798, unpaginated, 1733 births, penned p 214.
 Ibid.
 Geschichte und Bürgerbücher der Kastellaun, p 447, Magnus families 697, cites (B/221,7).
 Kastellaun Katholische Kirchenbuch 1655-1798, unpaginated, 1735 births, penned p 221.
 Ibid.
 Ibid.
 Geschichte und Bürgerbücher der Kastellaun, p 447, Magnus families 697, cites (B/593,8).
 Kastellaun Katholische Kirchenbuch 1655-1798, unpaginated, 1746 Births, penned p 256.
 Geschichte und Bürgerbücher der Kastellaun, p 447, Magnus families 697, cites (B/235,4).
 Kastellaun Katholische Kirchenbuch 1655-1798, unpaginated, 1739 Births, penned p 235.
 Geschichte und Bürgerbücher der Kastellaun, p 447, Magnus families 697, cites (B/235,4).
 Kastellaun Katholische Kirchenbuch 1655-1798, unpaginated, penned p 128, baptisms 1712.
 Ibid., unpaginated, penned p 128, baptisms 1712; parents were "Wolffgango Jahn et uxore Anna Margaretha ex Castellaun."
 IGI, Batch M994381; Source 0585866; probably from Castellaun Catholic Church records; gives full date of marriage.
 Kastellaun Katholische Kirchenbuch 1655-1798, unpaginated, penned p 480, marriages 1736.
 Ibid., unpaginated, penned p 500, marriages 1760.
 Ibid.
 Ibid., unpaginated, 1727 births, penned p 188.
 Geschichte und Bürgerbücher der Kastellaun, p 447, Magnus families 697, 698 cites (B/188,6).
 Kastellaun Katholische Kirchenbuch 1655-1798, unpaginated, 1727 births, penned p 188.
 Geschichte und Bürgerbücher der Kastellaun, p 447-8, Magnus families 697, 698 cites (B/188,6).
 Kastellaun Katholische Kirchenbuch 1655-1798, unpaginated, penned p 492, marriages 1753.
 Geschichte und Bürgerbücher der Kastellaun, p 448, Magnus families 697, 698 cites (B/492,7).
 Ibid., p 448, Magnus family, 698, 699 cites (B/282,5).
 Kastellaun Katholische Kirchenbuch 1655-1798, unpaginated, 1753 Births, penned p 282.
 Ibid.
 Geschichte und Bürgerbücher der Kastellaun, p 448, Magnus family, 698, 699 cites (B/511,8).
 Kirchenbuch 1817-1873, Katholische Kirche Kastellaun, Taufen 1817-1826, 1830-1831 Heiraten 1817-1826, 1830-1873 Tote 1817-1826, 1830-1858 Taufen 1831-1873 Konfirmaton, Kommunion 1843-1936, unpaginated, marriages 13 Aug 1820 marriage of Jacob Magnus son of Philippi Magnus et Anna Evae J___g conjuges ex Castellaun, et Philippina Herrmann daughter of Carroli Christian Hermann scribae judicis pais et Maria Margaretha Wirt conjuges ex Castellaun. Levantibus testibus Carrolo Christian Hermann padre sponsae et Phillippo Magnus patre sponsae.
 Kastellaun Katholische Kirchenbuch 1655-1798, penned page 511, Marriages for 1779: "Philippus Magnus et Anna Eva Immich ex fronhoven".
 Catholic Church Records of Biebern, Rheinland, Germany, n.d., Item 2, Marriages 1779, p 9.
 Kastellaun Katholische Kirchenbuch, 1817-1873, unpaginated, births 23 Aug 1823: at Castellaun Jacobus son of Jacobi Magnus et Phillippinae Hermann. His wife was described as "Eva Anomig [? Immich] vidua relicta defuncti Phillipp Magnus avo bap. ex Castellaun".
 Ibid., unpaginated, marriages 13 Aug 1820 marriage of Jacob Magnus son of Philippi Magnus et Anna Evae J___g conjuges ex Castellaun, et Philippina Herrmann daughter of Carroli Christian Hermann scribae judicis pais et Maria Margaretha Wirt conjuges ex Castellaun. Levantibus testibus Carrolo Christian Hermann padre sponsae et Phillippo Magnus patre sponsae.
 Ibid., unpaginated, births 11 Mar 1821: at Castellaun, Phillippa Magnus, daughter of Jacob Magnus et Phillippinae Hermani conjuges ex Castellaun Levantibus: Phillippina Magnus avo [grandmother] pabt. et Margaretha Wirth avo [grandmother] bapt. ambobus ex Castellaun.
 Geschichte und Bürgerbücher der Kastellaun, p 448, Magnus family 698, cites (B/288,4).
 Kastellaun Katholische Kirchenbuch 1655-1798, unpaginated, 1755 Births, penned p 288.
 Ibid.
 Geschichte und Bürgerbücher der Kastellaun, p 448, Magnus family 698, cites (B/296,1).
 Kastellaun Katholische Kirchenbuch 1655-1798, unpaginated, 1757 Births, penned p 296.
 Geschichte und Bürgerbücher der Kastellaun, p 448, Magnus family 698, cites (B/296,1).
 Ibid., p 447, Magnus families 697, cites (B/205,1).
 Kastellaun Katholische Kirchenbuch 1655-1798, unpaginated, 1731 births, penned p 205.
 Ibid., unpaginated, 1731 births, penned p 205; parents were "Petri Magnes et Anna Catharina ex Castellaun."
 Geschichte und Bürgerbücher der Kastellaun, p 447, Magnus families 697, 700 cites (B/205,1).
 Ibid., p 448, Magnus families 698, 700 cites (B/327,7).
 Kastellaun Katholische Kirchenbuch 1655-1798, unpaginated, 1764 Births, penned p 327.
 Ibid.
 Geschichte und Bürgerbücher der Kastellaun, p 447, Magnus families 697, cites (B/229,3).
 Kastellaun Katholische Kirchenbuch 1655-1798, unpaginated, 1737 births, penned p 229.
 Ibid.
 Geschichte und Bürgerbücher der Kastellaun, p 447, Magnus families 697, cites (B/229,3), Nick family 806.
 Kastellaun Katholische Kirchenbuch 1655-1798, penned page 499, Marriages for 1758: "Joannes Nick et Maria Magdalena Magnus, p.m. Petri Magnus civis et synodalis".
 Ibid., unpaginated, 1759 Births, penned p 304.
 Ibid.
 Geschichte und Bürgerbücher der Kastellaun, p 447, Magnus families 697, cites (B/245,5).
 Ibid., p 447, Magnus families 697, cites (B/245,5), Neyd family 802.
 Kastellaun Katholische Kirchenbuch 1655-1798, penned page 365, Births for 1776.
 Ibid.
 Geschichte und Bürgerbücher der Kastellaun, p 447; cites (B/252,3).
 Ibid., p 341, Kur(t)z families 280-281; (cites B/377,3); p 447 Magnus family 697.
 Kastellaun Katholische Kirchenbuch 1655-1798, penned page 508, Marriages for 1775: "Castellaun. Jacobus Kurz et Maria Cath Magnusin, hujetes".
 Geschichte und Bürgerbücher der Kastellaun, p 341, Kur(t)z families 280-281; (B/645,9) what does this mean?
 Kastellaun Katholische Kirchenbuch 1655-1798, unpaginated, 1797 Deaths, penned p 645.
 Geschichte und Bürgerbücher der Kastellaun, p 341, Kur(t)z families 280-281; (B/363,5).
 Kastellaun Katholische Kirchenbuch 1655-1798, penned page 363, Births for 1776.
 Ibid.
 Ibid., penned page 432, Births for 1793.
 Geschichte und Bürgerbücher der Kastellaun, p 341, Kur(t)z families 280-281; cites (B/370,2) after birth date & (B/616,9) after death date.
 Kastellaun Katholische Kirchenbuch 1655-1798, unpaginated, 1777 Births, penned p 370.
 Ibid.
 Geschichte und Bürgerbücher der Kastellaun, p 341, Kur(t)z families 280-281; (B/370,2) after birth date & (B/616,9) after death date; what does this mean?
 Kastellaun Katholische Kirchenbuch 1655-1798, unpaginated, 1782 Deaths, penned p 616.
 Nettie Murray MacGinitie's typed charts., circa 1968, say Germany; (1790 date estimated from christening date in IGI).
 IGI, Louie Oatman found the following in the IGI, and thought they were Peter's parents, but I doubt it: Martini Kerz (2513) & Annae Elizabeth Von Berg (2514); He also found a marriage between a Wilhelm Peter Joseph Kurz and a Magdalena Weber, 15 Apr 1818 in Baden.
 Geschichte und Bürgerbücher der Kastellaun, p 341, Kur(t)z families 280-281; cites (B/377,3).
 Kastellaun Katholische Kirchenbuch 1655-1798, penned page 377, Births for 1779.
 E-mail from Louie Oatman to Mary Ferm, 15 Sep 2001, He found a 1790 date in the IGI for another town. There is also: 04 APR 1779   Katholisch, Kastellaun, Rheinland, Preussen in IGI.
 Geschichte und Bürgerbücher der Kastellaun, p 341, Kur(t)z families 280-281; (B/377,3).
 Kastellaun Katholische Kirchenbuch 1655-1798, penned page 377, Births for 1779.
 Nettie Murray MacGinitie's typed charts., show marriage in Germany.
 E-mail from Louie Oatman, (From IGI & for a different person) 15 APR 1818 Katholisch, Angeltuern, Mosbach, Baden.
 Kastellaun Katholische Kirchenbuch 1655-1798, Marriages register stops in September 1798, with the notice "Arrete par moi sousigne President de rad^ion du Canton de Castellaun le 2vendeuciaire au Sept. Staeffler".
 Kastellaun Katholische Kirchenbuch, 1817-1873, unpaginated, Deaths 1836. The church record has no entries for 1827, 1828 or 1829.
 
 



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