German Research Project
Project Sponsored by Hite Family Association
The first results of the Hite Family Association’s German Research Project follow. The research was conducted by Brigitte Burkett, a Certified Genealogical Records Specialist from Richmond, Virginia. Her e-mail address is available upon request for anyone who wishes to hire her for other projects.
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These records are extracted from the church records of the village of Kusel, located in the Palatinate (Pfalz) region in Germany. The original records were filmed by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. A complete description of the films can be found on the LDS site, www.familysearch.org, in the catalog by putting in the film number.
Kusel Film 193959
Reformed church records 1679-1744: Baptisms, Confirmations, marriages & deaths.
Baptized 15 Aug 1679 Hannß Nickel son of Johannes Heydt of Blaubach & Anna Maria, his wife. Sponsor: Hanß Nickel Grimm of Blaubach; Nickel Heyd of Dennweiler, brother; Elisabeth Margaretha daughter of Jacob Rüde of Blaubach
Baptized 10 Feb 1680 Anna Maria, born 6 Feb, daughter of Arnoldt Haid & Maria Elisabetha of Blaubach. Sponsor: Hanß Conradt Schäffer of ?Mettweiller; Maria, wife of Johannes Haid of Blaubach; Leutig of Blaubach's wife.
Baptized 9 Feb 1681 Maria Eva, born on Lichtmeß [2 Feb], daughter of Arnold Haydt, the huntsman of Blaubach & Maria Elisabetha. Sponsor: Hanß Nickel Dhiel of Cörborn; Maria Margaretha, Johann Abraham Müller's wife; Susanna Eva, the cowherd's daughter.
Baptized 1 Dec 1682 Johann Daniel, born the 14th, son of Johannes Heydt & Anna Maria of Blaubach. Sponsor: Daniel Reiß; Johann Nickel Reiß of Ertesbach; Margaretha wife of H. Nickel Dhiel of Cörborn
Baptized 11 Jul 1683 Anna Margaretha, born the 8th, daughter of Arnold Heydt & Maria Elisabetha. Sponsor: Simon Decker of Cörborn; Fritz Decker's wife Anna Eva; Hanß Conrad Schäffer's wife of Mettweiller, Margaretha
Baptized 24 Oct 1685 Maria *Barbara, born 18th Oct, daughter of Johannes Heyd & Anna Maria of Blaubach. Sponsor: Andreas Becker, son of the deceased Heinrich Becker of Cörborn; Maria Margaretha wife of Johann Abraham Müller of Blödesbach; Barbara wife of Caspar G_____ [remainder obscured] of Ertesbach.
Baptized 13 Feb 1686 Anna Maria, born 4 Feb, daughter of Arnold Heyd & Maria Elisabetha of Blaubach. Sponsor: Nic[?] Wittig of Blaubach; Niclas Gerber, son of Herman Gerber of Glam; Catharina wife of Peter Mack of Oberaltern; Anna Maria daughter [or wife] of Niclas Schäfer of Mettweyler.
Baptized 3 May 1688 Johann Peter, born 1 May, son of Arnold Heyd & Maria Elisabetha of Blaubach. Sponsor: Hanß Jos. Aulenbacher of Pfeffelbach; Johann Barthel Neuß son of the deceased Johann Neuß of Blaubach; Hanß Peter Klienk, son of the deceased Görg Klienk at the mill; Elisabetha Cretha, wife of Hanß Wilhelm Schneyder of Blaubach; Barbara ___, wife of Henrich Goffing of Cusel.
Baptized 2 Jan 1689 Anna Maria Barbara, born 27 Dec 1688, daughter of Johannes Heyd & Anna Maria of Blaubach. Sponsor: Bernhard Faust from Grimbach; Hanß Andreas Ruth, son of Hanß Jacob Ruth of Blaubach; Maria Salome ____ of Cusel; Anna Barbara wife of Hanß Nickel Bremm, miller here.
Baptized 31 Mar 1690 Hanß Conrad, born 24 Mar, son of Arnold Heyd of Blaubach & Maria Elisabetha. Sponsor: Matthias Kammengrieser, shepherd in Cörborn; Hanß Conrad Schneider, son of the deceased Michel Schneider, former soldier from Lichtenberg; Johann Andreas Grimm, son of Hanß Nickel Grimm of Blaubach; Gretha Salome, daughter of Johannes Heyd of Blaubach; Anna Elisabetha daughter of Barthel Rud of Blaubach; Catharina, daughter of Nickel Heyd of Dennwyler.
Baptized 12 Oct 1692 Johann Peter, born 4 Oct, son of Arnold Heyd of Blaubach & Maria Elisabetha. Sponsor: Hanß Peter Gurwich[?] of Cussel; Stophel Agner of Blaubach; Anna Catharina, daughter of Friederich Gerhard of OberAlben.
Baptized 30 Jan 1695 Johann Andreas, born 20 Jan, son of Arnold Heyd & Maria Elisabetha of Blaubach. Sponsor: Andreas Aulenbacher of Diedelkoph; Andreas Ruth son of Hanß Johann Ruth of Blaubach; Anna Cretha wife of Jacob Bysel, miller in Diedelkoph.; Anna Barbara wife of Hanß Jacob Pfeyfer, miller in Diedelkoph.
Baptized 14 Jul 1697 Maria Engel, born 5 Jul, daughter of Hanß Arnold Heyd of Blaubach & Maria Elisabetha. Sponsor: Gall Autenloch of Diedelkoph; Friederich Gerhard son of Friederich Gerhard of Oberalten; Maria Elisabetha wife of Arnold Hambzell[?] of Shöllwyler; Maria Engel wife of Johann Eri__ Mack of OberAlben.
Baptized 20 Aug 1705 Johann Peter & Anna Margaretha, born 19 Aug, illegitimate twins of Maria Eva daughter of Arnold Heyd of Blaubach. Sponsor: Johann Peter Heyd of Denwyler; Johannes Most of Frohnbach; Anna Sara, daughter of Arnold Heyd of Blaubach.
For Anna Margaretha, Cunrad Sambsol of Schölwyler; Anna Margaretha, daughter of Arnold Heyd of Blaubach; Maria Catharina daughter of Hanß Nickel Müller of Blaubach.
Baptized 19 Dec 1707 Maria Elisabetha, born 16 Dec, illegitimate daughter of Maria Eva Heyd, daughter of Arnold Heyd of Blaubach. Sponsor: Wilhelm Schneider of Blaubach; Conrad Schneider of there; Henrich[?] Kraul, herdsman there; Maria Barbara wife of Johann Nod of there; Anna Elisabetha wife of Barthel Neuw of there; Elisabetha Barbara wife of Andreas Ruth of there.
Baptized 20 Sep 1711 Johann Abraham, born 14 Sep, son of Conrad Heid of Diedelkopf & Anna Catharina. Sponsor: Abraham Hess of Blödesbach; Johann Bernhard Berlitz of Blaubach; Anna Catharina, wife of Conrad Sambsel of Schölweiler.
Baptized 6 Dec 1713 Johann Andreas, born 30 Nov, son of Conrad Heyd of Blaubach & Anna Catharina. Sponsor: Andreas Ruth of Blaubach; Johannes Schneyder of there; Anna Sara wife of Conrad Schneyder; Anna Margaretha daughter of Nickel Tromm of there.
Baptized 21 Jun 1715 Johann Peter born 14 Jun, son of Conrad Heid, herdsman in Rammelspach & Anna Catharina. Sponsor: Johann Jacob Ludwich of Rammelspach; Johann Peter Clemens, miller in Rammelsbach; Johann Peter Corb, son of Friedrich Corb of there; Maria Gretha wife of Caspar Hoffman of there; Maria Engel daughter of the deceased Arnold Heyd of Blaubach.
Baptized 19 Jul 1718 Johann Jacob, born 14 Jul, son of Conrad Heid of Blaubach & Anna Catharina. Sponsor: Johann Velten Scholler of Diedelkopf; Veltin Grim of Ehrweiller; Johann Jacob Schneider son of Conrad Schneider of Blaubach; Maria Barbara Noe Neus' widow of there; Elis. Margaretha daughter of Andreas Ruth of there; Anna Margaretha daughter of Wilhelm Schneider of there.
Baptized 2 Nov 1729 Johann Adam, born 31 Oct, son of Johannes Heyd & Elisabetha Catharina. Sponsor: Johann Thomas Theis; Johann Carl Kühn, mason; Hanß Adam Schneider; Christina wife of Johann Jost Ruth of Blaubach; Elisabetha Catharina daughter of Peter Heyd of Dennwiler.
Baptized 30 Jul 1732 Johann Henrich, born 24 Jul, son of Johannes Heyd & Elisabetha Catharina of Blaubach. Sponsor: Peter Heyd of Dennweyler; Peter Drom of Blaubach; Henrich Ruth son of Andreas Ruth; Maria Sara wife of Hanß Adam Schneider; Maria Margaretha wife of Michael Schneider.
Baptized 12 Aug 1734 Johann Abraham, born 8 Aug, son of Johann Abraham Heyd & Anna Magdalena of Blaubach. Sponsor: Johann Abraham Ruth; Johannes Heyd; Elisabetha Barbara wife of Thomas Theis, all from Blaubach
Baptized 15 Dec 1734 Maria Elisabetha, born 8 Dec, daughter of Johannes Heyd & Elisabetha of Blaubach. Sponsor: Peter Simon of Blodesbach; Johann Andreas Braun of Ehrwiller; Maria Catharina wife of Abraham Neuw of Ditelskopf; Maria Elisabetha daughter of Johannes Schneider of Blaubach.
Baptized 31 Mar 1737 Johannes, born 25 Mar, son of Johannes Heyd & Elisabetha of Blaubach. Sponsor: Johannes Schneider of Blaubach; Abraham Ruth of there; Anna Elisabetha wife of Reinhard Heyd of Dennwiller; Anna Margaretha wife of Franz Kuhn of Blaubach.
Baptized 1 May 1740 Johann Jacob, born 26 Apr, son of Johannes Heyd & Elisabetha of Blaubach. Sponsor: Nickel Schneider of Fronbach; Jacob Morgenstern of Ehrwiler; Maria Magdalena wife of Melchior Heyd of Fronbach, Anna Maria wife of Hirman Aulenbacher of Blaubach
Baptized 14 Jun 1743 Johann Henrich, born 10 Jun, son of Johannes Heyd & Elisabetha Catharina of Blaubach. Sponsor: Johann Adam Schneider; Henrich son of Johann Schneider; Maria Magdalena wf/o Michael Schneider; Anna Margaretha daughter of Thomas Theis, all from Blaubach
m 7 Feb 1697 Johann Conrad son of Arnold Sambsel, citizen in Schöltweyler & Anna Catharina daughter of Arnold Heyd, citizen in Blaubach.
m 3 Jun 1706 Nicklas Bälinger son of the deceased Philips Bälinger, former citizen in Federplm[?], soldier in Capt de Schogk's company & Anna Margaretha daughter of Arnold Heyd of Blaubach
m 12 May 1711 Johann Conrad Heyd son of the deceased Arnold Heyd of Blaubach & Catharina widow of the deceased Balthaser Scholler, former citizen in Diedelkof.
m 2 Jan 1720 Andreas Heyd son of Arnold Heyd of Blaubach & Maria Eva
daughter of Henrich Litzinger, resident of the same town
m 10 Jun 1734 Abraham Heyd, son of Conrad Heid, citizen in Blaubach & Anna Magdalena daughter of Friedrich Keiser, former citizen and resident of Sterschweiller in the district of _yrburg.
m 10 Apr 1738 in Cusel; Johann Jacob Schwab, son of Peter Schwab, citizen & smith in Cusell & Maria Catharina daughter of Peter Heyd, former citizen of Cörborn.
d 6 Jan 1692 Maria Barbara daughter of Johannes Heit or Heil of Blaubach, 3 yrs old.
d 10 Feb 1692 Anna Maria wife of Johannis Hyd of Blaubach, 49 yrs old.
d 29 Aug 1705 Johann Peter, son of Maria Eva, daughter of Arnold Heyd of Blaubach, at 9 days
d 17 Nov 1707 Arnold Heyd of Blaubach, 60 years.
d 18 Dec 1709 Maria Elisabetha widow of Arnold Heyd of Blaubach [no age given]
d 27 Nov 1712 Johann Peter, son of the deceased Arnold Heyd, citizen, at 24 years.
d 5 Aug 1718 Johann Jacob son of Conrad Heid of Blaubach, at 14 days.
d 18 Aug 1727 Anna Maria widow of Johann Henrich Heid or Heil of Langenbrun in the Basel district, staying in Rommelsbach near Cusel at her daughter's, the wife of Simon Hoffman. Age 72 years
d 30 Nov 1729 Johann Adam son of Johannis Heyd of Blaubach, 4 weeks old.
d 2 Sep 1731 Maria Barbara daughter of Johann Abraham Heyl or Heyt of Schellweyler. Age 1 year 10 months less 11 days.
d 2 Aug 1732 Johann Henrich son of Johannis Heyd of Blaubach, age 8 days
d 12 May 1736 Maria Elisabetha daughter of Johannes Heyd of Blaubach at 1 and a half years
d 15 Jun 1740 Johannes son of Johannes Heyd of Blaubach, of purpura [measels or pox], age 3 years, 2 months & 3 weeks.
d 27 May 1744 Johann Henrich son of Johannes Heyd of Blaubach, age 1 year less 14 days.
Film 488267 Kusel Church Records
Baptisms 1744 - ca 1760
b 20 Apr 1745 Baptized 24 Apr 1745, Joh. Abraham, son of Johannes Heyd & Elisabetha Catharina of Blaubach. Sponsor 1. Abraham Ruth, censor; 2. Peter Drumm, 3. Anna Margaretha, daughter of Johannes Schneider, all from Blaubach.
b 21 Jul 1749 Elisabetha Catharina, Baptized 27 July, daughter of Johannes Heyd & Elisabetha Margaretha. Sponsor: 1. Adam Gülcher, citizen of Ober-Alben; 2. Maria Elisabetha, wife of Jacob Schneider, citizen in Rohrweiller, 3. Anna Catharina, wife of Andreas Braun, citizen of Blaubach.
b 1 Jul 1753 Christina Margaretha, Baptized 6 Jul 1753, daughter of Johannes Heid, citizen in Blaubach & Elisabetha Catharina. Sponsor: Johannes, surviving son of Johann Schneider, former citizen in Blaubach, 2. Christina, wife of Nicolaus Breul 3. Christina Margaretha, unmarried daughter of Hanß Adam Schneider, citizen there.
confirmations 1745- 1760
Sunday after Pfingsten [Pentecost] 1757 Johann Jacob son of Johannes Heyd of Blaubach, 17y.
Sunday after Pfingsten 1759 Johann Abraham son of Johannes Heyd of Blaubach, 14y.
29 May 1763, Sunday after Pfingsten Elisabetha Catharina daughter of Johannes Heyd of Blaubach, 14 3/4y.
Easter, 3 April 1768 Christina Margaretha daughter of Johannes Heyd of Blaubach, [no age given]
Marriages 1745 - 1765
m 24 Jun 1756 Peter Heyd, son of Melchior Heyd, citizen in Fischbach & Maria Margaretha, surviving daughter of Michael Samsel, former citizen in Schellweiler. After 3 time proclamation, married in Baumholder the 24th of June, after receiving official permission 20 June.
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