George Senr Giessendanner, born in Toggenburg,
Switzerland, christened in Lichtensteig, Switzerland on September
9, 1691, died in Orangeburgh, SC, son of George
Giessendanner and Ursel Bräker.
He was married in Lichtensteig, St Gallen, Switzerland on
January 28, 1718 in church to
Susannah Barbara Giezendanner - Giessendanner alias Susanna
daughter of Ulrich Giezendanner.
From this marriage:
- 1 : Elisabeth, born in Lichtensteig, St
Gallen, Switzerland on March 7, 1719.
She was married to Louis Reich, died September 1746.
- 2 : (Rev
alias Johann Ulrich Giessendanner, Revd
Jno Giesendaner and Rev John
(Ulrick) Giessendanner, born in Lichtensteig,
Switzerland on March 1, 1721, died before July 24, 1761,
buried in Orangeburgh, SC in the year 1761.
He was married in Orangeburgh, SC in church (1) between
1739 and 1742 to Barbara Hugg - Giessendanner alias Barbara
Hugg, born in Aarmuhle, Bern, Switzerland on
December 1, 1724, died on March 17, 1758, buried in
Orangeburgh, SC on March 18, 1758, daughter of Peter
Hugg and Magdalena NN - Hugg.
He was married (2) circa the end of 1758 to Barbara NN
- 3 : George Junr, born in Switzerland on
July 17, 1723, died in Orangeburgh, SC on August 27,
1751, buried there on August 29, 1751.
He was married in Orangeburgh, SC in church to Agnes
Zugg - Diedrich - Giessendanner - Roth alias Agnes
Diedrick, died on March 25, 1758, buried in
Orangeburgh, SC on March 26, 1758.
(She was widow of Mr Diedrich. She was married
afterwards on February 2, 1752 in church to Peter Roth,
born in Grindelwald, Interlaken, Bern, Switzerland circa
1695, died in Orangeburgh, SC, buried there, son of Hans
Roth. (He was widower of Anna Diedrich - Roth,
born in Switzerland on June 4, 1722, died on August 11,
1751, buried in Orangeburgh Cemetery, SC on August 12,
1751, daughter of John (Hans Senr) Diedrich and Anna
NN - Diedrich.)
- 4 : Jacob, born in Switzerland on January
25, 1727, died in Orangeburgh, SC on August 16, 1759,
buried there on August 17, 1759.
- 5 : Verena, born in Lichtensteig, St
Gallen, Switzerland on April 1, 1730, died in the year
1778 in L'steig.
She married Johann Cunrad Steiger (this info came from
Switzerland, but I now think there has been a mix up with
another Verena). There are many reasons to believe this Verena came to the Americas
and married there.
- 6 : Son, born before 1732, died in the year
- 7 : Ursula, born in Lichtensteig, St
Gallen, Switzerland on July 28, 1733.
She was married in Orangeburgh, SC on October 3, 1752 in
church to John William Leysaht alias Johannes
- 8 : Susanna Barbara, born in Lichtensteig,
St Gallen, Switzerland on June 23, 1736.
She was probably married
to George Ulrick.