It seems I may be able to help some too.Ok, I am decended from Paul (Paulus) Braeutigam, to Paul Braeutigam Jr., to John Braeutigam, to Joseph Braeutigam, to Augustus Breitigam, to Willis "Breitigan", to my Father. Now: Paulus Braeutigam: Who Emigrated on the Ship the "Richard and Mary" On Sept 17, 1753. As per the information in the Book, I belive volume I?, On the Hinke German Pioneers pg. 533.A copy of which is avalible At the library in Hudson, Ohio, reference desk.The ship set sail from Rotterdam to Cowes and then I belive to Penn.I have alot of information and don't know what everyone is looking for but here is the farthest back I know that hasn't already been said. (And you told me things I didn't know too!! LOL!!) Here we go:
Paulus Braeutigam: b. 1732. d. April 11, 1789. married 1756
to Maria Margaretha Who was b. April 4, 1732. d. April 16, 1804 & buried April 18, 1804.
Their 6 children:
Jhon: B.Jan 15, 1757 d. Oct 28 1832. Married. Elizabeth on Dec 26,1803
Paul: b. July 02,1758 d. Nov. 02,1844. Married. Barbara Schumacher Mar. 23 1783.
Adam: b. June 27,1760 d. March 14, 1834. Married. Marg. Muller Apr 17, 1791
George: b. March 14,1762 d. Sept 24, 1836. Married Eva (No date known)
Henry: b 1764-65 (That's the times i was given. No death date known) Married M.Marg. Meyer (No date known)
Michael: b. June 04,1772. d. Sept 1842. Married Maria Frey Aug. 14,1793
Information gotten from, what I can read: Rev.dan Schumacher's recordings Adm. vol.4 page 136-1787; Rdg. Adler deaths; Schwartzwald Ch., Trinity Ch. ;New Hanover(? Han something) Ch. records.