I am researching this line...name changed to Christian. I am interested in Daniel Crist/Christ/Christian son of Michael Christ. Daniel and Jacob moved to Washington Co. Maryland after the Rev. War......please read Will below. I would like to know if anyone has anymore data on Michael Crist whose name was really Johan Michael Crist.....
.....................Schwartzwald Church Records and Berks Co. Abstracts
Jacob Christian son of Daniel and Elizabeth b. Sept. 16, 1786 bapt. October 15, 1786. Sponsors: Jacob Christian and Christina Bechtel........(this confirms that Daniel was son of Michael Christ)
Daniel Christian son of Daniel and Elizabeth b. June 4, 1788 bapt. July 13, 1788. Sponsors Michael Neukirch and Elizabeth Friederich.
1/6/1802 Vol 4-247 Michael Crist wife Susanna of Exeter Twp Use off all Real Estate during life. Personal estate to be divided among all children and on wifes decease, real estate consisting of 178 acres of land whereon I now dwell to be sold and divided among children. VIZ: John, George, Abraham, Jacob, Daniel, Elizabeth wife of Jacob Bechtel (of Jacob), Susanna wife of Baltzer Ulrich, Maria Barbara wife of John Bechtel (of Peter) in equal shares. Friend Jacob Shlear and son in law Jacob Bechtel (of Jacob) Exrs Letters to Bechtel. wit by Jacob Espenship, John Hetzel
Susanna Christ-Exeter May 2, 1823-April 21, 1825 D454 (her Will)
The Children of John, dec's $1.00, to children of son George, Dec's $1.00. to children of son Abraham, dec'd $1.00 to son Jacob $1.00. To son Daniel $1.00, To Elizabeth wife of Jacob Bechtel son of Jacob $1.00. To dau. Susanna wife of Baltzer Ulrich $1.00. To dau Barbara wife of Jacob Bechtel son of Peter all remaining of legacy bequeathd me by my brother George Bishop in Virginia and all other estate for keeping and nursing me in my old days. Ex. friend John Guildin
Esq. Test signed X witness Adam Young, Daniel Young
Christ, Susanna Born 1739 Died 1825 Obiturary: Reading Adler German Newspaper 12 April 1825 Susanna Christ Died 6 April Age 86 yrs Wife of Michael Christ.