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Matthaeus Nading

Born: December 24, 1756

Birthplace: Bergheim, Hesse-Cassel, Germany

Died: April 30, 1807

Location: Salem, Stokes County, North Carolina

Buried at: God's Acre, Old Salem Moravian Cemetery, Winston Salem, North Carolina

Age: 50   Sex: Male

Father: Johannes Nading

Mother: Katrina Mueller

Spouse: Eve Catherina Folz

Married: June 10, 1783

at: Friedburg, Stokes County, North Carolina


George Nading b1784 d1866

Johannes Nading b1787 d1870

Simon Nading b1790 d1853

Anna Rosina Nading b1793 d1794

Christian Nading b1796 d1880

Martin Nading b1798 d1880

Joseph Nading b1802 d1883

American Revolutionary War Map
Major battles of the Revolutionary War that involved or affected Matthaeus Nading including New York, Trenton, Philadelphia, Savannah, his capture at Charleston, and living in North Carolina until the wars end.


Apprenticed as flax weaver in Bergheim

Hessian Grenadier Soldier in America

Weaver at Salem, North Carolina

Farmer at Friedberg, North Carolina

Wood cutter (for fuel) to Salem, NC


Reformed Church in Germany

Moravian Church in America

Military Service:

Hessian soldier in American Revolutionary War

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Matthaeus was born in the area now known as Germany in 1756. Before his twenty-first birthday world events forced him to become a Hessian mercenary soldier duri ... MORE

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