Please note that early surname spellings are subjective as these entries are
transcibed from orignal text . When reviewing older documents be prepared to see phonetic variations of names, surnames,
Excerpts from the Swedish Lutheran Churches
Raccoon Creek and Penns Neck, New Jersey
1731 Raccoon Creek
Anreas and Catharina Hoffmans Thomas, baptized on October 24th, born the 16th. Godparents: Pavel
Guarron, Jonas Keen, Elizabeth Guarron,,
Pavel and Jeny
Kamp’s Lars, born on October 20th, baptized on the 25th.
Godparents: Lars Peterson, Malin Dahlbo, Maria Guarren.
Johan and Mary
Keen’s Willian, born September 25th, baptized October 25th. Godparents: Jons Halton, Samuel Cobb,
Hoffman and Elizabth Keen.
Johan and Maria
Hoffman’s Rebeka, born on October 27, baptized on November 7. Godparents: Johannes Hoffman, Catharina Hoffman and Elizabeth Keen.
1733 Raccoon Creek
Peter Halton’s Jonas born March 1st, baptized-witness Gustaf Gustafson, Jame Garron, Catherina Hoffman, Catharina Keen.
Garoron’s James born Aprill 11. baprised. Witness John Mullicaka,
Pet. Halton, Rebecka Lock, Mary Mullicka.
1734 Raccoon Creek
Mary born March 7 and baptized April 3d. Godf: Lorensson, Andrew Hoffman, Mary Garron and Magd(alena) Peters.
Garron’s Catharine, born April 5, baptized 14th: Godf. Lorens Sti, Lucas Peters, Arngot Cabb, Cath (erine) Keen.
Stephan born March 1st, baptized 21st. Godf: Peter Garron, John Lock, Mary Lock, Margeret, Mullicka.
Garron’s James, bornSept 25th, baptized October 24.
Godf: John Hoffman, James Garron, Mary Hoffman.
1737 Raccoon Creek
Daniel born March 5th, baptized. March 20th. Godfathers:
Eric Ronolls, Swan Lock, Mary Garron, Ellen Gergen.
1739 Raccoon Creek
John born February 16, baptized February 18th. Surities: Jacob Forsman, James Garron, Cath, Keen, Mary Stille.
Brigitta born January 20th, baptized March 4. Surities: James Garron, John Hoffman, Ellena Voniman, Ingrid Camp.
Penns Neck 1763 (Birth enteries when recorded at joining a new congregation)
James and Elisabeth Garryns James born Janyary
27 1754, ditto their Ebaya born April 8th 1756, ditto their Levaysy born August 17, 1759.
James and Elisabeth Garrins Israel
born Feb 6th 1766.
Raccoon Creek 1730
and Maria Guarron on December 30, 1730.
Raccoon Creek 1734
John Hoffman and
Mary Garron were joined May 24th
The information contained on this page is the result of research done by Mr. James D. Garren of Hendersonville, North Carolina.
The information was forwarded to me via Mrs. Wanda Garren Scheider of Odessa, Texas. A heart-felt thanks to both these