I will do this. Mine is Hans Jerg Rominger and his profile is https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Rominger-60
. Than his sons - Michael Rominger which his profile is https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Rominger-34
and David Rominger and his profile is https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Rominger-86
. And also Philip Rominger and his profile is https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Rominger-59
For Hans Jerg Rominger he was born about 1680 in Winterlingen, German and later moved from there to Singen, near Durlach. He married Elisabeth Odelin in 1708 in Winterlingen. In 1742 he applied for permission to emigrate to New England with his sons David and Philip. His son Michael did not emigrate until 1752 but then joined his family in Broad Bay, Maine. This settlement was a colony recruited in Germany by an American entrepreneur, Samuel Waldo, who promised more than he delivered in terms of land and amenities. George Soelle, a Moravian missionary who came to the settlement, noted that the settlers were "poor as church mice" and suffering greatly from the cold, inclement winter weather. Soelle estabilished a Moravian church in Broad Bay in 1762, In 1770 a group of families left Broad Bay and traveled by ship to Wilmington, NC, then overland to the Wachovia area. forming a new community at Friedland.
For Michael Rominger he came to Broadbay, Maine from Germany about 1752 with family. In 1770 he moved to Broadbay Township, Forsythe Co., North Carolina via ship to Wilmington North Carolina and then overland to Salem. Winterlingen is in the Bolinger District of Wurtemberg, Germany. He had been a soldier in the Royal Regiment but quit when he married. Michael and family sailed from Amsterdam (June 1753) and Portsmouth, Landed at St. Georges, 18 Oct 1753. Moravian church records say the Anton family came from Howettersbach, in Baden-Durlach in 1751.
Michael & Anna left Germany and immigrated in early 1752 or 1753 with four children, losing one son in Germany. They landed in New England (Maine) where they lived until 1770. The family moved to North Carolina in 1770. He married Anna Catharina Anton in Hoch Wettesbach, Germany in 1740.
from 1752 to 1753
to ME from Germany
•Event: Move 1770 To North Carolina
Our old Br. and Sr. Michael and Anna Catharina Rominger celebrated the jubilee of their marriage with a lovefeast for the congregation, Br. Koehler presiding. In an earnest prayer he commended to the Savior these two people with their children and children's children, and pronounced a blessing upon the couple with the laying of hands. Most of their children and grandchildren were present. Of their eleven children five are still living; of their forty-seven grandchildren thirty-four survive, with four out of five great-grandchildren; a total of forty-three.
elected Steward of Friedland
1752 St. Andrew
:: Captain: Captain Alexander Hood
:: From: Rotterdam, June 1751
:: By Way of: Cowes, England
:: Arrival: Boston 19 Sep 1752, Broad Bay Oct 1752
:: Carried 260 passengers. Some stayed in Boston, some probably went to Germantown (Marblehead), and the
:: majority continued on to Broad Bay (133 persons).
:: Primary sources for the names of the passengers that came on this ship come from the following sources:
:: A list of heads of households that came to Broad Bay on a ship from Germantown in October 1752 in the
:: Knox Papers at the Massachusetts Archives in Boston.
:: Lists of those who were sent supplies dated 29 Jun 1753 and Jul 1753 among the Knox Papers.
:: The 1788 list of Germans coming to Broad Bay
:: Some families probably remained in Boston while 133 of the passengers continued to Broad Bay in the fall of
:: Since these colonists were ill prepared for the winter of 1752-1753, and since this winter was especially trying,
:: the hard pressed colonists were sent supplies in the spring of 1753. Among the Knox Papers there is a list of
:: provisions of salt, corn, and meal which were sent to Broad Bay German colonists on June 29, 1753 and
:: another list of the signatures of colonists receiving these supplies in July 1753.
:: Each family in need was allotted 2 bushels of meal for each freight. For those with more than one freight it was
:: rounded down often for 3-4 bushels of meal for two freights. This probably depended on the size of the family.
:: Each adult in the family counted as one freight. For children ages 4-13, they were considered a half-freight.
:: Children under 4 were not counted as freights. With this system a family with three freights would have included
:: a father, mother, and adult son or two children between 4-13, and perhaps additional children under 4. The
:: number of freights listed for each family as reported in the first list of supplies sent to Broad Bay in the remarks
:: column. This indicates the size of the family. [Abbreviations: w.=wife, s.=son, d.=daughter, b.=brother, ss.=step
:: son, md=married, f.=father]
And for David he He immigrated to New England with his father in 1742. Will Whitaker, editor of the Old Broad Bay newsletter, states that he is supposed to have married in 1741, but no record of his marriage could be found in Winterlingen, Singen, or nearby towns.
He came to NC in 1769 with the first group of Broad Bay settlers, leaving his wife behind. In a postscript to a letter written from Broad Bay to Frederic William Marshall August 24, 1769, George Soelle wrote, "Dear David Rominger does not bring his wife with him, partly because she is sickly, partly because she prefers to remain with her children [presumably hers from a previous marriage, not his]. But he is leaving with her approval and consent, and has divided his property with her according to law, and has put everything in order. He asked me to tell you this. His son is a dead soul."<ref>Moravian Church Records, Moravian Archives, Winston-Salem NC</ref>
His wife did make the trip to NC in 1770, but died before she reached Wachovia.
Phillip he He was born in 1721 in Winterlingen, Germany and came to New England with his father and brother David in 1742. His wife's name is unknown. He died in 1762 in Boston, MA.