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Matelina (Albrecht) Faust (1716 - 1789)

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Matelina (Magdalene) Faust formerly Albrecht
Born in Swabia, Palatinate, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germanymap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Berks, Pennsylvania, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 9 Nov 2013
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Categories: Palatine Migrants.

Magdalene (Albrecht) Faust was a Palatine Migrant.
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Also known as Magadelena. Daughter of Johannes Albrecht and Anna Gossauer. Wife of Philip Faust married circa 1836 Berks County, Pennsylvania.

Her tombstone reads, "This is the resting place of Magdalena Faust b. 1716, d. 1789. Age 73 years, 6 months, and three days. She lived in marriage 48 years. Produced 10 children, of which 8 are yet living namely, 4 sons and 4 daughters."

Magdalen's (Mary) name was written as Matelina in the ship's list of Johannes Albrecht's children.[1]. [2]


  1. Strassburger's Volume I
  2. FindAGrave
  • U.S. and Canada, Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s

Name: Matelina Albright Arrival Year: 1732 Arrival Place: Pennsylvania Source Publication Code: 1330.1 Primary Immigrant: Albright, Matelina Annotation: Date of arrival or date of oath of allegiance and port of arrival. Name of ship and other historical information may also be provided. Source Bibliography: COUSINS, ELIZABETH. Immigrants Into Pennsylvania, September 1727-September 1732. np: Pathfinders, nd. 51p. Page: 36 Source Citation Place: Pennsylvania; Year: 1732; Page Number: 36

  • Pennsylvania, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1772-1890

Name: Maria Magdalena Albricht State: PA County: Philadelphia County Township: Philadelphia Year: 1737 Database: PA Early Census Index Pennsylvania, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1772-1890

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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Magdalene by comparing test results with other carriers of her mitochondrial DNA. However, there are no known mtDNA test-takers in her direct maternal line. It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Magdalene:

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On 15 Apr 2018 at 11:35 GMT Manuela Thiele wrote:

Albrecht-915 and Albrecht-407 appear to represent the same person because: appears to be the same person

On 9 Mar 2016 at 18:43 GMT Kitty (Cooper) Smith wrote:

Albrecht-503 and Albrecht-407 appear to represent the same person because: These are two profiles for the same woman, wife of Phillip Faust. Please merge Albrecht-503 into Albrecht-407. Thank you.

Magdalene is 15 degrees from Dave Rutherford, 17 degrees from John Wayne and 16 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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