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Christian Schaeublin (1683 - 1752)

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Christian Schaeublin
Born in Oberdorf, Waldenberg, Canton Basel, Switzerlandmap
Ancestors ancestors
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Husband of — married in Oberdorf, Canton Basel, Switzerlandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Warwick Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, British Colonial Americamap
Profile last modified | Created 1 Jul 2010
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Categories: Princess Augusta, Arrived 16 September 1736 | Palatine Migrants.

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This biography is a rough draft. It was auto-generated by a GEDCOM import and needs to be edited.


Christian Schaublin
Christian Shively
Christian Shaeublin


6 NOV 1683 Baselland, CH
6 NOV 1683 Oberdorf, Waldenburg, Basel, Switzerland
Note: His birth date is not yet confirmed.


05 FEB 1684 Oberdorf, Waldenberg, Canton Basel, Switzerland


Marriage 1 Barbara Spittler b: 09 AUG 1689 in Benwil, Basel, Switzerland. Married: 14 JUL 1707 in Waldenburg, Basel, Switzerland. Another record shows the marriage date as 14 Jul 1708.


  1. Margaretha Schaeublin b: BEF 21 JUL 1709 in Basel, Switzerland
  2. Hans Jakob Schaeublin b: BEF 02 APR 1711 in Basel, Switzerland
  3. Barbara Schaeublin b: BEF 08 JAN 1713 in Oberdof, Basel, Switzerland
  4. Margaretha Schaeublin b: BEF FEB 1714 in Basel, Switzerland
  5. Elsbeth Schaeublin b: BEF 07 JUL 1715 in Basel, Switzerland
  6. Catherina Schaeublin b: 28 FEB 1717 in Oberdorf, Basel, Switzerland
  7. Christian Schaeublin II b: BEF 25 DEC 1718 in Oberdorf, Basel, Switzerland
  8. Durss Schaeublin b: BEF 24 AUG 1720 in Basel, Switzerland
  9. Uhli Schaeublin b: 1721 in Oberdorf, Basel, Switzerland
  10. Anna Maria Schaeublin b: BEF 06 NOV 1723 in Basel, Switzerland
  11. Jacob Schaeublin b: BEF 19 MAY 1726 in Basel, Switzerland
  12. Ursula Schaeublin b: BEF 14 MAR 1728 in Basel, Switzerland
  13. Magdalena Schaeublin b: BEF 18 MAY 1730'


1752 Lancaster Co., PA, US


First Moravian Cemetery, York Co., Pennsylvania


Schaublin or Schaeublin (Swiss) or Shively (USA) Another source says birthplace of "Liestal, Basel, Switzerland", but this is where they stored the records for Oberdorf. Bapt. 5 Feb, 1684 Another record shows the marriage date as 14 Jul 1708. Were they trying to show the Old Style, which in that case is an incorrect date?

SOURCE: Parish Records, St. Peters, the Protestant Church, Oberdorf, Switzerland (records stored at Liestral, Switzerland.)

Another source lists the church as the Oberdorf Reformed Church (GESH).

Residence: born in Oberdorf, Basel, Switzerland; 1736 - Atlantic ocean to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; 1745-Warwick, Lancaster, PA; died before 18 Apr 1752 in Lancaster Co., PA.

Occupation: Blacksmith. He had been in considerable trouble in Switzerland because of his religious beliefs and his association with those of pacifist religious persuasions. Arrived in Philadelphia on the "Princess Augusta" on 16 Sept 1736 with wife and children.

Immigration records: Immigrant's surname: SCHAEUBLIN (SHIVELY); Immigrant's given name(s): Christian; Ship name:Princess Augusta; U.S. arrival date: 16 SE 1736, Port: Philadelphia, PA; Place of origin: Oberdorf, Baselland, Switzerland SOURCE: List of Swiss Emigrants, Basel, Switz Vol 2, Faust & Brumbaugh;

Notes: Bapt. 5 Feb, 1684; Wife: Barbara Spitteler; Chi: 13 Children came w/them to PA. Christian died before 18 Apr 1752 in Warwick Twp., Lancaster, PA, when Christian II sold the parental farm of 317 acres along Cocalico Creek which had been patented 11 Apr 1745 to Christian Shieply".

SOURCE: Lancaster Deed Book D, p. 193, Patent Book A, Vol 2, p. 530 at Harrisburg, PA (GESH).

SOURCE:Fellowship of Brethern Genealogists Newsletter Volume 23, Number 3, Fall 1991;

Descendants of Christian Shively..., by Arthur G. Black, 1941, pp. 1-11, FHC Film #0253237-item 2;

Swiss Emigrants of 18th Century, A.B. Faust -Nat'l Gen. Soc. of Washington D.C., Lancaster Press, Lancaster, PA 1925;

"List of Swiss Emigrants, Basel, Switz. Vol. 2", Faust & Brumbaugh,

Christening: 05 FEB 1684 Oberdorf, Basel, Switzerland


Family Search article on Christian Schaeublin: [1]


  • WikiTree profile Schaublin-3 created through the import of Foster-Volkenant.ged on May 31, 2011 by Terry Foster.


Christian was born in 1683. Christian Schaublin ... He passed away in 1752. [1]

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  1. First-hand information as remembered by Bryan Patterson, Monday, November 17, 2014. Replace this citation if there is another source.

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On 2 Mar 2017 at 21:23 GMT April Rarick wrote:

Schaublin-10 and Schaeublin-2 appear to represent the same person because: Looks like same profile with one without the e from the original Swiss surname before translation. There are three sons named Christian with three different spellings.

Christian is 19 degrees from Walter Morrison, 29 degrees from Alison Wilkins and 20 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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