m. 8 April 1733
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John Caspar STOEVER, III. b. 10 Mar 1736, Earltown, Lancaster Co., PA, m. 26 Apr 1757, in Hill Lutheran Church, Lebanon Co., PA, Anna Maria Barbara NAGEL. John died July 1821, near Germantown, Montgomery Co., OH. John Kasper Stoever, (I) was a Lutheran educator and pastor. He left Germany in the spring of 1728 to go to the Land of Penn (Pennsylvania, USA). John Kaspar Stover, (I), his son John Caspar Stover, (II) and his daughter Elisabetha Carherina Stover left England the 15th of June 1728, aboard the ship JAMES GOODWILL and arrived on the 11th of September 1728. Apparently, his wife had died before they left Germany, because there are no records of her on the ship and John Kaspar Stoever, (I) remarried shortly after arriving in this country. The Stover's changed the family name to Stoever. He became an ordained Lutheran minister on April 8,1733, in Trapp, PA. He was ministering to the needs of the German Lutheran Congregation in Spotsylvania County, Virginia. He went to Germany in 1735 to raise money for the church and died on the return voyage in 1738. Anna Maria Barbara NAGEL b. 16 Mar 1736, Blackenlock, Baden-Durlach, Germany, d. 21 Sep 1821, Germantown, Montgomery Co., OH.