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David Niver was the son of Gottlieb Neifer & Christina baptized at the Wallkill/Hebron
Lutheran Church at German Town, Montgomery NY, now in Orange Co. The church records were
published by the NYG&B Record starting here: http://tinyurl.com/b7bhtyr
The record for David's baptism is here: http://tinyurl.com/akxna7y
Gottlieb enlisted on 4 Apr 1758 for 4 years with the New York Provincial Troops; Capt.
Bulls Militia, age 17, weaver.
Baptisms, parents, sponsors:
1763, Aug.23: Wilhelm b.20 Aug.1762; Gottlief Neyfer, Christina; Michel Thomas & wife
1764, May 27: George/Hans Georg b. 22 Sept.1763; Gottlief Neyfer, Christina; Jacob Reusli
& wife Susanna.
1773, July 4: Jacob b. 30 Apr.1773; Gottlief Neyfer, Christina; Jacob Reusly & wife.
1773, July 4: Hannah b. 30 Apr.1773; Gottlief Neyfer, Christina; Andreas Imler &
1776, Apr.20: Catharine b. 8 Nov1775; Gottlieb Neyfer, Christina; Andreas Imler &
1779, Aug.21: David b.16 Apr.1778; Gottlieb Neifer, Christina; sp: parents.
1783, May 4: Elijah b.19 Apr.1783; Gottlieb Neifer, Christina; sp: parents.
The site of Wallkill Lutheran with an old burial ground is now an Historic Site aka
Harrison's Meeting House:
Gottlieb Neifer may be related to Markus Neifer who settled in Columbia County, but that
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