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Zeisberger, David

Born: 1721 AD
Died: 1808 AD
Nationality: Indian
Categories: Missionaries

1721- Born in Moravia

-A Moravian Church missionary to the American Indians.

1738 – Educated in Saxony, and was migrated to America in settling in Bethlehem, Pa.

1745 – He began 63 years of missionary service among the Indians.
1772 -He established the Christian Indian village of Schoenbrunn (the first settlement in Ohio), But it was destroyed during the American Revolution.
1782 -culminating in the massacre of Christian Indians by colonial militia at Gnadenhutten, Ohio.
1795 -the Delaware were force to cede their lands in Pennsylvania and Ohio and move west.
1808- Died on the 17th of November