Maria Catharina Wohlben
Johann Henrich Spohn
on 20 feb
1711. According to Henry Z. Jones Jr., her earliest known ancestor was Peter
Wolleben, a locksmith at St. Johann, Saarbrucken, probably born about 1580.
Clippings from the Jones book "The Palatine Families of New York 1710" regarding
Wohleben history are shown below. Notice that Maria Catharina's grandfather,
Johann Paulua Wolleben was a pastor and teacher. And that the baptisim of Maria
Catharina's father Walrath was sponsored by Walrad, Count of Nassau-Saarbrucken.