Matthias Holstein (1642-1708)

Burial records from the early 1700s have been reconstructed and published in “Colonial Records of the Swedish Churches in Pennsylvania, Vol 3: The Sandel Years.”  It is believed that Matthias Holstein was buried at Gloria Dei Church.

“Old Matthias Holstein, born in Dithmarschen in Holstein, buried 9 April 1708.”

Written by Amy Grant

Amy Grant is a graphic designer and web developer. She is the founder of the Southwark Historical Society, a volunteer based group that studies the Southwark Historical District located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.