Johann Anton Paulÿ was married in Leutershausen, just north of Schriesheim, on 20 August 1753 to Anna Katharina Dörr. She was born in Leutershausen on 24 June 1730. They immigrated to Denmark (Schleswig-Holstein). Anton, Anna Katharina, and their children arrived in the colony of Anton on 7 September 1764, and are recorded there on the 1767 Census in Household No. 5.
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