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Barthel, Friedrich Wilhelm

(April 2, 1791–July 24, 1859). One of the few who, in that rationalistic age, retained the old faith, he still held an influential govt. position at Leipzig; his home became a center of true piety and Biblical Christianity, esp. for the serious-minded among the students of the U. Emigrated with Martin Stephan* 1838. First treas. Mo. Syn. His son, Martin C. Barthel (February 12, 1838 to February 26, 1899), was the first “gen. agent” of publishing interests of Mo. Syn. (1860) and first mgr. CPH 1869–91.

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