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Burger, Johann Georg

(July 4, 1816–March 26, 1847). B. Nördlingen, Bav. Entered teacher training under J. K. W. Löhe* as his 2d student 1841. To US 1842 with J. A. Ernst.* Attended the Ohio Syn. sem. at Columbus, Ohio. Licensed by the Ohio Syn. 1844. Served a cong. in Hancock Co., Ohio. Withdrew from Ohio Syn. 1845 (see Document of Separation); ordained at that time. Pastor Willshire, Van Weft Co., and in Mercer Co., Ohio, 1846. Attended the July 1846 meeting in Fort Wayne, Indiana, that concerned itself with drafting the Mo. Syn. const. (see Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, The, I 1, III 1. See also Ohio and Other States, The Evangelical Lutheran Joint Synod of, 5.

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