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Buskirk, Jacob van

(February 11, 1739–August 5, 1800). Of Dutch descent; b. Hackensack, New Jersey; studied theol. under J. A. Weygand,* at Princeton Coll., and under H. M. Muhlenberg*; probably first Am.-born Luth. pastor in US; helped improve relations between Dutch in New Jersey and Germans in Pennsylvania; mem. Bd. of Trustees, Franklin Coll., Lancaster, Pennsylvania

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