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Fabritius, Jacob

(Fabricius; d. 1696 [1693?]). B. Silesia; pastor Grossglogau, Silesia; driven from Hung. during Furkish invasion 1663/64; to the Neth.; sent 1669 by Luth. consistory of Amsterdam to New Amsterdam (New York); dismissed because of despotic and irascible nature at Albany and later NYC; pastor of a Swed. ch., Wilmington, Delaware, 1671; pastor Wicaco (Philadelphia), 1677–93. See also Arensius, Bernhardus Antonius; United States, Religious History of the, 6.

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