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Geyer, Carl Ludwig

(March 16, 1812–March 6, 1892). B. Zwickau, Saxony; educ. Zwickau and Leipzig; private tutor; joined Saxon Emigration 1838 (see Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, The, I 1–2); teacher Old Trinity, St. Louis, Missouri, till 1840, Johannesberg, Cape Girardeau Co., Missouri, 1840–44. Ordained October 23, 1844; pastor Lebanon, Wisconsin, 1844–60, Carlinville, Illinois, 1860–76, Serbin, Texas, 1876–92. Wrote Ger. primer used widely in Mo. Syn.

A. C. Stellhorn, “Carl Ludwig Geyer,” CHIQ, XII (1939), 3–12.

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