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Hochstetter, Christian Friedrich (W.)

(April 1, 1828–June 12, 1905). B. Lorch, Württemberg, Ger.; educ. Tübingen; to US 1853; served Ohio Syn. (see Ohio and Other States, Evangelical Lutheran Joint Synod of) congs. in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and Toledo, Ohio; asst. to J. A. A. Grabau* and joined Buffalo* Syn. 1857; present on side of Buffalo Syn. at Buffalo* colloquy November–December 1866; joined Missouri* Syn. ch. in Buffalo, New York, 1867. Pastor Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1867; Indianapolis, Indiana, 1868; Frohna, Missouri, 1877; Humberstone and Stonebridge, Welland Co., Ont., Can., 1879; Wolcottsville, New York, 1883; Jordan, Lincoln Co., Ont., Can., 1900. Writings show interest in doctrinal discussion; emphasized unity through purity of doctrine. Ed. Lutherisches Volksblatt 1882–83; other works include “Werdet nicht der Menschen Knechte!”; Erinnerungen an D. C. F. W. Walther, aus dessen hinterlassenen Briefen und anderweitigen vorliegenden Urkunden (in Lutherisches Volksblatt, XXVIII, 7 [April 7, 1898], 52–XXIX, 26 [December 28, 1899], 205, and Zeuge und Anzeiger, IV, 51 [May 22, 1904], 399-VI, 18 [October 1, 1905], 140); Die Geschichte der Evangelisch-lutherischen Missouri-Synode in Nord-Amerika, und ihrer Lehrkämpfe von der sächsischen Auswanderung im Jahre 1838 an biz zum Jahre 1884.

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