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Luther, Descendants of.

Contemporary descendants of M. Luther* (called Lutherides, or Lutherids) are traced through his son Paul and daughter Margaret; see also Luther, Family Life of. Many are in the US. With great-great-grandson Martin Gottlob Luther, attorney in Dresden, the family name died out November 3, 1759.

O. Sartorius, Die Nachkommenschaft D. Martin Luthers in vier Jahrhunderten (Verlag der Lutheriden-Vereinigung, Göttingen, 1926); Dennis A. Kastens, “Luther's Line in America,” The Lutheran Witness, CIII (October 1984), 374–376.


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