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Streit, Christian

(June 7. 1749–March 10, 1812). B. near New Germantown, New Jersey, of Swiss extraction; studied theol. privately under H. M. Mühlenberg* and C. M. Wrangel*; educ. Coll. of Philadelphia (which later became U. of Pennsylvania); ordained by Syn. of Pennsylvania 1770; Pastor Easton, Pennsylvania, 1769–76. Chaplain 8th Virginia regt. 1776–77. Pastor Charleston, South Carolina, 1778–80. Chaplain 9th Virginia regt. Prisoner of Brit. 1780–82. Pastor New Hanover (Falckner's Swamp), Pennsylvania, 1782–85; Winchester, Virginia, 1785–1812. Helped prepare P. Henkel (see Henkels, The, 2) and W. Carpenter* for the ministry.

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