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Falckner, Daniel, Jr.

(1666–ca. 1741). B. Saxony; grandson of pastor Christian Falckner; son of pastor Daniel Falckner, Sr.; brother of Justus Falckner*; studied theol. at Erfurt; follower of A. H. Francke*; to Am. 1694; assoc. with Ger. pietists in Pennsylvania; to Ger. 1698; returned to Germantown (Philadelphia), Pennsylvania, with his brother Justus and others 1700; agent of the Frankfort Land Co.; organized and served 1700–08 a cong. in Falckner's Swamp (New Hanover), Pennsylvania; lost all through intrigues of his bus. partners; in later yrs. served congs. in New Jersey and New York

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