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Falckner, Justus

(November 22, 1672–1723). Luth. clergyman; hymnist; b. Saxony; brother of D. Falckner,* Jr.; educ. Halle; to Germantown (Philadelphia), Pennsylvania, 1700 with his brother, and attorney with him of the Frankfort Land Co.: ordained in Gloria Dei Ch., Wicaco(a), Philadelphia, November 24, 1703; pastor New York and New Jersey 1703–23. Works include Grondlycke Onderricht: hymns include “Auf! ihr Christen, Christi Glieder.”

J. F. Sachse, Justus Falckner (Philadelphia, 1903); D. W. Clark, The World of Justus Falckner (Philadelphia, 1946); H. J. Kreider, “Justus Falckner,” CHIQ, XXVII (July 1954), 86–94; “Justus Falckner's Ordination Certificate, tr. J. G. Glenn, CHIQ, XXVII (October 1954), 141–143.


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