(Johannes Christophorus; January 6, 1714July 17, 1796). Luth. cleric; b. Saxe-Gotha, Ger.; received theol. educ. in Ger.; ordained London, Eng.; to Am. as chaplain of a Ger. regiment in the service of Eng.; held various pastorates in the US and Nova Scotia; helped organize Pennsylvania Ministerium (see United Lutheran Church in America, The, Synods of, 22); willed estate for endowment of Hartwick* Sem.. See also Ministry, Education of, VI C.
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