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Keyl, Ernst Gerhard Wilhelm

(May 22, 1804–August 4, 1872). Father of S. Keyl*; b. Leipzig, Ger.; educ. Leipzig; pastor Niederfrohna, near Penig, 1829; adherent of M. Stephan* the elder; to US 1839 (see Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod, The, II, 1). Pastor Frohna, Missouri, 1839–47; Freistadt and Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1847–50; Baltimore, Maryland, 1850–69; Willshire, Van Weft Co., Ohio, 1869–71. Indefatigable student of M. Luther.* Works include Katechismusauslegung; Predigt-Entwürfe über die Sonn- und Festtags-Evangelien.

J. F. Köstering, Leben und Wirken des Ernst Gerhard Wilh. Keyl (St. Louis, 1882).

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