(Henry Carl George; 1797May 15, 1874). Father of P. A. v. Rohr*; b. Billerbeck, Pomerania, Ger.; captain in Prussian army; joined Old* Luths. and was deprived of army commission in the mid-1830s; organized J. A. A. Grabau's* emigration group; to Am. 1839; led settlement of fellow immigrants in Milwaukee and near Cedarburg, Wisconsin; helped found Freistadt, ca. 1520 mi. N of Milwaukee; farmer there; taught school ca. 1 yr.; studied theol., at Buffalo, New York, ca. 4 yrs.; pastor Humberstone, Ont., and (184674) Bergholz, Walmore, and Martinsville, New York; helped found Buffalo* Syn. 1845; sided with C. F. (W.) Hochstetter* against Grabau in the 1866 schism of the Buffalo Syn., but led a protest group against Hochstetter when the latter became Missourian in docrtine.
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