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Schmucker, John George

(August 18, 1771–October 7, 1854). Father of S. S. Schmucker*; b. Michelstadt, Ger.; to Am. 1785; prepared for ministry by Paul Henkel (see Henkels, The, 2); attended U. of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia; joined Pennsylvania Ministerium in the early 1790s; ordained 1800. Served congs. in York Co., Pennsylvania; Hagerstown, Maryland, 1794–1809; York, Pennsylvania, 1809–36; again in York Co., 1836–52; helped found The General* Syn. of the Ev. Luth. Ch. in the USA and the Luth. Theol. Sem., Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

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