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Stoever, John Caspar, Jr.

(Steffer; Casper; December 21, 1707–May 13, 1779). Son of J. C. Stoever* Sr.; b. Luedorf, Ger.; privately educ.; to US 1728; ordained 1733; miss. in E Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia; joined Pennsylvania Ministerium 1763; organized many congs.; opposed pietism of H. M. Mühlenberg.*

Records of Rev. John Caspar Stoever, Baptismal and Marriage, 1730–1779, tr. F. J. F. Schantz (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 1896); R. L. Winters, John Caspar Stoever (Norristown, Pennsylvania, 1948).

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