(July 13, 1817September 20, 1866). B. Föhrste (Förste), near Alfeld, Hannover, Ger.; educ. Göttingen; private tutor Ohrdorf 1841; preacher Sack, near Alfeld, 184243; private tutor Scharnebeck 184344, Dohnsen till 1846; to Neuendettelsau; ordained 1846; sent to Am. 1846 by J. K. W. Löhe* as miss. at head of 11 students (including C. H. R. Lange,* H. Wunder,* and C. J. A. Strasen*) who enrolled in the Fort Wayne, Indiana, Nothelferseminar; teacher at the Nothelferseminar; pastor Liverpool (later called Valley City), Ohio, 1846; joined Mo. Syn. 1849; pastor Frankenmuth, Michigan, 1851; resigned because of failing health 1858; to Ger. 1858; to Staten Is., New York, 1859; to Ger. 1860; d. Kandern, Baden, Ger.
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