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Sievers, Georg Ernst Christian Ferdinand

(May 18, 1816–September 9, 1893). B. Lüneburg, Hannover, Ger.; educ. Göttingen; private tutor Amelungsborn, Brunswick; postgraduate work Berlin 1842, Halle 1842–43; private tutor Grünenplan, Brunswick, 1843–46; emergency asst. pastor Husum 1846–47; won through F. C. D. Wyneken's* “Notruf”; ordained 1847 for North Am. service but not with power to administer the sacraments; contacted J. K. W. Löhe*; to US 1847 with E. A. Brauer*; pastor Frankenlust, Michigan, 1848; traveled as miss. in Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin, founding congs. in Bay City, Michigan, Minneapolis, Minnesota, and elsewhere. Chm. Mo. Syn. Bd. for Missions 1850–93. Mo. Syn. chronologist 1864–66, 1872–90.

A. R. Suelflow. “The Life and Work of Georg Ernst Christian Ferdinand Sievers,” CHIQ, XX (1947–48), 135–141, 180–187; XXI (1948–49), 36–41, 75–87, 100–114, 175–180; XXII (1949–50), 43–48, 77–84.

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