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Gruber, Theodor Carl Friedrich

(August 28, 1795–September 2, 1858). B. Ger.; pastor Reust, Ger., 1825; with G. H. Löber,* E. G. W. Keyl,* O. Fuerbringer,* and others he joined the new orthodox movement of M. Stephan* (1777–1846), though suspicious of Stephan; led contingent of Ger. immigrants 1839 to join Saxons in Perry Co., Missouri (see Lutheran Church— Missouri Synod, The, II); pastor Paitzdorf (now Uniontown), Missouri, 1840–57; together with G. A. Schieferdecker* became involved in chiliastic controversy: resigned from ministry.

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