(May 18, 1816September 9, 1893). B. Lüneburg, Hannover, Ger.; educ. Göttingen; private tutor Amelungsborn, Brunswick; postgraduate work Berlin 1842, Halle 184243; private tutor Grünenplan, Brunswick, 184346; emergency asst. pastor Husum 184647; 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 185093. Mo. Syn. chronologist 186466, 187290.
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