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educator , clergyman

Charles Gotthold Reichel, German educator; clergyman.

Background

Reichel, Charles Gotthold was born on July 14, 1751 in Hermsdorff, Silesia, Germany. Son of Carl Rudolph and Eleanore (Müller) Reichel.

Education

Theological degree, Barby, Saxony. Doctor of Divinity, University North Carolina.

Career

Teacher, Niesky, Prussia, 1774, 78-80. Educational work, Barby, 1775-1777. Secretary to governing board of church, 1780-1784.

Came to American, 1784. 1st principal (inspector) academic, Nazareth, Pennsylvania. Consecrated bishop Moravian Church, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 1801.

Supervisor Southern province, Salem, North Carolina. Head Northern province, Bethlehem, 1811. Sent to General Synod, Herrnhut, Saxony, 1818.

Author: Geographie aum Gebrauch der Schulen in den Evangelischen Brüdergemeinen (geografic textbook), 2 vols., 1785. Editor (for American use) Lesebuch für Deutsche Schulkinder, 1795.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Geographie aum Gebrauch der Schulen in den Evangelischen Brüdergemeinen (geografic textbook), 2 vols., 1785. Editor (for American use) Lesebuch für Deutsche Schulkinder, 1795.

Connections

Married Anna Maass, October 2, 1780. Married second, Catharina Fetter, July 31, 1809, 10 children.

father:
Carl Rudolph Reichel

mother:
Eleanore (Müller) Reichel

spouses:
Anna Maass

Catharina Fetter