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Clergyman

Charles Rudolph Demme, German clergyman. member American Philosophical Society, American Tract Society.

Background

Demme, Charles Rudolph was born on April 10, 1795 in Muhlhausen, Thuringen, Germany. Son of Hermann Gottfried and Frederika (Konig) Demme.

Education

Attended U. Gottingen, U. Halle (both Germany).

Career

Came to the United States, 1818. Ordained to ministry Lutheran Church, 1818. Pastor, Hummelstown, Pennsylvania, 1818-1821.

Assistant pastor St. Michael’s and Zion’s Church, Philadelphia, 1822-1834, pastor, 1834-1859, pastor emeritus, 1859-1863. Member American Philosophical Society, American Tract Society Author: Die Werke des Flavius Josephus, 1839. Editor: Liturgie und Kirchenagende, 1842, 2d edition., 1855.

Deutsches Gesangbuch, 1849.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Die Werke des Flavius Josephus, 1839. Editor: Liturgie und Kirchenagende, 1842, 2d edition., 1855. Deutsches Gesangbuch, 1849.

Membership

Member American Philosophical Society, American Tract Society.

Connections

Married Mariana Schaeffer, October 7, 1828, 11 children.

father:
Hermann Gottfried Demme

mother:
Frederika (Konig) Demme

spouse:
Mariana Schaeffer