Hazelius, Ernest Lewis was born on September 6, 1777 in Neusaly, Silesian Prussia. Son of Eric and Christiana (Brahty) Hazelius.
Honorary Doctor of Divinity, Union and Columbia colls., 1824.
Taught Latin, Greek, theology Moravian School, Nazareth, 1800-1809. Ordained to ministry Lutheran Church, 1809. Pastor New Germantown, German Valley and Spruce Run in Hunterdon and Morris counties (New Jersey), 1809-1815.
Professor theology Hartwick Seminary, Otsego County, New York, 1815-1830. Professor Gettysburg Theological Seminary, 1830-1833. Professor theology Classical and Theological Institute of Synod of South Carolina., Lexington, 1834-1853.