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Henry Harmeling

Clergyman

Henry Harmeling, American clergyman. member Hope College; member board dirs.

Background

Harmeling, Henry was born on November 8, 1864 in Oostburg, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Gerhard Johan and Everdean (Hyink) Harmeling.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Hope College, Holland, Michigan, 1888. Student Western Theological Seminary, Holland, Michigan, 1888-1889. Graduate New Brunswick (New Jersey) Theological Seminary, 1891.

Career

Ordained Reformed Church ministry, 1891. Pastor Sheboygan, Wisconsin, 1891-1894, Alto, 1894-1900, 1st Church, Chicago, Illinois, 1900-1906, South Holland, Illinois, 1906-1909, 1st Church, Grand Haven, Michigan, 1909-1918, First Church, Zeeland, Michigan, 1918-1921, First Church, Roseland, Chicago, 1921-1929, Archer Avenue Reformed Church, Chicago, 1929-1939, pastor emeritus since 1939.

Vice president Particular Synod of Chicago, 1898, president, 1907 and 1918-1919. Vice president General Synod of Reformed Church in America, 1914-1915. Member Hope College Council, 1904-1909.

Stated clerk of the Classis of Grand River, 1914-1918. Member board directors Chicago Tract Society.

Membership

Member Hope College; member board dirs.

Connections

Married Jennie Verbeek, of Holland, Michigan, June 18, 1189 (died July 17, 1901).; married second, Mistress. Children: Everdean Irene, William Verbeek.

father:
Gerhard Johan Harmeling

mother:
Everdean (Hyink) Harmeling

spouse:
Jennie Verbeek

spouse:
Mistress

child:
Everdean Irene Harmeling

child:
William Verbeek Harmeling