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Jacob Sheatsley

Clergyman

Jacob Sheatsley, American clergyman.

Background

Sheatsley, Jacob was born on June 20, 1859 in Paris, Ohio, United States. Son of John Frederick and Dorothy (Auwaerter) Sheatsley.

Education

Educated State Normal School, Terre Haute, Indiana. Capital U., Ohio, 1882-1884 (honorary Master of Arts, 1901). Graduate Lutheran Theological Seminary, Columbus, Ohio, 1887.

Bachelor of Sacred Theology, Chicago Lutheran Theological Seminary, 1898. Doctor of Divinity, Capital U., Columbus, Ohio, 1925.

Career

Ordained Lutheran ministry, 1887. Pastor Canaan, O., 1887-1890, Delaware, O., 1890-1907, Columbus O., 1907-1917. Associate editor of Lutheran Standard, 1903-1906, The Teacher’s Guide, 1907, The Primary Teacher, 1907.

Author: The Holy Service, 1897. To My Sunday School Teachers, 1902. Teachers’ Annual (8 vols.), 1896-1903.

Luther’s Marriage Ring, 1904. Old Testament History for Sunday Schools, 1910. Sermons on the Eisenach Gospels, 1915.

The Pope’s Catechism, 1917. Guide to the Study of the Bible, 1918. The Lord Thy Healer, 1921.

Editor-in-chief Lutheran Standard, since 1915. Editor Sunday school literature, Ohio Synod. Home: 960 Bryden Road, Columbus, Ohio.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Associate editor of Lutheran Standard, 1903-1906, The Teacher’s Guide, 1907, The Primary Teacher, 1907. Author: The Holy Service, 1897. To My Sunday School Teachers, 1902.Teachers’ Annual (8 vols.), 1896-1903. Luther’s Marriage Ring, 1904. Old Testament History for Sunday Schools, 1910.Sermons on the Eisenach Gospels, 1915. The Pope’s Catechism, 1917. Guide to the Study of the Bible, 1918.The Lord Thy Healer, 1921. Editor-in-chief Lutheran Standard, since 1915. Editor Sunday school literature, Ohio Synod.

Connections

Married Amanda Conrad, of Paris, O., October 26, 1887. Children: Paul Weidner, Mildred Annette.

father:
John Frederick Sheatsley

mother:
Dorothy (Auwaerter) Sheatsley

spouse:
Amanda Conrad

child:
Mildred Annette Sheatsley

child:
Paul Weidner Sheatsley