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Clergyman

John Albert Conrad Helffenstein, German clergyman.

Background

Helffenstein, John Albert Conrad was born on February 16, 1748 in Mosbach, Palatinate, Germany. Son of Peter and Anna Margaretha (Dietz) Helffenstein.

Education

Attended U. Heidelberg (Germany), 1764-1767.

Career

Vicar to his father, Mosbach, 1767-1771. Ordained to ministry for Coetus of Pennsylvania, German Reform Church, 1771. Came to the United States, 1772.

Pastor German Reform Church, Germantown, Pennsylvania, 1772-1775, 79-90, Reform Church, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1775-1779.

Connections

Married Catharine Kircher, February 11, 1773, 4 children.

father:
Peter Helffenstein

mother:
Anna Margaretha (Dietz) Helffenstein

spouse:
Catharine Kircher