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Clergyman

John George Schmucker, German clergyman.

Background

Schmucker, John George was born on August 18, 1771 in Mickelstadt, Hesse, Germany. Son of John Christopher Schmucker.

Education

Honorary Doctor of Divinity, University of Pennsylvania, 1825.

Career

18 children including Samuel Simon. Licensed to Lutheran ministry, 1793, ordained, 1800. Pastor Lutheran Church, Hagerstown, Maryland., 1794-1809.

Pastor congregations, York, Pennsylvania, 1809-1836. President Ministerium of Pennsylvania, 1820-1821. A founder General Synod of Lutheran Church, Gettysburg (Pennsylvania) Theological Seminary (now Gettysburg College), Western Pennsylvania Synod.

Author: The Prophetic History of the Christian Religion, or Explanation of the Revelation of St. John, 2 vols., 1817-1821.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Prophetic History of the Christian Religion, or Explanation of the Revelation of St. John, 2 vols., 1817-1821.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Grass. Married second, Anna Hoffman, 1821.

father:
John Christopher Schmucker. Schmucker

spouses:
Elizabeth Grass

Anna Hoffman