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Clergyman

John William Hendel, German clergyman.

Background

Hendel, John William was born on November 20, 1740 in Durkheim, Germany. Son of Johann Jacob and Anna Sybilla (Otten) Hendel.

Education

Student of University Heidelberg (Germany). 1759-1762.

Career

1 son, William. Sent to Pennsylvania by Synods of Holland, 1764. Pastor, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1765-1769, 82-94, Tulpehocken, Pennsylvania, 1769-1782. Philadelphia, 1794-1798.

President Coetus, 1768, 79, 89, 91. Vice president Franklin College, 1787-1794. Leader movement that resulted in separation from Dutch Synods and organization of Synod of the United States, 1793.

Connections

Married Elizabeth IeRay, 1766.

father:
Johann Jacob Hendel

mother:
Anna Sybilla (Otten) Hendel

spouse:
Elizabeth IeRay