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Clergyman

Justus Falckner, German clergyman.

Background

Falckner, Justus was born on November 22, 1662 in Langen-Reinsdort, Saxony. Son of Daniel Falckner.

Education

Attended U. Halle.

Career

Came to Pennsylvania to join millenarians, 1700. Burgess of Germantown, Pennsylvania, 1700. Ordained to ministry Lutheran Church, 1703.

Minister to Dutch Lutheran congregations, New York and Hudson Valley, 1703-1723. Author hymn Rise, Ye Children of Salvation.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author hymn Rise, Ye Children of Salvation.

Connections

Married Gerritge Hardick, 1717, 2 daus., 1 son.

father:
Daniel Falckner. Falckner

spouse:
Gerritge Hardick