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Clergyman

Philip William Otterbein, German clergyman.

Background

Otterbein, Philip William was born on June 3, 1726 in Dillenburg, Germany. Son of Johann Daniel and Wilhelmina Henrietta (Hoerlen) Otterbein.

Education

Attended Reformed Seminary, Herborn, Germany.

Career

Ordained as vicar German Reformed Church, 1749. Came to American (New York), 1752. Pastor German Reformed congregations, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1752-1758, Tulpehocken, Pennsylvania, 1758-1760, Frederick, Maryland., 1760-1765, York, Pennsylvania, 1765-1774, 2d Evangelical Reformed Church, Baltimore, 1774-1813.

Formed organization which was basis of United Brethren Church, 1789, held 1st annual conference near Frederick, 1800. Author: Die Heilbringende Menschwerdung und der Herrliche Sieg Jesu Christi, 1763.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Die Heilbringende Menschwerdung und der Herrliche Sieg Jesu Christi, 1763.

Connections

Married Susan LeRoy, April.

father:
Johann Daniel Otterbein

mother:
Wilhelmina Henrietta (Hoerlen) Otterbein

spouse:
Susan LeRoy