Philip William Otterbein Edit Profile
Attended Reformed Seminary, Herborn, Germany.
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.
Married Susan LeRoy, April.