Averhausen, Joseph a German theologian, was born at Kempten, July 8,1664. He entered the Order of Jesuits and taught theology at Cologne, and later at Rome. He died July 23,1734. Among several highly esteemed sermons, we notice a funeral oration on Joseph Clement of Bavaria, Archbishop and Elector of Cologne (Cologne, 1724). See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.