Baumunk, John a German Reformed minister, was born at Reichenbach, Hesse- Darmstadt, Feb. 15, 1824. He emigrated to America in 1837, and was licensed to preach by the Miami Classis of Seven Mile, Butler Co.,O., in 1852. He accepted a call from Samuel's, near Millville, 0., the same year; also another at Seymour, Jackson Co., Ia., during the year 1856, where he labored with success until Sept. 16, 1857, when he died of insanity. See Harbaugh, Fathers of the Germ. Ref. Church, 4:406.