Bibbighaus, Henry, Dd
Bibbighaus, Henry, D.D.
a minister of the German Reformed Church, was born in Bucks County, Penn., Aug. 2d, 1777. He was first merchant, then farmer; later, organist, and teacher of a parochial school in Philadelphia. He studied theology privately; was licensed and ordained in 1824, in the forty-eighth year of his age. He became pastor of the German Reformed Salem Church, Philadelphia, where he continued to labor with great zeal and success till his death, Aug. 20th, 1851. He is remembered as a mild, modest, venerable father in the Church. He was a good preacher, a faithful pastor, and always exerted a strong and happy influence in the judicatories of the Church. He preached only in the German language.