Boehringer, Emmanuel C

Boehringer, Emmanuel C., a German Reformed minister, was born in Buergach, Germany; May 29, 1823. He emigrated to the United States in 1858; studied privately, and was ordained by the Classis of Philadelphia in 1859, and sent as missionary to Norfolk, Va. He returned to Philadelphia in 1863, and established the "Orphans' Home of the Shepherd of Lambs." He died Oct. 25, 1864, only four weeks after burying his wife, leaving six children as inmates of the Home which he had founded. He was a good man, and died universally esteemed. See Harbaugh, Fathers of the Germ. Ref. Church, 4:433-438. (D. Y. H.)

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