Caspar, Adolphus B
Caspar, Adolphus B.
a minister of the Reformed Church, was born at Halberstadt, Germany, Nov. 2, 1810. His father, the Rev. Frederick W. H. Caspar, was court preacher to William III, king of Prussia. The son was educated in his native country. In 1836 he emigrated to America, and entered the ministry in 1837. His first charge was Dillsburg, York Co., Pa. In 1840 he became pastor of several congregations in and around New Berlin, Union Co., Pa., where he died, June 5, 1882. For some years he was not able to preach, but made himself useful by practicing medicine. He was a man of fine talents, high culture, and excellent social qualities, and was greatly respected in the community in which he lived. See Ref. Ch. Miss. July 5,1882. (D.Y.H.)