Chitara, Ludwig a minister of the Reformed (Dutch), or German Reformed, Church, was once an Augustinian monk. He came to America in 1785; studied theology under William Hendel and Caspar Diederus Weyberg, and was licensed about 1787. He served as as stor at Knowlton and Hardwick, N.J., from 1787 to 1792, and died at the latter place. See Corwin, Manual of the Ref. Church in America, 3d ed. page 210; Harbaugh, Fathers of the Germ. Ref. Church, 2:404.