Crigler, John Jefferson
Crigler, John Jefferson a Lutheran minister, was born in Madison County, Virginia, March 1, 1811, and spent his childhood in Boone County, Kentucky. At forty-five years of age he began the study of theology under Reverend D. Harbaugh and professor J.Y. Harris; was licensed to preach May 19, 1856, by the synod of Kentucky, and served as pastor in Dearborn County, Indiana; in 1858 removed to Sullivan County, Missouri, and labored there ten years in missionary work; was pastor, in 1874, of Johnston's Grove Church, in Story County, Iowa, besides acting as missionary to neighboring congregations. He died at Knoxville, Marion County, March 11, 1877. See Lutheran Observer, March 30, 1877.