Dahlman, John Jacob William
Dahlman, John Jacob William a German Reformed minister, was born at Elberfeld, Rhenish Prussia, June 29, 1801. He became a member of the German Reformed Church in Elberfeld in 1845; came to New York in 1848, and in 1851 was licensed to preach. He was pastor at Lancaster, Erie County, N.Y., in 1852, and in 1853 at Arnheim, Brown County, Ohio. In 1858 he removed East, and was for a time pastor of a German Presbyterian congregation at Jamaica, L.I. He served the Reformed Church at Melrose, N.Y., from 1861 to 1863, when he took charge of the congregation in Glassborough, N.J., for six years, and then removed to Bridesburg, Pennsylvania, where he labored several years. His health failing, he divided his remaining days between Collegeville, Montgomery County, and Philadelphia, where he died, August 1, 1874. See Harbaugh, Fathers of the Germ. Ref. Church, 5:112.