Geistweit George

Geistweit George, a. minister of the German Reformed Church, was born in the year 1761; licensed and ordained in 1794; became pastor of churches in Northumberland Co., Pennsylvania. His large field of labor lay on both sides of the Susquehanna, and along both its branches. He became pastor in York, Pennsylvania, May, 1804. By failing health he was compelled to resign and quit the active duties of the ministry in 1820. He died November 11, 1831. He was a very useful man; in his old age highly venerable, and always greatly beloved for his childlike piety, well-tempered zeal, sand amiable spirit. He preached only in the German language. (H.H.)

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