Luckenbach, Abraham

Luckenbach, Abraham a Maoravian missionary among the Delaware tribe of the North American Indians, was born in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, May 5, 1777; entered Nazareth Hall, a boy's boarding-school at Nazareth, Pennsylvania; taught there in 1797, and in 1800 became a missionary, "and labored as such with great faithfulness at various stations for forty-three years, when he retired to Bethlehem, where he died, March 8, 1854." Luckenbach edited the second edition of Zeisberger's Delaware Hymn-book, and published in the Delaware language Select O.-T. Scripture Narratives. See De Schweinitz, Life and Times of David Zeisberger, page 659.

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