Meyer, John H
Meyer, John H.
son of Dr. Herman Meyer (q.v.), another distinguished minister of the Reformed Church, was born at Pequinet, N.J., October 19, 1774; graduated at Columbia College in 1795; studied theology under Dr. Livingston, and was licensed to preach in 1798; settled as pastor of the Dutch churches at New Paltz and New Hurley, N.Y., from 1799 to 1803, and at Schenectady from 1803 to 1806. He was an accomplished scholar, and preached with great elegance and ease in the Dutch and English languages. He was remarkable for unction and popularity as a preacher.