Schaeffer, Prederick Christian, Dd
Schaeffer, Prederick Christian, D.D.
a Lutheran minister, was born at Germantown, Pennsylvania, November 12, 1792. He pursued his classical and also his theological studies under his father, was licensed in 1812, and soon after accepted a call from the Harrisburg congregation. He preached two years in New York city. In 1830 he was appointed professor of the German language and literature at Columbia College, but died March 29, 1832. See Sprague, Annals of the Amer. Pulpit, IX, 1:145; Evangelical Review, 8:200.