Schmucker, John George, Dd
Schmucker, John George, D.D.
a Lutheran minister, was born in Michaelstadt, in the Duchy of Darmstadt, Germany, August 18, 1771. He came to America in 1785, finished his course of study in Philadelphia in 1792, and was admitted as a member of the Synod of Pennsylvania, then at Reading. His first charge consisted of several congregations in York County. In 1809 he became pastor, of the congregation at York, where he labored twenty-six years. He died October 7, 1854. See Sprague, Annals of the Amer. Pulpit, IX, 1:95; Evangelical Review, 6:412.