Waldschmidt, John a German Reformed minister, was born in Nassau, Germany, in 1724, and came to America in 1752. He was pastor of the churches at Cocalico, Weiseichenland, Mode Creek, and Zeltenreich, Pa., from 1752 to 1786. He also supplied Tulpehocken (1756-58) and Heidelberg (1767-70). He died in 1786. See Corwin, Manual of the Ref. Church in America, s.v.