Nitschmann, David, b. Dec. 27, 1696, at Zauchtenthal, Moravia. 1732 with L. Dober missionary in St. Thomas. First bishop of the renewed Brethren's Church. Consecrated March 13, 1735, by D. E. Jablonsky, at Berlin, d. Oct. 1772, at Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)
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