Falckner, Justus, from his interest as the first Lutheran clergyman ordained in America, demands a somewhat fuller notice than would otherwise be given.
He was fourth son of Daniel Falckner, Lutheran pastor at Langenreinsdorf, Crimmitschau, Zwickau, Saxony, and was born there, Nov. 22, 1672. He entered the University of Halle, Jan. 20, 1693, as a student of theology under A. H. Francke; but on completing his course felt the responsibility of the ministerial office in the German Church of that time too great for him to undertake. Along with his elder brother Daniel, who had shortly before returned from America, we find Justus accepting at Rotterdam, April 23, 1700, a power of attorney for the sale of Penn's lands in Pennsylvania. In 1701 t… Go to person page >
Display Title: Op, I Kristne, ruster ederFirst Line: Op, I Kristne, ruster ederAuthor: Justus Falkner; BrorsonDate: 1919Subject: Tilføiede Salmer | ; Added Hymns | ; Tredje Søndag I Advent | Til Høimesse -Til Sekund Tekstrækkes Evangelium; Third Sunday in Advent | ; Tredje Søndag i Faste | Til Høimesse; Tredje Søndag I Faste | Til Aftengudstjeneste - Til Tredje Tekstrækkes Lektie; Third Sunday in Lent | ; Kamp og Seier | ; Struggle and Victory |