Cammerhoff, John Christopher Frederick. (Hillersleben, Magdeburg, Germany, July 28, 1721--April 28, 1751, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania). Moravian. Graduate of Protestant School of Kloster Bergen; University of Jean; Theological Seminary, Marienborn, Wetteravia (1745); secretary to County Zinzendorf, 1745-1746; consecrated Bishop, 1746; came to America along with bride, Anna, nee von Pahlen, in 1746, as assistant to Bishop August Spangenburg; missionary to Indians, 1746-1751; adopted by Turtle Tribe of Oneida; attended Grand Council of Iroquois Confederacy, New York State, 1750. Wrote hymns which first appeared in Moravian hymnals of the time.
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