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George Jungmann

John George Jungmann, 1720-1808, an efficient missionary among the Indians. He was born at Storkenheim, Palatinate, came to Pennsylvania in 1731 ; joined the Moravian Church and married the widow of the missionary Gottl. Buettner. After serving in the Indian Mission at Pachgatgoch, Conn., he became David Zeisbergers assistant on the Beaver Creek and in Ohio, and faithfully shared his labors and trials until 1784, when he retired to Bethlehem. He lived to the age of 88 years. A daughter married the missionary A. M. Brucker and died in St. Thomas, W. I.
Hockenheim, Palatinate
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