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Gotthilf Heinrich Ernst Muhlenberg
Birth: Nov. 17, 1753
Trappe
Montgomery County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: May 23, 1815

Scientist. The son of Heinrich Melchior Muhlenberg, who is considered the patriarch of the American Lutheran Church, he himself was an ordained Lutheran minister, and served as the pastor of the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Lancaster, Pennsylvania for thirty-five years. He became an expert in American botany after his retirement from the clergy, and published a number of seminal botanical works, his best known and influential being "Catalogus Plantarum Americae Septentrionalis" in 1813, and "Descriptio Uberior Graminum et Plantarum Calamariarum Americae Septentrionalis Indiginarum et Cicurum" in 1817. 
 
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 Parents:
  Henry Melchior Muhlenberg (1711 - 1787)
  Anna Maria Weiser Muhlenberg (1727 - 1802)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Catharine Hall Muhlenberg (1756 - 1811)*
 
 Children:
  Anna E. Muhlenberg Schmidt (____ - 1779)*
  Frederick Augustus Muhlenberg (1795 - 1867)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Peter Gabriel Muhlenberg (1746 - 1807)*
  Frederick Augustus Conrad Muhlenberg (1750 - 1801)*
  Margaretta Henrietta Muhlenberg Kunze (1751 - 1831)*
  Gotthilf Heinrich Ernst Muhlenberg (1753 - 1815)
  Maria Salome Muhlenberg Richards (1766 - 1827)*
 
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Burial:
Woodward Hill Cemetery
Lancaster
Lancaster County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
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Record added: May 07, 2000
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