Augustus Hermann Francke

Augustus Hermann Francke

Birth
Stadtkreis Lübeck, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
Death 8 Jun 1727 (aged 64)
Halle (Saale), Stadtkreis Halle (Saale), Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Burial Halle (Saale), Stadtkreis Halle (Saale), Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Memorial ID 127540060 · View Source
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Augustus was a man of extraordinary accomplishments who dusted off faith and put it into practice.
His desire was a life changed,a church revived,a nation reformed,a world evangelized.
He loved both brother and neighbor and it was shown by the works he did and kind attention he gave all who approached him.
He was a Theologian,Educator,Author,
Philanthropist and founder of Francke's Foundation at Halle,Germany,a school,orphanage,and seminary.
The school grew in importance and was later known as the Franckssche Stiftungen.
He was the Pastor of St.Georgen Church
in Halle's Glaucha 1692-1715.
Pastor of St.Ulrich Church 1715-1727.
He was educated at the Gotha Gymnasium,Erfurt,Kiel Leipzig Universities.

Augustus's parents were Johann Francke a Lubeck Lawyer and Anna Gloxin daughter of David Gloxin a Lawyer,Mayor and Diplomat of Lubeck,Germany and wife Anna Schabbel.
Augustus's Grandparents were Hans Francke,Elesable Wessel.
Great Grandparents Hermann Francke,Catherine Leimback of Thuringia,Germany.

Augustus and Anna's children were Johan Marten(John Martin)who arrived in London June 1709 and in 1710 came to Craven County,North Carolina,America and married Civilla Miller.
Gotthilf Augustus married Johanna Henrike Rachals.
Johanna Sophia Anastasis married Johann Anastasius Freylinghausen.
This cemetery has been awarded as one of the most beautiful cemeteries in Germany.Google for pictures.
~Bio by Kay Herndon Foglesong 8th Great Grandaughter~


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  • Created by: Kay Herndon-Foglesong
  • Added: 6 Apr 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 127540060
  • Patricia MacMillan
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Augustus Hermann Francke (22 Mar 1663–8 Jun 1727), Find A Grave Memorial no. 127540060, citing Stadtgottesacker, Halle (Saale), Stadtkreis Halle (Saale), Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany ; Maintained by Kay Herndon-Foglesong (contributor 46871808) .