Birth: September 16, 1812; Charleston, S.C.
Death: November 1882
Captain John Strobel
Mary Grace (Beard) Strobel.
Spouse: Carolina Wilson Strobel
Marriage: January 1, 1835.
Education: Under tutelage of Dr. John Bachman, pastor of St. John’s, Charleston, S.C.; Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary, 1836.
License/Ordination: Licensed 1836 by South Carolina Synod; transferred 1837 and ordained 1838 by North Carolina Synod.
Calls: Mt. Pleasant, Ehrhardt, S.C.; organized, built church, St. Enoch, Rowan County, 1835-41; Cold Water, Cabarrus County, 1837; New Bethel, Stanly County, 1838-41; organized St. Stephen, Cabarrus County, 1837-41; transferred 1841 to South Carolina Synod; served Ebenezer, Columbia, S.C., 1841; in Georgia: Ebenezer, Jerusalem 1844- 49; at Macon organized congregation, 1848; served churches in New York, New Jersey, and Maryland; again in North Carolina: Organ, Rowan County; St. Stephen, Cabarrus County; transferred 1876 from North Carolina Synod to Hartwick, New York Synod.
Other: Secretary, North Carolina Synod, 1840; in 1843 founded school for girls at Savannah, Ga.; Principal and Professor at Female Institute, Americus, Ga., 1849-55; Secretary, New York Synod, 1857, 1859; Principal and Professor, Mont Amoena Seminary, Mt. Pleasant, 1874-75; Board, North Carolina College; wrote History of The Salzburgers in Georgia, (1855).
Burial: Dansville, N.Y.