Rev. Phillip A. Strobel, c. 1876. Courtesy of Sean Goodman, Ancestry.com. Original photo belongs to Joseph D. Cawley.
Rev. Phillip A. Strobel and Eliza Ells Strobel, c. 1876. Courtesy of Sean Goodman, Ancestry.com. Original photo belongs to Joseph D. Cawley.
Principal and Professor: 1874-1875
Birth: 16 Sep 1812; Charleston, S.C.
Death: 26 Nov 1882, Dansville, Livingston, New York
Captain John Strobel
Mary Grace Beard Strobel.
Carolina Magdalene Wilson Strobel (1815-1844); Marriage: 1 Jan 1835.
Sarah Israeline Flerl (1813-1850)
Eliza M. Ells (1826-1895)
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.
Source: Synod, Lutheran Church in America North Carolina. “Life Sketches of Lutheran Ministers : North Carolina and Tennessee Synods, 1773-1965,” 1966. http://divinityarchive.com/
Mount Pleasant Female Seminary
We invite the attention of our readers to the advertisement of the Mount Pleasant Female Seminary which appears in our columns today. Rev. P. A. Strobel, the Principal of this Seminary, is well and favorably known throughout our State as the recent Agent of the American Bible Society for North Carolina, in which position he displayed great efficiency and won the commendation of the friends of the Bible cause throughout the State. Mr. Strobel has had large experience as a teacher and we doubt not will make this Seminary in every way worthy the confidence ans patronage of the public. The rates of tuition and board are so very moderate as to place it in the power of people even of limited means to give their daughters a good education. We commend this Seminary to the favorable consideration of our readers.
The Charlotte Observer (Charlotte, NC), November 30, 1882, p.4.
Rev. Philip A Strobel, a well-known Lutheran minister, and formerly pastor of the Lutheran church in Westminster, Md., died Sunday at Dansville, Livingston county, New York, where he had been located for six or seven years.