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EBERHART, Albert G., Rev. (1810-1881)

EBERHART

Posted By: Ken Wright (email)
Date: 12/18/2007 at 21:00:44

Historical Sketches of Iowa Baptists, 1886.

REV. ALBERT G. EBERHART died at Waterloo, May 22, 1881, in his 71st year. He was born in Greensboro, Pennsylvania, in 1810. He was a glass-blower by trade in early life, and was married in 1833 to Miss Eliza Evans.

He was licensed to preach by the Greensboro Church in 1843, and was ordained as an evangelist in 1844. He first entered Iowa in 1854 and settled at Muscatine. He was afterwards pastor at Waterloo, Cedar Falls and Cedar Rapids, His pastorates were usually short, but he always left behind him a healthful religious spirit.

He had four or five sons in the army of the Union, and he served for a time as chaplain of the 12th Iowa Infantry. “Life’s fitful fever over, he rests well.”


 

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