1805–1898
George Mueller

Introduction

Born: Sep­tem­ber 27, 1805, Krop­pen­stadt, Prus­sia.

Died: March 10, 1898, Bris­tol, Eng­land.

Buried: Ar­nos Vale Ce­me­tery, Bris­tol, Eng­land.

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Biography

George was the son of Jo­hann Fried­rich Müller and So­phie Elea­nor Haase. He mar­ried twice, to Ma­ry Groves (1830, Ex­e­ter) and Su­san­nah Grace San­ger (1871).

After a pro­di­gal youth, her came to Christ around age 20, and stu­died the­o­lo­gy at the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Halle.

One of his first pas­tor­ates was in Teign­mouth, De­von­shire. In 1832, he moved to Bris­tol, where he found­ed the Script­ur­al Know­ledge In­sti­tu­tion two years lat­er, and be­came well known for run­ning orp­han­ag­es.

In the last two de­cades of his life, he made ev­an­gel­is­tic trips to Am­er­i­ca, In­dia, Ja­pan, and Aus­tral­ia.

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