1840–1896

Introduction

Born: 1840, Lan­cas­ter, Ohio.

Died: October 9, 1896, Co­lum­bus, Ohio.

Buried: Spring Grove Ce­me­te­ry, Cin­cin­na­ti, Ohio.

Biography

John was the son of Chris­tian Spiel­man and Ma­ry Gie­sy, and hus­band of Ca­the­rine Schiff (mar­ried 1868).

He was a pro­fes­sor at Ca­pi­tal Un­i­ver­si­ty, Co­lum­bus, Ohio (1864–72), and a pub­lic school li­brar­i­an in Co­lum­bus.

He ed­it­ed the Sun­day-School Hym­nal, Psal­ter­lust, and Can­ti­ca Sac­ra.

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