Bio: Hoyme, German Rev. (1881)

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Surnames: Hoyme, Olsen

----Source: History of Northern Wisconsin (Eau Claire County, Wis.) 1881, page 324

REV. GERMAN HOYME, pastor Norwegian Evangelical Lutheran Church, Eau Claire, was born in Norway, Oct. 8, 1848; came to America, 1851, and located at Port Washington. Educated at Madison University; theological education, Augustberg Seminary, Minneapolis, Minn.; graduated 1873, and was ordained by the Norwegian-Danish Evangelical Lutheran Church of America. Had charge of the Lutheran Church at Duluth, Minn., for one year, and at Menomonie, Wis., for two years. Has had charge of Norwegian Lutheran Churches in East and West Eau Claire since 1876. Married at Duluth, Minn., Nov. 15, 1874, to Ida Olsen, who was born in Norway. They have four children Aagut, Alice, Sigred and Ranghild. In 1876, the churches had a membership of 373; have since been increased to 580. Seating capacity of both churches, 700.

 

 


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