Justus Falckner

September 22 – Justus Falckner (November 22, 1672 – September 21, 1723) –

An early American Lutheran minister and the first Lutheran pastor to be ordained within the region that became the United States. Falckner’s published works include Grondlycke Onderricht which first appeared in the Dutch language during 1708. This was the first Lutheran catechism to be published in North America.