Wahlberg, Karl Erich

Profession: 
Clergy
Biography: 

The Rev. Karl Erich Wahlberg, son of Pastor Karl Friedrich Wahlberg & Anna Dorothea Elisabeth Buck, was born on 17 June 1825 in Katharinenstadt.

He studied theology at the Alexander University (now the University of Helsinki) in Finland.

He was ordained on 18 June 1861 and served the congregations in Katharinenstadt (1861-1862) and Gnadenflur (1872-1888).

He resigned in 1888 due to ill health and died later that year on 21 August 1888.  He is buried in Gnadenflur.

Source(s): 

- Schnurr, Joseph. Die Kirchen und das religiöse Leben der Russlanddeutschen – Evangelischer Teil (Stuttgart: AER Verlag Landsmannschaft der Deutschen aus Rußland, 1978): 178.

Volga Colonies: 

Pastor Karl Erich Wahlberg
Source: wolgadeutsche.net

Pastor Karl Erich Wahlberg
Source: wolgadeutsche.net