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Hofacker, Ludwig (1789–1828)

Proper Title

Ludwig Hofacker collection

Dates of Creation


Physical Description

1 folder of textual records

Biographical Sketch

Ludwig Hofacker was born on April 15, 1789, to Karl Fredirich Hofacker. He attended various schools and later seminaries after 1818, when he gave his life to Christ. In 1813, he attended school in Schöntal and in 1814, he attended school in Maulbronner. After his religious education he became a preacher. His sermons were popular and at times read by Mennonite ministers in church to help promote revival in the Molotschna colony. He preached for many years and after some health problems died in November of 1828.

Custodial History

This item was copied and donated to the Centre at an unknown time by and unknown person.

Scope and Content

This collection contains one item. It is a biography written about Hofacker in an unknown German publication. The material is in German Latin, typed script.


  • Volume 965.
  • Described by Conrad Stoesz December 3, 1999.
  • Accession nos.

File List

Volume 965

  1. “Ludwig Hofacker, der Harold Gottes (1798–1828),” an unknown publication. – [19-].
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