Conrad Laubhan

(1838-1923). The earliest Seventh-day Adventist worker in Russia. He was born in a settlement of German colonists at Tscherbakovka, on the Volga River, in Russia. In 1861 he married Katherine Sophia Meier, and in 1878 they emigrated to America, settling in Kansas, where, responding to the preaching of L. R. Conradi, they joined the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Soon afterward he became an evangelist and was listed in the 1886 Yearbook as a licentiate with an address at Lehigh, Kansas. In May 1886 he went to Russia and began preaching among the German colonies along the Volga River. He was ordained to the ministry in July 1887 at Basel, Switzerland. Later he worked in the Caucasus, the Don region, the Crimea, and in other areas of southern Russia. For 12 years he preached under most trying ...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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