John Kilian

Sorbian pastor, leader of the colony of Serbin, Texas (1811-1884)

John Kilian also German: Johann Kilian, Upper Sorbian: Jan Kilian (March 22, 1811 – September 12, 1884), sometimes known as Jan Kilian, was a German-American Lutheran pastor. He was the leader of the colony known as the Wends of Texas.[1]

John Kilian
John Kilian portrait (retouched).jpg
Born(1811-03-22)March 22, 1811
DiedSeptember 12, 1884(1884-09-12) (aged 73)

ReferencesEdit

  1. Kilian, John (1811-1884) (Handbook of Texas. Texas State Historical Association) [1]