(October 2, 1817-September 12, 1901)Born Heinrich P. Jung in Germany in 1817, the Rev. Henry P. Young began a Methodist ministry in Galveston in 1846. That year he founded the first Society of German Methodists in Texas. From 1849 to 1855 he rode a mission circuit of German colonies in Central Texas. He returned to Galveston by 1856. In 1857 he joined the Presbyterian faith and organized the German Presbyterian Church and School where he served as minister and teacher until his death in 1901.
|Placed By||Texas Historical Commission|
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|Date Added||Thursday, December 20th, 2018 at 1:03pm PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15R E 322649 N 3239566|
|Decimal Degrees||29.27256667, -94.82550000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 29° 16.354', W 94° 49.53'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||29° 16' 21.24" N, 94° 49' 31.8" W|
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|Area Code(s)||409, 713|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 2909 Tern Dr, Galveston TX 77551, US|
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