Skip to Content

Rev A. B. Koplin

Rev A. B. Koplin

Rev. A. B. Koplin, D.D., was born in Summit County, Ohio, on July 7, 1835 and died in Hellertown, Pa., March 5, 1917. He studied in Summit Academy and Heidelberg Academy, the latter at Tiffin, Ohio, and from which he was graduated in 1855. He then studied theology and was ordained May 20, 1856. He served charges at Stoyestown, Elk Lick, Pa., Defiance, Ohio, a second pastorate at Elk Lick, Catasauqua, and Hellertown, Pa. This latter charge he served nearly forty years. Franklin and Marshall College conferred upon him the degree of M. A., and Heidelberg University made him a D.D. in 1885. Dr. Koplin was in a full sense "the father" of Phoebe Deaconess and Old Folks' Home, Allentown. He was the first president of the Board of Trustees and served in that office until his death. He is survived by his widow, one son and four daughters. 

Obituaries including Portraits and Biographical Sketches, Almanac and Year Book for the Reformed Church in the United States, 1918, page 49

Click on the City or Town name right under the name of the photograph, to view more photographs from that city or town.  If there's a county listed, you can view more photographs from that county.  If you see a surname listed under the title of the photograph, you can click on that surname or surnames to view more photos that are associated with that surname.  Same thing works with any of the other "tags" listed right under the title of the photograph. You may be able to make the photo larger, if the original photograph was larger than the photo shown here. Click on the word "original" above and a window will open with a the photo in a larger size.  Want to add some information or comment on this photo?  Click on "Add new comment" above.