The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Oberlin, Jean Friedrich
A benevolent Protestant pastor, born at Strasburg; laboured all his life at Ban de la Roche, a wild mountain district of Alsace, and devoted himself with untiring zeal to the spiritual and material welfare of the people, which they rewarded with their pious gratitude and warmest affection.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Oberlin, Jean Friedrich'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/o/oberlin-jean-friedrich.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.