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Biographical Review Volume XXIV Containing Life Sketches of Leading Citizens of Pittsburgh and the Vicinity Pa Boston: Biographical Review Publishing Company 1897
Pg. 83 REV. CLEMENT L. ALSPACH, the pastor of Trinity Reformed Church at Wilkinsburg, was born in Van Wert, Ohio, March 31, 1867, son of CHARLES ALSPACH.The emigrant ancestor on his father's side came from Germany to America in old Colonial times.The grandfather, SEBASTIAN ALSPACH, who was a farmer in the pioneer days of his native State, had a large family of children, among whom he lived to a ripe old age.
CHARLES ALSPACH, who has been a lifelong resident of Ohio, and is now living in retirement at Thornville, spent his active years in agricultural pursuits for much of the time in Perry County.In early life he married ANNA MOORE, who was born in Virginia, where her father, JOHN MOORE, settled on coming from Scotland, his native land, to this country.MR. MOORE was a farmer by occupation, and he served as a soldier in the late war.He died in 1886, at the age of threescore and ten years.To CHARLES ALSPACH and his wife five children were born, three of whom are now living; namely, JOHN M., MILLIE, and the REV. CLEMENT L.The parents are consistent members of the Reformed church.
The REV. CLEMENT L. ALSPACH acquired his education in his native State.After attending the public schools of Thornville, he took an eight years' course in Heidelberg University at Tiffin, graduating from the literary department in 1890 and from the theological department in 1893.Soon after his graduation he began his professional duties at Ada, Ohio for two or more years.In the latter part of the year 1895 MR. ALSPACH accepted his present pastorate in Wilkinsburg.Under him the membership of the church has been (pg. 84) increased by 122 new members, making at the present time a total of 275 communicants.An erection of a handsome church edifice cost 22,000 dollars, which was dedicated on March 14, 1897.Through the efforts of MR. ALSPACH the gift of a handsome pipe organ, worth 3,000 dollars, was secured for the church from Mr. Andrew Carnegie.On October 17, 1893, MR. ALSPACH was united in marriage with MISS ANNA F., daughter of WILLIAM and SARAH (ROOK) SEEMUTH.ANNA MARGARET ALSPACH is their only child.MR. ALSPACH, in the summer of 1896, built a beautiful home for himself and family at 708 Swissvale Avenue.