Blum, Karl Wilhelm Theodor
The Rev. Karl Wilhelm Theodor Blum, son of Peter Blum & Anna Rosenblatt, was born 4 May 1841 in Garssen (Kurland).
He studied theology at the University of Dorpat (Estonia) and was ordained on 31 December 1867. He served congregations in Morgentau (1868-1871), Ludwigstal (1872-1874), and Fresental (1879-1881), and Katherinodar (1881-1905). From 1901 to 1905, he served as the Provost of the Weisenseite congregations.
He was married on 13 January 1868 in Schwaneburg (Germany) to Maria Louisa Schilling. She had been born 28 May 1838 in Schwabenburg and died 14 February 1922 in Goldingen. They were the parents of Pastor Johannes Nikolaus Blum.
Pastor Blum died on 10 February 1906 in Dorpat (Estonia).
- Blum Karl Wilhelm Theodor (wolgadeutsche.ru) [Online]
- Schnurr, Joseph. Die Kirchen und das religiöse Leben der Russlanddeutschen – Evangelischer Teil (Stuttgart: AER Verlag Landsmannschaft der Deutschen aus Rußland, 1978): 126, 197.