1676 – 1763
Who was Caspar Abel?
Abel was born in Hindenburg in der Altmark, the son of a preacher, and gained his theological education in Braunschweig and Helmstedt. In 1696 he became rector in Osterburg, in 1698 at the Johannisschule in Halberstadt. In 1718 he became preacher in Westdorf near Aschersleben where he died in 1763.