Stuber, Henry (1738-1789)

Henry Stuber, M.D., was a prominent physician residing and practicing in the Borough of Lancaster. He was born in October, 1738. He was a member of the Lutheran Church of Lancaster, and his name appears on a subscription list, found amongst the Yeates papers, as subscribing £1 on October 2, 1762, towards the purchase of a bell for St. James' Episcopal Church.

He was one of the Charter Members of the Lodge, and was named in the original warrant as Junior Warden, in which position he was installed at the first meeting of the Lodge.

He served as Junior Warden until June, 1787. when he was elected Senior Warden, which office he filled (being twice reelected) up to the date of his death, which occurred, suddenly, on January 27, 1789.

He took a very active part in the meetings of the Lodge, and was regularly in his station.

The record of burials of Trinity Lutheran Church, Lancaster, contains the following entry:

January 27th, 1789
Auf Unser Kirchenhof
Heinrich Stuber
Der Plotzlich verstorben.
Alt 50 jahr, 3 mon.

He left two daughters and one son. and a number of his descendants, still residing in the northern portion of the county.

1. History of Lodge No. 43, F. & A. M. of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, page 330.

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