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Morgan Edwards – Clergy

Morgan Edwards (May 9, 1722 – January 25, 1795) was a Welsh historian of religion, Baptist pastor, and notable for his teaching on the ‘rapture’ before its popularization…

Peter Muhlenberg – Clergy

John Peter Gabriel Muhlenberg (October 1, 1746{spaced ndash}October 1, 1807) was an American clergyman, Continental Army soldier during the American Revolutionary War, and political figure in the newly…

Moses Allen – Clergy

Moses Allen (September 14, 1748 – February 8, 1779) was a minister of Midway, Georgia during the American Revolution.He was born in Northampton, Massachusetts and educated at the…

William Emerson, Sr. – Clergy

Reverend William Emerson Sr. was a minister. He was the father of William Emerson Jr. and grandfather of Ralph Waldo Emerson.Emerson Sr. served as chaplain of the Massachusetts…

John Murray – Clergy

John Murray (1741–1815) is the founder of the Universalist denomination in the United States, a pioneer minister and an inspirational figure.==Early life==He was born in Alton, Hampshire (fifteen…

James Francis Armstrong – Clergy

James Francis Armstrong (April 3, 1750 – January 19, 1816) was a chaplain from New Jersey in the American Revolutionary War and a Presbyterian minister for 30 years…

Samuel Finley – Clergy

Finley was the second son from a family of at least 9 children of Michael Finley by Ann daughter of Samuel O’Neill. At least 2 of his brothers,…

Samuel Phillips Payson – Clergy

Reverend Samuel Phillips Payson (January 18, 1736 – January 11, 1801) was a Harvard graduate who ministered for the town of Chelsea, Massachusetts from 1757. The reverend, born…

Francis Asbury – Clergy

Francis Asbury (/æzbəri/, August 20, 1745 – March 31, 1816) was one of the first two bishops of the Methodist Episcopal Church in the United States. As a…

John Gano – Clergy

John Gano (Hopewell Township, Mercer County, New Jersey on July 22, 1727 – August 10, 1804) was a Baptist minister and Revolutionary War chaplain who allegedly baptized his…