History of the Presbyterian and Congregational Churches and Ministers in Wisconsin; Including an Account of the Organization of the Convention, and the Plan of the Union
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1851 edition. Excerpt: ... in October 1845, where he continued to labor until the time of his melancholy death, which occurred April 26, 1847, He was a young man of undoubted piety and good talents. His prospects of a life of usefulness were cheering, and his friends fondly anticipated great good from his labors in this western field. But the ways of Providence are often mysterious. He died by his own hands, under a gloomy mental derangement, at the age of 27, having been in the ministry less than two years. Rev. Eber Child. Died at Fulton, Rock Co., December 15, 1847, aged 48 years. He was a native of Vermont. Was educated at Dartmouth College and Andover Theological Seminary. Vas settled a few years at Deering, N. H., and at Calais, Me. In 1839 he came to western New York and labored several years, principally at Byron and Newstead. Came to Wisconsin in October 1846. Preached at Mt. Zion several months, and had removed his family into the town of Fulton, (east side of Rock River, ) where he expected to organize a church and preach alternately, there and at Mt. Zion. He died after a very short sickness, leaving evidence from a life of consistant piety and usefulness, of his being an accepted servant of Christ. Rev. A. D. Harris. Came to Wisconsin in October 1849 in feeble health, and was not able to preach after his arrival. He reached VVaupun where he remained at the house of Rev. E. G. Bradford, gradually declining until the 9th of June 1850, when he closed his earthly career. His age was 29. He was a native of New Hampshire. Was educated at Bangor, Me. Preached one year at Standish in that State.Came to Visconsin under a commission from the A. H. M. S. and was permitted to enter the field he had selected, not however to labor, but to die. Rev. Wm. Marcliant...
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