John Ball (Clergyman)

John Ball (Clergyman)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. John Ball was an African American Methodist preacher in Shelburne, Nova Scotia. John Ball is recorded in the Book of Negroes as one of the 3000 African Americans who escaped to the British lines during the American Revolution. John Ball is most likely the preacher John Marrant encountered in Nova Scotia. John Ball went around preaching to African American expatriates in order to convert them to Methodism. Ball himself was converted to Methodism by another black preacher Moses 'Daddy' Wilkinson who was from South Carolina. Alongside other African American preachers Boston King, David George, Moses Wilkinson, and Cato Perkins, John Ball immigrated to Sierra Leone and became an settler in Sierra Leone. One thousand, two hundred American blacks immigrated to Sierra Leone and established Settler Town, Sierra Leone.show more

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  • Paperback | 136 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 209g
  • Frac Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136713985
  • 9786136713984