Roberts, Benjamin Titus, 1823-1893Variant names
Clergyman and founder of the Free Methodist Church of North America.
From the description of Benjamin Titus Roberts family papers, 1832-1954 (bulk 1870-1900). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982622
Benjamin Titus Roberts
1823, July 25:
Born, Gowanda, N.Y.
1842- 1844: Apprenticed at law
Graduated, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Conn. Admitted to the Genesee Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church
Married Ellen Lois Stowe
Ordained a deacon
Ordained an elder
Expelled from the Genesee Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church
Organized Free Methodist Church, Pekin, N.Y. (now Free Methodist Church of North America) Began publication of The Earnest Christian
1860- 1893: First General Superintendent, Free Methodist Church
Founded the A. M. Chesbrough Seminary (now Roberts Wesleyan College), North Chili, N.Y.
1866- 1890: Editor, Free Methodist
1893, Feb. 27:
Died, Cattaraugus, N.Y.
Family Members Represented in the Benjamin Titus Roberts Family Papers
From the guide to the Benjamin Titus Roberts Family Papers, 1832-1954, (bulk 1870-1900), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)
|referencedIn||Kysor, Kenneth. Free Methodist Church histories, [ca.1976].||Cornell University Library|
|creatorOf||Benjamin Titus Roberts Family Papers, 1832-1954, (bulk 1870-1900)||Library of Congress. Manuscript Division|
|creatorOf||Roberts, Benjamin Titus, 1823-1893. Benjamin Titus Roberts family papers, 1832-1954 (bulk 1870-1900).||Library of Congress|
|Place Name||Admin Code||Country|
|New York (State)--Rochester|
|New York (State)--North Chili|
|New York (State)|
|Practice of law--Pennsylvania--Bradford|
|Methodist theological seminaries|
|Methodist Church--New York (State)|
|Practice of law|
|Practice of law--New York (State)--Rochester|
|Methodist theological seminaries--New York (State)--North Chili|