William M'Kendree papers, 1790-1855.
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William M'Kendree, the first American-born Methodist bishop, was born 6 July 1757, in King William County, Virginia, and died 5 March 1835, in Sumner County, Tennessee. He converted to Methodism (ca. 1776), became a deacon (1790) and elder (1791) of the Methodist Episcopal Church, and served in various circuits in Virginia, except for his service in South Carolina (1793) and in the Baltimore circuit (1798). He became a leader in the trans-Allegheny revival movement when he served as superintende...
The Methodist Episcopal Church was organized in the U.S. in 1784. The first general conference was held in 1792 and the constitution was adopted in 1900. In 1939 the Methodist Episcopal Church and the Methodist Protestant Church united to form the Methodist Church (U.S.). From the description of Methodist Episcopal Church records, 1791-1945. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122455885 From the guide to the Methodist Episcopal Church records, 1791-1945, (The New ...
Joshua Soule, Methodist bishop and editor, was born 1 August 1781, in Bristol, Maine, and died 6 March 1867, in Nashville, Tennessee. He was ordained as an elder in the Methodist Episcopal Church (1802); married Sarah Allen (1803); was an itinerant preacher in New England (1803-1816); was first editor of the METHODIST MAGAZINE (1818); was a pastor in the New York and Baltimore Conferences (1820-1824); made a bishop in the western and southern Conferences and lived in Lebanon, Ohio (1824-1844); a...
Public official, editor, and publisher. From the description of Letter of Thomas Loraine McKenney, 1825. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454524 Thomas Loraine McKenney was Superintendent of the Indian Bureau. From the description of Sketches of a tour to the lakes, 1826. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122632847 Thomas Loraine McKenney, founder of the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs, was the author, with James Ha...