EDWARDS, EBENEZER (1824 - 1901), Baptist minister in Wales and the U.S.A.;

Name: Ebenezer Edwards
Date of birth: 1824
Date of death: 1901
Gender: Male
Occupation: Baptist minister
Place: U.S.A.
Area of activity: Religion
Author: Robert (Bob) Owen

Born at Llangollen. He went to the Baptist College, Haverfordwest, and to a similar institution in the U.S.A. after emigrating there as a relatively young man. He was ordained in 1851 as minister of a Baptist church at Pittstown, Pennsylvania; he was later at Cincinatti. He returned to Wales in 1858 and ministered to churches at Bryn-mawr and Llanelly, but again moved to the U.S.A. in 1868, and spent the greater part of his remaining years in Pennsylvania. Of his writings the most important is Welshmen as Factors in the Development of the Republic … Successful Prize Essay … International Eisteddfod … Chicago 1893 (Utica, N.Y., 1899). He died early in 1901.


Published date: 1959

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