POWELL, HOWELL (1819 - 1875), Calvinistic Methodist minister in the U.S.A., and author

Name: Howell Powell
Date of birth: 1819
Date of death: 1875
Gender: Male
Occupation: Calvinistic Methodist minister in the U.S.A., and author
Area of activity: Literature and Writing; Religion
Author: Robert (Bob) Owen

Born 26 October 1819 at Tŷ-newydd, Ystradgynlais, Brecknock. He worked at the Ynyscedwyn Iron Works and afterwards (from 1832) at Tredegar. In 1842 he emigrated to the U.S.A., settling at Abersiwgr, Pennsylvania. Ordained in 1846, he took charge, in 1851, of a Calvinistic Methodist church at Cincinnati, removing in 1869 to take charge of a Calvinistic Methodist church in New York. With Eos Glan Twrch (John Edwards) as co-editor, he published, 1871, Llyfr Hymnau y Methodistiaid Calfinaidd; he also published, 1873, Cofiant … William Rowlands, D.D., Utica, Efrog Newydd. He died 23 March 1875. A biography of him, by Thomas Levi, was published in New York.


Published date: 1959

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