(17721844). Evangelist; b. near Port Tobacco, Maryland; licensed Presb. 1796; ordained 1798; withdrew from Syn. of Kentucky 1803 and helped form Springfield Presbytery, which dissolved 1804, its mems. declaring that they would know no creed but the Bible and no designation but Christian. Active in Ohio, Kentucky, and Tennessee. Ed. The Christian Messenger; other works include An Address to the Christian Churches in Kentucky, Tennessee, and Ohio, on Several Important Doctrines of Religion. See also Churches of Christ; Disciples of Christ, 2 c; United Church of Christ, The, I B.
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