Presbyterians of the Past

Archive - May 2015

Shushan Wright, died 1890

A problem faced when writing about Presbyterian personalities of the past is locating information about women in the church. For example, Alfred Nevin’s, Encyclopedia of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of...

William A. Scott, 1813-1885

William Anderson Scott was born to parents of Scotch-Irish descent, Eli and Martha Anderson Scott, January 30, 1813, at Rock Creek in Bedford County, Tennessee. The Scotts found frontier Tennessee a challenging place to...