Presbyterians of the Past

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James Inglis, 1777-1819

On the night of September 13, 1814, the British commenced bombarding Fort McHenry in Baltimore’s harbor. Francis Scott Key was viewing the cannon and rocket fire from the deck of a ship. The grand display of explosions...

Philip Milledoler, 1775-1852

Philip Milledoler was born in Rhinebeck, New York (about a hundred miles north of New York City), to John and Anna on September 22, 1775. John had emigrated from Berne, Switzerland and married Margaret Mitchell, March...

Drury Lacy, 1758-1815

Drury Lacy was born to William and Elizabeth (Rice) Lacy in Chesterfield County, Virginia, October 5, 1758. William was a farmer whose money management skills were not the best, but despite fiscal challenges, Drury was...

Moses Waddel, 1770-1840

On January 25, 1767, the ship from Ireland bearing William Waddel, his wife, and five daughters made port in Charleston, South Carolina. He later moved the family from the Low-Country to the hills of what is currently...