Presbyterians of the Past

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William H. Green, 1825–1900

The son of George Smith and Sarah (Kennedy) Green named William was born January 27, 1825, at Groveville, Burlington County, New Jersey. He united with the First Presbyterian Church in Easton, Pennsylvania, at the age...

G. B. Strickler, 1840-1913

John M. Wells, in his book, Southern Presbyterian Worthies, describes the setting of scenic Strickler’s Springs— Near the center of Rockbridge County, Virginia, in the very heart of the Valley of Virginia, rises a...

John Witherspoon, 1723-1794

In a historical tour of Princeton, New Jersey, Nassau Hall on the university campus is on the must-see list.  It is a grand but simple building, surrounded by trees, and its lovely presence reminds visitors of the...

J. W. Alexander, 1804-1859

James Waddell Alexander was born to Archibald and Janetta Waddell Alexander in Louisa County, Virginia, on March 13, 1804. The infant had been named for Janetta’s father, James Waddell, D.D., who had ministered in the...