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American Ministers (post-Colonial)

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  • Bishop James Hervey Otey (1800 - 1863)
    James Hervey Otey (January 27, 1800 – April 23, 1863), Christian educator and the first Episcopal Bishop of Tennessee, established the first Anglican church in the state and its first parish c...
  • Thomas Franklin Davis, Jr. (1804 - 1871)
    Thomas Frederick Davis (February 8, 1804 – December 2, 1871) was the fifth Episcopal Bishop of South Carolina. Early life Davis was born in Wilmington, North Carolina, the son of Thomas F....
  • Rev. Robert E. Rhodes (1850 - 1940)
    Rev. Robert E. Rhodes is a native of the State and county in which he now resides, and was born April 28, 1850, being a son of Nicholas Rhodes, who was born and reared in East Tennessee. . . . Robert E...
  • Rev. William Reddy (1813 - 1894)
    Son of William Reddy and Sarah Comfort Cargill Urbane Burrows Reddy 1841 Children of William Reddy and Elizabeth Gildersleeve Comfort Sarah Eliza Reddy 1844 William Comfort Reddy 1845 L...
  • Albert Micajah Shipp, Sr. (1819 - 1887)
    Albert Micajah Shipp (1819-1887) was an American Methodist minister and university administrator. Early life Albert Micajah Shipp was born on June 15, 1819 in Stokes County, North Carolina. His f...

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Minister (Christianity)

In Christian churches, a minister is someone who is authorized by a church or religious organization to perform functions such as teaching of beliefs; leading services such as weddings, baptisms or funerals; or otherwise providing spiritual guidance to the community. The term is taken from Latin minister "servant, attendant", which itself was derived from minus "less".

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