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American Ministers (post-Colonial)

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  • Robert Albert Foster, Sr. (1769 - 1818)
    Robert Foster was the first County Clerk. The first county clerk was held at Captain John Harpool's, four miles north of Lebanon. He had been away in college and had prepared for the ministry. "He came...
  • Rev Calvin Ernest Wilson (1872 - 1912)
    Rev Calvin Earnest Wilson BIRTH 23 May 1872 Doddridge County, West Virginia, USA DEATH 17 Mar 1912 (aged 39) Doddridge County, West Virginia, USA BURIAL South Fork Cemetery Oxford, Doddridge County, W...
  • Robert Johnstone Miller (1758 - 1834)
    Robert Johnstone Miller, clergyman, was born in Baldovie, Scotland (near Dundee), the son of George and Margaret Bathier Miller. The family adhered to the "Jacobite" Episcopal church of Scotland, and...
  • Rev George Gideon Westfall (1864 - 1942)
    George was born to Jasper Westfall and Jane Reese. He wed Emma Hamrick at her residence in Blue Springs, West Virginia, on August 16, 1894. Children: 1) Georgia G on 14 Jul 1895 2) Mary Maurine o...
  • Private (1936 - 2004)

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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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