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Rev Elijah Shelton Dulin
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Birth: Jan. 18, 1821
Fairfax County
Virginia, USA
Death: Jan. 9, 1891
Jackson County
Missouri, USA

Baptist Clergyman and Educator

On his father's side he was descended from the Huguenot family of Dulon and on his mother's from the English Quaker family Shelton.
On his graduation from Richmond College in 1845, he was elected principal of St Brides Academy, VA. He spent a year in the study of Theology at the University of Virginia, was ordained to the Baptist ministry in August, 1848, and in 1849 became pastor of the Baptist Church in Lexington MO.

He was a member of the convention which in 1850 located the William Jewell College at Liberty, Clay County Mo. and was made its first president. In 1856 was recalled to the charge at Lexington in 1856 and also accepted the presidency of the female college there.

In 1870 he founded the female college at Columbia, MO. and in 1876 removed to St. Joseph, MO., where he established another female college in 1878.

He was married to Sarah Raleigh Gilkey on 28 Aug. 1849.

Received the degree of D.D. from William Jewell College in 1870.

(American Biographical Library, The Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans, Volume 3)

Children;
Edward, born 1852 MO.
Nannie Studebaker, born 1859 MO.
Charles Luther, born 1869 MO.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Ellzey Dulin (1790 - 1830)
  Catharine Matilda Shelton Dulin (1795 - 1858)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Raleigh Gilkey Dulin (1827 - 1915)
 
 Children:
  William Abner Dulin (1855 - 1858)*
  Fannie Belle Dulin Studebaker (1858 - 1901)*
  Mary Lizzie Dulin (1861 - 1864)*
  Charles Luther Dulin (1868 - 1914)*
 
 Siblings:
  Armistead Grayson Dulin (1815 - 1843)*
  Charles William Dulin (1816 - 1896)*
  Frances Ann Dulin Barnhouse (1819 - 1868)*
  Elijah Shelton Dulin (1821 - 1891)
  Catherine Jane Dulin (1822 - 1839)*
  Child Dulin (1825 - 1825)*
  Joshua Vinson Dulin (1831 - 1892)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Machpelah Cemetery
Lexington
Lafayette County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: k75evad
Record added: Sep 16, 2012
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Rev Elijah Shelton Dulin
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Rev Elijah Shelton Dulin
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