|Birth: ||Feb. 28, 1850|
|Death: ||Jun. 30, 1912|
New Jersey, USA
From Princeton Theological Seminary
Necrological reports and annual proceedings of the Alumni Association: 1875-192 (Vol. 4) page 19 of 47.
HENRY COLEMAN BASKERVILLE, Ph.D.,
Son of William and Susannah Riddick(Jiggitts)Baskerville,
was born Feb. 28, 1850, in Buena Vista, Va. He made a public confession of his faith in the Old Nut-bush Presbyterian Church in Granville County, N. C, at the age of sixteen. His preparatory studies were pursued in Mr. Gee's Academy in Mecklenburg County, Va. He was a student in Davidson College, N. C, from 1863-65; in the University of Virginia, 1865-66; and graduated from the University of Georgia in 1867. He then was a teacher of Greek and Mathematics in Sparta, Ga., and later near Baltimore, Md. He was a student in Union Seminary, Virginia, from January 1868 until April 1870. He was licensed by the Presbytery of Roanoke, May 1,1869, and ordained by the Presbytery of Chesapeake, Dec. 5,1872. He supplied the Presbyterian church of Rappahannock, Va., for a time in 1872, and was pastor of the church at
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Laurel, Md., 1873-75. He then studied law and was admitted
to the bar in Baltimore in 1876. He was stated supply of the Presbyterian church of Crookston, Minn., in 1883 ; of the church at North Platte, Neb., 1883-85; of the Central City church, Neb., 1886-87, and pastor of the church at Broken Bow, Neb., 1888-89.
He entered the Seminary at Princeton in this latter year, remaining one year and graduating in 1890. He was then pastor of the Sinking Creek and Spring Mills churches, Pa., from 1891 to June 1893 ; from 1895 to 1896 he engaged in evangelistic work at Goode's Ferry, Va. He spent the next year in Princeton, N. J., engaged in teaching. He supplied the church at Alzada, Mont., 1898-99, and became pastor-elect of the Nashville and Camp Crook churches, S. Dak.,in 1898, and was pastor of the same from 1899 to 1900.
He was stated supply of the Carmel and Spearfish Valley churches, S. Dak., in 1901, and their pastor from 1902 to 1904. After this he was pastor of the church at Edgemont, S. Dak., 1905-06; of the church at New London, Minn., 1906-07; of the Harrison and Spicer churches, Minn., in 1908, and of the Royalton and Holdingford churches, Minn., from February 1909 to October 1910. In 1911 he returned to Princeton as a graduate student, remaining until his death, which occurred June 30, 1912, in the Mercer Hospital, at Trenton, N. J., of intestinal cancer, in the 63rd year of his age. He was buried in the Princeton cemetery. He received the degree of B.D. from Princeton Seminary in 1897, and the degree of Ph.D. from YVooster University in 1903.
He was twice married: (1) July, 1871, in Cumberland
County, Va., to Julia Blanton. who died April 29, 1879;(2) May 12, 1880, in Plattsburgh, N. Y., to Emma Reed, who, with one daughter by his first marriage and four sons by his second, survives him.
William Baskerville (1816 - 1893)
Susanna Riddick Jiggitts Baskerville (1823 - 1857)
Emma R. Baskerville (1860 - 1942)
Julia Thornton Blanton Baskerville (1850 - 1879)*
Henry C Baskerville (1878 - 1879)*
Howard Conklin Baskerville (1885 - 1909)*
Charles Edward Baskerville (1887 - 1929)*
Arthur Paige Baskerville (1899 - 1948)*
Elizabeth Baskerville Lewis (1841 - 1880)*
Charles A. Baskervill (1845 - 1894)*
William Baskervill (1846 - 1848)*
Henry Embry Coleman Baskerville (1850 - 1912)
John Gordon Baskerville (1852 - 1938)*
James Riddick Baskerville (1853 - 1875)*
George Summer Baskervill (1855 - 1935)*
Lilian Baskerville Graham (1862 - 1943)**
New Jersey, USA
Created by: MLeckie
Record added: Jan 22, 2013
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