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 Jeremiah Porter

Jeremiah Porter

Birth
Hadley, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 25 Jul 1893 (aged 88)
Beloit, Rock County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 10739 · View Source
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Missionary of the American Home Missionary Society. Organizer and minister, first Presbyterian Church of Chicago. Chaplain, United States Army for seventeen years. First Chaplain, Fort Dearborn, Chicago. Co-Founder of Beloit College, Beloit, Wisconsin. Pastor of the Presbyterian Church, Peoria, Illinois. Pastor at Prairie Du Chien, WI and Green Bay, WI. He served as the chaplain of the 1st Illinois Light Artillery during the Civil War.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 11 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10739
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jeremiah Porter (27 Dec 1804–25 Jul 1893), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10739, citing Rosehill Cemetery and Mausoleum, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .