William Lipscomb

William Lipscomb

Birth
Franklin County, Tennessee, USA
Death 7 Feb 1908 (aged 78)
Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
Plot Section 14, Lot 19
Memorial ID 14711461 · View Source
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William Lipscomb graduated from Franklin College on July 4, 1848, and began teaching there as professor of languages in the fall of that same year. It was his life-long work. He started the "Gospel Advocate" publication with Tolbot Fanning in 1855 and continued with it until the Civil War caused it to be discontinued. Older brother to David Lipscomb by seventeen months, he was a scholar, writer, preacher, and worked diligently in the preaching of the gospel. He is buried next to his younger brother, David.


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  • Created by: Ron Crabtree
  • Added: 23 Jun 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 14711461
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Lipscomb (20 Jul 1829–7 Feb 1908), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14711461, citing Mount Olivet Cemetery, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Ron Crabtree (contributor 46848039) .