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 John Nelson Darby

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John Nelson Darby

  • Birth 18 Nov 1800
  • Death 29 Apr 1882
  • Burial Bournemouth, Bournemouth Unitary Authority, Dorset, England
  • Plot south-west section near the main path
  • Memorial ID 16343359

Religious Leader. Founder of the Darbyites, a breakaway sect from the Plymouth Brethren. The sect rejected all forms of distinction in denominational religion, and Darby wrote and traveled to promote his views. In 1838 he worked in Switzerland for two years opposing Methodism, but Jesuit intrigue put his life in jeopardy when revolution broke out in the Canton of Vaud. In 1854 he made a great impact in Germany when he translated The New Testament into German, and his travels took him to the United States, Canada, New Zealand, and the West Indies. Pilgrims from Germany regularly visit his grave.

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  • Originally Created by: julia&keld
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  • Find A Grave Memorial 16343359
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John Nelson Darby (18 Nov 1800–29 Apr 1882), Find A Grave Memorial no. 16343359, citing Wimborne Road Cemetery, Bournemouth, Bournemouth Unitary Authority, Dorset, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .