Rev Cleland Boyd McAfee

Rev Cleland Boyd McAfee

Ashley, Pike County, Missouri, USA
Death 4 Feb 1944 (aged 77)
Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Hanover, Jefferson County, Indiana, USA
Plot Row 7½
Memorial ID 185996002 · View Source
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American theologian, Presbyterian minister and hymn writer.
His father was founder of Park College in Parkville, Missouri where he graduated in 1884. He graduated from Union Theological Seminary in New York and served as professor philosophy and choir directory, pastor and dean of Park College until 1901. Ministered First Presbyterian Church of Chicago and Lafayette Avenue Church of Brooklyn, NY. He taught systematic theology at McCormick Theological Seminary.

Married Hattie L. Brown 10 Aug 1892 Crawford, Kansas
Three children: Ruth Myrtle, Katharine Agnes and Mildred Helen.

From Death Certificate:
Place of death: Mission Hospital, Asheville, NC
Occupation: Minister
Father: John Armstrong McAfee, b. Missouri
Mother: Anna Waddle Bailey, b. Missouri
Informant: Capt. Mildred H. McAfee, Wesley College, Mass.
Cincinnati Crematroy
Cause of death: Coronary thrombosis

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Cleland Boyd McAfee
1866 -- 1944
Harriet Brown McAfee
1867 --- 1959
"Near to the heart of God"

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  • Created by: Karen Phillips
  • Added: 19 Dec 2017
  • Find a Grave Memorial 185996002
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Rev Cleland Boyd McAfee (25 Sep 1866–4 Feb 1944), Find a Grave Memorial no. 185996002, citing Hanover Cemetery, Hanover, Jefferson County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Karen Phillips (contributor 46884884) .