In Memory of Rev. Robert Wilson James who died April 13th A.D. MDCCCXLI, AE 48 years. He was born at Indiantown, Williamsburg District. Graduated at So. Ca. College A.D. 1813 and At Princeton Theological Seminary A.D. 1817. Was ordained Pastor of the Churches of Indiantown and Bethel A.D. 1819, & of this Church A.D. 1828. During a ministry of 24 years, he endeared himself by his virtues and faithful labours to the people of his charge, and by his kindness, affability, benevolence, and wisdom, acquired influence wherever he was known. As a Divine, he was enlightened and sound; As a Preacher, solid and instructive; As a Pastor, affectionate and faithful; As a Student, ardent and laborious; As a Counsellor, judicious and wise; As a Master, anxious for the temporal and spritual welfare of his Servants; As a Father, Brother & Friend; kind, prudent & true; In benefactions to the Church of Christ, bountiful; In efforts to promote its interest, disinterested and prompt. The Synod has lost one of its most influential members; His Co-presbyters, a brother most beloved The Churches around a Counsellor, faithful & valued, His State and Country a patriotic Son. His life was goodness, and his end was peace.
- Created by: Brent Fallin
- Added: 4 Feb 2008
- Find A Grave Memorial 24405314
Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev Robert Wilson James (3 Jun 1793–13 Apr 1841), Find A Grave Memorial no. 24405314, citing Salem Black River Cemetery, Mayesville, Sumter County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Brent Fallin (contributor 46946719) .