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Rev Andrew Broaddus

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Rev Andrew Broaddus

  • Birth 4 Nov 1770 Caroline County, Virginia, USA
  • Death 1 Dec 1848 Caroline County, Virginia, USA
  • Burial Sparta, Caroline County, Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 5639773

Baptized May 28 1789 at Upper King and Queen Church. Skilled writer, draughtsman, painter of portraits and landscapes, hymnologist, poet and teacher.

Known as the most accomplished pulpit orator in America, and it is among the traditions concerning him, that, happening to be in Washington, about the year 1812, he was prevailed on to preach in Congress Hall, and was declared to be the most eloquent man that ever spoke within the walls of the Capitol.


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  • Created by: George Seitz
  • Added: 26 Jul 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5639773
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev Andrew Broaddus (4 Nov 1770–1 Dec 1848), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5639773, citing Salem Baptist Church Cemetery, Sparta, Caroline County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by George Seitz (contributor 40539541) .