Rev Lingrum Skidmore Burkhead

Rev Lingrum Skidmore Burkhead

Birth
Davidson County, North Carolina, USA
Death 2 Dec 1887 (aged 63)
Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, USA
Plot Magnolia Hill K 1
Memorial ID 70920344 · View Source
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The marriage bond for his first wife Sarah Utley was issued on Aug 31, 1854 in Orange Co, NC. The marriage bond for his second wife, Susan, and sibling of Sarah was issued on Dec 12, 1857 in Franklin Co, NC. He pastored in Cumberland, Rowan and Wake Co, NC. In 1880 he was living in Wake Co.

The following provided by FAG member Robert C Puerifoy

Rev. Skidmore had been sent as Pastor to Centenary Methodist Episcopal Church, South in Winston-Salem. One of the most influential Churches in the South. He served only one year, dying of a Heart Attack while attending Annual Conference in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Either through his interest, or in honor of his ministry, Burkhead United Methodist Church thrives today in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Source: Web site for Burkhead United Methodist Church.


Rev. Burkhead was a clergy member of the North Carolina Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South. Burkhead United Methodist Church in Winston-Salem, North Carolina was named for him. The church has moved from it's original location to Silas Creek Parkway near Wake Forest University.


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  • Created by: imatarheel
  • Added: 6 Jun 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 70920344
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev Lingrum Skidmore Burkhead (17 May 1824–2 Dec 1887), Find A Grave Memorial no. 70920344, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by imatarheel (contributor 47120798) .