Alexander Campbell

Alexander Campbell

Birth
County Antrim, Northern Ireland
Death 4 Mar 1866 (aged 77)
Bethany, Brooke County, West Virginia, USA
Burial Bethany, Brooke County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 8110937 · View Source
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Founder of the Restoration movement that led to the establishment of the Church of Christ. He is also the founder of Bethany College in Bethany, West Virginia. Originally a Baptist, Alexander Campbell, and his father, Thomas Campbell began to discover flaws in what they were being taught biblically. As a result they began the Restoration Movement and founded what was then known as the Disciples of Christ. In later years Campbell's Disciple's of Christ converged with Barton W. Stone's Christian Church and led to the later founding of the Church of Christ. Campbell's name is synonymous with the Church of Christ and his followers are still referred to as "Cambellites" by critics of the Church today.

Bio by: Tim Crutchfield



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  • Originally Created by: Tim Crutchfield
  • Added: 21 Nov 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8110937
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alexander Campbell (12 Sep 1788–4 Mar 1866), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8110937, citing Campbell Cemetery, Bethany, Brooke County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .