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Rev William Henry Harrison Williams

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Rev William Henry Harrison Williams

  • Birth 18 Jul 1840 Richmond City, Virginia, USA
  • Death 24 Aug 1893 Alexandria, Clark County, Missouri, USA
  • Burial Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
  • Plot 3229, block 17, grave 4
  • Memorial ID 98973106

Named for President Harrison who was elected the year of his birth, William dropped the Henry as a child and never used it. He was ordained in his early twenties and was a Confederate chaplain at Winder hospital in Richmond, VA during the Civil War. After the war he attended the Southern Baptist Seminary in Greenville, South Carolina and was one of its first graduates. He pastored churches in South Carolina, Alabama, and Virginia before moving to St. Louis where he owned and operated the Central Baptist newspaper until his death.



Inscription

Servant Of God Well Done


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  • Created by: John McGlothlin
  • Added: 15 Oct 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 98973106
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev William Henry Harrison Williams (18 Jul 1840–24 Aug 1893), Find A Grave Memorial no. 98973106, citing Bellefontaine Cemetery, Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by John McGlothlin (contributor 47957234) .