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Clergyman , also educator

Adam Alexander, American clergyman, also educator.

Background

Alexander, Adam was born on April 17, 1772 in Rockbridge County, Virginia, United States. Son of William and Ann (Reid) Alexander.

Education

Educated Liberty Hall (later Washington College).

Career

Spent months in missionary tour of Virginia and North Carolina. Ordained pastor chs. of Briery, Cub Creek (Charlotte County, North Carolina), 1794. President Hamp-den-Sydney College, 1796-1801.

Pastor Pine St. Church, Philadelphia, 1807. A founder Princeton Theological Seminary, became 1st professor, 1812-1851.

Connections

Married Janetta Waddel, April.

father:
William Alexander

mother:
Ann (Reid) Alexander

spouse:
Janetta Waddel