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Clergyman , college president

Basil Manly, American clergyman, college president. member founding committee Furman Academy and Theological Institute (now. Furman U.).

Background

Manly, Basil was born on January 29, 1798 in Pittsboro, North Carolina, United States. Son of Basil and Elizabeth (Matthias) Manly.

Education

Attended college, Beaufort, South Carolina. Graduate South Carolina. College, 1821.

Career

Convert to Baptist Church, 1816. Licensed to preach by Rocky Spring Church, 1818. Pastor, Edgefield and Stevens Creek (South Carolina.), 1822.

Ordained to ministry Baptist Church 1822. Secretary of state Baptist convention. Member founding committee Furman Academy and Theological Institute (now.

Furman U.); pastor 1st Baptist Church, Charleston, South Carolina., 1826-1837. President South Carolina. College, 1837-1855; a founder Alabama History Society, Judson, Howard, Central colls.

Pastor Wentworth Street Baptist Church. President Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Convention, 1856, 57, 58. Chaplain at inauguration of Jefferson Davis.

Membership

Member founding committee Furman Academy and Theological Institute (now. Furman U.).

Connections

Married Sarah Murray Rudulph, December 23, 1824, 5 children.

father:
Basil Manly

mother:
Elizabeth (Matthias) Manly

spouse:
Sarah Murray Rudulph