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Francis Asa Wight Edit Profile

Clergyman

Francis Asa Wight, American clergyman.

Background

Wight, Francis Asa was born on February 16, 1854 in Andover, Ohio, United States. Son of John Norton and Susan Ann (West) Wight.

Education

Educated Bible College, Transylvania U., Lexington, Kentucky.

Career

Ordained ministry Disciples of Christ, 1885.

Pastor Bedford, O., 1885-1886, Miles Avenue Church, Cleveland, O., 1886-1891, Central Church, Los Angeles, California, 1892-1894, Glendora, California, 1894-1896. General evangelist, Andover, O., 1896-1903. Pastor Erie, Pennsylvania, 1903-1907, Pittsburgh, McKee’s Rocks, Pennsylvania, 1909-1916, St. James Street Christian Church, Boston, 1916-1918, Centre Street Baptist Church, Boston, 1918-1923.

Duquesne, Pennsylvania, 1924-1926, River Park, South Bend, Indiana, 1927-1931. Evangelist, 1931-1934.

Works

Connections

Married Clara Marie Stone (graduate New England Conservatory of Music), September 27, 1886 (died 1904). Children—Review Paul Stone, Francis Raymond.

father:
John Norton Wight

mother:
Susan Ann (West) Wight

spouse:
Clara Marie Stone

child:
Rev Paul Stone