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Jesse Forrest Silver

Clergyman

Jesse Forrest Silver, American clergyman. Member Southern California Premillennial Association.

Background

Silver, Jesse Forrest was born on August 8, 1872 in near Canton, Ohio, United States. Son of John B. and Anna Elizabeth (Baer) Silver.

Education

Preparatory education, public schools and Deerfield, O., select school. Student Mount Union College, Alliance, O., 1891-1894, Pittsburgh Bible Institute, 1916-1917.

Career

Ordained Free Methodist ministry, 1897. Pastor Indiana, Pennsylvania (on trial), 1896-1897, Greensburg, 1898-1900, Tarentum, 1901-1903. District elder (superintendent) Rochester (Pennsylvania) district, 1904-1907, Butler district, 1908-1911.

Pastor Butler, 1912-1914, East End, Pittsburgh, 1915. District elder Pittsburgh district, 1915-1916. Associate pastor Gospel Tabernacle, Pittsburgh, 1917-1919.

Writing and evangelism, 1920-1928. Secretary Pittsburgh Conference Free Methodist Church, 1900-1915. Delegate and assistant secretary General Conference, Chicago, 1911, 15.

Editor Providence Mission Tidings (monthly), 1907-1916. Bible teacher Toccoa Falls Institute, Toccoa, Georgia, 1929-1931.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Lord’s Return, 1914, 7th edit., 1922. Will Hell Be Vacated? 1918. The Rapture, 1919.

Membership

Member Southern California Premillennial Association.

Connections

Married Margaret J. George, of Indiana Company, Pennsylvania, April. Children: Mistress Anna G. Sedwick, Raymond G., Helen N., Marian.

father:
John B. Silver

mother:
Anna Elizabeth (Baer) Silver

spouse:
Margaret J. George

child:
Mistress Anna G. Sedwick Silver

child:
Raymond G. Silver

child:
Helen N. Silver

child:
Marian Silver