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Clergyman

John Mcdowell, American clergyman.

Background

Mcdowell, John was born on September 10, 1780 in Bedminster, Somerset County, New Jersey, United States. Son of Matthew and Elizabeth (Anderson) Mcdowell.

Education

Graduated from College of New Jersey (now Princeton), 1801. Studied theology under ministers H. W. Hunt and John Woodhull.

Career

Ordained to ministry by Presbytery of New York, 1804. Pastor Presbyterian Church, Elizabethtown, New Jersey, 1804-1832, Central Church, Philadelphia, 1833-1845, Presbyterian Spring Garden Church, Philadelphia, 1845-1861. Author: The New Jersey Preacher (contains some of his sermons), 1813.

Questions on the Bible for the Use of Schools, 1820. Theology, In a Series of Sermons in the Order of the Westminster Shorter Catechism, 2 vols., 1825-1826.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The New Jersey Preacher (contains some of his sermons), 1813. Questions on the Bible for the Use of Schools, 1820. Theology, In a Series of Sermons in the Order of the Westminster Shorter Catechism, 2 vols., 1825-1826.

Connections

Married Henrietta Kollock, February 5, 1805.

father:
Matthew Mcdowell

mother:
Elizabeth (Anderson) Mcdowell

spouse:
Henrietta Kollock