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Clergyman , educator

Samuel Bryant Turrentine, American clergyman, educator. Mason. Graduate work summer session, Columbia, 1921.

Background

Turrentine, Samuel Bryant was born on November 15, 1861 in Chatham County, North Carolina, United States. Son of William Holt and Annie Amy (Strowd) Turrentine.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Univercity North Carolina, 1884, A.M., 1887. Theological studies, Vanderbilt University, about 2 years. Correspondent course Yale, and University of Chicago, 1 year.

Career

Ordained ministry Methodist Episcopal Church, South, 1890. Pastor Centenary Church, Winston-Salem, 1891-1895. Tinity Church, Charlotte, 1895-1897.

Presiding elder Charlotte District, 1897-1900. Pastor West Market Church, Greensboro, North Carolina, 1900-1904. Presiding elder Greensboro District, 1904-1908.

Pastor First Church, Salisbury, 1908-1910. Presiding elder Shelby District, 1910-1913. President Greensboro College (for Women), 1913-1935, president emeritus, since 1935, professor of Bible, 1935-1939, also special lecturer in Bible, since 1940.

Senior member board of trustees, Duke. Delaware General Conference, Methodist Church, S., Dallas, Texas, 1902. General Conference of Methodist Episcopal Church Churches, Birmingham, Alabama, 1906.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: A Romance of Education—A Narrative Including Recollections and Other Facts, Connected with Greensboro College, 1946. Co-organizer North Carolina College Conference, 1921.

Membership

Mason. Graduate work summer session, Columbia, 1921.

Connections

Married Sallie Leonora Atwater, January 4, 1888 (died January 4, 1943). Children: Samuel Bryant, Mistress Annie Leonora Simmonds, Carney Gray (deceased), Wilbur Clinton (deceased), Julian Atwater, Walter William.

father:
William Holt Turrentine

mother:
Annie Amy (Strowd) Turrentine

spouse:
Sallie Leonora Atwater

child:
Samuel Bryant Turrentine

child:
Mistress Annie Leonora Simmonds Turrentine

child:
Carney Gray Turrentine (deceased)

child:
Wilbur Clinton Turrentine (deceased)

child:
Julian Atwater Turrentine

child:
Walter William Turrentine