William Henry Foote Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1816.
Teacher, Falmouth, Virginia, 1816-1818. Licensed to preach by Winchester (Virginia) Presbytery, 1819. Itinerant preacher in Virginia, 1819-1822.
Pastor, Woodstock, Virginia, 1822-1824, Romney congregation (included chs. of Romney, Moorefield and Springfield, Virginia), 1824-1838. Established an academic, Romney. Agent Central Board Foreign Missions, 1838-1845.
Pastor, Romney, 1845-1861. Principal Romney Classical Institute, 1845-1849. Founded Potomac Seminary for girls (under Presbyterian control), Romney, 1850.
Pastor several chs., Southern Virginia, 1861-1863. Hospital chaplain, Farmville and Petersburg, Virginia, 1864. Agent to raise funds for Hampden-Sydney College, 1865, trustee, 1851-1869.
Moderator home missions committee Winchester Presbytery, 1826, clerk, 1834-1838. Moderator Virginia Synod, 1839. Member Virginia.
Married Eliza Wilson, February 21, 1822. Married second, Arabella Gilliam, October 31, 1839. Children: Ann, Eliza, Mary.