Men of Mark in Georgia (Volume 2) ; A Complete and Elaborate History of the State from Its Settlement to the Present Time, Chiefly Told in Biographies

Men of Mark in Georgia (Volume 2) ; A Complete and Elaborate History of the State from Its Settlement to the Present Time, Chiefly Told in Biographies (Paperback)

By William J Northen 
Publisher: General Books
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 0217512453
EAN: 9780217512459
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 240
Publish Date: 2012-1-9
Binding: Paperback
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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: THE only congregation of Puritans south of New England removed in a body from Dorchester, S. C., to what was then St. John's Parish, in Georgia, in 1751. This section of our State is now Liberty county. Benjamin and James Andrew were members of this colony. They were men of means, and Benjamin a politician and man of influence. James Andrew had a son, John, who was the father of Bishop James Osgood Andrew. James Andrew died early, and his son John was brought up in the home of Pastor Osgood, who was in charge of the Midway congregation, and who was in some way connected with the Andrews. John Andrew was being well educated for those times, but before his school day? had ended the Revolutionary War came on and he became a trooper. Liberty county was one of the first counties invaded, and the Andrews refugeed and settled in Richmond county above Augusta. Here John Andrew became a Methodist, and was the first Methodist itinerant preacher in Georgia who was a native. He married, lost his first wife, and married a second time into an excellent family of Virginians, living then in Wilkes county. His wife was Miss Mary Cosby. Her father, William Cosby, was a well-to-do planter from Hanover county, Virginia. Mr. Andrew soon located and began teaching near Washington, Wilkes county. He had inherited land and negroes from his father, but lost his property by the ravages of war and a mercantile venture and was, when he began to teach, quite a poor man and sadly in debt. In a log cabin, the home of a country school teacher, the future bishop, James Osgood Andrew, was born on May 3, 1794. His mother was a lady of great refinement and good education for those times, and had bwn brought up in a home where there was abundance. She, like her husband, was a devoted Christian, and as Jam...
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Title: Men of Mark in Georgia (Volume 2) ; A Complete and Elaborate History of the State from Its Settlement to the Present Time, Chiefly Told in Biographies
Publisher: General Books
Author: William J Northen
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 0217512453
EAN: 9780217512459
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 240
Publish Date: 2012-1-9
Binding: Paperback

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