David Reed Imbrie

 

REV. DAVID REED IMBRIE, son of Rev. David Imbrie, was born at Darlington, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, January 24, 1812. He was educated at Darlington Academy, under Dr. George Scott, studied theology at Canonsburg, was licensed on July 16, 1839, by the Ohio Presbytery, and was ordained by the Shenango Presbytery, April 26, 1842. He was installed as pastor of New Wilmington, Prospect, and New Castle congregations, but resigned the last mentioned charge in 1847, Mt. Prospect in 1853, and New Wilmington in 1867. In 1870 he removed to Kansas, and served Ottawa congregation until his death, January 29, 1878. Mr. Imbrie married Nancy R. Johnston, a daughter of John Johnston, of Mercersburg, Franklin county, in June, 1843, and was the father of eight children, as follows: Rev. John J.; Almira J., deceased; Rev. David R.; Melverin M., deceased; Nancy S., wife of Robert Clark; Alexander M., deceased; Caroline R., wife of John Kelso, and Mary M., deceased. His widow resides with her daughter, Mrs. Kelso, at New Galilee.

History of Butler County, 1895, page 1236

 

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