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Samuel Williams

Rev. Samuel Williams

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REV. SAMUEL WILLIAMS another of the Sons of Scrubgrass to enter the ministry, was born Oct. 25, 1820, on the old Williams farm in Venango county, Pa. He graduated from Washington college in 1853, and three years later from the Western Theological Seminary. On June 18, 1856, he was licensed by Allegheny, now Butler, Presbytery. He was ordained and installed as pastor of Centerville and Muddy Creek churches in 1857, having served as their Stated Supply the previous year. Mr. Williams was released from the Centerville charge 1870. Seven years later he became pastor of the Unionville congregation. On May 11, 1895, Rev. Samuel Williams passed to his reward, having served as pastor of Muddy Creek over thirty-eight years.

History of the Scrubgrass Presbyterian Church, 1903


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