Lexington:, Printed and Published by Thomas T. Skillman.: 1824 1824
Item Number: 17927
"The first 100pp of this book contains the biography of ""The Father of Presbyterianism in Kentucky,"" Rev. David Rice. Rice, born (1733) in Hanover County Virginia, studied under John Todd in Virginia and graduated from the College of New Jersey in 1761. He spent the next year in evangelistic work in North Carolina and Virginia, but settled as pastor in Hanover, Va., where he was ordained in 1763. In 1783 he settled in Mercer County, Kentucky, fifteen years later moving to Green County in southern Kentucky, continuing his missionary labors. ""Later on he visit... View More...