1807–1878

Introduction

Born: May 12, 1807, Pev­en­sey, Sus­sex, Eng­land.

Died: Ju­ly 4, 1878, Mid­dle­town, New York.

Biography

A Bap­tist min­is­ter, John was the fa­ther of Rev­er­end George Tho­mas Dow­ling.

Educated in Eng­land, he re­ceived a Doc­tor of Di­vin­i­ty de­gree from Tran­syl­van­ia Un­i­ver­si­ty, Lex­ing­ton, Ken­tuc­ky, in 1846.

He served pas­tor­ates in Cat­skill, New York (1832–34); New­port, Rhode Is­land (1834–36); New York Ci­ty (1844–52 & 1856–68); Phil­a­del­phia, Penn­syl­va­nia (1852–56); and New­ark, New Jers­ey.

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