1834-1917

October 2, 1834, Stanford, New York.

May 1917, New York City.

Probably East Avon, New York, where he spent his teenage years, and where his funeral was held.

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Morehouse was educated at the Genesee Wesleyan Seminary; University of Rochester, New York (1858); and the Rochester Theological Seminary (1861-64). He held pastorates in East Saginaw, Michigan (1864-73), and the East Avenue Baptist Church, Rochester, New York (1873-79). He also served as president of Michigan Baptist State Convention, and corresponding secretary for the American Baptist Home Mission Society (1879-circa 1888). Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia (alma mater of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr.), is named after him.

  1. Friend of Sinners
  2. Led About
  3. No Room in Thy Heart for the Savior of Men
  4. Prayers, Means, and Men for Mexico
  5. Simon Peter, Dost Thou Love Me?