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Leonidas Rosser

Birth31 JUL 1815
 
Education1838
 
Middletown, Wesleyan University
Religion1838-1839methodist
Org.1843
 
University of Virginia, ChaplainUniversity of Virginia
Religion1846-1847methodist
Religion1848methodist
Religion1849-1850methodist
Religion1851-1852
 
methodist
Religion1861methodist
Religion1862methodist
Death25 JAN 1892
 
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Aged: 76.5 years

Rev. Leonidas Rosser, A.M., D.D., our second minister, is recorded as a remarkable man -- an editor, author, orator, and evangelist. A man of culture and energy. He was honored repeatedly by a seat in the Methodist senate, and time and again as an advisor to the Bishops. He was tall of both figure and stature, his full flowing gray locks, patriarchal beard, face of intense gaze, brought to mind the picture of an old prophet.

Leonidas Rosser was born in Petersburg, Va., July 31, 1815. He was converted on the pulpit steps in the old Methodist church on Union Street in Petersburg in October 1828, and was called to preach in 1834. He attended Wesleyan Academy, Wilbraham, Mass., then entered Wesleyan University, Middletown, Conn., where he was... Read More

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John C. 

16 NOV 185228 OCT 1920  VA Cora E. Haden 
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  1. Findagrave Rev Leonidas Rosser
  2. Book:Sketches of the Virginia Conference, Methodist Episcopal Church, South; Website
  3. Book:History of Hartford Co CT Vol II; Website
  4. Book:Minutes of Annual Conference Methodist Ch, 1846; and following years in other books; Website
  5. Other: Archive documents, Mt Vernon Place UMC, DC;
  1. Findagrave Martha Woodward Chandler Rosser
  2. Website:Pedigree Resource File;
  3. Website:International Genealogical Index;
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