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James Armstrong Duncan

Birth14 APR 1830
 
Education1849
 
Religion1849methodist
Religion1851-1852methodist
Religion1853-1854
 
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Religion1855-1856methodist
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Org.1860-1866 Richmond Christian Advocate, Editor
Religion1863-1865methodist
Org.1868-1876
 
Ashland, Randolph Macon College, PresidentAshland, Randolph Macon College
Death23 SEP 1877
 
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Religion1884methodist
Aged: 47.4 years

"The Silver Tongued Preacher" The Reverend James A Duncan, D.D served as the fourth minister at the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, of Washington City, in 1853-54. He was born in Norfolk, Va., April 14, 1830. He was dedicated to God from birth by his father. In 1847, during a revival, he was converted, and was licensed to preach the next year. James A. Duncan was graduated from Randolph Macon College in 1849, and was immediately placed in charge of a society in Alexandria, which had just organized in connection with the Methodist Episcopal Church, South. From that hour his popularity and success as a preacher and pastor began and steadily increased until his death. For nine years he served in pastorates in Fairfax, Leesburg, Alexandria, and... Read More

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  1. Findagrave Rev James Armstrong Duncan
  2. Book:Minutes of Annual Conference Methodist Ch, 1846; and following years in other books; Website
  3. Other: Archive documents, Mt Vernon Place UMC, DC;
  1. Findagrave Elizabeth A Duncan
  2. Website:Family Search Trees;
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