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31-3 Rev. John Leighton Wilson, D.D. March 25, 1809-July 13, 1886
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member David Taylor
N 34° 03.152 W 080° 11.777
17S E 574176 N 3768272
Quick Description: Rev. John Leighton Wilson's home site.
Location: South Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 4/17/2010 6:33:37 PM
Waymark Code: WM8M5Y
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
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Long Description:
His home stood on this site. With his wife, Jane Bayard Wilson, he served as a Presbyterian missionary on the western coast of Africa 1833-1852. He advocated ending the slave trade and by 1844 had freed all his own slaves. Foreign Mission Secretary in the Presbyterian Church for 33 years, he served as a chaplain, C.S.A./
Erected by Lee County Historical Commission, 1963
Marker Name: 31-3 Rev. John Leighton Wilson, D.D.

Marker Location: Roadside

Type of Marker: Person

Marker number: 31-3

County: Lee

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