Auld, Donald J

Auld, Donald J., a Presbyterian minister, was a native of South Carolina. His classical education was received in Charleston, S. C., and he graduated at Charleston College in 1829. After graduation, he studied medicine, received his diploma in 1833, and went to Memphis, Tenn., with a view of engaging in the practice of his profession. He was attacked with disease and returned to Charleston. In 1835 he was converted and joined. the Church, and, feeling it his duty to preach, he entered the theological seminary at Columbia, and graduated in 1839. He was license to preach soon after, and receiving a call from the. Waptaw Church, near Charleston, was ordained and installed pastor; was afterwards pastor of Harmony and Brownston churches in Sumter District. In 1848 he resigned, and accepted the charge of Purity Church in Chester District, which he retained five years, then removed to Madison. He accepted a call from Tallahassee, Fla., and died in 1857. (W. P.S.)

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