Barr, Thomas Hughes Dd

Barr, Thomas Hughes. D.D., a Presbyterian minister, was born at Greensburg, Pa., Nov. 19, 1807. At the age of nineteen he united with the Church at Wooster, of which his father was pastor. In 1835 he graduated at the Western Reserve College, Hudson, O., and in the fall of the same year entered Princeton Semr inary, where he was regularly graduated in 1838. He was licensed by the Presbytery of New Brunswick, April 24 of that year. Having accepted a call to the united churches of Wayne and Jackson, Wayne Co., O., he was ordained and installed by the Presbvtery of Wooster June 23, 1841. The pastoral relation existing between him and the Church of Wayne was. dissolved April 21, 1847, but he continued to be pastor of the Jackson Church more than thirty-six years, until his death. During the last few years of his life he was very feeble. He died at Canaan Centre, O. Nov. 29, 1877. During his long ministry in this one charge, he had acquired a vast influence over all classes of the whole community. His knowledge of the Scriptures in the original was very thorough. He was also a profound theologian, but nevertheless modest, retiring, humble, discerning, wise. See Necrological Report of Princeton Theological Seminary, 1878. (W. P. S.)

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