Borum, William

Borum, William a Baptist minister, son of John (q.v.), was born in Wilson County, Tenn., May 24, 1828. He united with the Church Dec. 28, 1843; pursued his studies at the Union Academy and at Marion Collegiate Institute; was licensed in 1850, and ordained in June, 1855. After preaching for a few years in his native state, he removed in 1859 to Sevier County, Ark., and preached in that county and the counties adjoining. He assisted in the organization of several churches, and baptized a large number of persons. At one time he was pastor of four churches. His death from consumption took place at his home in Sevier County, Feb. 12, 1879. See Borum, Sketches of Tenn. Bapt. Ministers, p. 81-83. (J. C. S.)

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