Buist, Edward Tonge, Dd
Buist, Edward Tonge, D.D.
a Presbyterian minister, was born in Charleston, S. C., March i, 1809. He was prepared for college at the Charleston College, and entered the College of South Carolina, but did not graduate there. He entered Princeton 'Seminary in the fall of 1828, and remained over three years. He was licensed by the Presbytery of New Brunswick, Feb. 8, 1832, and was. ordained by the Charleston Union Presbytery, Jan. 10, 1833. In 1838 he began to supply the Nazareth Church, S. C. From 1841 to 1857 he seems to have served for different terms the Nazareth, Mount Tabor, and Fairview churches in that vicinity. In 1857 he became president of the Female College at Laurens Court-house. He remained there until June, 1861. In that year he accepted a call to become pastor of the Washington Street Church, in Greenville, and was installed May 4, 1862. He died Nov. 10, 1877. See Necrological Report of Princeton Theol. Seminary, 1878, p. 20..