Byram, Eliab

Byram, Eliab a Presbyterian minister, was born at Bridgewater, Mass., and graduated at Harvard University in 1740. He became pastor at Rocisticus (now Mendham), N. J., in October, 1743. Brainard had him for his companion in his first journey to the Susquehanna, and speaks of him with much affection. Byram spent some time in 1746 in Augusta County, and his labors were greatly blessed, the revival lasting till 1751. Falling Spring and Providence called him in 1747, having had experience of his faithfulness and ability, but he declined to settle in Virginia. He joined the New Brunswick Presbytery, May 22, 1751, and accepted a call to Amwell. He died before May, 1754. (W. P. S.)

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