Cheeseman, Lewis, Dd

Cheeseman, Lewis, D.D., a Presbyterian minister, was born at Princetown, N. Y., Oct. 27, 1803; and, being left an orphan when a child, struggled with poverty in securing an education. He was licensed by the Bath Presbytery when nineteen years of age, and commenced his labors at: Angelica. In 1826 he was called to Albion, where his labors were greatly blessed; in 1830, to Byron; in 1831, to Scottsville; in 1848, to the Fourth Presbyterian Church of Philadelphia, Pa. In 1856 he published a book, entitled Ishmael and the Church; and in 1859 was made superintendent of the Board of Publication of the Presbyterian Church. He died Dec. 21, 1861. Dr. Cheeseman was an energetic and faithful student. He adopted the extempore style for the pulpit. "His nice choice of words and his rich imagery were wonderful." See Wilson, Presb. Hist. Almanac, 1863, p. 144.

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