Crews, Hooper, Dd

Crews, Hooper, D.D.

a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born near Pruetts Knob, Barren County, Kentucky, April 17, 1807. He was converted in 1824, licensed to preach in 1828, and joined the Kentucky Conference in 1829. After five years he was transferred to the Illinois Conference, in which he served Springfield, Danville District, and Galena. In 1840 he became a member of the Rock River Conference, in which his appointments were as follows: Chicago, Chicago District; Mount Morris District; Chicago District; agent for Rock River Seminary, Galena; Clark Street, Chicago; First Church, Rockford;. Rockford District; Joliet; Chicago District; Indiana Avenue, Chicago; Embury Church, Freeport; Batavia; First Church, Rockford, and Oregon, Illinois, where he died, December 21, 1880. Dr. Crews was a delegate to four general conferences. During the year 1862 he was chaplain of the 100th Illinois regiment. He was sound in theology logical in methods, and preached with power. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1881.

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