Grier, John Nathan Coldwel, Dd
Grier, John Nathan Coldwel, D.D.
a Presbyterian minister, was born June 8, 1792, at the Forks of the Brandywine, Pennsylvania. In 1809 he graduated from Diclinson College; subsequently studied theology with his father, Reverend Nathan Grier; was licensed by the New Castle Presbytery, April 7, 1812, and engaged in preaching to vacant churches in Delaware. In 1814 he succeeded his father as pastor at the Forks of Brandywine, and after a long and fruitful ministry there, he resigned in 1873, and retired to his farm. He died at New Castle, September 12, 1880. See New York Observer, September 23, 1880. (W.P.S.)