Jennings, Obadiah, Dd
Jennings, Obadiah, D.D.
a Presbyterian minister, was born near Baskengridge, N.J., December 13, 1778, He was educated at Jefferson College, Cannonsburg, Pennsylvania. He studied law for some years, and was admitted to the bar in 1800. He joined the Presbyterian Church in 1811, was licensed to preach in 1816, by the Presbytery of Ohio, and soon afterwards accepted a call to the Presbyterian Church in Steubenville, Ohio, where he labored with great fidelity and success for six years. and then accepted a call to Washington, Pa. In 1828 he removed to Nashville, Tenn., where he remained till the close of his life, January 12, 1832. See Sprague, Annals of the Amer. Pulpit, 4:549.