Kingsford, Edward, Dd
Kingsford, Edward, D.D.
a Baptist minister, was born in Boston, Lincolnshire, England, in 1788. He received a liberal education, and had a high reputation as a scholar. He was for several years an officer in the service of the East India Company. While in this position he was converted, and at once devoted himself to the work of the ministry. For some time he was a pastor in England, and, in 1838, came to America. He labored for a few years in Utica, N.Y., and then removed to Alexandria, D. C. He was highly esteemed and respected wherever he resided, his pulpit efforts being of more than ordinary excellence. He died in Washington, D.C., July 27, 1859. See Watchman and Reflector, August 11, 1859. (J.C.S.).