Lannis, Jacob W
Lannis, Jacob W.
a Presbyterian minister, was born in Baltimore County, Maryland, July 8, 1826; received a collegiate education at Muskingum College, Ohio, and at Jefferson College, Pennsylvania, where he graduated in 1852. He studied theology at Alleghany City Theological Seminary, and afterwards with Dr. Edwards, of Fort Wayne, Indiana. In 1856 he was ordained and installed as pastor of a Church at Waveland, Ind. In 1858 he removed to Nashville, Tennessee, and died there August 9, 1859. Mr. Lannis was very successful in his brief ministry. — Wilson, Presb. Hist. Almanac, 1861, page 95.