Massaroon, Robert, Dd
Massaroon, Robert, D.D.
an Irish Methodist preacher, was born at Londonderry in 1790. He joined the Methodist society in his eighteenth year, and in 1811 entered the ministry of the Irish Conference. He was a pious, prudent, intelligent, and devoted Methodist preacher for nearly fifty years, and in 1859, from failing health, became a supernumerary, but as a scholar and gentleman he continued to labor as treasurer of the Methodist Annuitant Society and Auxiliary Fund, and closed his useful life in Dublin, March 3, 1871. He filled several official positions in Irish Methodism, was an able advocate of the British and Foreign Bible Society, and a useful guide to young ministers in studying the original text of the Holy Scriptures.