Mcbryde, Thomas Livingston, Dd
Mcbryde, Thomas Livingston, D.D.
a Presbyterian minister, was born in Abbeville District, S. C.. Feb. 25, 1817; pursued his literary course in Franklin College, Athens, Ga., graduating in 1837; entered the theological seminary in Columbia, S. C.; and in 1839 was licensed to preach by Harmony Presbytery; was appointed missionary to China in 1839, and sailed for. Singapore in March, 1840; in 1843 returned to this country on account of failing health; and afterwards became pastor successively of Providence and Rocky River churches in Abbeville District, S. C., and Hopewell Church, Pendleton, S. C., in which latter place he labored till he died, April 15, 1863. He received the degree of D.D. from Erskine College, S. C. Dr. McBryde was an able minister, a sound divine, and a wise counselor. See Wilson, Presb. Hist. Almanac, 1866, p. 355. (J. L. S.)