Mccown, Burr Harrison, Dd

McCown, Burr Harrison, D.D.

a minister of the Methodist Episcopal Church South, was born at Bardstown, Kentucky, October 29, 1806. He was educated at St. Joseph's College, in his native place was converted, and joined the Methodists in. early life. Before his majority he entered the Kentucky Conference, and in 1830-31 was stationed at Louisville. In 1834 he was professor of ancient languages in Augusta College, and in 1844 occupied a similar position in Transylvania University. He afterwards taught at Goshen Academy, Forest Academy, and Pine Hill, where he died, August 29, 1881. Dr. McCown was an. interesting preacher, a diligent student, an impressive instructor, and an earnest Christian. See Minutes of the M.E. Church South, 1881, page 285.

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