Mcfarland, Francis, Dd
McFarland, Francis, D.D.
a Presbyterian minister, was born in County Tyrone, Ireland, January 8, 1788. His parents came to America in 1793. He graduated at Washington College, Pa., in 1818, and spent over one year thereafter at Princeton Theological Seminary. He was ordained evangelist by the Presbytery of New Brunswick, N.J., August 1, 1822; became pastor at Bethel, Virginia, and died at Staunton, October 10, 1871. He was for six years secretary of the Board of Education of the Old-school Presbyterian Church. See Presbyterian, October 28, 1871; Genesis Cat. of Princeton Theol. Sem. 1881, page 24.