Newell, Thomas Marquis

Newell, Thomas Marquis an American Presbyterian minister, was born at Cross Creek, Washington County, Pa., Oct. 16, 1815. He made an early profession of religion and joined the Church. In" 1834 he graduated at Washington College, Pa., and in 1836 at the Western Theological Seminary, Allegheny City, Pa. Soon after he was licensed, and in 1843 was ordained and installed pastor of the Presbyterian Church. Wellsburg, Va. In 1851 he removed to Jacksonville, Ill., where he taught in the Deaf and Dumb Asylum, meanwhile preaching in the surrounding destitute regions. In 1857 he took charge of the Church of Waynesville, where he labored until his death, May 10, 1865. Mr. Newell was one of the original members in the organization of Bloomington Presbytery in 1859, and was the first commissioner from that presbytery to the General Assembly. As a man, he was naturally modest and unassuming; as a preacher, clear, pointed, and experimental; as a citizen, intensely interested in national affairs, giving all his influence against slavery. See Wilson, Fresh. Hist. Almanac, 1866, p. 139. (J. L. S.)

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