Partington, Josiah

Partington, Josiah a Presbyterian minister, was born in Manchester, England, Dec. 25, 1801. He was educated privately, and studied theology under the care of a minister. In 1832 he immigrated to the United States, was licensed and ordained by Niagara Presbytery, and preached successively for the churches of Knowlesville. and Byron, N. Y.; Pelham, C. W.; and in Youngstown, N.Y., where he died, Feb. 14, 1864. Mr. Partington was a man of sterling piety and earnest zeal for the Master. He possessed special command of language, good reasoning powers, and strong concentration. He died with his armor on, and in the full triumph of faith in Jesus. See Wilson, Presb. Hist. Almanac, 1867, p. 317. (J. L. S.)

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