Purinton, Jesse M, Dd
Purinton, Jesse M., D.D.
a Baptist minister, was born at Coleraine, Massachusetts, August 12, 1809. He united with the Church at the age of eleven, studied at Hamilton, N.Y., and was ordained in 1834. His pastorates were in his native-place; Arcade, N.Y.; Forestville and Mount Moriah, Pa., and at Morgantown, West Virginia. For several years he was a missionary in north-western Virginia, and assisted pastors much in times of revival. He died at Morgantown, June 17, 1869. See Cathcart, Baptist Encyclop. page 950. (J.C.S.)