Skillman, Isaac, Dd

Skillman, Isaac, D.D.

a Baptist minister, was born in New Jersey in 1740, and graduated from the College of New Jersey in 1766. He was sent into the ministry by the First Baptist Church of New York; in 1773 became pastor of the Second Baptist Church at Boston and in 1787 returned to New Jersey. On September 18, 1790, he was called to the pastoral charge of the Baptist Church at Salem, entered upon his duties the November following, and continued there until his death, June 8, 1799. Dr. Skillman was a man of learning and abilities, but never very popular as a preacher. See Sprague, Annals of the Amer. Pulpit, 1:453.

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