Turnbull, Robert, Dd
Turnbull, Robert, D.D.
a Baptist minister, was born at Whiteburn, Linlithgowshire, Scotland, September 10, 1809. He was religiously trained, graduated from Glasgow University, studied with Dr. Chalmers, preached a year and a half at Westmancotte, Worcestershire, England; came to America in 1833, became pastor at Danbury, Connecticut, for two years, afterwards at Hartford; in 1839 at Boston, Massachusetts, in 1845 again at Hartford, in 1869 preached in various places with much success, in 1872 became secretary of the Connecticut Baptist Association, and died November 20, 1877. He published a number of popular religious works. See Cathcart, Baptist. Encyclop. s.v.