William Montgomery King sermons, circa 1857
William Montgomery King (1796-1882) was a Presbyterian teacher and pastor in Mississippi, Tennessee, Kentucky, and Texas. He was born in Elbert County, Georgia on October 6, 1796, and studied theology privately at the Academy of Reverend Gideon Blackburn in Franklin, Tennessee. When ordained, he became a home missionary to Mississippi and Tennessee. Following this, he was a teacher and stated supply in Middleton, Kentucky. He organized Macedonia church in Woodford County, Kentucky and served as stated supply there; he fell ill for several years, but returned to this church until he moved to Texas in 1851. He served as a pastor and teacher in Texas until 1867. He fell ill while residing in Waco and died there in 1882.
The William Montgomery King sermons are comprised of five handwritten sermons (circa 1857).
Materials in accession #2007-009 were originally held at the Montreat office of the Presbyterian Historical Society. They were transferred to the Austin Seminary Archives in 2007.
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William Montgomery King sermons, circa 1857, Austin Seminary Archives, Stitt Library, Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary
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