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William Potts Hellings (1837 - 1911)

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Reverend William Potts Hellings
Born in Huntingdon Valley, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in White Pigeon, St. Joseph, Michigan, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 27 Apr 2017
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Biography

William was born in 1837. He was the son of John Hellings and Mary Crawford.

Graduation: 1864 • Rochester, Monroe Co., New York, University of Rochester. Alpha Delta Phi.

Ordination: 26 Feb 1867 • Germantown, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania.

Graduation: 1867 • Rochester, Monroe Co., New York, Rochester Theological Seminary.

He was the first pastor of the Second Baptist Church of Germantown, Pennsylvania, 1867-1870.

01 Feb 1870 • Scranton, Lackawanna Co., Pennsylvania, Becomes pastor of Penn Avenue Baptist Church.

He married Mary Louise Rowley (1848–1919). They had the following children:

Flora Louise Hellings (1872–1930), who married William Ernest Johnson (1872–).

Mary Belle Hellings 1875–1883

Dana Boardman Hellings 1884–1968

He passed away in 1911. Buried: Mt. Hope Cemetery, Rochester, New York. [1]

Sources

  1. Rev William Potts Hellings Memorial Page on Find A Grave. Rev William Potts Hellings
  • Rochester Theological Seminary general catalogue 1850 to 1910.
  • Ancient and Modern Germantown, Mount Airy and Chestnut Hill By Samuel Fitch Hotchkin, P. W. Ziegler & Co., 1889. Rev. W.P. Hellings pg 218


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