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NameJohn Paisley
DenominationChurch of Scotland -- Presbyterian
Livedb. ca. 1658-01-01 - d. 1728-04-18 (new)
Linked SermonsA sermon on Revelation 3:11 -- preacher (autograph: no)Sermon on Jude 1:24 -- preacher (autograph: no)Sermon on Psalms 31:23 -- preacher (autograph: no)
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Associated PlacesPaisley -- HomeLochwinnoch -- ParishGlasgow University -- Place of StudyPollok -- Post
Source of DataCatherine Evans
Biographical Sources ConsultedHew Scott, Fasti Eccelesia Scoticanae, New Edition, Vol. 3 (Edinburgh: Oliver and Boyd, 1920), p. 153.
Other NoteBorn in Paisley, Renfrewshire in 1658. Son of Bailie Paisley and Elizabeth. Educated at the University of Glasgow. Was Chaplain to Sir James Maxwell in Pollok, Renfrewshire. Licensed on 25 March 1691and ordained on 15 September 1691, becoming minister of Lochwinnoch, Renfrewshire. Married Anna Simpson and had four children, Patrick (minister of Kilmarnock, Ayrshire), John, Margaret, and Jean.
GEMMS record createdDecember 28, 2018
GEMMS record last editedJuly 25, 2019