Samuel Harden Church
1800-75; author of had 12 children with his wife Mary; manufacturer, Kensington Iron Works, and preacher for 17 years at the First Christian Church of Allegheny, for which he took no salary; John Marmaduke: A Romance of the English Invasion of Ireland in 1649 (1897), and a biography of Cromwell in which the subject is said
to have overthrown bloody rebellion in Ireland, and transformed
the environment of that mad people into industry and peace; the
author of the novel professes to have gone to Ireland, traced again
the line of Cromwells Invasion, and gave some studious attention
to the language and the literature of the country [cited in Brown, Ireland in Fiction, 1919]. IF
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John Marmaduke: A Romance of the english Invasion of Ireland
in 1649 (1897), ill. by Albert Grantley Reinhart.
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J. Jordan, Encyclopedia of Pennsylvania Biography, Vol 2: b. 5 Feb. 1800, d. 7 Dec. 1857; son of William (son of Samuel and Mary) b. 25 April 25 1826, d. 11 March 186, and
Emily (Scott) Church; had 12 children with his wife Mary; manufacturer, Kensington Iron Works, and preacher for 17 years at the First Christian Church of Allegheny, for which he took no salary.
J. H. Garrison, ed., Pittsburgh: Program of the International Centennial Celebration and Conventions
of the Disciples of Christ [Christian Churches] Pittsburgh, PA:
American Christian Missionary Society, 1909): Resolved, That we hereby put ourselves on record as disapproving the sentiments expressed by Col. Samuel Harden Church in his address to this Convention, and we further protest against its publication along with the other addresses of this Centennial Convention unless this protest is printed with it as the positive sense of this meeting. (pp.169-88.)
Kith & Kin: Samuel Harden Church (1858-1943), a namesake and son, became head of the Carnegie Institute; (Note was head of Carniegie institute for many years until his death.
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