William Rhinehart

Short Name: William Rhinehart
Full Name: Rhinehart, W. R. (William R.), 1800-1861
Birth Year: 1800
Death Year: 1861

Rhinehart, William. (Virginia, November 28, 1800--May 5, 1861). United Brethren in Christ. Licensed 1825, ordained 1829. Presiding elder, Virginia Conference and Miami Conference. Editor of The Religious Telescope (magazine), 1834. Pastor, First Church, Dayton. Powerful singer. Active in temperance and anti-slavery movements. Compiled American Church Harp and in 1837 the Hymn Book of the United Brethren in Christ.

--Ellen Jane Lorenz, DNAH Archives


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