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ELDER WILLIAM BUCKLEY *
By Carter Tarrant
Elder William Buckley was born in Virginia, Frederick county, July the 9th, 1772; baptized in Henry county, by elders James Ray; moved to Kentucky in October, 1794, and at present residence in Franklin county; he was ordained by elders George Smith, and William Hickman, sr. After receiving holy orders he took the oversight of Glen's-creek church in Woodford county, and, still continues to minister to them in word and doctrine. Mr. Buckley is an evangelical minister, and has a number of lovely traits in his character. He, like a number of our preachers in Kentucky, has to labor hard on his farm for the support of himself and family.

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* Mr. Buckley has made a declaration of his principles, and of his intentions, to leave his former fociety, but at present he is with them.


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[Carter Tarrant, History of the Baptised Ministers and Churches in Kentucky &c., Friends to Humanity, Frankfort, KY, 1808, p. 17. Charles Tarrants, Delhi, NY, provided this document. - Transcribed by Jim Duvall]



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