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Lewis Conner
by J. H. Spencer, 1885

Lewis Conner was the most prominent preacher in this body [Salem Association of Predestinarian Baptist ]. He was probably a native of Virginia, but settled in Boone county, at a very early period. Here he was converted during the great revival of 1801, and united with Bullittsburg church. In 1804, he went into the constitution of Mud Lick church, and afterwards became a member of Forks of Gunpowder, in which church he was an ordained minister as early as 1822. He appears to have been a good and useful preacher among the churches of North Bend Association, until the difficulty about missions arose in that body. In 1840, he entered with his church into the constitution of Salem Association of Predestinarian Baptists, and was moderator of that body, from its organization, till 1857. At this date, he was quite old, and it is probable that he soon afterwards went to his reward.

[From J. H. Spencer, A History of Kentucky Baptists, Volume II, 1885; reprint, 1984, p. 542. Scanned and formatted by Jim Duvall.]

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