- Methodist Family - Biographies By Last Name
Richard Allen (1760-1831) was an influential black minister who established the first black denomination in the United States.
Francis Asbury (1745-1816) was the preeminent leader of American Methodism after the Revolutionary War.
Peter Cartwright (1785-1872) was a Methodist circuit ride and frontier preacher.
Thomas Coke (1747-1814), along with Francis Asbury, served as the first bishop for the American Methodists.
Crosby, Frances "Fanny"
Fanny Crosby (1820-1915) wrote thousands of famous hymns, including "Blessed Assurance," "Jesus Keep Me Near the Cross," and "To God Be the Glory."
Georgia Harkness (1891-1974) was one of the first influential female theologians in the United States.
Harry Hosier (1750-1806) was a renowned public speaker and one of the first licensed black preachers in Methodism.
Jones, Robert "Bob"
"Bob" Jones, Sr. (1883-1926) was a renowned evangelist and educator. He founded Bob Jones University, which promoted a conservative Christian education.
Jarena Lee (1783-1855) was one of the first black female preachers in America.
Mott, John Raleigh
John Raleigh Mott (1865-1955) was an American Methodist layperson who is recognized as the "father of the modern ecumenical movement."
Joseph Pilmore (1739-1825) was an English Methodist preacher and missionary, who helped spread Methodism in early America.
Thomas Webb (1724-1796) was a former British officer who helped spread Methodism in New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New Jersey.
Charles Wesley (1707-1788) was an important leader of the Methodist movement, the younger brother of John Wesley, and an influential hymn writer.
John Wesley (1703-1791) founded the Methodist movement.
Frances Willard (1839-1898) was a social activist who promoted temperance, women’s suffrage, labor reform and home-centered family life.
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