Webster, George Orlia, 1866-1942
Born: April 25, 1866, Fort Ann, New York.
Died: October 1, 1942, Essex, New York.
Buried: Bolton Landing, New York.
Son of a Baptist minister, Webster attended school at Saxon’s River Academy. His first pastorate after ordination was in St. Johnsbury, Vermont. Of his over 50 years of service as a minister, over 30 were spent in non-denominational settings, often in combined churches with Methodist, Presbyterian, and Baptist members. In later years, Webster was pastor of the Federated Church at Essex, New York, where there is a plaque in his memory. He wrote several hundred published hymns and oth… Go to person page >