Alexander Calderhead

Biography of Alexander Calderhead

Alexander Calderhead was born on 11 August 1752 in Carluke, son of John Calderhead. He enrolled in an Arts course at the University of Glasgow, attending Professor George Jardine's Logic class of 1777.

Calderheard ministered at Horndean, Berwickshire, from 1787-1802, after which he immigrated to the USA, where he was appointed minister at West Middleton Church, Pennsylvania in 1803. He continued his ministry at Short Creek Church, Ohio in 1805, and Wheeling Township, Ohio, in 1808. Calerhead was considered on of the chief figures in the Associate Reform Church movement in Eastern Ohio, and in the USA. He was the founder of the Piney Fork Church in Jefferson Country, Ohio.

Calderhead died at Ohio on 31 January 1812.


Alexander Calderhead
Born 11 August 1752.
Died 31 January 1812.
University Link: Student
GU Degree: Arts, 1777;
Occupation categories: clergy
Record last updated: 25th Mar 2013

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