This research formed the basis of her first children's book, Pierre of Kaskaskia , as well as her third book, In Enemy Hands.
Her books Indy and Mr. Lincoln , and Verity Mullens and the Indian were also based on historical incidents. For the most part, Belting adapted myths and folktales for young readers.
Focusing on a single theme, such as "little people" Elves and Ellefolk or the sun The Sun Is a Golden Earring , Belting usually included ten to twenty myths from around the world. She went on to produce 24 children's book titles and numerous articles during her career. Throughout her adult life, Belting was active in community affairs, and preached occasionally in Presbyterian churches where she was a lay minister.
Natalia Belting passed away in The "Alphabetical Files" contain newsclippings about Belting, as well as reviews about books for which the collection has no original material.
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Missouri History Lesson 101 – Kaskaskia, Illinois
First Name. Last Name. Feedback Please submit a suggestion, comment or question - we would love to hear from you! The whole site of church and cemetery is two acres. The cemetery began to be used more than sixty years ago. The three first church buildings have gone entirely to ruin. Besides the three original elders, I find the names of the following: James H. Willis, in ; Wm. Miller, Robert A. Smith, Wm. Storey and John H.
McClellan in ; A. Stewart Adams and Henry Marlin, in This practice is still continued. The use of hymns in social worship and in the Sabbath school is not prohibited. There have been connected with this church from the beginning about two hundred and ten persons. The present membership is thirty.
It is a mother church. Carmi and Enfield are largely formed from it. Presbytery held a meeting with this church in September, It was a season of much interest. Great crowds attended, and services were held both in the house and in the grove. The Springfield and Shawneetown R.
The postoffice and station are Sacramento. John Silliman died while laboring here.
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His remains are buried in the cemetery mentioned above. Of the ministers named in the above account of Sharon Church I shall speak in this connection only of those who labored in the Territory or State previous to the organization of Centre Presbytery. It is worthy of notice that the first Presbyterian church in Missouri—the church of Concord, Belleview Settlement, southwest part of Washington county—was organized within a few days of Sharon, Illinois Territory. I have found no notice of the date of his birth. But he was a native of Pennsylvania, and of Scotch-Irish descent.
His father removed with his family to Guilford county, N. From his earliest years McGready was remarkable for his conscientious regard to his religious duties. An uncle conceived the idea of educating him for the ministry. James had united with the church at the age of seventeen, and was exemplary in his deportment.
Neither uncle or nephew had a doubt of his piety. But a remark from another, which he casually overheard, at first exasperated, and then led him to such serious self-examination that he renounced his old hope and sought the Savior anew. He commenced his classical studies with Rev. Here, in Mr.
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His theological course was taken under the direction of the famous Dr. John McMillan. He was licensed by Red Stone Presbytery in He returned the same year to Guilford county, N. He was uncompromising with the sins most fashionable in that region—dancing, horse-racing and intemperance.
The wicked were exasperated; but great good resulted from his labors. His principal field of labor in Kentucky was in Logan county, where from to he was pastor of Gasper River, Red River and Muddy River congregations.
John Mann, now an elder in Chester church, Illinois, remembers seeing Mr. McGready in Logan county, Ky. He was a large man.
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For a time he fell in with the Cumberlands. But he saw his error and retraced his steps. In the latter years of his life he resided in Henderson county, Ky. Muhlenburg Presbytery covered the western part of Kentucky. It was organized in Of it Mr. McGready was a member. As said above he died in or His ministerial career must have covered, therefore, about thirty or thirty-one years. His death probably took place before he was sixty years of age. It is not probable he was a Presbyterian minister. He studied at Princeton College and graduated at Princeton Seminary in He labored at Dayton, Ohio, and died in He graduated at Jefferson College, Cannonsburg, Pa.
He studied theology at Princeton in He had charge of Mt. He was then missionary agent for a time, afterwards pastor at New Lisbon, Pa. He died in There is a well authenticated tradition that the name was originally Spilman, but it was first mispronounced and then misspelled—an i being substituted for an e. An effort was once made to restore the name to its original sound and spelling. But there was not sufficient concert, and habit had become too strong. Benjamin Spilman—father of B. Rice, of Prince Edward county, Va. Miss Rice was descended from an English family of that name—a family very prolific of ministers.
John H. Rice of Va. Nathan L.
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