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John Hicks Eynon (1801-88)

John Hicks Eynon was born in Gloucester, and was converted by the early female itinerant Elizabeth Dart, whom he later married. He entered the Bible Christian ministry in 1826 and after service in several home circuits, was appointed to Upper Canada in 1832. He remained in Canada for the remainder of his ministry and pioneered the work of the Church across large areas of the colony.

Source: Oliver Beckerlegge, United Methodist Ministers and their Circuits 1797-1932 (1968), and F. W. Bourne, The Bible Christians Their Origin and History 1815-1900 (1905), pp.214-217, 303, 519

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