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Charles Grandison Finney

Born: 29-Aug-1792
Birthplace: Warren, CT
Died: 16-Aug-1875
Location of death: Oberlin, OH
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Presbyterian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Religion

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Second Awakening

Father: Sylvester Finney (farmer, veteran of Revolutionary War, d. 26-Jun-1842)
Mother: Rebecca
Wife: Lydia Root Andrews (m. 5-Oct-1824, d. 17-Dec-1847, four daughters, two sons)
Daughter: Helen Clarissa (b. 8-Jun-1828)
Son: Charles Beman (b. 28-Mar-1830)
Son: Frederic Norton (b. 7-Mar-1832)
Daughter: Julia Finney Monroe (b. 16-Mar-1837)
Daughter: Sarah (b. 1841, d. 9-Mar-1843)
Daughter: Delia (b. 1844, d. 1-Sep-1852)
Wife: Elizabeth Ford Atkinson (m. 13-Nov-1848, d. 27-Nov-1863)
Wife: Rebecca Rayl (m. 1864, d. 12-Sep-1907)

    High School: Hamilton Oneida Academy (attended 1806-08)
    Professor: Oberlin College (1835-75, then Oberlin Collegiate Institute)
    Administrator: President, Oberlin College (1851-66)

    Freemasonry (expelled 1824)

Author of books:
Lectures on Revivals of Religion (1835)
Sermons on Various Subjects (1835, sermons)
Sermons on Important Subjects (1836, sermons)
Lectures to Professing Christians (1837)
Skeletons of a Course of Theological Lectures (1840)
Views of Sanctification (1840)
Letters on Revivals (1845)
Lectures on Systematic Theology (1846)
The Character, Claims, and Practical Workings of Freemasonry (1869)
Memoirs (1876, memoir, posthumous)
Sermons on Gospel Themes (1876, sermons, posthumous)
Sermons on the Way of Salvation (1891, sermons, posthumous)


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