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Philip Embury

(1728—1775)


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(1728–75),

one of the earliest Methodist preachers in America. A native of Ireland, he was converted by J. Wesley. In 1768 he built the first Methodist church in America, in New York, but in 1770 he moved to Camden, where he founded a Methodist society.

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