Men of Mark in Georgia; A Complete and Elaborate History of the State from Its Settlement to the Present Time, Chiefly Told in Biographies and

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General Books LLC, 2009 - 208 pages
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 Excerpt: ...Doctor of Divinity. As a minister Dr. Gaines is always instructive. While he does not now have any pastoral connection, his services are frequently solicited by the ministers of his denomination. His pulpit style is always didactic and expository. His book, "Bible Course: Outline and Notes," published by the Franklin Printing and Publishing Company, Atlanta, has been widely used by the members of his denomination. His main study is the Bible and standard works on philosophy and theology. Recalling the past of his own life and feeling an abiding interest in the young about him, his constant exhortation is: "Make God first in all things. Do your best and trust Him. God helps those who help themselves." Dr. Gaines was married to Miss Mary Louise Lewis, of Virginia, May 17, 1877. They have had only one child--a son--Dr. Lewis M. Gaines, who is now professor in the Medical Department of Wake Forest College, North Carolina. W. J. NORTHEN. AMONG the leading young business men of the State is John David Walker of Sparta. Mr. Walker was born in Augusta, January 6, 1871. He has an illustrious ancestry. His Walker ancestors were among the earliest settlers in Virginia. They can be traced without a break to David Walker, who was born before the beginning of the eighteenth century, and who had high place in Virginia in the middle of the same century. By the records of Bristol Parish, Va., Freeman, son of David, was born in 1734. The family records begin with this Freeman Walker, who married a daughter of John Minge, in Charles City county. One of his sons, whose name was also Freeman, was the distinguished Freeman Walker, a leading lawyer and prominent politician in Augusta, who was at one time Mayor of the city of Augusta and afterward United States...

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