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Daniel McGill organized Presbyterians into a "church order" at "Potomoke" near Shepherdstown
John McCue planted churches in Lewisburg, Union, and Spring Creek.
The Presbyterian general Assembly adopted a policy to send missionaries to the American frontier settlements to form new congregations.
The Committee on Missions of the Synod of Virginia sent John McElhenney as a Presbyterian evangelist in Greenbrier and Monroe counties
Henry Ruffner organized two Presbyterian congregations from which came Kanawha Salines in Malden and the Kanawha Church of Charleston
Henry Ruffner gathered with other western Virginians at a convention in Clarksburg and allied for a system of free public schools
McElhenney died as pastor of the Old Stone Presbyterian Church of Lewisburg.
Dec 26, 1872
In Charleston, the Presbyterian Church (Southern) and the Kanawha Presbyterian Church (Northern) split.
The first Presbyterian Church was formed in Williamson.
Davis & Elkins College founded by Southern Presbyterians
The major northern and southern branches of American Presbyterianism reunited