Notes for Basil MANLEY, II


Graduated with high honors.The Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans: Volume VII
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Manly, Basil
page 236
MANLY, Basil, educator, was born in Pittsboro, N.C., Jan. 29, 1798; son of Basil and Elizabeth (Maultsby) Manly. He was licensed to preach in 1818; was graduated with honors from South Carolina college in 1821; was ordained to the Baptist ministry in 1822, and was pastor at Edgewood court-house, and at Charleston, S.C., 1822-36. He was married, Dec. 23, 1824, to Sarah[p.236] Murray, daughter of Zebulon and Abigail (Murray) Rudulph. He was president of the State University of Alabama, 1837-55, and pastor of the Wentworth Street church, Charleston. 1855-59. In 1859 he returned to Alabama and was engaged in state missionary work till Dec. 30, 1860, when he became pastor at Montgomery. He was an organizer of the Southern Baptist convention of 1845, and of the Southern Baptist Theological seminary, Greenville, S.C., in 1859. He published several sermons and with his son Basil prepared The Baptist Psalmody(1850). He died in Greenville, S.C., Dec. 21, 1868.
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MANLY, BASIL, clergyman, was born Jan. 28, 1798, in Chatham county, N. C. He was chosen president of the university of Alabama, which post he relinquished in 1855. He engaged in missionary travels throughout Alabama, and was for some time a pastor in Montgomery. He died Dec. 21, 1868, in Greenville, S. C.The South Carolina Magazine of Ancestral Research
SCMAR, Volume VIII
Number 1, Winter, 1980
Marriages Performed By Rev. Basil ManlySCMAR, Vol. VIII, Winter 1980, No. 1, p.3
Rev. Basil Manly, Sr. was pastor of the First Baptist Church in Charleston, South Carolina until 1837 when he removed to Alabana to be president of the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa. This register is preserved in Tuscaloosa.Marriage and Death Notices from Baptist Newspapers of South Carolina, 1866-1887
The Working Christian
Issue of January 31, 1871
page 121

Marriages & Deaths, Baptist Newspapers, SC, 1866-1887
The following sketch was taken from the Discourse delivered by Rev. James P. Boyce, on the occasion of Dr. Manly's funeral, December 22, 1868. Basil Manly was born about three miles north of Pittsboro', in Chatham county, North Carolina, on the 29th day of January 1798. He was baptized on the 26th of August 1816.... licensed to preach April 25, 1818, granted by Rocky Spring Church, of which he still continued a member. On may 1818, he preached his first sermon in the Baptist meeting house, in the town of Beaufort, South Carolina....Search ResultsSearch Terms: BASIL (19), MANLY (32)
Database: South Carolina Census, 1790-1890
Combined Matches: 1 Year Surname Given Name (s) County State Page Township or Other Info Record Type Database ID#
1860 MANLY BASIL JR. Greenville County SC 408 Greenville Town Federal Population Schedule SC 1860 Federal Census Index SC40251302

Wrote the benediction for Jefferson Davis' inauguration and was present at his swearing in. This document in in the Museum of the COnfederacy
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