Skip Navigation

Did you know...

...that Revd Francis Makemie (1658 – 1708) is usually regarded as the Father of American Presbyterianism?

Born in County Donegal, he was ordained by the Presbytery of the Laggan in 1682 and went to America in 1683. The Department of Posts and Telegraphs in the Irish Republic issued a stamp in 1982 to commemorate the life of Francis Makemie.

« View all facts