Rev. Elijah Garrison gives the first sermon

Elijah Garrison was my paternal 5th great-grandfather. He was born in Kentucky in 1788, and went to Pike County, Illinois, in the 1820s. He married Sally Allen, perhaps a relation of Lewis Allen, mentioned in the 1880 book, "History of Pike Co, Illinois", by Charles C. Chapman, 1880. On page 427, this record includes information pertaining to Rev. Elijah Garrison:

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