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Daniel McGilvary

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Daniel McGilvary (1828–1911) was an American Presbyterian missionary who played an important role in the expansion of Protestantism in Northern Siam. Throughout his life, his colleagues and the general public held McGilvary in great esteem, and businesses and government offices in Chiang Mai were officially closed in mourning on the day of his death. Biography McGilvary was born 16 May 1828, in North Carolina, United States and, after a largely informal education, taught school until he entered Princeton Theological Seminary in 1853. He graduated from Princeton in 1856 and returned to NC to pastor two rural churches. He was ordained in 1857. In 1858 he arrived in Thailand (then Siam) as a member of the Bangkok Station, Siam Mission, Presbyterian Church in the United States of America, and in 1860 married Sophia Royce Bradley, daughter of Dan Beach Bradley. The couple had five children together, namely Catherine Emilie McGilvary, Evander Bradley McGilvary, Cornelia Harriet M
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