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date: 14 October 2019

Jeter, Jeremiah Belllocked

(18 July 1802–18 February 1880)
  • C. Douglas Weaver

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Jeter, Jeremiah Bell (18 July 1802–18 February 1880), Southern Baptist minister and editor, was born in Bedford County, Virginia, the son of Pleasant Jeter and Jane Eke Hatcher, farmers. Jeter credited his mother with raising the family, and he remembered his father as a “thriftless dreamer.” Jeter never attended college; he was educated in the rural schools of Bedford County....

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