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1748, Jun 141784, Feb 2
minister, evangelist, and writer, who became known as "The Apostle of Nova Scotia". Born at Newport, Rhode Island. He became a New England Planter and served as an itinerant preacher throughout Maritime Canada and Northeastern New England from 1776 to 1784. His ministry coincided with the second Great Awakening period and he became the leader of the New Light movement in the Maritimes. Later in life he caught the attention of renowned theologian John Wesley. Alline is Canada's most prolific Eighteenth-century writer. His Journal is considered a classic of North American spiritualism and he is Canada's first great Protestant and one of its most important theological writers.
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06/14/1748-Henry Alline, "The Apostle of Nova Scotia" is born in Newport, RI
02/02/1784-Henry Alline, "The Apostle of Nova Scotia" dies in North Hampton, NH
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