An investigation was made of 1,394 known descendants of Jonathan Edwards of which 13 became college presidents, 65 college professors, 3 United States senator,s 30 judges, 100 lawyers, 60 physicians, 75 army and navy officers, 100 preachers and missionaries, 60 authors of prominence, one a vice-president of the United States, 80 became public officials in other capacities, 295 college graduates, among whom were governors of states and ministers to foreign countries.
Wednesday, September 09, 2009
Leaving a Godly Legacy
This is the influence Jonathan Edwards had on his family. I believe that these numbers had been calculated somewhere between 150-170 years after Edwards' death.