Gilbert McMaster

McMaster, Gilbert, D.D., a divine, and theological writer, was born in Ireland 13th February 1778. While he was still a child, his father emigrated to America, and settled in Pennsylvania. Gilbert was ordained pastor of a Presbyterian congregation at Duanesburg, New York, in 1808, where for thirty-two years, and afterwards for six years at Princeton, Indiana, he exercised his ministry with great acceptance. He was the author of An Analysis of the Shorter Catechism (1815), The Moral Character of Civil Government Considered (1832), and many other theological works. He died at New Albany, Indiana, 17th March 1854, aged 76.


37a. Biographical Dictionary—American Biography: Francis S. Drake. Boston, 1876.