Robert Sheffey

Robert Sayers Sheffey (July 4, 1820 – August 30, 1902) was a Methodist evangelist and circuit-riding preacher, renowned for his eccentricities and power in prayer, who ministered to, and became part of the folklore of, the Appalachian region of southwest Virginia, southern West Virginia and eastern Tennessee.

Personal facts

Robert Sheffey
Birth dateJuly 04, 1820
Birth place
Virginia , Ivanhoe Virginia , United States
United States
Date of deathAugust 30, 1902
Place of death
Virginia , United States


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