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Tolbert Fanning

Born: May 10, 1810

Death: May 3, 1874

Birthplace: Cannon County

Nationality: United States

Tolbert Fanning

Date of Birth : May 10, 1810
Date of Death : May 3, 1874
Birth Place : Cannon County

Tolbert Fanning was a Restoration Movement preacher and writer born in Cannon County, Tennessee. His conservative theology within that movement, often expressed in the pages of Fanning's publication, the Gospel Advocate, inspired others such as David Lipscomb, leading to the 1906 identification of the Church of Christ as a distinct religious body, 33 years after Fanning's death.

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