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  Men of Canada - 1891

Rev. Eardley H. Koyl

Rev. E.L. KoylRev. Eardley H. Koyl, M.A., Niagara Falls Ontario, was born at Centralia, Ontario in 1858. He is the second son of Rev. Ephriam L. Koyl, Methodist minister.

He intended entering business life, but in 1878 felt called to the sacred ministry. He was admitted to the London district on probation and afterwards transferred to Brantford, and is thus a member of the Niagara Conference of the Methodist Church.

With indefatigable energy he pushed his way through college, graduating with high honors in metaphysics in 1886. He also obtained the Punshon prize and was valedictorian for that year. He was ordained in Woodstock the year of his graduation, and was afterwards stationed at Paris, Beamsville and Ingersoll. After which he was laid aside for a time on account of ill health, but has since been fully restored.

Mr. Koyl as a preacher is more than ordinarily attractive and impressive, being gifted with unusual oratorical powers, he cannot fail to rise to a high position in his church.

He was married August 25th, 1886 to Miss Letta Bigelow, of Lindsay, Ontario

1878 on probation in London Disctrict and then Brantford, ordained at 1879 Woodstock, 1880-1883 Paris, 1883-1886 Beamsville, 1886 Paris (Brant Co.), 1887-1889 Ingersoll, 1891 Niagara Falls, Ontario,

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