Gilbert MacMaster (1778 - 1854):
Physician and writer
Gilbert MacMaster was born in Saintfield, County Down, and was educated in Philadelphia, where he became a medical doctor. He served as pastor of the Reformed Church at Duanesberg, New York, from 1808 until 1840 and of a church at Princetown for the next six years. He became Doctor of Divinity, and among his publications are Apology for the Book of Psalms and an Essay in Defence of Christianity. He died in Albany.