Born: March 31, 1860, in a gypsy tent in Epping Forest (near London), England.
Died: August 4, 1947, on board the Queen Mary.
Buried: Fresh Pond Crematory and Columbarium, Queens, New York.
Gypsey Smith was the son of Cornelius Smith and Mary (Polly) Welch.
A world famous evangelist in his time, he made over 40 tours in America, Australia, and elsewhere:
I’m God’s messenger from the gypsy tent. And it’s the message that’s important, not the messenger.
The way to Jesus is not by Cambridge and Oxford, Glasgow, Edinburgh, London, Princeton, Harvard, Yale, Socrates, Plato, Shakespeare or the poets—It is over an old-fashioned hill called Calvary.