"The Bashful Baptist Who Waxed Bold..." - Story of Peter Folsom, the First Choctaw Baptist

Choctaw Chief and Baptist Preacher, Peter Folsom The following is a story of the first Choctaw Baptist - Peter Folsom. A Choctaw Man’s Conversion and Purpose Peter Folsom was a Choctaw born in Mississippi in 1812. At 17, Peter moved to Great Crossings, Scott County, Kentucky to attend the Choctaw Academy Nov. 19, 1829.…