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Rev Chauncey Bunce Brewster
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Birth: Sep. 5, 1848
Windham
Windham County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Apr. 9, 1941
Hartford
Hartford County
Connecticut, USA

Right Rev. Dr. Chauncey Bunce Brewster, was the the fifth American Episcopal bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut.

Chauncey Bunce Brewster was educated at the Hopkins Grammar School and Yale College, where he was graduated in 1868, with honors, being class orator; was tutor at Yale in 1870, and was graduated from Berkeley Divinity School, Middletown, Conn., in 1872, in which year he was ordained deacon by Bishop Williams.

He served that year as assistant minister at Saint Andrew's Church, Meriden, Conn. ; advanced to the priesthood by Bishop Williams in 1873 ; was rector of Christ Church, Rye, N. Y., 1873-81; Christ Church, Detroit, Mich.,1882-85; Grace Church, Baltimore, 1885-88, and Grace Church, Brooklyn Heights, 1888-97.

He was consecrated bishop coadjutor of Connecticut, Oct. 28, 1897, and became the bishop of Connecticut, Feb. 7, 1899.

Bishop Brewster received the degree of D. D. from Trinity College, Yale and Wesleyan Universities. He is the author of three books: The Key of Life, Aspects of Revelation, and The Catholic Ideal of the Church.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Brewster (1822 - 1895)
  Sarah Jane Bunce Brewster (1823 - 1866)
 
 Spouses:
  Susan Huntington Whitney Brewster (1849 - 1885)
  Alice Tucker Stephenson Brewster (1856 - 1932)
 
 Children:
  Child Brewster (____ - 1896)*
  Eli Whitney Brewster (1885 - 1885)*
  Eleanor Longfellow Brewster (1894 - 1985)*
 
 Siblings:
  Chauncey Bunce Brewster (1848 - 1941)
  James Henry Brewster (1856 - 1920)*
  James Henry Brewster (1856 - 1920)*
  William Joseph Brewster (1858 - 1952)*
  Benjamin Brewster (1860 - 1941)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
New Haven
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA
 
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Record added: Jul 11, 2012
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