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Find A Grave - Emmanuel Episcopal Church Cemetery
Wilmer, Richard Hooker [cenotaph] b. March 15, 1816 d. June 14, 1900 Religious Figure. He was the only Bishop consecrated by the Protestant Episcopal Church in the Confederate States. His father was William Holland Wilmer, a founder and one of the original members of the faculty of the Virginia Theological Seminary. He graduated from Yale College in 1836 and from Virginia Seminary in 1839. He was ordained deacon on Mar. 31, 1839, and priest on Apr. 19, 1840. He served parishes in Goochland and Fluvanna counties in Virginia prior to becoming rector of St. James...[Read More] (Bio by: BigFrench) Emmanuel Episcopal Church Cemetery, Brook Hill (Henrico County), Henrico County, Virginia, USA