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Rev Dr William Newton

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Rev Dr William Newton

Birth
England
Death
16 Feb 1893 (aged 75–76)
West Chester, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial
West Goshen Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA Add to Map
Plot
Section G, Lot 48
Memorial ID
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William was born in Liverpool, England. His brother was Rev. Dr. Richard Newton, former rector of the Church of the Epiphany in Philadelphia. William was at one time connected with a theological seminary in Ohio. Early in his ministerial life he was Protestant Episcopalian and rector of the Church of the Holy Trinity, West Chester, and also of the Church of the Nativity, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. With the division of the Episcopal church, William sided with the Reformed Episcopal church and established the Reformed Episcopal Church of the Covenant. Later he organized, and was pastor of, the Church of the True Foundation in West Chester.
William died of pneumonia.

Obituaries published in The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia PA, Friday, 17 Feb 1893, pages 2 and 3.
William was born in Liverpool, England. His brother was Rev. Dr. Richard Newton, former rector of the Church of the Epiphany in Philadelphia. William was at one time connected with a theological seminary in Ohio. Early in his ministerial life he was Protestant Episcopalian and rector of the Church of the Holy Trinity, West Chester, and also of the Church of the Nativity, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. With the division of the Episcopal church, William sided with the Reformed Episcopal church and established the Reformed Episcopal Church of the Covenant. Later he organized, and was pastor of, the Church of the True Foundation in West Chester.
William died of pneumonia.

Obituaries published in The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia PA, Friday, 17 Feb 1893, pages 2 and 3.

Inscription

Sacred to the memory of the
Rev. William Newton D.D.
Founder and Pastor of the Reformed Episcopal Church of the Sure Foundation West Chester PA.
He departed this life in the full assurance of a blessed immortality on the
16th day of Feb. 1893
Aged 75 years
Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord from henceforth: that they may rest from their labors and their works do follow them.
REV. XIV. 13



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