Rev Stephen Henry Gloucester

Tennessee, USA
Death 21 May 1850 (aged 47–48)
Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 144968060 · View Source
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Rev. Stephen Henry Gloucester
First Pastor of the Lombard St. Central Presbyterian Church
Died May 21, 1850
Aged 48

Gloucester was one of the four sons of John Gloucester. Stephen was born a slave in Tennessee, his father paid $400 for Stephen's freedom when he was 12 years of age.

Among the primary organizers for the Underground Railroad in Philadelphia and the founder of The First African Presbyterian Church at Girard Avenue and 42nd Street in Philadelphia, which had 123 members by 1811

Name Stephen H. Gloucester
Event Type Death
Event Date 21 May 1850
Event Place Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Gender Male
Age 47
Birth Year (Estimated) 1803
Cemetery Colored Presby. Burial Ground
Burial Place Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Additional Relatives X

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  • Added: 13 Apr 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 144968060
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