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Rev Stephen Higginson Tyng

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Rev Stephen Higginson Tyng

Birth
Newburyport, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Death
3 Sep 1885 (aged 85)
Irvington, Westchester County, New York, USA
Burial
Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Plot
Section 99, Lots 11478-11479
Memorial ID
42326042 View Source

born March 1, 1800 at Newburyport, Essex County, Massachusetts
died at Irvington-on-Hudson, Westchester County, New York

He was a 1817 graduate of Harvard University. The degree of D.D. was conferred upon him by Jefferson College in 1832, and by Harvard in 1851.

Tyng was considered to be one of the most notable preachers of his time, and was the leader in the evangelical wing of the Episcopal Church. Tyng was the rector at Church of the Epiphany, Philadelphia, before relocating to New York City in 1845. He was pastor of St. George's Episcopal Church for 33 years from 1845 through 1878.

Rev. Tyng has a cenotaph in Green-Wood Cemetery.

born March 1, 1800 at Newburyport, Essex County, Massachusetts
died at Irvington-on-Hudson, Westchester County, New York

He was a 1817 graduate of Harvard University. The degree of D.D. was conferred upon him by Jefferson College in 1832, and by Harvard in 1851.

Tyng was considered to be one of the most notable preachers of his time, and was the leader in the evangelical wing of the Episcopal Church. Tyng was the rector at Church of the Epiphany, Philadelphia, before relocating to New York City in 1845. He was pastor of St. George's Episcopal Church for 33 years from 1845 through 1878.

Rev. Tyng has a cenotaph in Green-Wood Cemetery.


Inscription

INSCRIPTION:
Stephen Higginson Tyng
March 1, 1800 – Sept. 3, 1885.
Sixty four years presbyter of the Protestant Episcopal Church. Forty years rector of St. George's Church in the City of New York.
His wife
Susan Wilson Mitchell
July 30, 1811 – Jan. 8, 1895


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