Rev Calbraith Bourn Perry

Rev Calbraith Bourn Perry

Bristol, Bristol County, Rhode Island, USA
Death 6 Dec 1914 (aged 69)
Cambridge, Washington County, New York, USA
Burial Bristol, Bristol County, Rhode Island, USA
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Perry Rev Calbraith Bourne DD born in Bristol RI September 23 1846 died in Cambridge NY December 6 1914 Son of James D Wolf and Julia S Jones Perry He graduated from Brown University in 1867 studied theology in Philadelphia and in the General Seminary in New York was ordained a priest by Bishop Whittingham of Maryland in 1872 was in charge of a small mission of colored people which grew into St Mary's church which has a noble building with a seating capacity of 1,000 people He founded the sisterhood of St Mary the Virgin and All Saints opened the first orphan asylum for colored boys in Maryland and a day school in which he gave instructions He was rector at varion places also archdeacon of Tennessee for colored people and warden of Hoffman Hall for the education of colored Episcopal clergy an institution affiliated with Fiske University In 1900 he became rector of St Luke's church at Cambridge NY He was a frequent contributor to the press and published several volumes He joined the Empire State Society Sons of the American Revolution October 6 1899 his revolutionary ancestor being Christopher Raymond Perry who served in the capacity of a midshipman in the United States Navy during the Revolution
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Rev Calbraith
Bourn Perry ___
Born in Bristol, RI
Sept 23, 1845
Died In _____IDGE, NY
Dec 6, 1914
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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Rev Calbraith Bourn Perry (23 Sep 1845–6 Dec 1914), Find a Grave Memorial no. 80259497, citing Juniper Hill Cemetery, Bristol, Bristol County, Rhode Island, USA ; Maintained by Jerry & Florence McCauley (contributor 47254930) .