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Rev Samuel Seabury, II

  • Birth 30 Nov 1729 Ledyard Center, New London County, Connecticut, USA
  • Death 25 Feb 1796 New London, New London County, Connecticut, USA
  • Burial New London, New London County, Connecticut, USA
  • Memorial ID 8281890

Religious Figure. He first Bishop of the American Episcopal Church. he was the son of Samuel Samuel I, a Congregational minister who converted to Episcopalianism and moved to England. He graduated from Yale in 1748 and was ordained a minister in 1753. During the Revolutionary War, he was a Monarchist and opposed the Revolution. In 1789, with the appointment of himself and two other bishops by the English Parliament, the Protestant Episcopal Church of America was founded in Philadelphia. He was the rector of Saint James Church in New London, Connecticut.

Bio by: Richard Arthur Norton (1958- )


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Richard Arthur Norton (1958- )
  • Added: 15 Jan 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8281890
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev Samuel Seabury, II (30 Nov 1729–25 Feb 1796), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8281890, citing Saint James Church Cemetery, New London, New London County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .