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Rev Samuel Seabury II

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Rev Samuel Seabury II

Birth
Ledyard Center, New London County, Connecticut, USA
Death 25 Feb 1796 (aged 66)
New London, New London County, Connecticut, USA
Burial New London, New London County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 8281890 View Source
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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/memorial/8281890/samuel-seabury : accessed ), memorial page for Rev Samuel Seabury II (30 Nov 1729–25 Feb 1796), Find a Grave Memorial ID 8281890, citing Saint James Church Cemetery, New London, New London County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .