Rectors of Caroline Church

Dublin Core

Title

Rectors of Caroline Church

Description

A collection of the various Rectors, years served, photo if available, and any background info we have on the individual

Date

1729 to present

Collection Items

1723-1724 – the Reverend James Wetmore was born of Congregational parents in Middletown, Connecticut, December 31, 1695.
He entered Yale College and took an A.B. degree in September 1714 and Master of Arts in 1717. He was ordained in the First…

1725-1727 – the Reverend Thomas Standard was born in England in 1680. He applied for an SPG position partly because the establishment of the Anglican Church in lower New York guaranteed ministers an annual salary, supported by local taxation, a…

1729-1733 - Alexander Campbell was the most controversial of Clergy to minister to the flock in Brookhaven during the 1700’s. In 1728 Rev. Campbell, who was previously a missionary at Apoquiniminck in Pennsylvania, succeeded Mr. Standard in…

1733-1746 – the Reverend Isaac Browne was the third son of Daniel Browne of West Haven, Connecticut. Isaac Browne was born March 20, 1708/09 and graduated from Yale College in 1729. After graduation he pursued his theological studies under the…

1746-1767 – the Reverend James Lyon, an Irishman by birth and a graduate of Trinity College , Dublin was appointed in 1745. He had been an itinerant in Connecticut, where he was known for his eccentricity as well as his devotion to the Church. He…

The Reverend Charles Seabury
1814-1844 The Reverend Charles Seabury was born in Westchester, NY on 29 May 1770. He was the son of the first Episcopal Bishop in America.
Rev. Seabury married Ann Saltonstall on June 13, 1799 and together they had six children. Their second…
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