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Samuel Phillips Payson – Clergy

Reverend Samuel Phillips Payson (January 18, 1736 – January 11, 1801) was a Harvard graduate who ministered for the town of Chelsea, Massachusetts from 1757. The reverend, born…

James Francis Armstrong – Clergy

James Francis Armstrong (April 3, 1750 – January 19, 1816) was a chaplain from New Jersey in the American Revolutionary War and a Presbyterian minister for 30 years…

Samuel Finley – Clergy

Finley was the second son from a family of at least 9 children of Michael Finley by Ann daughter of Samuel O’Neill. At least 2 of his brothers,…

Richard Peters – Clergy

Richard Peters (1704 – July 10, 1776), born in Liverpool, became an attorney, Anglican minister, and civil servant. In 1735 he emigrated to Pennsylvania, where he served in…

Francis Asbury – Clergy

Francis Asbury (/æzbəri/, August 20, 1745 – March 31, 1816) was one of the first two bishops of the Methodist Episcopal Church in the United States. As a…

John Gano – Clergy

John Gano (Hopewell Township, Mercer County, New Jersey on July 22, 1727 – August 10, 1804) was a Baptist minister and Revolutionary War chaplain who allegedly baptized his…

Joseph Roby – Clergy

Roby was born on May 12, 1724 in Boston to Joseph and Priscilla Roby. He graduated from Harvard College in 1742 with a Master of Arts degree.==Ministerial career==After…

Isaac Backus – Clergy

Isaac Backus (January 9, 1724{spaced ndash}November 20, 1806) was a leading Baptist preacher during the era of the American Revolution who campaigned against state-established churches in New England.Born…

Pierre Gibault – Clergy

* John Gano’s Grave* Revolutionary War Chaplaincy* Painting of John Gano Baptizing George Washington* Brown University Charter==Bibliography==* Gano, John. “A Chaplain of the Revolution: Memoirs of the Rev.…

John Rosbrugh – Clergy

Rev. John Rosbrugh (c. 1714–1777), also spelled Rosborough and Rosburgh) was a graduate of the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University) where he studied for the ministry…