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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.…

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…

Joel Barlow – Clergy

Joel Barlow (March 24, 1754 – December 26, 1812) was an American poet, diplomat, and politician. In politics he supported the French Revolution and was an ardent Jeffersonian.In…

Gideon Hawley – Clergy

Gideon Hawley (1727–1807) was a missionary to the Iroquois Indians in Massachusetts and on the Susquehanna River in New York.==Biography==He was born in the Stratfield section of Stratford,…

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…

James Beebe – Clergy

James Beebe (1717–1785), Reverend, presided over the Unity Parish at North Stratford, now Trumbull, Connecticut, between 1747 and 1785. He was an Army Preacher in the French and…

Thomas S. Hinde – Clergy

Hinde was an active businessman, pursuing real estate, construction, and publishing opportunities in Kentucky, Ohio and Illinois. In his early years, Hinde publicly opposed slavery, and played a…

Josiah Smith – Clergy

Josiah Smith (1704 – October 1781) was a clergyman in colonial South Carolina who championed the causes of the evangelical style of the Great Awakening and later American…

Blackleach Burritt – Clergy

Blackleach Burritt (1744 – August 27, 1794) was a preacher during the American Revolutionary War. During the American War of Independence, he was incarcerated in the Sugar House…