Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Virginia.
From the description of John Johns papers, 1819-1876. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 658824547
John Johns (1796-1876) was a student at the newly established Princeton Theological Seminary during the academic years of 1816-1817 and 1817-1818, graduating in 1818. After graduation, Johns went on to serve at the Protestant Episcopal Church in Frederick City, Maryland, and Christ Church in Baltimore. On October 13, 1842, Reverend Johns became Assistant Bishop to Bishop William Meade, of the Episcopal Diocese of Virginia. Johns was the first Bishop to be consecrated in Virginia, at the Monumental Church in Richmond. In 1862, he assumed the position of Bishop, following the death of William Meade. Among Reverend Johns's other distinctions, he held the office of President of William and Mary College. The Right Reverend John Johns died in 1876.
From the description of John Johns notebook, 1817-1818. (New Jersey Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 53404419