Johns, John, 1796-1876

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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

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associatedWith Alexander, Archibald, 1772-1851. person
correspondedWith Allen, Mervin person
associatedWith All Saints' Church (Frederick, Md.) corporateBody
associatedWith Broadus, J. M. (James Madison), 1812-1880. person
associatedWith Christ Church (Baltimore, Md.) corporateBody
associatedWith Dana, Charles Backus, ca. 1805-1873. person
associatedWith Episcopal Church corporateBody
associatedWith Episcopal Church. Diocese of Maryland. corporateBody
associatedWith Episcopal Church. Diocese of Maryland. Standing Committee. corporateBody
associatedWith Episcopal Church. Diocese of Virginia. corporateBody
associatedWith Episcopal Church. Diocese of Virginia. Bishop (1862-1876 : Johns) corporateBody
correspondedWith Henshaw, J. P. K. (John Prentiss Kewley), 1792-1852 person
correspondedWith Kemp, James, 1764-1827 person
associatedWith Livingston, John Henry, 1746-1825. person
associatedWith Meade, William, 1789-1862. person
associatedWith Miller, Samuel, 1769-1850. person
associatedWith Princeton Theological Seminary. corporateBody
correspondedWith Smith, B. B. (Benjamin Bosworth), 1794-1884 person
correspondedWith Stone, William Murray, 1779-1838 person
associatedWith Transylvania University. corporateBody
associatedWith Travis, C. L., person
associatedWith Washington, H. A. (Henry Augustine), 1820-1858. person
correspondedWith Whittingham, William Rollinson, 1805-1879 person
associatedWith William L. Clements Library corporateBody
correspondedWith Wyatt, William Edward, 1789-1864 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Maryland
New Jersey
Princeton (N.J.)
Baltimore (Md.)
United States
Maryland--Frederick County
Maryland--Baltimore
Virginia
Frederick County (Md.)
Subject
Bishop
Clergy
Presbyterians--Education
Episcopalian theological seminaries
Occupation
Students--New Jersey
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Birth 1796

Death 1876-04-04

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