John Prentiss Kewley Henshaw papers, 1814-1871.
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In 1982, the General Convention of the Church deleted the words "Protestant" and "in the United States of America" from the official title of the Church, making it the Episcopal Church. From the description of Records of the Protestant Episcopal Church of the United States of America, Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society, 1823-1975 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 702152635 ...
First Episcopal Bishop of Rhode Island. From the description of John Prentiss Kewley Henshaw papers, 1814-1871. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 658058631 John Henshaw was born in Middletown, Connecticut to Daniel Henshaw and Sally Prentiss Henshaw on 13 June 1792. The family moved to Middlebury, Vermont, where John attended Middlebury College and graduated in 1808; he then attended Harvard University as a resident graduate for a year. After a visit to Middletown, Henshaw beca...
Second Episcopal Bishop of Maryland. From the description of James Kemp papers, 1784-1827. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 652681588 ...
Episcopal worship in Rhode Island dates from 1635. The Colony relied on itinerant preachers until 1702 when the first Anglican church was built in Newport. Others followed soon after in Narragansett, Bristol and Providence. In 1790 the Diocese of Rhode Island was created with Samuel Seabury, Bishop of Connecticut, named Bishop of Rhode Island as well. Rhode Island would continue to share a bishop with one or more New England states until 1843. In 1929 St. John's Church in Providence became the C...
Third Episcopal Bishop of Maryland. From the description of William Murray Stone papers, 1802-1838. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 652713411 ...
William Rollinson Whittingham was born in New York City, N.Y., and graduated from the General Theological Seminary in 1825. He was ordained as an Episcopal priest in 1829 and became rector of Saint Mark's Church in Orange, N.J. Whittingham later served as rector of Saint Luke's Church in New York City, and in 1835 became a professor of ecclesiastical history at the General Theological Seminary. In 1840, he was elected Episcopal bishop of Maryland, the youngest American bishop to date, and served...
Founded in 1817 as an auxiliary of the Washington-based American Colonization Society, the Maryland State Colonization Society's primary functions were to gather funds for the parent society and to recruit colonists for the American Society's settlement, Liberia, founded on the West African coast in 1822. Ten years later, the Maryland Society decided to chart a course independent of the American Society by founding a separate colony for Maryland's free blacks, called "Maryland in Liberia." Confl...