The Brewster Genealogy, 1566-1907; A Record of the Descendants of William Brewster of the Mayflower, Ruling Elder of the Pilgrim Church Which Founded Plymouth Colony in 1620 Volume 2, PT. 1
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...church, but under his charge it grew to be a strong and independent parish, a new church building was erected, missions were established, etc. Owing to ill health he resigned in 1882, but officiated in various churches in Connecticut, Baltimore and Brooklyn, until, in 1894, he became the rector of Saint Michael's Church, Brooklyn, where he ministered with remarkable success and continued in active duty until within two days of his death. The Reverend Joseph Brewster was a man of scholarly tastes, a forceful and earnest preacher, most impressive in his rendering of the services of the church, socially very charming, with great personal magnetism, brilliant wit, and a keen knowledge both of books and men. Children, i-ii born at Windham, iii Wallingford, iv-vii New Haven: i Right Rev. Chauncey Bunce, D. D., b. Sept. 5, 1848; m. Oct. 15, 1873, Susan Huntington, daughter of Eli and Sarah D. Whitney of New Haven, Conn. She d. May 24, 1885. M. at East Orange, N. J., June 20, 1893, Alice Tucker Stephenson (Ellen Tucker Brewster, LemuelT, Joseph, Simon8, Benjamin4, William, Love, William1), b. at Brooklyn, N. Y., Aug. 15, 1856. Res. Hartford, Conn. Chauncey Bunce Brewster was educated at the Hopkins Grammar School and Yale College, where he was graduated in 1868, with honors, being class orator; was tutor at Yale in 1870, and was graduated from Berkeley Divinity School, Middletown, Conn., in 1872, in which year he was ordained deacon by Bishop Williams. He served that year as assistant minister at Saint Andrew's Church, Meriden, Conn.; advanced to the priesthood by Bishop Williams in 1873; was rector of Christ Church, Rye, N. Y., 1873-81; Christ Church, Detroit, Mich., 1882-85; Grace Church, Baltimore, 1885-88, and Grace Church, Brooklyn Heights, 1888-97....
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