John Payne (Bishop)

John Payne (Bishop)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. John Payne (January 9, 1815 - October 23, 1874) was a Missionary Bishop from the Episcopal Church to Liberia, and the first bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Liberia. Payne was born in 1815 in Westmoreland County, Virginia. He was the son of John Payne and Francis (Morris) Payne, both of Virginia. He graduated from the College of William and Mary in 1833 and from the Virginia Theological Seminary in 1836. Following his graduation, Payne was ordained deacon on July 17, 1836 at Christ Church in Alexandria, Virginia. He married Anna Matilda Barroll in 1837, and they both spent the next five years as missionaries in Africa, primarily serving the colony of African-American ex-slaves living around Cape Palmas. Payne returned in 1841 to be ordained priest.show more

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  • Paperback | 164 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 249g
  • Acu Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136742780
  • 9786136742786