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Clergyman

Alexander Mcleod, British clergyman. member New York City History Society.

Background

Mcleod, Alexander was born on June 12, 1774 in Mull Island, Hebrides. Son of Neil and Margaret (McLean) Mcleod.

Education

Graduate Union College, 1798.

Career

Came to the United States, 1792. Joined Reformed Presbyterian Church, 1793, licensed to preach, 1799. Pastor 1st Reformed Presbyterian Church, New York City, 1800.

Responsible for his Presbytery’s rule forbidding communicants to hold slaves. An organizer American Colonization Society. Editor Christian Expositor, 2 years.

Member New York City History Society. An organizer American Society for Meliorating the Condition of Jews, New York Society for Instruction of Deaf and Dumb. Author: Ecclesiastical Catechism, 1806.

The Life and Power of True Godliness, 1816.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Ecclesiastical Catechism, 1806. The Life and Power of True Godliness, 1816.

Membership

Member New York City History Society.

Connections

Married Maria Anne Agnew, 1805.

father:
Neil Mcleod

mother:
Margaret (McLean) Mcleod

spouse:
Maria Anne Agnew