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Charles Minnigerode Beckwith

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Charles Minnigerode Beckwith, American bishop.

Background

Beckwith, Charles Minnigerode was born on June 3, 1851 in Prince George Company, Virginia, United States. Son of Doctor Thomas Stanley and Agnes (Ruffin) Beckwith.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of Georgia, 1873. Studied Berkeley Division School. Doctor of Divinity, University of the South, 1902.

S.T.D., Berkeley Division School, 1903.

Career

Assistant professor mathematics, University of the South, 1874-1876.

Master of grammar schools, University of the South, 1876-1879. Deacon, 1881, priest, 1882, P.E Church. Assistant rector, St. Luke’s Cathedral, Atlanta, Georgia., 1880-1886.

Rector, Houston, Texas, 1886-1892. General missionary Diocese of Texas, 1892-1895. Rector, Galveston, Texas, 1895-1901.

Consecrated bishop of Alabama, 1902. Author: The Trinity Course of Church Instruction, 1898. The Teacher’s Companion to the Trinity Course, 1901.

Rightly Instructed in God’s Holy Word, 1902.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Trinity Course of Church Instruction, 1898. The Teacher’s Companion to the Trinity Course, 1901. Rightly Instructed in God’s Holy Word, 1902.

Connections

Married Lucy Cocke, 1888 (died 1891).; married second, Mary Belle Cameron, May 11, 1897.

father:
Doctor Thomas Stanley Beckwith

mother:
Agnes (Ruffin) Beckwith

spouse:
Lucy Cocke

spouse:
Mary Belle Cameron