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Clergyman

Charles Clinton Beatty, Irish clergyman.

Background

Beatty, Charles Clinton was born in 1715 in Antrim County, Ireland, circa. Son of John and Christiana (Clinton) Beatty.

Education

Attended “Log College,” Neshaminy, Pennsylvania.

Career

Assisted in William Tennent’s church, Neshaminy, 1743, pastor, 1743. Missionary in Virginia and North Carolina, 1754. Chaplain Pennsylvania troops engaged in fighting in Indian wars, 1755.

Active in organizing relief funds for ministers’ widows and in conversion of Indians. Moderator Presbyterian Synod of N.B. (Canada), 1764. Became trustee College of New Jersey (now Princeton), 1763.

Author: Journal of a Two Months Tour among the Frontier Inhabitants of Pennsylvania, 1768.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Journal of a Two Months Tour among the Frontier Inhabitants of Pennsylvania, 1768.

Connections

Married Anne Reading, June 24, 1746.

father:
John Beatty

mother:
Christiana (Clinton) Beatty

spouse:
Anne Reading