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Clergyman

Charles Pettit Mcilvaine, American clergyman.

Background

Mcilvaine, Charles Pettit was born on January 18, 1799 in Burlington, New Jersey, United States. Son of Joseph and Maria (Reed) Mcilvaine.

Education

Graduated from College of New Jersey (now Princeton), 1816.

Career

Pastor, Christ Church, Georgetown, District of Columbia, 1820-1824. Ordained to ministry Episcopal Church, 1823. Chaplain United States Senate, 1821-1822.

Chaplain, professor geography and ethics United States Military Academy, 1825-1827. Rector St. Ann’s, Brooklyn, 1827-1833. Professor evidences of Christianity, U. City New York, 1828-1832.

Consecrated bishop Episcopal Church, 1832. Resided in Gambier, O., 1833-1846, Clifton, O., after 1846. Visited England on request of President Lincoln to establish better relations with England after Trent affair.

Author: The Evidences of Christianity in their External Division, 1832. Oxford Divinity Compared with that of the Romish and Anglican Churches, 1841.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Evidences of Christianity in their External Division, 1832. Oxford Divinity Compared with that of the Romish and Anglican Churches, 1841.

Connections

Married Emily Coxe, October 8, 1822.

father:
Joseph Mcilvaine

mother:
Maria (Reed) Mcilvaine

spouse:
Emily Coxe