David Jones Edit Profile
Attended Hopewell Academy, New Jersey, circa 1757-1758.
In New Jersey, 1761; ordained to ministry Baptist Church, 1766. Pastor church, Freehold, New Jersey, 1766-1775, Great Valley Baptist Church, Chester County, Pennsylvania, 1775-1786, 92-1820, Southhampton Baptist Church, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, 1786-1792. An outspoken colonial patriot, served as chaplain Anthony Wayne’s div. of Pennsylvania troops, 1776-1783.
Also chaplain to Pennsylvania troops during War of 1812. Author: A Journal of Two Visits Made to … Indians on the Ohio River, 1774. The Doctrine of Laying on the Hands Examined and Vindicated, 1786.
Married Anne Stillwell, February 22, 1762.