Devereaux Jarratt Edit Profile
Studied under Alexander Martin, circa 1761.
Tutor in house of John Cannon. Sailed for England, 1762. Ordained as priest by Bishop of Chester in Presbyterian Church, 1863.
Returned to Virginia, 1863, became rector Bath Parish, Dinwiddie County. Carried on reform work in other Virginia counties and North Carolina. Assisted Methodist preacher Robert Williams, 1773.
Took keen interest and regularly attended Methodist conferences although closely associated with Episcopal (Presbyterian) Church Author: A Brief Narrative of the Revival of Religion in Virginia in a Letter to a Friend (sent to John Wesley), 1773. Thoughts on Some Capital Subjects in Divinity in a Series of Letters to a Friend, 1791. An Argument between an Anabaptist and a Methodist on the Subject and Mode of Baptism, reprinted 1814.
Married Martha Claiborne.