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Clergyman

Elizur Goodrich, American clergyman. member convs. of deals from Synod of New York and Philadelphia, also Association of Connecticut, 1766-1775.

Background

Goodrich, Elizur was born on October 26, 1734 in Wethersfield, Corm. Son of David and Hepzibah (Boardman) Goodrich.

Education

Graduated from Yale, 1752.

Career

Ordained to ministry Congregational Church, 1756. Pastor Congregational Church, Durham, Connecticut, 1756-1797. Elected to Corporation of Yale College, 1776.

Member convs. of deals from Synod of New York and Philadelphia, also Association of Connecticut, 1766-1775. Urged participation in American Revolution as religious duty.

Membership

Member convs. of deals from Synod of New York and Philadelphia, also Association of Connecticut, 1766-1775.

Connections

Married Catharine Chauncey, February 1, 1759, 7 children including Chauncey, Elizur, Chauncey Allen.

father:
David Goodrich

mother:
Hepzibah (Boardman) Goodrich

spouse:
Catharine Chauncey