Log In

Frank Hoffnagel Bigelow

Clergyman , educator

Frank Hoffnagel Bigelow, American clergyman, educator.

Background

Bigelow, Frank Hoffnagel was born on June 10, 1873 in New York City. Son of Loyal Alpheus and Elizabeth (Hoffnagel) Bigelow.

Education

Preparatory education, Montgomery Bell Academy (Nashville, Tennessee) and Beeman Academy. Bachelor of Arts, Middlebury College, 1894. Studied Union Theological Seminary, Columbia University (post-graduate).

Bachelor of Divinity, Episcopal Theological School, 1899.

Career

Ordained deacon, 1899, priest, 1900, Protestant Episcopal Church. Was with St. Paul Church, Natick, Massachusetts, 1899-1903. Vicar St. Luke’s Church, Stamford, Connecticut, 1903-1911.

Assistant rector St. John’s Church, Bridgeport, 1915. Later rector Trinity Church, Lime Rock, Connecticut, and rector Christ Church, Pomfret, until 1927. Headmaster Rectory School, Pomfret, since 1920.

Connections

Married Mabel Augusta Brittain, April. Children: Elizabeth (Mistress Abbott), John Brittain.

father:
Loyal Alpheus Bigelow

mother:
Elizabeth (Hoffnagel) Bigelow

spouse:
Mabel Augusta Brittain

child:
Elizabeth Bigelow (Mistress Abbott)

child:
John Brittain Bigelow