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Clergyman

George Duffield, American clergyman.

Background

Duffield, George was born on October 7, 1732 in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of George and Margaret Duffield.

Education

Graduated from College of New Jersey (now Princeton), 1752.

Career

At least 1 son George. Tutor, College of New Jersey, 1754-1756. Licensed to preach, 1756.

Pastor Presbyterian Church, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, 1757-1772, 3d Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia, 1772-1790. Ordained to ministry Presbyterian Church, 1759. Captain local militia.

Strong patriot, commissioned chaplain Pennsylvania Militia, co-chaplain Continental Congress. Trustee College of New Jersey, 1777-1790. Clerk Pennsylvania General Assembly.

Author: A Sermon Preached in the Third Presbyterian Church in the City of Philadelphia on Thursday, December 11, 1783, published 1784.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: A Sermon Preached in the Third Presbyterian Church in the City of Philadelphia on Thursday, December 11, 1783, published 1784.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Blair, March 8, 1756. Married second, Margaret Armstrong, March 5, 1759.

father:
George Duffield

mother:
Margaret Duffield

spouses:
Elizabeth Blair

Margaret Armstrong