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Clergyman

Henry Munro, British clergyman. member Ch.

Background

Munro, Henry was born in 1730 in Scotland. Son of Robert and Anne Munro.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts, St. Andrews, Scotland. Studied divinity U. Edinburgh (Scotland). Master of Arts (honorary), King’s College (now Columbia), 1773.

Career

Of Scotland, 1757, became chaplain 77th Regiment of Highlanders which came to American, 1757. Accompanied regiment on expeditions against Fort Duquesne, 1758, fts. Ticonderoga and Crown Point, 1759, Montreal, 1760.

Went to New York, 1762. Returned to England, 1764, became member Church of England. Ordained to ministry Anglican Church, 1765.

Returned to American, 1765, missionary to Philipsburgh, New York. Appointed rector St. Peter’s Church, Albany, New York, 1768. Active missionary on New York frontier, 1768-1776.

Supported British position during American Revolution, imprisoned at Albany, 1776, escaped to Canada, became chaplain to British forces. Returned to England, 1778. Lived in Scotland, 1783-1801.

Membership

Member Ch.

Connections

Married 3 times; married second, Miss Stockton.

father:
Robert Munro

mother:
Anne Munro

spouses:
3 times

Miss Stockton