Henry Munro Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts, St. Andrews, Scotland. Studied divinity U. Edinburgh (Scotland). Master of Arts (honorary), King’s College (now Columbia), 1773.
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.
Married 3 times; married second, Miss Stockton.