Jacob Bailey Edit Profile
Graduated from Harvard, 1755.
Taught school, Kingston, N.H., also Gloucester, 1755-1758. Ordained to ministry by Congregational Association, N.H., 1758. Became adherent Anglican Church, ordained in England, 1760.
Appointed missionary to eastern Massachusetts frontier by Society for Promoting Gospel in Foreign Parts, 1760. Lived at Fort Shirley. Later built St. John’s Church, Pownalborough, Massachusetts.
Refused to support American cause in Revolutionary War, was permitted to leave Massachusetts, 1776. Settled in Annapolis, Nova Scotia, 1776. Rector Anglican Church, Annapolis, 1776-1818.
Contributor Observations on the Antiquities of America…to Collections of Massachusetts History Society for 1795.
Married Sally Weeks, August 1761.