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Clergyman

James Davenport, American clergyman. members of First Congl.

Background

Davenport, James was born in 1716 in Stamford, Connecticut, United States. Son of Review John and Elizabeth (Morris) Davenport.

Education

Graduated from Yale, 1732.

Career

General Assembly passed law against ministers preaching in parish without consent of pastor), 1742, judged mentally disturbed and sent back to Southold.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Confession and Retractions (confessed his errors), 1744.

Membership

Members of First Congl.

Connections

father:
Review John Davenport

mother:
Elizabeth (Morris) Davenport