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Clergyman

Jeremiah Leaming, American clergyman.

Background

Leaming, Jeremiah was born in 1717 in Durham, Connecticut, United States. Son of Jeremiah and Abigail (Turner) Leaming.

Education

Graduated from Yale, 1745. Master of Arts (honorary), King’s College, 1765, S.T.D. (honorary), 1789.

Career

Ordained to ministry Episcopal Church, 1748. Minister Trinity Church, Newport, Rhode Island, 1748-1758, St. Paul’s Church, Norwalk, Connecticut, 1758-1777. Fled Norwalk because he was Loyalist, 1777.

Minister, Stratford, Connecticut, 1784-1790.

Connections

Married Ann Learning. Married second, Elizabeth Peck.

father:
Jeremiah Leaming

mother:
Abigail (Turner) Leaming

spouses:
Ann Learning

Elizabeth Peck.