John Rodgers Edit Profile
Honorary Doctor of Divinity, U. Edinburgh (Scotland), 1768.
Ordained to ministry Presbyterian Church, 1749. Pastor, Saint Georges, New Castle County, Delaware, 1749-1765. Trustee College of New Jersey (now Princeton), 1765-circa 1785.
Pastor, New York City, 1765-1810. Chaplain in General Heath’s brigade, 1776. Chaplain New York Council of Safety.
Chaplain 1st New York State Legislature. Member committee revising standards of Presbyterian Church, 1788. Moderator 1st General Assembly, Philadelphia, 1789.
Vice chancellor U. State of New York, 1784-1811.
Member committee revising standards of Presbyterian Church, 1788.
Married Elizabeth Bayard, September 19, 1752. Married second, Mary (Antrobus) Grant, August 15, 1764.