Boucher, Jonathan was born on March 24, 1738 in Cumberland, England. Son of James and Ann (Barnes) Boucher.
Attended schools at Bromfield and Wigton, England.
Ordained to ministry Church of England, 1762. Rector St. Mary’s Church, Caroline County, Virginia, 1762-1770, St. Anne’s, Annapolis, Maryland., 1770-1773, Queen Anne’s parish, Prince Georges County, Maryland., 1773-1775. Chaplain lower house Maryland.
Legislature, 1772-1775. Advocate of Anglican Episcopate in American. A Loyalist, preached doctrine of religious obligation of subjects to obey king.
Left American, 1775; served parishes in Paddington and Epsom, England, 1775-1804. Author: A View of the Causes and Consequences of the American Revolution, 1797.
Author: A View of the Causes and Consequences of the American Revolution, 1797.