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Clergyman

Richard Mansfield, American clergyman.

Background

Mansfield, Richard was born on October 1, 1723 in New Haven. Son of Jonathan and Sarah (Ailing) Mansfield.

Education

Graduated from Yale, 1741, Doctor of Divinity, 1792.

Career

Rector, Hopkins Grammar School, 1742-1747. Ordained deacon and priest Episcopal Church in England, 1748. Missionary and rector to Derby, Connecticut, 1748-1820.

Royalist during American Revolution, but remained in Am.

Connections

Married Anna Hull, October 10, 1751, 13 children.

father:
Jonathan Mansfield

mother:
Sarah (Ailing) Mansfield

spouse:
Anna Hull