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Clergyman , educator

Samuel Knox, Irish clergyman, educator.

Background

Knox, Samuel was born in 1756 in Armagh County, Ireland. Son of Samuel Knox.

Education

Master of Arts, University Glasgow (Scotland), 1792.

Career

Came to American, circa 1795. Licensed to preach by Presbytery of Belfast, Irleand. 1st principal Frederick Academy, 1797-1703.

Head of a private academic which merged into Baltimore College, 1808, principal, until 1820. Principal Frederick Academy, 1823-1827. Author: Essay on the Best System of Liberal Education, adapted to the Genius of the Government of the United States, 1799.

(sermons) Some Prefatory Strictures on the Lately Avowed Religious Principles of Joseph Priestley, 1798, A Vindication of the Religion of Mr. Jefferson and a Statement of his Services in the Cause of Religious Liberty, 1800.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Essay on the Best System of Liberal Education, adapted to the Genius of the Government of the United States, 1799. (sermons) Some Prefatory Strictures on the Lately Avowed Religious Principles of Joseph Priestley, 1798, A Vindication of the Religion of Mr. Jefferson and a Statement of his Services in the Cause of Religious Liberty, 1800.

Connections

Married Grace Gilmour. Married second, Zeraiah McClerry.

father:
Samuel Knox. Knox

spouses:
Grace Gilmour

Zeraiah McClerry