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Clergyman

Stephen Gano, American clergyman. member Providence School Committee, 1794-1824.

Background

Gano, Stephen was born on December 25, 1762 in New York City. Son of John and Sarah (Stites) Gano.

Education

A.M. (honorary), Rhode Island College (now Brown U.), 1800.

Career

Surgeon’s mate Continental Army, 1779-1782. Practiced medicine, Tappan, New York, 1782-1786. Ordained to ministry Baptist Church, 1786.

Pastor, Hudson, O., 1790-1792, 1st Baptist Church, Providence, Rhode Island, 1792-1828. Member Providence School Committee, 1794-1824. Overseer Rhode Island College (now Brown U.), 1794-1828.

Moderator Warren Association of Baptist Church, 1808-1828. Delegate to Baptist Triennial Convention, Phila.

Membership

Member Providence School Committee, 1794-1824.

Connections

Married Cornelia Vavasour, October 25, 1782. Married second, Polly Tallmadge, 1789.; married 4th, Joanna Lattine, October 8, 1801.

father:
John Gano

mother:
Sarah (Stites) Gano

spouses:
Cornelia Vavasour

Polly Tallmadge

Joanna Lattine