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Clergyman

Thomas Bradbury Chandler, American clergyman.

Background

Chandler, Thomas Bradbury was born on April 26, 1726 in Woodstock, Connecticut, United States. Son of Captain William and Jemima (Bradbury) Chandler.

Education

Graduated from Yale, 1745. Master of Arts, Oxford (England) University, 1753, Doctor of Divinity, 1766. Doctor of Divinity, Columbia, 1767.

Career

Called to service St. John’s Church, Elizabethtown New Jersey, 1747. Ordained to Anglican Church, London, England., circa 1751. Leading advocate of America episcopacy.

Loyalist, attacked Continental Congress in pamphlet What Think Ye of Congress Now?, 1775. Fled to England, 1775, returned to Elizabethtown, 1785. Author: An Appeal to the Public in Behalf of the Church of England in America, 1767.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: An Appeal to the Public in Behalf of the Church of England in America, 1767.

Connections

Married Jane M. Emott, 1750, 6 children.

father:
Captain William Chandler

mother:
Jemima (Bradbury) Chandler

spouse:
Jane M. Emott