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William Whaley Bellinger

Clergyman

William Whaley Bellinger, American clergyman. Member Society for Promotion of Religion and Learning in State of New York (vice president), New York Bible and Prayer Book Society, Psi Upsilon, Theta Nu Epsilon.

Background

Bellinger, William Whaley was born on December 25, 1863 in Richland Ponds, Barnwell District, South Carolina, United States. Son of Amos Northrop and Maria Louisa (Whaley) Bellinger.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Union College, New York, 1883. Bachelor of Divinity, General Theological Seminary, 1888. Master of Arts, Trinity College, Connecticut, 1889.

Doctor of Divinity, Hobart, 1901. Doctor of Humane Letters, Union, 1909. Doctor of Civil Law, Syracuse University, 1920.

Career

Made deacon, 1886, ordained priest, 1887, Protestant Episcopal Church. Minister in charge Grace Church, Albany, New York, 1886. Rector Trinity Church, Wethersfield, Connecticut, 1886-1889.

Assistant minister St. Mary’s Church, Brooklyn, New York, 1889-1890, rector same, 1890-1899. Rector Grace Church, Utica, New York, 1899-1908. Vicar St. Agnes’ Chapel, Trinity Parish, New York, since 1908.

Trustee New York P.E. Public school and member of School Committee. President St. Luke’s Home for Aged Women. Vice president Corps for Relief of Widows and Orphans of Clergy of Protestant Episcopal Church in State of New York Delaware to General Convention Protestant Episcopal Church, 1904-1907.

Membership

Member Society for Promotion of Religion and Learning in State of New York (vice president), New York Bible and Prayer Book Society, Psi Upsilon, Theta Nu Epsilon. Clubs: Union League, University.

Connections

Married Catharine Carr Miles, December 29, 1886 (died March 3, 1939). Children: Mistress Katharine Polhemus, William Hart, John B., Northrop Terry (deceased).

father:
Amos Northrop Bellinger

mother:
Maria Louisa (Whaley) Bellinger

spouse:
Catharine Carr Miles

child:
Mistress Katharine Polhemus Bellinger

child:
William Hart Bellinger

child:
John B. Bellinger

child:
Northrop Terry Bellinger (deceased)