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Clergyman

William Craig Brownlee, British clergyman.

Background

Brownlee, William Craig was born in 1784 in Scotland. Son of James B. and Margaret (Craig) Brownlee.

Education

Master of Arts, University Glasgow, Doctor of Divinity, 1824.

Career

Church by Presbytery of Sterling, 1808. Came to the United States, 1808. Pastor associate Scotch Church, Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania, 1808-1813, Philadelphia, 1813-1816.

Head Queen’s College (now Rutgers) Academy, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1816-1819. Pastor Presbyterian Church, Basking Ridge, New Jersey, 1818-1825. Professor languages Rutgers, 1826-1843.

Associate pastor Collegiate Church, New York City, 1826-1843. Became paralyzed, 1843. Author: Inquiry into the Principles of the Quakers, 1824.

Letters in the Roman Catholic Controversy, 1834. Popery an Enemy to Civil and Religious Liberty, 1836. The Whigs of Scotland, a Romance.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Inquiry into the Principles of the Quakers, 1824. Letters in the Roman Catholic Controversy, 1834. Popery an Enemy to Civil and Religious Liberty, 1836.

      The Whigs of Scotland, a Romance.

Connections

Married Maria McDougall, 1807.

father:
James B. Brownlee

mother:
Margaret (Craig) Brownlee

spouse:
Maria McDougall