Rev. Abraham Beach

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Abraham Beach

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Birthplace: Cheshire, New Haven County, Connecticut Colony
Death: Died in New Brunswick, Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Elnathan Beach and Hannah Bull
Husband of Antje Beach
Father of Hannah Ratoone; Maria Carter; Ann Chandler Lyell; Cornelia Ann Lawrence; Abraham Beach and 1 other
Half brother of Sarah Atwater; Samuel Beach; Jonathan Bull and Hannah Bull

Occupation: Reverend
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About Rev. Abraham Beach

(Sept. 9, 1740-Sept. 14, 1828). Missionary and Loyalist. Born in Cheshire, Connecticut, Beach graduated from Yale in 1747, became an Episcopalian, and studied for the ministry under Samuel Johnson. He went to England and was ordained deacon on May 17, 1767, and priest on June 14, 1767. He served as a missionary for the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel (SPG) at New Brunswick and Piscataway, New Jersey, 1767-1784. He was a Loyalist during the American Revolution. He did not officiate and his church was closed. From 1784 to 1811, he was assistant minister at Trinity Church, New York City, and from 1811 to 1813, he was assistant rector there. Beach was elected president of the House of Deputies at the 1801, 1804, and 1808 General Conventions. He retired to New Brunswick in 1813 and died there

Birth: Aug. 29, 1740 Cheshire New Haven County Connecticut, USA Death: Sep. 11, 1828 New Brunswick Middlesex County New Jersey, USA

Rector of the church from 1767-1784. Active in organizing the Episcopal Church in America. Died in his 88th year.

"And lo I am with you alway"


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Parents:
 Elnathan Beach (1698 - 1742)

Children:
 Hannah Beach Rattoone (1769 - 1848)*
 Cornelia Ann Beach Lawrence (1777 - 1857)*

Siblings:
 Elnathan Beach (1722 - 1763)*
 Sarah Beach Atwater (1726 - 1803)*
 Hannah Beach Mansfield (1728 - 1795)*
 Abraham Beach (1740 - 1828)
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Inscription:

ABRAHAM BEACH D.D. BORN 1740 - DIED IN HIS 88TH. YEAR" "AND LO I AM WITH YOU ALWAY"


Burial: Christ Church Episcopal Churchyard New Brunswick Middlesex County New Jersey, USA


Created by: Dan Silva Record added: May 07, 2007 Find A Grave Memorial# 19276521

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Rev. Abraham Beach's Timeline

1740
August 29, 1740
Cheshire, New Haven County, Connecticut Colony
1769
1769
Age 28
1771
1771
Age 30
1773
1773
Age 32
1777
April 22, 1777
Age 36
New Brunswick, Middlesex, NJ
1777
Age 36
1779
1779
Age 38
1828
September 11, 1828
Age 88
New Brunswick, Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States