Show Summary Details

Page of
PRINTED FROM Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. © Oxford University Press, 2017. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single article in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy).

Seabury, Samuellocked

  • Gerald M. D. Howat


Seabury, Samuel (1729–1796), first bishop of the Protestant Episcopal church in the United States of America, was born on 30 November 1729 at Groton, Connecticut, the son of Samuel Seabury (1706–1764) and Abigail Mumford. His father was a missionary, under the jurisdiction of the bishop of ...

You do not currently have access to this article


Please login to access the full content.


Access to the full content requires a subscription

, Church of Jesus Christ of the Latterday Saints
J. A. Garraty & M. C. Carnes, eds., , 24 vols. (1999)