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Thursday, June 10, 2010

Glendy, John 1755-1832

GLENDY, John, clergyman, born in Londonderry, Ireland, 24 June, 1755" died in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 4 October, 1832. He was educated at the University of Glasgow, where, after studying theology, he was ordained. He accepted a call from the Church in Londonderry, and remained there until he was exiled during the Irish insurrection of 1798, in which he protested against the aggressive measures of the government, and rendered himself obnoxious to the nobility. He arrived in Norfolk, Virginia, in 1799, and afterward supplied the congregations of Staunton and Bethel, Augusta County, Virginia, for nearly two years, he was invited by President Jefferson to be his guest in Washington, and during his visit delivered a discourse in the capitol. In 1803-'30 he was pastor of the 2d Presbyterian Church in Baltimore. Maryland In 1806 he served as chaplain of the United States House of Representatives, and in 1815 and 1816 of the senate. In 1822 the University of Maryland gave him the degree of D. D. He published an "Oration in Commemoration of Washington," delivered in Staunton in 1800 (re-published, 1835).

John Glendy (1755-1832) was a Scots-Irish Presbyterian clergyman who served as Chaplain of the Senate of the United States.

Annals of the American Pulpit, Volume 4 - 1860 (page 229)

Second Presbyterian Church of Baltimore, Maryland web page mentions Dr. Glendy.

The Presbyterian Quarterly and Princeton Review (1872) By Lyman Hotchkiss Atwater, Henry Boynton Smith, James Manning Sherwood

Historical and literary memorials of Presbyterianism in Ireland, 1623-(1800). - 1880 - By Thomas Witherow (see page 313 for entry on John Glendy)

Appleton's Cyclopædia of American Biography, Volume 2 (1888) By James Grant Wilson, John Fiske (see page 665 for entry on John Glendy)

Herringshaw's National Library of American Biography: (1909) edited by Thomas William Herringshaw (see page 592 for entry on John Glendy)

Cyclopædia of Biblical, Theological, and Ecclesiastical Literature, Volume 3 (1894) By John McClintock, James Strong (see page 884 for entry on John Glendy)

Christian weapons not carnal, but spiritual : a sermon, delivered in the Second Presbyterian Church, in the City of Baltimore, October 13, 1826, at the installation of the Rev. John Breckinridge, as colleague with the Reverend John Glendy, D.D., in the Pastoral Charge of the Said Church - (1826) - Miller, Samuel, 1769-1850

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