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Alonzo Church

Alonzo Church

Male 1793 - 1862  (69 years)

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  • Name Alonzo Church 
    Born 9 Apr 1793  West Brattleboro, Windham, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 May 1862  Athens, Clarke, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I46291  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 23 Feb 2014 

    Father Reuben Church, Lieutenant,   b. 21 Mar 1757, Hardwick, Worcester, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1834, Brattleboro, Windham, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Whipple,   b. 1 Jan 1753, Groton, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1829  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 26 May 1780 
    Family ID F502  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Jane Treppe or Trippe,   b. 1800,   d. 1861  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 16 Dec 1817  Eatonton, Putnam, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Elvira Anne Church,   b. 1818,   d. 1881  (Age 63 years)
     2. Alonzo Webster Church,   b. 16 Feb 1829, Athens, Clarke, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1899, of, Washington, D.C. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 71 years)
    Family ID F21680  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Apr 1793 - West Brattleboro, Windham, Vermont Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Dec 1817 - Eatonton, Putnam, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 May 1862 - Athens, Clarke, Georgia Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • !SOURCE: Email from Cindi Russell (email hidden) to the Whipple Website, 7 Feb 2000, citing The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Volume 110, page 80, Mrs. Anne Louise Lee Sanders (DAR ID Number: 109257) born in Columbus, Miss., the wife of William Davis Sanders and descendant of Lieut.-Col. Timothy Church.

      !SOURCE: Email from N. Combs to Weldon Whipple, 28 Jul 2004. Cites the following entry in The Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans: Volume II
      CHURCH, Alonzo {46291}, educator, was born in West Brattleboro, Vt., April 9, 1793; son of Lieut. Reuben {667} and Elizabeth (Whipple) {658} Church. He was graduated at Middlebury college in 1816 and took charge of a classical school at Eatonton, Ga., and where in 1818 he married Sarah Trippe {46292}. He was professor of mathematics in Franklin college, Athens, Ga., 1819-29; ordained a minister of the Presbyterian church, April 28, 1824, and preached without pay for thirty-five years; president of Franklin college, (afterward the University of Georgia) in 1829 when he retired to a farm near Athens. Under his administration New College was erected in 1831, Ivy Building and a chapel in 1832, and Phi Kappa Hall in 1834, Middlebury college conferred upon him the degree of D.D. in 1830. He died at Athens, Ga., May 18, 1862.


      !SOURCE: "Descendants of Reuben Church," email from Rita Guzzo (email hidden), 5 Feb 2014.


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