Carmichael, William Millar, Dd
Carmichael, William Millar, D.D.
an Episcopalian minister, was born in Albany, N. Y., June 28, 1804. He received his preparatory education at Plainfield, Mass., graduated from Hamilton College, N. Y., in 1826, entered Princeton Seminary, and graduated in 1829. He was licensed by the Presbytery of Albany, April 22, 1829; served as a missionary at Clinton, N.J., 1829-30; and as stated supply to the Reformed Dutch Church at Waterford, N. Y., from May to December, 1830, when he united with the Protestant Episcopal Church, and was licensed as lay reader in 1831. In May of that year he went to Europe, returned in December following, was called to the rectorship of Christ Church at Rye, and ordained deacon Jan. 13, 1832, and priest April 10. In 1834 he became rector of St. George's Church, Hempstead, L. I., where he continued until Oct. 1, 1843; then he became rector of St. Thomas's Hall, Flushing, and remained one year. He was rector at Watertown, N.Y., from Jan. 5, 1845, until Oct. 1,1847; at Meadville, Pa., from the last date until Nov. 30, 1852; at Christ Church, Richmond, Va., from Oct. 1, 1855, until July, 1856; at Pilatka, Fla., as missionary and rector, from Oct. 28,1856, until Aug. 1,1857; at Milledgeville, Ga., as missionary and rector, from Nov. 1, 1857, until Aug. 1, 1858; at Hempstead, L. I., occasionally acting as assistant rector of Trinity Church Rockaway, until April 1, 1873. He died at Jamaica, L. I., June 14,1881. See Necrolog. Report of Princeton Theological Seminary, 1882, p. 16.