Coudon, Joseph, Am
Coudon, Joseph, A.M.
a minister of the Protestant Episcopal Church, was a native of' Annapolis, Md. He became lay reader in North Elk Parish in 1782, having previously been principal of the Free School in Kent County, which, in 1783, became Washington College. As a lay member of the convention of the diocese he was prominent in organizing the Protestant Episcopal Church, after the Revolution. In 1787 he was ordained deacon, at the age of forty-five, became rector of North Elk Parish, and died there in April 1792. See Sprague, Annals of the Amer. Pulpit, 5:312.