Eastburn, Manton, Dd, Lld
Eastburn, Manton, D.D., LL.D.
a bishop of the Protestant Episcopal Church, was born in England, February 9, 1801, being brother of James W., the poet. His parents came to America when he was a boy. He graduated from Columbia College, New York, in 1817, and in due time thereafter from the General Theological Seminary in the same city. He was ordained assistant minister of Christ Church in 1822; became rector of' the Church of the Ascension in 1827; was consecrated bishop of Massachusetts December 29, 1842; and died in. Boston, September 12, 1872. Bishop Eastburn published several addresses an essays, and edited Thornton's Family Prayers. See Drake, Diet. of Amer. Biog. s.v.; Prot. Episc. Almanac, 1873, page 133.