Janvier, George Washington, Dd
Janvier, George Washington, D.D.
a Presbyterian minister, was born of Huguenot descent at Cantwell's Bridge (now Odessa), Delaware, January 22, 1784. In his twentieth year he joined the Presbyterian Church, and began his preparatory studies with his pastor, Reverend Dr. Read, and continued them at Princeton, but did not graduate. He was licensed by the Presbytery of New Castle, September 26, 1810; spent one year in itinerant preaching; became pastor at Pittsgrove, N.J., May 13, 1812; and died there June 9, 1865. He was moderator of the Synod of New Jersey, and was a member of the Board of Foreign Missions. See Wilson, Presb. Hist. Almanac, 1866, page 115.