Payne, John, Dd
Payne, John, D.D.
a missionary bishop of the Protestant Episcopal Church, was consecrated in St. Paul's Church, Alexandria, Virginia, July 11, 1851, as bishop of Western Africa. He resigned his jurisdiction in October, 1871, and returned to the United States, fixing his residence at Oak Grove, Virginia, where he continued to reside until his death, October 23, 1874, aged sixty years. See Prot. Episc. Almanac, 1875, page 144.