Williams, Charles S, Dd

Williams, Charles S., D.D.

a clergyman of the Protestant Episcopal Church, was born June 11,1791, in the County of Kent, England (where his father, Rev. William Williams, was rector of a parish). He entered the army when young, and passed some time in India; on his return from India he joined the Dragoons, and served with them during a part of the Peninsula War. At Toulouse he was severely wounded, and was left all night among the dead and dying on the field. He graduated at St. John's College, Cambridge, and was ordained' in 1820. In 1823 he came to the United States, and became rector of St. John's Church, York, Pa. For about eight years he was president of Baltimore College, having charge, at the same time, of the parish at Elk Ridge. During the last twenty-two years of his life he resided in-Philadelphia, devoting himself to the cause of education, and officiating almost constantly for his brethren of the clergy. He died there, June 12, 1859. See Amer. Quar. Church Review, 1859, p. 534.

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