Rev George Whitefield

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George Whitefield was an English Anglican reverend who led the Great Awakening in Britain and in the American Colonies. - AsNotedIn


Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1714/12/27 George Whitefield is born at the Bell Inn, Southgate Street, Gloucester, England. Born Tigers Eye Restaurant at The Old Bell Gloucester
1727/00/00 George Whitefield attends the Crypt School, Gloucester. Education St Mary De Crypt Grammar School Gloucester
1732/11/00 George Whitefield enters Pembroke College, Oxford, putting himself through by waiting on fellow students. Education Pembroke College, Chapel, South Range Oxford
1736/06/20 Bishop Benson ordains George Whitefield a Deacon in the Church of England on Trinity Sunday. Vocation Cathedral Church Of The Holy And Indivisible Trinity Gloucester Cathedral
1736/06/27 Deacon George Whitefield preaches his first official sermon, Church Of St Mary De Crypt, Gloucester. Vocation Church Of St Mary De Crypt Gloucester
1740/00/00 George Whitefield preaches in The First Church. Preacher First Churches of Northampton Northampton, MA First Great Awakening
1740/03/25 Construction begins on the Bethesda Home for Boys, an orphanage established by George Whitefield. Benefactor Bethesda Home for Boys Savannah First Great Awakening
1741/00/00 New Society Room which is built in 1741 for George Whitefield and John Cennick. Vocation Whitfield's Tabernacle Kingswood First Great Awakening
1744/00/00 Rev George Whitefield preaches at the Old White Meeting House. Vocation Old White Meeting House Ruins and Cemetery Summerville First Great Awakening
1754/09/30 I am now at Governor Belcher's, who sends your Ladyship the most cordial respects. His outward man decays but his inward man seems to be renewed day by day. - Rev Whitefield to Lady Huntington Guest Belcher-Ogden House Elizabeth
1770/09/30 George Whitefield passes away into eternal glory at the parsonage of the Old South Church, Newburyport. He is buried in a crypt under the pulpit of the sanctuary. Died Old South Church, Newburyport Newburyport
1849/09/00 Mr Bolton, a friend of Whitefield, returns George Whitefield's right arm bone. It had been stolen a few years before 1829 and brought to England. Corpse Old South Church, Newburyport Newburyport
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