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Eben Edwards Beardsley (1808–1891)

Beardsley, Eben Edwards. An American Episcopal clergyman, historian, and biographer; born at Stepney, CT, 1808; died at New Haven, Dec. 22, 1891. He became a pastor in New Haven in 1848. He wrote: ‘History of the Episcopal Church in Connecticut’ and lives of ‘Samuel Johnson, First President of King’s College, New York’ (1874); ‘William Samuel Johnson, President of Columbia College’ (1876); and ‘Samuel Seabury, First Bishop of Connecticut’ (1881).