William Tennent

From A Compendium of Irish Biography, 1878

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Tennent, William, brother of preceding, also a clergyman, was born in the County of Antrim, 3rd January 1705. He studied theology under his brother; and when near the completion of his course experienced a remarkable trance, during which he narrowly escaped being buried as one dead. He was ordained in 1733, and was pastor of a church for forty-four years. He died at Freehold, New Jersey, 8th March 1777, aged 72. A Memoir, giving a full account of his trance, was published in the United States in 1847.

Sources

37a. Biographical Dictionary—American Biography: Francis S. Drake. Boston, 1876.

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