Born: March 22, 1828, Roc­ky Hill, Con­nec­ti­cut.

Died: De­cem­ber 1896.


Goodrich spent his ear­ly life in Hart­ford, Con­nec­ti­cut, and grad­u­at­ed from Tri­ni­ty Col­lege in 1852.

He stu­died the­o­lo­gy at the Ber­ke­ley Di­vin­i­ty School, New Ha­ven, Con­nec­ti­cut, and was made a dea­con by Epis­co­pal Bi­shop Brown­well, July 18, 1853.

He had charge of St. Pe­ter’s Church, Ply­mouth, for a year and a half, then was ad­vanced to the priest­hood by Bi­shop Will­iams.

His next par­ish was St. John’s Church, Mill­ville, Mas­sa­chu­setts, where he stayed five years.

From there he moved to Uti­ca, New York, be­com­ing rec­tor of Cal­va­ry Church there in August 1859, and re­main­ing there un­til his death.

Goodrich al­so served as sec­re­ta­ry of the di­o­cese of Cen­tral New York from the time of its or­gan­iz­a­tion in 1868, was elect­ed a dep­u­ty to the Gen­er­al Con­ven­tion of 1883.

Hamilton Col­lege, Clin­ton, New York, con­ferred an hon­or­ary Doc­tor of Di­vin­i­ty de­gree on him.




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