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FARRINGTON, William George, clergyman, born in New York City, 15 December 1832. He was graduated at Columbia in 1853, and at the General theological seminary, New York, in 1856, was ordained deacon and priest the same year, and was rector at Huntington, L. I., till 1858, and then assistant in Trinity parish, New York City, till 1862. In 1863 he organized Christ Church in Hackensack, New Jersey, of which he was rector till 1870. He subsequently had charge of Churches at Newark and Orange, New Jersey, and at Bloomfield from 1877. He published a tract on " The Historical Church" in 1861, and has edited the "Church Almanac" since 1867.
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