Biography of Rev. S. H. Synnott
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Synnott, Rev. S. H., was born in St. John, N. B., was educated in the University of New Brunswick and in the General Theological Seminary in New York City. He acted as assistant in St. Peter's church in New York city for a year and a half, and his first rectorship was at Cooperstown, Otsego Co., N. Y., where he staid seven years. From there he went to St. Paul's church, Poughkeepsie, where he was the rector for seventeen years, coming to Ithaca in 1885 as rector of St. John's church. In 1891 he was elected librarian by the trustees of the Cornell City Library, making him ex officio trustee of the University. He is a member of Fidelity Lodge, F. & A. M., Eagle Chapter, St. Augustine Commandery and Knights of Pythias, and chaplain of the blue lodge. In 1863 he married Alice T. Worthington of Cooperstown, and they have one child, the wife of E. A. Pattison of Troy, N. Y.

From:
Landmarks of Tompkins County, New York
Including a History of Cornell University
Edited by: John H. Selkreg
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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