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Ebenezer Kinnersley, Franklin"s friend

by J. A. Leo Lemay

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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kinnersley, Ebenezer, 1711-1778.,
  • Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby J. A. Leo Lemay.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCT788.K494 L4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination143 p.
    Number of Pages143
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5909583M
    LC Control Number64010894
    OCLC/WorldCa732743

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Ebenezer Kinnersley was born on 30 Novemberin Gloucester, England. Before he was three years old, his family moved to America and settled near Lower Franklins friend book, Pennsylvania. Largely home-educated by his father, William Kinnersley, a Baptist minister, he first became widely known when, at the height of the Great Awakening inhe Cited by: 3.

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Ebenezer Kinnersley was born Novemin the city of Gloucester, England.¹ His father, William Kinnersley, the son of Richard and Mary Kinnersley, was born in at the Lynch, near Leominster in Eidsfield Parish, Herefordshire, England. Ebenezer’s mother was Sarah (Turner) Kinnersley of Rofs in the same county.

Ebenezer Kinnersley, (born Franklins friend book. 30,Gloucester, Gloucestershire, Eng.—died July 4,Philadelphia, Pa., U.S.), British colonial contemporary of Benjamin Franklin in the investigation of electricity and inventor of an electrical air thermometer (c.

).He also sought to find ways in which to protect buildings from lightning. Brought to North America at the age of three. From Benjamin Franklin to Ebenezer Kinnersley, 28 July To Ebenezer Kinnersley MS not found; reprinted from The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, XIII (), –8.

Ebenezer Kinnersley was a son of Rev. William Kinnersley, an assistant pastor of the Lower Dublin Baptist church. Ebenezer became a member of this church while young, and in was ordained as a minister, but he never served as a pastor. He travelled to America with his parents in Franklin performed his initial experiments on electricity in collaboration with friends and neighbors, including Thomas Hopkinson, a lawyer and judge; Ebenezer Kinnersley, a clergyman and teacher; and Philip Syng Jr, a master silversmith.

Ebenezer Kinnersley was born the son of Sarah Turner and William Kinnersley in Gloucester, England. Inwhen Ebenezer was a very small boy, his parents emigrated to the American colonies where his father became assistant minister to Pennepeck Baptist Church in Lower Dublin near Philadelphia.

His friend Benjamin Franklin published. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process.

Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. Ebenezer Kinnersley, Franklin's Friend Joseph A. Leo Lemay Snippet view - Meanwhile, Franklin helps build forts in Pennsylvania for defense against the Native Americans and learns about the Moravian religion.

He's briefly honored as a colonel, but turns down a position as general. Franklin also has scientific success: he works on experiments in electricity with his friends Peter Collinson and Ebenezer Kinnersley. Ebenezer Kinnersley was one of the first showmen of electricity in British America, touring his electrical displays from His lectures of electrical phenomena did not only show natural phenomena to the audience, but instead were interactive demonstrations that required their active participation.

In Kinnersley’s shows, audience members were able to have some embodied experience. Kinnersley was born in Gloucester, England, the same hometown as Franklin’s friend George Whitefield, the greatest evangelist of the 18th-century revivals. As a 3-year-old, Kinnersley came with his family to Pennsylvania the same year,that Whitefield was born.

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By NICHOLAS B. WAINWRIGHT. Foreword by HENRY FRANCIS DUPONT. (Philadelphia: The Historical Society of Pennsyl-vania, xiv, p. Illustrations, appendix, index. $) This welcome book gives us for the first time, step by step, a documented. Ebenezer Kinnersley: Franklin's Friend Ebenezer Kinnersley was born on 30 Novemberin Gloucester, England.

Before he was three years old, his family moved to America and settled near Lower Dublin, Pennsylvania. “Kinnersley was born in Gloucester, England, the same hometown as Franklin’s friend George Whitefield, the greatest evangelist of the eighteenth-century revivals.

As a three-year-old, Kinnersley came with his family to Pennsylvania the same year,that Whitefield was born.” James Delbourgo’s A Most Amazing Scene of Wonders: Electricity and Enlightenment in Early America offers.

William Smith, provost of the College and Academy of Philadelphia, wrote an account of the institution which appeared at the end of November in a publication of which he was the principal editor, The American Magazine and Monthly Chronicle for the British Colonies, I (–58), Supplement, – In describing the members of the faculty, Smith had this to say about Ebenezer.

Ebenezer Kinnersley engaged in electrical experiments with Benjamin Franklin and is credited with discovering that electricity generates heat. Also a Baptist minister, he was outspoken against the Great Awakening, a form of religious expression that involved emotional indulgences.

As a .Extract of a Letter from Mr. Ebenezer Kinnersley to Benjamin Franklin, L L. D. F. R. S. on Some Electrical Experiments Made with Charcoal. Kinnersley, E Philosophical Transactions (). –Ebenezer Kinnersley. KINNERSLEY, Ebenezer, electrician, born in Gloucester, England, 30 November, ; died in Lower Dublin, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 4 July, He was a son of Reverend William Kinnersley, an assistant pastor of the Lower Dublin Baptist .