Gregory Townsend Bedell (1793-1834) was born in Staten Island, New York. He attended the Episcopal Academy at Cheshire, Connecticut and Columbia College in New York. He was ordained a Deacon in 1814. He served at a Church at Hudson, New York, 3 years. He married Penelope Thurston in 1816. He served four years at a Church in Fayetteville, N. C. He was rector for 12 years at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Philadelphia.
The Basket of Flowers (Bedell was the translator)