St. Andrew's Church (Staten Island, New York)
Church of St. Andrew (Episcopal)
|Location||Arthur Kill and Old Mill Rds., Staten Island, New York|
|Area||2 acres (0.81 ha)|
|Architectural style||Romanesque, Norman Romanesque|
|NRHP reference #||82005078|
|Added to NRHP||October 6, 2000|
|Designated NYCL||November 15, 1967|
The congregation was founded in 1708. The first church was built in c.1712 or 1713 but was heavily damaged by 1867 and 1872. The church was rebuilt about 1872 in a Gothic style of fieldstone with stop-ended chamfered red brick trim. The attached Burgh Hall was erected in 1924 in a matching style.
It was designated a New York City landmark in 1967 and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2000. The original rectory is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as the Moore-McMillen House.
Cemetery and Notable BurialsEdit
The churchyard contains the graves of several prominent Staten Island families, including a number of Woods, and a prominent mausoleum to the Johnston Family.
- Rev. Rev. Richard Charlton (1705-1777), one of the church's earliest rectors and the maternal grandfather of Elizabeth Ann Seton, the first native born citizen of the United States to be canonized by the Roman Catholic Church. St. Seton's brother and sister are also buried here. 
- Capt. Timothy Green Benham (1793-1860), Navy Commander and father of Admiral Andrew Benham.
- Obadiah Bowne (1822-1874), member of the 32nd United States Congress and a presidential elector.
- Richard Bayley (1745-1801), first chief health officer of New York City and father of Elizabeth Ann Seton.
- Henry Crocheron (1772-1819), member of the 14th United States Congress.
- Jacob Crocheron (1774-1849), member of the 21st United States Congress.
- James Guyon Jr. (1778-1846), member of the New York State Assembly and the 16th United States Congress.
- National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- Historic Richmondtown.
- "Cultural Resource Information System (CRIS)" (Searchable database). New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2016-04-01. Note: This includes Barry Bergdoll and Anne B. Covell (June 1981). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Church of St. Andrew (Episcopal)" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-04-01. and Accompanying five photographs
- History = Church of St.Andrew http://churchofstandrew-si.com/new/?page_id=21on Retrieved October 27, 2013
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