Episcopal Diocese of Northern Indiana ArchivesMain MenuIntroduction to the CollectionBishops of the Diocese of IndianaBishops of the Diocese of Northern IndianaParishes and MissionsConventionsOrdinations and PostulantsCamps and YouthEcumenical ServicesDiocesan Officers and GovernanceWomen's Auxiliary - Episcopal Church WomenMiscellaneousJohn David Beatty85388be94808daa88b6f1a0c89beb70cd0fac252
Rev. Louis Thibou Scofield
12020-09-07T07:24:05-07:00John David Beatty85388be94808daa88b6f1a0c89beb70cd0fac252327162plain2020-12-31T13:28:32-08:00John David Beatty85388be94808daa88b6f1a0c89beb70cd0fac252The Rev. Louis T. Scofield was born in Angelica, New York, in 1874, the son of the Rev. Michael Scofield and wife Matilda (Thibou). He was ordained to the diaconate in 1900 and the priesthood soon after, and his first missionary station was in the area of Plattsburgh, New York, in 1902. He married Gertrude Philips. He came to the Diocese of Michigan City in 1908, serving as rector of St. Mary's, Delphi, until 1910, and then becoming rector of Trinity, Logansport, from 1911 to 1914. He later returned to New York, serving at Owego in 1920 and Schenectady in 1925. In 1930 he was in Bridgeport, Connecticut, but came to New Windsor, New York, in 1932. He spent the remainder of his career there, dying in 1952 and buried in Woodlawn Cemetery in New Windsor.