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Amherst College Class of 1822
(from the Amherst College Biographical Record, Centennial Edition (1821-1921))

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1. *Fairchild, Ezra.  S. of Ebenezer and Phebe (Vance), b. Mendham, N. J., S. 9, 1799.  M. A., A. C., 1826; Yale, 1831.

Prepared and took courses of first three yrs. at Latin School of Rev. Robert Finley, Baskingridge, N. J.; entered A. C., senior yr., left before end of yr.; B. A., 1852.  Taught acad., New Providence, N. J., 1822-23; Succasunna, N. J., 1823-25; Mendham, N. J., 1825-37; Plainfield, N. J., 1838-42; Madison, N. J., 1842-45; Flushing, N. Y., 1845-54.  D. Flushing, N. Y., F. 1, 1854.

Married F. 5, 1823, Chloe J., da. of Abner Stites, New Providence, N. J.  4 ch.  Elijah (A. C. ex 1855).

2. *Field, Pindar.  S. of Elijah and Tryphena (Cooley), b. Sunderland, May 1, 1794.  M. A., A. C., 1826.

Prepared with William Ferry, Ashfield and Rev. Moses Hallock, Plainfield; Williams, 1818-21.  Andover T. S., 1822- 24; taught and preached among Penobscot Indians, Me., 1824-25; ordained as evangelist Madison, N. Y., Jy. 12, 1826; a. p. there, 1826-28; p. Hamilton, N. Y., 1828-31; a. p. Apulia, N. Y., 1831-34; p. Oriskany Falls, N. Y., 1834-46; Marshall, N. Y., 1848-52; a. p. No. Pitcher, N. Y., 1852-56; Oriskany Falls, N. Y., 1856-57; Munnsville, N. Y., 1858-59; Madison, N. Y., 1859-60; w. c. Hamilton, N. Y., 1860-66; a. p. No. Pitcher, N. Y., 1866-68; w. c. Hamilton, N. Y., 1868-73.  D. Hamilton, N. Y., N. 24, 1873.

Married (1) Ap. 27, 1831, Chiffaenette LaG., da. of Willard Walton, Hamilton, who d. N. 23, 1858; (2) Mrs. Mary M. Cony, da. of Joseph Sewall, Bath, Me.

3. *Snell, Ebenezer Strong.  S. of Rev. Dr. Thomas and Tirzah (Strong), b. No. Brookfield, O. 7, 1801.  M. A., A. C., 1825; LL. D., A. C., 1860; Western Reserve, 1865.

Prepared with father and at Amherst Acad. for sophomore class; Williams, 1819-21.  Asst., later prin. Amherst Acad., 1822-25; tutor A. C., 1825-27; instructor in mathematics, 1827-29; asst. prof. of mathematics and natural philosophy, 1829-34, prof. of same, 1834-76.  Ed. with revisions Olmsted's School Philosophy; School Astronomy; College Natural Philosophy (twice); College Astronomy (twice).  D. Amherst, S. 18, 1876.  See Tyler, pp. 570-575.

Married S. 8, 1828, Sabra C., da. of Scotto Clark, Conway.  Ch. Rebecca; Mary L.; Martha P.; Tirzah S.; Sabra C.

(Portrait in possession of A. C.).

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