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147. *Allen, John Foster.  S. of Benjamin and Lucy (Stark), b. Springfield, May 30, 1799.

Prepared by private study.  Farmer Persia, N. Y., 1829-74; Gowanda, N. Y., 1874-82; r. Buffalo, N. Y., 1882-84.  D. Buffalo, N. Y., D. 22, 1884.

Married Je. 1837, Hannah Moss, Sutton.  2 ch.

148. *Bliss, Asher.  S. of Simeon and Lucy (Southworth), b. W. Fairlee, Vt., F. 20, 1801.  M. A., A. C., 1832.

Prepared Thetford (Vt.) Acad.  Andover T. S., 1829-32; ordained as Miss'y of A. B. C. F. M., Post Mills Village, Vt., S. 25, 1832; miss'y to Seneca Indians, Cattaraugus, N. Y., 1832-51; miss'y of A. H. M. S., Corydon, Penn., 1851-54; miss'y to Seneca Indians, 1854-56; s. s. Stockton, N. Y., 1856-57; Alleghany Mission, N. Y., 1857-67; w. c. So. Valley, N. Y., 1867-81.  D. So. Valley, N. Y., Mch. 23, 1881.

Married S. 2, 1832, Cassandra, da. of Isaac Hooper, Boylston, who d. Ap. 21, 1879.  6 ch.

[Many of Bliss's papers are held by the New York State Library.]

149. *Blodgett, Harvey.  S. of Daniel and Betsey (Russell), b. Brimfield, Aug. 1, 1801.

Prepared Monson Acad.  Studied theology while teaching Whitesboro, N. Y., 1833-36; s. s. Morgan and Rome, O., 1836-37; ordained as Presb. Euclid (now Collamore), N. Y., O. 10, 1837; p. there, 1837-43; agent of Amer. Bible Soc. in southern O., 1845-46; Jacksonville, Ill., 1846-50.  Author Defence of American Bible Society.  D. Jacksonville, Ill., Je. 22, 1850.

Married Aug. 31, 1830, Diantha, da. of Simeon Keep, Monson.  8 ch.

150. *Boutelle, Thomas.  S. of James and Abigail (Fairbanks), b. Leominster, F. 1, 1802.  M. A., A. C., 1832.

Prepared New Ipswich (N. H.) Acad.  Andover T. S., 1829-32; with Amer. Educational Soc., 1833-34; ordained Plymouth, May 21, 1834; p. there, 1834-37; a. p. Woodstock, Conn., 1837-49; p. Bath, N. H., 1850-56; s. s. Ashburnham, 1857-63; bookseller Fitchburg, 1863-66.  D. Fitchburg, N. 28, 1866.

Married Ap. 21, 1835, Mary E., da. of Benjamin Shepard, Wrentham.  4 ch.

151. *Clapp, Joseph Bolter.  S. of Peres and Annie (Bolter), b. Southampton about 1809.

Prepared With Rev. Vinson Gould, Southampton, and at Sherburn.  Studied law Rochester, N. Y. and with Ogden Hoffman, N. Y. City; practised N. Y. City until 1845; discount clerk L. I. Bank, Brooklyn, N. Y., 1845-53; clerk Brooklyn (N. Y.) post office.  D. Brooklyn, N. Y., Aug. 17, 1862.


152. *Eldredge, Erasmus Darwin.  S. of Micah and Sally (Buttrick), b. Dunstable, Mch. 10, 1804.

Prepared Groton Acad.  Taught 1829-32; Andover T. S., 1832-33, and studied with Rev. Mr. Fisher, Harvard, 1833-34; prin. Pepperell Acad., 1834-37; resident licentiate Andover T. S., 1837-38; ordained Hampton, N. H., Ap. 4, 1838; p. there, 1838-49; p. Salisbury, N. H., 1849-54; s. s. Presb. Ch. Monticello and Perry, Ga.; prin. acad. Milledgeville, Ga., 1856-60; a. p. Alton, N. H., 1861-62; p. Kensington, N. H., 1864-75; w. c. Athens, Ga., 1875-76.  D. Athens, Ga., Ap. 18, 1876.

Married Ap. 28, 1834, Isabella Tappan, da. of John B. Hill, Portsmouth, N. H., who d. May 1, 1873.  3 ch.  Rev. Henry W. (A. C. 1871).

153. *Forbush, Charles.  S. of Ephraim and Rebecca (Sadler), b. Upton, D. 13, 1803.

Prepared Wrenthham Acad.; A. C., 1826-29.  Andover T. S., 1829-32; ordained Marlboro, Aug. 21, 1833; p. there, 1833-34; Northbridge, 1834-38.  D. Northbridge, S. 10, 1838.

Married N. 6, 1833, Susan B., da. of Jonathan Forbes, Westboro.

154. *Foster, Benjamin Franklin.  S. of Richard and Esther (Jewell), b. Hanover, N. H., Je. 16, 1803.

Prepared Kimball Union Acad., Meriden, N. H.  Studied theology with Rev. Silas McKeen, D. D., Bradford, Vt., 1829-32; ordained as evangelist Manchester, N. H., Mch., 1832; a. p. there, 1832-33; p. Salisbury, N. H., 1833-46; Dummerston, Vt., 1846-67; w. c. Dummerston, Vt., 1867-68.  D. Dummerston, Vt., N. 2, 1868.

Married (1) Ap. 19, 1832, Ruth Hovey, da. of John Kimball, Orange, N. H., who d. Je. 3, 1845; (2) Jy. 20, 1846, Mrs. Mary C. Perry, da. of Caleb Johnson, Manchester, N. H.  6 ch.

155. *Goodell, Abner.  S. of Abner and Lucy (Fuller), b. Mansfield, Conn., D. 10, 1805.

Studied law with Mr. Sherwood, Buffalo, N. Y.; studied theology while teaching Attica, N. Y., and Middlebury Acad., Wyoming, N. Y.; ordained as Presb.; p. and taught E. Bethany, N. Y., 1835-37; taught Clarkson (N. Y.) Acad., 1837-45.  D. Clarkson, N. Y., Mch. 29, 1845.

Married (1) O. 9, 1831, Sybil Celina, da. of Thomas Hayden, Pelham, who d. Ap. 25, 1835; (2) May 25, 1836, Elizabeth M., da. of Richard Peck, E. Bethany, N. Y., who d. Jan. 13, 1873.  Ch. Sarah Frances; Mary Celina; George P.; Richard H.; Maria Louise.

156. *Graham, John.  S. of Samuel and Elimah (Hutchins), b. Townsend, Je. 18, 1802.

Prepared with Rev. David Palmer and at New Ipswich (N. H.) Acad.  Taught Concord; studied theology with Rev. Mr. Southmaid, Concord, and at Yale T. S., 1830-31; p. and taught Charleston, S. C., 1831-33.  D. Townsend, S. 26, 1833.

157. *Greene, Moses Billings.  S. of Clark and Submit (Hastings), b. Amherst, N. 4, 1805.

Prepared Amherst Acad.  Taught Orleans, Chatham and Provincetown, 1829-37; Francesville, La., Woodville and Natchez, Miss., 1837-47; r. Amherst, 1847-65.  D. Amherst, Aug. 17, 1865.

Married D. 22, 1830, Betsey A., da. of Dr. B. Seabury, Orleans.  2 ch.

158. *Hall, Jeffries.  S. of Timothy Ware and Levina (Young), b. Cornish, N. H., F. 3, 1802.

Prepared Kimball Union Acad., Meriden, N. H.; A. C., 1826-29.  Andover T. S., 1829-32; ordained Hopkinton, Je. 5, 1833; p. there, 6 yrs.; w. c. Andover, 1839-41; taught Hopkinton, 1841-42; s. s. Wolfboro, N. H., 8 yrs., and prin. acad. there, 1843-45; s. s. Elliot, Me., 7 yrs.; Chesterfield, N. H., 12 yrs.; w. c. Chesterfield, N. H., 1869-88.  Representative from Hopkinton in State Legislature, 1838-39; supt. schools Chesterfield, N. H., 17 yrs.  D. Chesterfield, N. H., Jan. 5, 1888.

Married Je. 19, 1833, Sarah Frances, da. of Nathaniel Swift, Andover, who d. N. 18, 1877.  5 ch.  Percival E. (A. C. ex 1858).

159. *Harrington, Fordyce.  S. of Levi and Elizabeth (Weston), b. W. Brookfield, Aug. 31, 1801.

Prepared Amherst Acad.  Auburn T. S., 1829-31; ordained as evangelist Pepperell, N. 1, 1831; home miss'y Andes and Colchester, N. Y., 2 yrs.; s. s. Roxbury, N. Y., 1 yr.; Stamford, N. Y., 9 yrs.; p. Buell, N. Y., 8 yrs.; Big Flatts, N. Y., 10 yrs.; s. s. Campbell, N. Y., 3 yrs.; Oneonta, N. Y., 2 yrs.; prin. Addison Acad., Orange, N. Y., 1853-54; r. Orange, N. Y., 1873-.  D. Wattsburg, Penn., Mch. 5, 1886.

Married Aug. 14, 1832, Cynthia, da. of James Boutelle, Leominster, who d. Jan. 24, 1881.

160. *Hubbard, George.  S. of Simeon and Chloe (Goodell), b. Brimfield, Aug. 18, 1808.  M. D., Yale, 1835.

Prepared Monson Acad.  Studied medicine Boston and Yale; practised med. Boston.  D. Boston, Mch. 19, 1889.

Married N. 21, 1850, Mrs. Mary E. McLellan, da. of Moses Warren, Elliot, Me.

161. *Hubbard, Ochus Graves.  S. of Elisha and Achsah (Graves), b. Sunderland, Jan. 7, 1805.

Prepared Amherst Acad.  Andover T. S., 1829-32; ordained Leominster, May 23, 1833; p. there, 1833-51; a. p. E. Falmouth, 1852.  D. E. Falmouth, Aug. 14, 1852.

Married Jy. 25, 1833, Martha, da. of Jacob Smith, Hadley.  5 ch.  William A. (A. C. ex 1868).

162. *Hubbard, Rodolphus Baker.  S. of Giles and Hannah (Hubbard), b. Sunderland, S. 3, 1803.  M. A., A. C., 1834.

Prepared Amherst Acad. and with Prof. Snell; A. C., 1825-27; Union, 1827-29; (B. A., 1874).  Studied theology with Rev. Nathan Perkins, E. Amherst; licensed to preach by Ware Council; preached Northampton and neighborhood, about 1 yr.; prin. acad., Kingston, N. Y., 5 yrs.; Mt. Pleasant Institute, Amherst, 3 yrs.; taught Northampton, 5 yrs.; Latin Grammar School, Worcester, 5 yrs.; prin. Boys' Family School, Amherst, 1855-68; farmer Amherst, 1868-75.  Trustee Williston Sem., 1851-75; Franklin Co. commissioner, 3 yrs.; Representative from Sunderland in State Legislature, 1 yr.; member Governor's Council, 1851-52; member State Bd. of Education, 1853; associated with Horace Mann in holding teachers' institutes in Mass. and N. H.  Ed. Worcester Co. Gazette, anti-slavery paper, 2 yrs.  Drowned San Francisco, Cal., S. 29, 1875.

Married Ap. 27, 1832, Mary Elizabeth, da. of Ezra Fitch, Guilford, Vt.  4 ch.

163. *Hyde, William Albert.  S. of Joel and Mary (Belcher), b. Jewett City (Preston), Conn., Je. 5, 1805.

Prepared Amherst Acad.  Andover T. S., 1829-32; ordained Yorktown, N. Y., Jan. 2, 1833; p. there, 1832-38; Westbrook, Conn., 1838-54; a. p. Greenwich, Conn., 1854-64; a. p. Grassy Hill, Lyme, Conn., 1865-67; p. there, 1867-74.  D. Lyme, Conn., D. 19, 1874.

Married Aug. 18, 1834, Martha W., da. of Justus Sackett, Yorktown, N. Y.  6 s., 2 da.

164. *Jenks, Joseph William.  S. of Rev. Dr. William and Betsey (Russell), b. Bath, Me., N. 23, 1808.  M. A., A. C., 1839.

Prepared Boston Latin School, Boston H. S. and with father; A. C., 1827-29.  Taught Young Ladies' School, Charlestown, 6 mos.; schoolmaster on board Concord, of Mediterranean squadron, 1830-32; travelled in Europe and Asia Minor; studied Royal and Special School of Living Oriental Languages, Paris; prin. Endicott Grammar School, Boston, several yrs.; prof. of languages, Urbana (O.) U., 1853; remainder of life writer, especially on Oriental and Biblical subjects.  Author Rural Poetry of the English Language; joint author Comprehensive Commentary of the Bible; Explanatory Bible Atlas and Gazetteer; est. Illinois Cultivator.  Life member Amer. Oriental Soc.  D. Newtonville, Jy. 30, 1884.

Married N. 3, 1842, Ann Maria, da. of Capt. Samuel Goldsbury, Boston.  2 ch.

165. *Jones, Franklin.  S. of Amos and Lephe (Estabrook), b. Royalston, Aug. 9, 1801.  M. A., A. C., 1832.

Prepared Kimball Union Acad., Meriden, N. H.  Andover T. S., 1831-32; founder Bowling Green (Ky.) Female Sem., 1832, and prin., 1832-46.  D. Bowling Green, Ky., Aug. 16, 1846.

Married S. 11, 1833, Mary, da. of Edward Kendall, Westminster.  6 ch.  Joseph S. (A. C. 1868).

166. *Keep, John.  S. of Simeon and Alice (Goodell), b. Monson, May 23, 1809.  M. A., A. C., 1832.

Prepared Monson Acad.  Andover T. S., 1832-35; ordained Pelham, N. H., S. 30, 1835; p. there, 1835-41; w. c., 1841-44; p. Dana, 1844-61; s. s. Bristol, Wis., 1861-68; Sheboygan Falls, Wis., 1868-70; Stockbridge, Wis., 1870-73.  D. Stockbridge, Wis., Ap. 24, 1874.

Married N. 8, 1836, Relief, da. of Ethan Davis, Holden.  2 da.

167. *Lane, David Tappan.  S. of Rev. Otis and Elizabeth (Paine), b. Sturbridge, Ap. 24, 1805.

Prepared Monson Acad.  Andover T. S., 1829-31; r. in S. C. for health, 1831-32; was accepted miss'y of A. B. C. F. M.   D. Sterling, Conn., D. 2, 1832.

168. *Leach, Giles.  S. of Levi and Elizabeth (Thompson), b. Bridgewater, Ap. 1, 1801.

Prepared Bridgewater Acad. and with Rev. Ebenezer Gay, Bridgewater.  Andover T. S., 1829-32; ordained Sandwich, N. H., F. 5, 1833; p. there, 1833-40 and a. p., 1840-41; s. s. Meredith Village, N. H., 1841-42 and p., 1842-54; a. p. Wells, Me., 1854-67; Rye, N. H., 1867-71; w. c. Meredith Village, N. H., 1871-85.  Member State Bd. of Education, 3 yrs.  D. Franklin, N. H., Je. 30, 1885.

Married F. 25, 1833, Elizabeth, da. of Stephen Thompson, Heath.  4 ch.

169. *Lyman, Daniel Brewster.  S. of Daniel and Lydia (Mather), b. Manchester, Conn., Jan. 26, 1800.

Prepared with Rev. Elisha P. Cook, Manchester, Conn.  Taught Manchester, Glastonbury, 1833-34, Vernon and E. Hartford, Conn.; farmer E. Hartford, Conn.  D. E. Hartford, Conn., O. 28, 1846.

Married Ap. 2, 1835, Caroline, da. of Martin O. Hills,  E. Hartford, Conn.  4 ch.

170. *Lyman, Henry.  S. of Theodore and Susan (Whiting), b. Northampton, N. 23, 1809.  M. A., A. C., 1832.

A. C., 1826-29.  Andover T. S., 1829-32; ordained Northampton, O. 11, 1832; miss'y to Malay Archipelago, 1833-34.  Killed by natives in Sumatra, Je. 28, 1834.  See Martyr of Sumatra, pub. 1856.

Married May 16, 1833, Eliza, da. of Nathan Pond, Keene, N. H.

171. *Matthews, Samuel.  S. of Gideon and Martha (Ely), b. Chester, F. 20, 1803.  M. A., A. C., 1832; Hampden Sydney Coll., Va.

Prepared Amherst Acad.  Union T. S., Va., 1831-34; s. s. Tallahassee, Fla., 1834; prin. Female Sem. Quincy, Fla., about 3 yrs., and s. s. at same time; prin. Abingdon (Va.) Acad., 1840-43, 1845-49; president Greenville (Tenn.) Coll., 1843-45; ordained by Holston Presbytery, Kingsport, Tenn., Ap. 4, 1844; prin. Augusta Female Sem. Staunton, Va., 1849-51; sem. Perth Amboy, N. J., 1851-53.  D. Perth Amboy, N. J., D. 30, 1853.

Married S. 15, 1835, Irene, da. of Aaron Hall, Norwich (Huntington).  Ch. Martha Ely; Sarah Richardson.

172. *Maxwell, Samuel.  S. of John and Eunice (Case), b. Lebanon, Conn., Mch. 9, 1804.  M. A., Hampden Sidney, 1832.

Taught Princeton, N. J., 1829-31; Andover T. S., 1831-32; prof. of ancient languages and prin. prep. dept.  Marietta (O.) Coll., 1833-53; founder Family School for Boys, and prin., 1854-64; agent Western Freedmen's Aid Commission, 1864-66.  Licensed preacher.  D. Marietta, O., Jan. 24, 1867.

Married.  [Seems to be brother of Solomon (A. C. 1824).]

173. *Moody, Stillman.  S. of Lemuel and Sally (Hanks), b. Amherst, F. 20, 1804.

Prepared Amherst Acad.  Taught Hagerstown, Md., 1829-30.  D. So. Amherst, N. 15, 1830.

Married N. 1830.  1 ch.

174. *Nash, Simeon.  S. of Simeon and Amy (White), b. So. Hadley, S. 21, 1804.

Prepared Hopkins Acad., Hadley and with private tutors, So. Hadley.  Studied law with Edward Hooker, So. Hadley, 1829-31, and with Samuel F. Vinton, Gallipolis, O., 1832-33; admitted to bar, Ap., 1833; practised Gallipolis, O., 1833-79.  State Senator, O., 1839-43; appointed in 1844 one of a commission of three to investigate expenditures on Public Works of O.; member Constitutional Convention, 1850; Judge of Court of Common Pleas, and of District Court of 7th Judicial District, O., 1851-62.  Author two Digests of Ohio State Reports, and other legal books and pamphlets.  D. Gallipolis, O., Jan. 18, 1879.

Married D. 16, 1831, Cynthia, da. of James Smith, Granby.  7 ch.  James H. (A. C. 1862); Simeon (A. C. 1863).  Bro. Samuel A. (A. C. ex 1846).

175. *Nelson, William Francis.  S. of Rev. Stephen and Emelia (Robbins), b. Sing Sing, N. Y., Mch. 29, 1808.  M. A., A. C., 1832.

Prepared Hartford (Conn.) Grammar School.  Newton T. S., 1829-30, 1832-34; prin. prep. dept., Georgetown (Ky.) Coll., 1830-32; ordained Boston, N. 9, 1834; prof. of theology Richmond (Va.) Coll., 1834-38; taught Richmond, Va., 1838-42; prof. of Bib. lit.  Western Baptist T. I., Covington, Ky., 1842-45; s. s. St. Louis, Mo., 1845-46; Cape Girardeau, Mo., 1846-49; Poughkeepsie, N. Y., 1850-51; Greenfield, 1851-55; Wickford, R. I., 1855-59; president Minn. Central U., 1859-60; prin. Kirkwood Female Sem., 1860-61; p. Jacksonville, Ill., 1861-62; Hospital Chaplain U. S. A., 1862-65; clerk p. o. dept. Washington, D. C., 1865-75.  Tr. Uhlman's Syriac Grammar.  D. Washington, D. C., Mch. 11, 1875.

Married Aug. 4, 1834, Susan H., da. of Aaron Hayden, Eastport, Me.  Ch. Aaron H.; Emma G.  Bro. Ephraim R. (A. C. 1830).

176. *Page, Alvah Cushman.  S. of Phineas and Lynthe (Macomber), b. Hawley, Mch. 17, 1806.  M. A., A. C., 1837.

Prepared Sanderson Acad., Ashfield.  Studied theology with Rev. F. Freeman, Plymouth, 1829-31; ordained as evangelist, Charlemont, N. 8, 1831; s. s. Montague, 1831-32; Rutland, Bethany and Pembroke, N. Y., 3 yrs; p. Norwich (now Huntington), 1835-36; Tyringham, 1836-43; E. Alstead, N. H., 1844-47; Pelham, 1848-50; Holland, 1851-54; a. p. W. Stafford, Conn., 1855-57; s. s. Udina, Ill., 1858; farmer Elgin, Ill., 1859-77.  D. Elgin, Ill., S. 1, 1877.

Married (1) Jan. 8, 1833, Mary Ann, da. of Jonathan Blake, Jr., Warwick, who d. N. 20, 1833; (2) Je. 16, 1835, Esther, da. of Abraham Williams, Ashfield, who d. N. 3, 1843; (3) N. 5, 1844, Mary, da. of Eleazer Everett, Francestown, N. H., who d. Aug. 26, 1856; (4) O. 8, 1857, Hannah Wade, da. of Col. William Brown, Lyons Farms, N. J.  2 ch.

177. *Parker, Benjamin Wyman.  S. of Aaron and Jerusha (Damon), b. Reading, O. 13, 1803.  M. A., A. C., 1832.

Prepared Atkinson (N. H.) Acad.  Andover T. S., 1829-32; ordained Reading, S. 13, 1832; miss'y Marquesas Islands, 1833-34; Kaneohe, Oahu, 1834-69; prin. Hawaiian T. S., Honolulu, 1872-77.  Author Bible Text Book in Hawaiian language.  D. Honolulu, Mch. 23, 1877.

Married S. 24, 1832, Mary Elizabeth Barker, Branford, Conn.  4 ch.

178. *Perkins, Justin.  S. of William and Judith (Clough), b. W. Springfield, Mch. 12, 1805.  M. A., A. C., 1832; D. D., A. C., 1843.

Prepared Westfield Acad.  Taught Amherst Acad., 1829-30; Andover T. S., 1830-32; tutor A. C., 1832-33; ordained W. Springfield, Jy. 7, 1833; miss'y of A. B. C. F. M., Oroomiah, Persia, 1833-69.  Tr. into modern Syriac the Bible; Baxter's Saints' Rest, and other books; author Eight Years Residence in Persia; Missionary Life in Persia; several religious works in Nestorian.  Member Amer. Oriental Soc.  D. Chicopee, D. 31, 1869.

Married Jy. 21, 1833, Charlotte, da. of Dr. William Bass, Middlebury, Vt.  7 ch.

179. *Petrocokino, Nicholas Pantoleon.  S. of Pantoleon and Catherine (Paspaty), b. Chios, Greece, Mch. 16, 1808.  M. A., A. C., 1832.

Prepared public schools, Chios and at Monson Acad.; attended lectures of Prof. Bambas, Collegiate Institute of Chios, 1821-22; A. C., 1825-28; B. A., 1832.  Cooperated under A. B. C. F. M., with Amer. missionaries in Malta and Smyrna as translator and ed. of books in Greek, 1829-42; ed. The Magazine of Useful Knowledge in Greek, Smyrna, 1837-44; r. Chios, 1844-65.  Trustee Greek Schools on the Island, and U. S. Consul there, 1867-80.  D. Chios, F. 14, 1885.

Married (1) O. 31, 1833, Catharine, da. of Stamatius Thalasseus, Malta, who d. Aug. 19, 1850; (2) D. 8, 1855, Charicleia Macheriadi, Chios.  Ch. 6 s., 9 d.

180. *Pomeroy, Jeremiah.  S. of Joel and Mary (Campbell), b. Southampton, May 2, 1804.

Prepared Sanderson Acad., Ashfield.  Auburn T. S., 1829-32; ordained as evangelist by Genesee (N. Y.) Consociation, O. 7, 1833; miss'y Woodhull and Jasper, N. Y., 1832-34; Cohocton, N. Y., 1834-35; p. Troy, N. H., 1836-44; s. s. Harrisville, N. H., 1844-48; colporteur Amer. Tract Soc., Franklin Co., 1851; s. s. Rowe, 1853-56; W. Hawley, 1856-58; W. Cummington, 1858-61; Readsboro, Vt., 1861-64; w. c. So. Deerfield, 1865-81.  Representative from Troy, N. H., to State Legislature, 1844; delegate from Rowe to Mass. Constitutional Convention, 1853.  D. So. Deerfield, Jan. 5, 1881.

Married O. 28, 1832, Almira, da. of William Morton, Hatfield.  2 s.  William M. (A. C. 1861); 2 da.

181. *Riggs, Elias.  S. of Rev. Elias and Margaret (Hudson, née Conger), b. New Providence, N. J., N. 19, 1810.  M. A., A. C., 1832; D. D., Hanover Coll., Ia., 1853; LL. D., A. C., 1871.

Prepared with Ezra Fairchild, New Providence, N. J., and at Amherst Acad.  Andover T. S., 1830-32; ordained Elizabethtown, N. J., S. 20, 1832; miss'y of A. B. C. F. M., Athens, Greece, 1833-34; Argos, Greece, 1834-38; Smyrna, Asia Minor, 1838-53; Constantinople, 1853-1901.  Author several works on Chaldian, Armenian, Turkish and Bulgarian languages; Suggested Emandations of the English Versions of the Old Testament, and many other works.  D. Constantinople, Jan. 17, 1901.

Married S. 18, 1832, Martha Jane, da. of Johnston Dalzel, Mendham, N. J.  8 ch.  Bro. Joseph L. (A. C. 1831).  (Portrait in possession of A. C.)

182. *Russell, Edmund Peter.  S. of John and Mary (Lewis), b. Marblehead, May 10, 1809.

Prepared Marblehead Acad.  Taught Orleans and in N. J.; went South about 1860.  D.

183. *Russell, Ezekiel.  S. of Benjamin H. and Lydia (Tilden), b. So. Wilbraham, Mch. 12, 1810.  M. A., [A. C.], 1832; D. D., A. C., 1858.

Prepared Monson Acad. and with William S. Burt, Amherst; A. C., 1826-29.  Taught Monson Acad., 1829-30; prin. Hopkins Acad., Hadley, 1830-31; tutor A. C., 1831-32; Andover T. S., 1832-35; ordained No. Adams, Je. 22, 1836; p. there, 1836-39; Olivet Ch., Springfield, 1839-49; Winthrop Ch., E. Randolph (now Holbrook), 1849-71; w. c. Holbrook, 1871-.  D. Lynn, F. 26, 1896.

Married Jy. 13, 1836, Louise Storrs, da. of Elisha Billings, Conway.  4 ch.

184. *Sibley, Clark.  S. of Simeon and Lucinda (Clafflin), b. Sutton, O. 30, 1800.

Prepared with Rev. Mr. Hall, Sutton and at Amherst Acad.  Studied theology with Rev. Abial Fisher, D. D., W. Boylston, 1829-31; ordained Dublin, N. H., Je., 1831; p. Baptist Ch. there, 1831-33; agent N. H. S. S. Convention, 1833; p. York, Me., 1837-40; Saco, Me., 1836-37; Kennebunk Port, Me., 1837-40; Mansfield, 1840-42; Harvard, 1842-50; w. c. New Hampton, N. H., 1850-53.  D. New Hampton, N. H., Mch. 28, 1853.

Married F. 4, 1834, Jerusha A., da. of Thomas Adams, Marlboro, N. H.  5 ch.

185. *Smith, Vernon.  S. of Nahum and Ruth (Newell), b. Sturbridge about 1803.

Prepared with Rev. Mr. Leonard.  Hamilton (N. Y.) Literary and Theological Institution, 1830-33; went South to teach.  D. near Richmond, Va., O. 22, 1833.

186. *Thompson, John Chapin.  S. of Stephen and Phoebe (Chapin), b. Heath, S. 27, 1804.

Prepared Sanderson Acad., Ashfield; Brattleboro (Vt.) Acad., with Rev. Moses Miller, Heath, and with Edward Hitchcock, Conway; A. C., 1826-29.  Andover T. S., 1829-32; ordained Rowe, O. 28, 1835; p. there, 1835-37; Goshen, 1837-42; agent Franklin Co. Bible Soc., 1846; s. s. Halifax, 1846-47; Montgomery, 1852-53; farmer Holyoke, 1853-60; s. s. Cummington, 1860-61; real estate broker and insurance agent, Belvidere, Ill., 1863-81; r. Holyoke, 1881-90.  D. Holyoke, F. 4, 1890.

Married D. 3, 1835, Lucy A., da. of Dr. Thaddeus Chenery, Holden, who d. May 6, 1882.  5 ch.

187. *Warner, James Franklin.  S. of James and Olive (Kilborn), b. Wilbraham, Jan. 15, 1802.

Prepared Monson Acad.  Andover T. S., 1829-32; ordained Litchfield, Conn., Jy. 31, 1833; p. Morris, Conn., 1833-34; Athol, 1835-37; taught music N. Y. City, 1837-64.  Author several volumes on music; tr. Weber's General Music Teacher.  D. N. Y. City, Mch. 6, 1864.

Married 1836, Martha, da. of James Minot, Brattleboro, Vt.  1 ch.


*Atwood, Shadrach.  Registered from Middleboro.  M. D., Harvard, 1830.  A. C., 1825-27.
*Bolles, John Augustus.  B. Eastford, Conn., Ap. 16, 1809.  A. C., 1825-27; grad. Brown, 1829.  Studied law with Judge Fletcher; practised law Boston.  Sec. Commonwealth of Mass., 1843-44; 1st ed. Boston Journal.  Author Treatise upon Usury; Essay on Congress of Nations.  D. Washington, D. C., May, 1878.
*Chapin, Asahel.  B. W. Springfield, Jy. 20, 1804.  A. C., 1825-28.  Taught Arcadia Coll., Wolfville, N. S.; grad. Newton T. S., 1833; p. Ashtabula, O.; Buffalo, N. Y.; Jamestown, N. Y.; Hartford and Tarriffville, Conn.; Holyoke; Galena, Ill.; Vinton and Dubuque, Ia.
*Comstock, Joshua P.  B. So. Kingston, R. I., 1803.   A. C., 1825-27.  D. Je. 1839.
*Davis, Hezekiah.  Registered from Mansfield, Conn.  A. C., 1825-27.
*Goodwin, Frederick Daniel.  Registered from Norton.  B. 1804.  A. C., 1825-26.  Teacher; p. Prot. Episcopal Ch. Staunton and Wytheville, Va.  D. about 1860.
*Hart, Alvin N.  B. Cornwall, Conn., 1804.  A. C., 1825-27.  Sheriff, Supervisor, Representative, State Senator and Judge of Lafayette Co., Mich.  D. Lansing, Mich., 1874.
*Kingman, Abel Washburn.  B. No. Bridgewater, Ap. 22, 1806.  A. C., 1826-28.  Grad. Columbia Med. Coll., D. C.; practised med. Dartmouth, 4 yrs.; Brockton, 1835-.
*Leavitt, Roswell.  Registered from Cornish, N. H.  A. C., 1825-29.   D. 1829.
*McLane, James Woods.  S. of John and Lydia (Lawrence), b. Charlotte, N. C., May 22, 1801.  D. D., N. Y. U., 1852.  Prepared Phillips Acad., Andover; A. C., 1826; grad. Yale, 1829.  Taught New London, Conn.; grad. Andover T. S., 1835; ordained, N. 4, 1836; p. Madison St. Presb. Ch. N. Y. City, 1836-44; 1st Presb. Ch., Williamsburg, L. I., 1844-63.  D. Williamsburg, N. Y., F. 26, 1864.
*Moore, Oranzo E.  Registered from Tolland, Conn.  A. C., 1825-26, 1827-29.
*Munroe, Edward V.  Registered from Dawfusky Is., S. C.  A. C., 1825-28.
*Newell, Chester.  Registered from Boston.  A. C., 1825-26; grad. Yale, 1831.  Ordained Prot. Episcopal Ch.; chaplain U. S. N.
*Penniman, William.  B. New Braintree, Aug. 17, 1809.  A. C., 1826.  D. Amherst, O. 28, 1826.
*Post, John.  B. Gilead, Conn.  A. C., 1825-27.  D. Mch. 28, 1836.
*Potwine, William.  Registered from E. Windsor, Conn.  A. C., 1825-27.
*Ralli, Constantine.  Registered from Scio, Greece.  A. C., 1826-27; grad. Yale, 1829.  Judge of Supreme Court.
*Upham, Timothy N.  Registered from Sturbridge.  A. C., 1826-28.
*Warren, George Washington.  B. Charlestown, O. 13, 1813.  A. C., 1825-27; grad. Harvard, 1830.  Practised law Boston.  Member Mass. House of Representatives, 1838; Senator, 1853-54; mayor Charlestown, 1847-50; Judge Municipal Court, Charlestown District, 1862.
*Williams, Richard.  Registered from Groton.  A. C., 1825-27.  Grad. Dartmouth Med. School, 1830.  D. 1842, aged 39.

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