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280. *Adams, William Ward.  S. of Erastus and Hannah (Marcy), b. Leverett, Aug. 22, 1808.

Prepared with Dr. Perkins, E. Amherst.  Studied med. with Dr. Gridley, Amherst, 1834-35, and at Berkshire Med. Coll.; practised in Ga. and at Little Rock, Ark.; register U. S. Land Office, Little Rock, Ark., 1859-63.  D. D. 25, 1883.

Married O. 27, 1842, Elvira, da. of John Cummins, Jefferson Co., Ky.

281. *Allen, William.  S. of Moses and Mehitable (Oliver), b. Princeton, May 1, 1808.

Prepared Phillips Acad., Andover.  Taught in Ga., 1832-33; Lane T. S., 1834-36; taught Woodford Co., Ky., 1836-37; s. s. Sudbury, 1837-38; W. Attleboro, 1838-40; ordained Quincy, Jan., 1841; p. there, 1841-49; s. s. W. Woodstock, Conn., 1850-52; w. c. Lowell; p. Dracut, 12 yrs.; w. c. Quincy, 9 yrs.  D. Lowell, Jan. 6, 1885.

Married Je. 18, 1844, Rebecca Armstrong, da. of Elijah Williams, Boston.  Bro. David O. (A. C. 1823); Nathan (A. C. 1836).

282. *Belcher, Nathan.  S. of William and Sarah (Wilson), b. Griswold, Conn., Je. 23, 1813.  M. A., A. C., 1835.

Prepared Plainfield Acad.  Taught Lexington and Russellville, Ky., 1832-34; studied law with Samuel Ingham, Essex, Conn., 1834-36, and at Harvard L. S., 1836; admitted to bar Middlesex Co., Conn., N., 1836; practised Clinton, Conn., 1836-41; New London, Conn., 1841; manufacturer of hardware there, 1841-66.  Member Conn. House of Representatives, 1846-48; State Senator, 1850; presidential elector at large, 1852; member of Congress, 1853-55.  D. New London, Conn., Je. 2, 1891.

Married O. 20, 1841, Ann, da. of John Wilson, Griswold, Conn.  2 ch.  William (A. C. 1866).  Bro. John W. (A. C. 1847).

283. *Bell, James.  S. of James and Mary (Percival), b. Chester, F. 1, 1805.

Prepared Amherst Acad.  Taught languages Wesleyan Sem., Me., 1832-34; studied law Readfield, Me., and with J. W. Bradbury, Augusta, Me.; admitted to bar Augusta, Me., D., 1836; practised Monson, Me., 1836-59; Skowhegan, Me., 1859-81.  District Attorney Piscataquis Co., Me., 1840-46; State Senator, 1850-52; Judge of Probate, Piscataquis Co., 1854-57; member Governor's Council, 1863-65.  D. Skowhegan, Me., D. 8, 1881.

Married May 28, 1837, Charlotte O., da. of James R. Bachelder, Readfield, Me.  Ch. James Bachelder; William Henry; Charlotte Ann; Mary Caroline.

284. *Cary, Josiah Addison.  S. of Josiah and Betsey (Henry), b. W. Brookfield, Mch. 29, 1813.  M. A., A. C., 1835.

Prepared Amherst Acad.  Princeton T. S., 1832-34; Union T. S., 1836-39; resident licentiate there, 1839-43; ordained as Presb. evangelist, May 13, 1844; home miss'y N. Y. City, 1844-49; p. Dutch Reformed Ch., Bleeker Chapel, N. Y. City, 1849-51; taught Deaf and Dumb Institute, N. Y. City, 1832-51; prin. O. State Deaf and Dumb Institute, Columbus, O., 1851-52.  D. Columbus, O., Aug. 7, 1852.

Married O. 23, 1844, Gertrude, da. of Seth Jenkins, Hudson, N. Y.  3 ch.

285. *Chapman, Mahlon Pomeroy.  S. of Paul and Ruth (Pomeroy), b. Southampton, Je. 16, 1807.

Prepared Sheldon Acad., Southampton, and Shelburne Falls Acad.  Taught Southampton, 1832-33; Andover T. S., 1834-35.  D. Andover, S. 1, 1835.  [Seems to be brother of Alvan W. (A. C. 1830).]

286. *Clapp, Charles.  S. of Salmon and Eleanor (Newcomb), b. Braintree, Jan. 28, 1811.  M. A., A. C., 1835.

Taught Dorchester, 1832-34, and at same time studied law with Samuel P. Loud; tutor A. C., 1834-35; prin. Albany (N. Y.) Acad., 1835-37; pub. and ed. Prairie Beacon, Hillsboro, Ill., 1837-39; Quincy Aurora, 1839-45; druggist Quincy, 1845-48.  D. Gilbraltar Bay, Spain, F. 26, 1849.

287. *Dickinson, Erastus.  S. of Ebenezer and Elizabeth (Vining), b. Plainfield, Ap. 1, 1807.

Prepared with Rev. Moses Hallock, Plainfield, and at Ashfield Acad.  Studied Auburn T. S. and with Rev. Dr. Packard, Shelburne, 1833-35; ordained Canton, S. 9, 1835; p. there, 1835-37; Chaplin, Conn., 1837-49; s. s. Marshfield, 1 yr.; Brooklyn, N. Y., 1 yr.; p. Colchester, Conn., 1851-55; Sudbury, 1856-69; postmaster Bricksburg (now Lakewood), N. J., about 15 yrs.  D. Lakewood, N. J., S. 4, 1888.

Married (1) O. 14, 1835, Maria, da. of George Bowen, Woodstock, Conn., who d. F. 25, 1850; (2) N. 3, 1851, Lois, da. of Azel Ames.  6 ch.

288. *Forsyth, William Wallace.  S. of Dr. Russell and Sarah (Seymour), b. Albany, N. Y., 1813.

Studied law with Dutcher & Harris, Albany, N. Y., 1833-36; admitted to bar, Jan. 14, 1836; practised Albany, N. Y.; merchant there until 1854.  Member Albany (N. Y.) City Council, 1843-47; N. Y. Assembly, 1852-53; trustee Albany Med. Coll. and U. of Albany.  D. Albany, N. Y., S. 2, 1854.

Married S., 1836, Cordelia K., da. of Paschel N. Strong, Albany, N. Y.  Ch. Emily Howe; Sarah; Russell; William Douglas.

289. *Gibbons, Lyman.  S. of John and Elizabeth (Hall), b. Dormansville, N. Y., Je. 3, 1808.  M. A., A. C., 1836.

Prin. Chelsea (Vt.) Acad., 1832-33; studied law with Judge Collamer, Royalton, Vt., 1833; tutor Spring Hill Coll., Mobile, Ala., 1833-34, studying law at same time; admitted to bar, 1834; practised Claiborne, Ala., as a partner of James Dellet, 1835-37; Mobile, Ala., 1837-45; studied civil law Paris, France, 1845-47; practised New Orleans, La., 1847-49; Mobile, Ala., 1849-54; Judge of Sixth Judicial Circuit, Ala., 1851-52; Judge of Supreme Court, 1852-54; planter, 1854-64; practised law, 1864-79.  Represented Monroe Co., Ala., in State Convention which passed ordinance of secession, 1861.  D. Claiborne, Ala., Je. 27, 1879.

Married May 10, 1853, Emma, da. of James Dellet, Claiborne, Ala.  1 da.

290. *Hall, William.  S. of Nathan and Ruth (Waterman), b. New Braintree, Jy. 10, 1804.

Prepared Millbury; taught 4 yrs.; A. C., 1829-32.  Studied law with John P. Robinson, Lowell; admitted to bar, 1836; practised Lowell, 1836-37; in charge Young Ladies' Sem., Pittsburgh, Penn., 1837.  D. Pittsburgh, Penn., D. 27, 1837.

Married S. 6, 1835, Eliza P., da. of Dr. Joshua Hubbard, Lowell.  Ch. William Webster, Caroline Eliza.

291. *Hardy, Seth.  S. of Jacob and Hannah (Hardy), b. Bradford, O. 19, 1804.

Prepared Bradford.  Andover T. S., 1832-35; home miss'y Kennebec Co., Me., 1835-37; ordained Vassalboro, Me., Jy. 12, 1837; p. there, 1837-39; home miss'y Pinckney and vicinity, Mich., 1840-43; s. s. Presb. Ch. Owasso, Mich., 1843-47; Presb. Ch. Byron, and Cong. Ch. Shiawasse, Mich., 1847-50; Presb. Ch. Comstock, Mich., 1850-51; Cong. Ch. Vermontville, Mich., 1851-54; Presb. Ch. Springport, Mich., 1854-56; w. c. Ypsilanti, Mich., 1856-84.  D. Ypsilanti, Mich., Ap. 26, 1884.

Married O. 14, 1840, Cordelia M., da. of Ezekiel Dickinson, Amherst.  9 ch.

292. *Harvey, Adiel.  S. of Enos and Lydia (Shepherd), b. Ashfield, Jy., 1805.  M. A., A. C., 1835.

Prepared Ashfield Acad.  Taught Hopkins Acad., Hadley, 1832; Union Acad., Bennington, Vt., 1832-35; Newton T. S., 1835-38; p. Westboro, 1838-45; Plymouth, 1845-58; prin. Oakland Female Institute, Needham, 1858-64.  Supt. graded schools Plymouth, last few yrs. of residence there.  D. Needham, Je. 22, 1864.

Married Jan. 14, 1840, Lydia A., da. of Charles H. Jones, Boston.  2 ch.

293. *Haskell, Benjamin.  S. of Josiah and Rachel (Tarr), b. Gloucester (now Rockport), O. 22, 1810.  M. D., Bowdoin, 1837.

Prepared with William Whipple, Gloucester; A. C., 1829-32.  Harvard and Bowdoin Med. Schools; asst. physician McLean Asylum, Somerville; practised So. Boston, 1837-39; Rockport, 1839-78.  D. Rockport, Jan. 21, 1878.

Married D. 10, 1839, Mary Jane, da. of Amos Calef, Rockport.

294. *Hitchings, Benjamin Gardner.  S. of Benjamin and Elizabeth (Wild), b. Salem, O. 22, 1813.

Prepared Phillips Acad., Andover.  Harvard and Yale L. S., 1834-36; studied also N. Y. City, 1836-37; admitted to bar, 1837; practised N. Y. City, 1837-93.  D. Gravesend, L. I., D. 10, 1893.

Married Je. 30, 1847, Catharine N., da. of John Moon, Brooklyn, N. Y.  Ch. Benjamin; John; Hector M. (A. C. ex 1878); George; Harvey.

295. *Hoes, John Cantine Farrell.  S. of Peter I. and Maria (Swart), b. Middleburgh, N. Y., Jy. 13, 1811.  D. D., Union, 1842.

Prepared Kinderhook (N. Y.) Acad.; A. C., 1829-32.  Princeton T. S., 1832-35; ordained by Classis of Reformed Dutch Ch., Cayuga, N. Y., Ap. 22, 1836; p. Chittenango, N. Y., 1836-37; Ithaca, N. Y., 1837-46; Kingston, N. Y., 1846-67; s. s. Woodstock, N. Y., 1870-72; w. c. Kingston, N. Y., 1873-83.  D. Kingston, N. Y., F. 9, 1883.

Married S. 16, 1836, Lucy Maria, da. of Roswell Randall, Cortland Village, N. Y.  5 ch.  Roswell R. (A. C. ex 1871).

296. *Hopkins, Samuel Miles.  S. of Samuel M. and Sarah E. (Rogers), b. Geneseo, N. Y., Aug. 8, 1814.  M. A., Yale, 1835; D. D., A. C., 1854.

Prepared Round Hill School, Northampton; Yale, 1828-30; A. C., 1830-32.  Auburn T. S., 1834-36; Princeton T. S., 1836-37; ordained by Presbytery of Chemung, N. Y., 1840; p. Corning, N. Y., 1840-43; Fredonia, N. Y., 1843-46; prof. of Ecclesiastical history and Church polity, Auburn T. S., 1847-93.  Moderator Presb. General Assembly, St. Louis, Mo., 1866.  Author A Manual of Church Polity; General Liturgy and Book of Common Prayer.  D. Auburn, N. Y., O. 29, 1901.

Married May 15, 1838, Mary Jane Hanson, da. of R. R. Heacock, Buffalo, N. Y., who d. Jan. 23, 1885.  7 ch.

297. *Houston, John Frederick.  S. of Rev. William F. and Amy Hunter (McCorkle), b. Columbia, Penn., Mch. 9, 1814.  M. A., A. C., 1835.

Prepared W. Nottingham (Md.) Acad.; Dickinson Coll., Penn., 1828-29; A. C., 1830-32.  Taught acad. Newark, Del., 1832-33; civil engineer of State of Penn. and of various R. R. and Canal companies, 1833-43; studied law with Robert J. Fisher, 1843-45; admitted to bar York Co., Penn., Jan., 1845; practised Columbia, Penn., 1845-49; prin. Amherst Female Sem., near Philadelphia, Penn., until 1857; with Penn. R. R. Co., 1857-76.  D. Columbia, Penn., Ap. 18, 1876.

Married May 17, 1836, Catharine Jones, da. of George Fisher, Pine Ford, Penn.  7 ch.

298. *Hunt, Samuel.  S. of Richard and Ann (Humphrey), b. Attleboro, Mch. 18, 1810.

Prepared Wrentham and Amherst Acads.  Taught Southampton Acad., 1832-33; Southampton (L. I.) Acad., 1833-35; Andover T. S., 1835-36; Princeton T. S., 1836-38; studied also with Rev. Jacob Ide, W. Medway, 1838; s. s. Mansfield, 1839; ordained Natick, Jy. 17, 1839; p. there, 1839-50; Franklin, 1850-64; supt. of education under Amer. Miss'y Assoc., 1864-67; clerk U. S. Senate Committee on Military Affairs, 1868-73; private sec. of Vice-President Wilson, 1873-75; r. Attleboro and Boston last 2 yrs. of life.  Completed Mr. Wilson's Rise and Fall of the Slave Power in America; author Letters to the Avowed Friends of Missions; Political Duties of Christians; Puritan Hymn and Tune Book.  D. Boston, Jy. 23, 1878.

Married (1) O. 29, 1838, Mary, da. of Josiah Foster, Southampton, L. I., who d. D. 20, 1849; (2) Ap. 11, 1853, Mrs. Abigail Bacon Slocum, da. of Willis Fisher, Franklin, who d. Ap. 24, 1862; (3) Je. 6, 1877, Mrs. Rebecca Tabitha Homer, da. of Rev. Jesse Fisher, Scotland, Conn.  5 ch.

299. *Johnson, Obadiah Meeker.  S. of Nathaniel and Rhoda (Meeker), b. Newark, N. J., S. 15, 1806.  M. A., A. C., 1835.

Prepared Bloomfield (N. J.) Acad.  Taught private acad., Newark, N. J., 1832-33, while studying theology; Princeton T. S., 1833-35; collecting agent Amer. Tract Soc., 1835; ordained Newark, N. J., O. 20, 1835; chaplain of Seamen's Friend Soc., Rio Janeiro, Brazil, 1836-37; a. p. Presb. Ch. Whippary, N. J., 1838-39; s. s. Boontown, N. J., 1839; p. Denton, N. Y., 1839-73; w. c. Monsey, N. Y., 1873-81.  Stated clerk, Presbytery of Hudson, N. Y., 1840-70; permanent clerk United Presbytery, 1870-81; stated clerk, Synod of N. Y. and N. J., 1858-70; stated clerk, Synod of N. Y., 1870-81.  D. Monsey, N. Y., Jan. 7, 1881.

Married (1) Jy. 13, 1836, Sarah Elizabeth, da. of Joseph Beach, Newark, N. J., who d. May 6, 1869; (2) N. 30, 1870, Julia Crosby, da. of Nathaniel B. Starkweather, Turners, N. J.  2 ch.

300. *Jones, Perley Chandler.  S. of Thomas and Mehitable (Chandler), b. Chelsea, Vt., Ap. 2, 1812.

Prepared with Rufus Nutting, Randolph, Vt.  Studied law with father, 1832-36; admitted to bar, Chelsea, Vt., 1836; practised there, 1836-50; in business, 1850-74.  Represented Chelsea in Vt. legislature, 1845, 1846; Judge of Probate for his district, 1861, 1862; clerk of Supreme and County Courts and Court of Chancery, Orange Co., Vt., several yrs.; register of Probate, Orange Co., Vt., 1865-74.  D. Chelsea, Vt., Ap. 12, 1874.

Married Jan. 14, 1840, Fanny A., da. of George E. Wales, Hartford, Vt.  2 ch.

301. *Lord, Otis Phillips.  S. of Nathaniel and Eunice (Kimball), b. Ipswich, Jy. 11, 1812.  M. A., A. C., 1835; LL. D., A. C., 1869; LL. B., Harvard, 1836.

Prepared Ipswich Grammar School.  Studied law with Judge Morris, Springfield, 1832-33; Harvard L. S., 1833-35; admitted to bar, D., 1835; practised Ipswich, 1835-44; Salem, 1844-75; Judge of Supreme Court of Mass., 1875-82.  Representative to Mass. Legislature, 1847-49, 1851-55; State Senator, 1849; Speaker Mass. House of Representatives, 1854.  D. Salem, Mch. 13, 1884.

Married O. 9, 1843, Elizabeth W., da. of Joseph Farley, Ipswich, who d. D. 10, 1877.  [Seems to be brother of George R. (A. C. 1840).]

302. *Montague, Zebina Clinton.  S. of Luke and Irene (Dickinson), b. Amherst, Ap. 9, 1810.  M. A., A. C., 1841.

Prepared Amherst Acad.  Rector Hampden Sidney Acad., Knoxville, Tenn., 1832-33; bookkeeper Columbus, Ga., 1833-37; asst. cashier Bank of Columbus, Ga., 1837-39; r. Amherst, 1839-81, in ill-health.  1st. Lieut. Vol. Co. in War with Creek Indians, 1835-36.  Notary public and justic of peace in Ga., 1837.  Pub. Remembrance Catalogue of Class of 1832.  D. Amherst, Jan. 10, 1881.

303. *Morgan, John.  S. of Christopher and Nancy (Barber), b. Aurora, N. Y., S. 1, 1812.

Prepared Cayuga Lake Acad., Aurora, N. Y.  Studied law with brother Christopher; never practised; farmer Aurora, N. Y.  D. Aurora, N. Y., F. 10, 1840.

Married May 26, 1836, Mary, da. of Jonathan Brownell, Aurora, N. Y.  1 ch.

304. *Morris, Henry.  S. of Oliver B. and Caroline (Bliss), b. Springfield, Je. 16, 1814.  M. A., A. C., 1835; LL. D., A. C., 1869.

Prepared Monson Acad.  Studied law with father, Springfield; grad. Harvard L. S., 1835; admitted to bar Springfield, O., 1835; practised there, 1835-38.  Commissioner of Deeds in Mass. for State of N. Y., 1841-45; representative State Legislature, 1846-48; elected to Congress, 1854, but did not take his seat because of appointment as Judge of Court of Common Pleas of Mass., 1855-59.  Trustee A. C., 1854-84.  One of the founders of Conn. Valley Historical Society.  Wrote and pub. historical papers and addresses.  D. Springfield, Je. 4, 1888.

Married May 16, 1837, Mary, da. of Solomon Warriner, Springfield.  7 ch.  Edward (A. C. ex 1862).  [Seems to be brother of George B. (A. C. 1837).]

305. *Newcomb, George.  S. of Jonathan and Jane (Cook), b. Braintree, Jan. 21, 1811.  M. D., Harvard, 1835.

Prepared Framingham Acad.  Harvard Med. School, 1832-35; farmer in Ill., 1838-42; Quincy, 1842-59;  D. Quincy, O. 18, 1859.

Married D. 1, 1836, Lucy Ann, da. of William Packard, Quincy.  2 ch.

306. *Paine, Stephen Atkins.  S. of Moses and Priscilla (Hatch), b. Provincetown, S. 28, 1807.  M. A., A. C., 1835; M. D., Harvard, 1835.

Prepared with Rev. Mr. Stone, Provincetown, and at Amherst Acad.  Harvard Med. School, 1832-35; practised Orono, Me., 1835-39; Provincetown, 1839-69, and proprietor of store there.  In charge U. S. Marine Hospital, Provincetown, 1850-61; representative to Mass. Legislature, 1841-43.  D. Provincetown, S. 3, 1869.

Married N. 17, 1842, Catherine M., da. of Lemuel Brackett, Boston.

307. *Patterson, William Halsted.  S. of Rev. Dr. James and Sarah (Coe), b. Newark, N. J., D. 6, 1813.  M. D., U. of Penn., 1835.

Prepared with Dr. Wiley, Philadelphia, Penn.  Studied med. with Dr. Henry Neill, Philadelphia, and at U. of Penn., 1832-35; practised Buenos Aires, Argentine Republic, So. America, 1835-36.  D. Buenos Aires, Jy. 5, 1836.

308. *Perkins, Jonathan Cogswell.  S. of Ezra and Mary (Peabody), b. Ipswich (now Essex), N. 21, 1809.  M. A., A. C., 1835; LL. D., A. C., 1867.

Prepared Phillips Acad., Andover.  Studied law with Rufus Choate, Salem, 1832-35; Harvard L. S., 1834-35, and with Leverett Saltonstall, Salem, 1835; admitted to bar, S., 1835; practised Salem, 1835-77.  Member Salem Common Council, 7 yrs.; city solicitor, 4 yrs.; representative to State Legislature, 1845-46; State Senator, 1847-48; Judge of Court of Common Pleas, 1848-49; member State Constitutional Convention, 1853.  Trustee A. C., 1850-77.  Ed. Pickering's Reports; 1 vol. U. S. Digest; Abbott on Shipping, and many other legal works.  D. Salem, D. 12, 1877.

Married (1) May 30, 1838, Caroline Story, da. of Andrew Burgess, Manchester, who d. F. 21, 1839; (2) Mch. 4, 1840, Elizabeth Grafton, da. of Robert Brookhouse, Salem.  7 ch.  (Portrait in possession of A. C.)

309. *Rowland, Edward.  S. of Rev. Henry A. and Frances (Bliss), b. Windsor, Conn., N. 18, 1809.  M. D., Yale, 1837.

Yale Med. School, 1834-37; practised Hartford, Conn., 1837; E. Hartford, 1838-40; Sunbury, O., 1840-45.  D. Sunbury, O., Aug. 1, 1845.

Married N. 2, 1841, Elizabeth, da. of Frederick Avery, Delaware, O.  1 ch.

310. *Searle, Israel Watson.  S. of Israel and Clarissa (Lyman), b. Southampton, Ap. 8, 1810.

Prepared with Rev. Vinson Gould.  Taught Keene, N. H., short time; educational work Monrovia, W. Africa, 1834.  D. Monrovia, W. Africa, O. 18, 1834.

311. *Shurtleff, Simeon.  S. of Amasa and Fanny (Brockway), b. Montgomery, Jy. 9, 1808.  M. D., Berkshire Med. Coll., 1835.

Prepared with Rev. Dr. Cooley, E. Granville.  Auburn T. S., 1832; Berkshire Med. Coll., 1832-35; practised Simsbury, Conn., 1835-41; Westfield, 1841-61; physician and farmer Simsbury, Conn., 1861-65.   Presented large collection of birds to A. C.  D. Simsbury, Conn., D. 23, 1865.

Married Jan. 12, 1837, Mary Ann, da. of Alexander Phelps, Simsbury, Conn.

312. *Stoddard, Isaac Nelson.  S. of Elijah and Zilpha (Nelson), b. Upton, O. 29, 1812.  M. A., A. C., 1835.

Prepared Northampton and Amherst Acads.  Prin. Medway Classical School, 1832-33; Plymouth H. S., 1833-35; Friends' Acad., New Bedford, 1835-37; Plymouth H. S., 1837-40; collector of customs Plymouth district, 1841-45; cashier Plymouth Bank, 1845-79; president, 1879-91.  Treasurer Pilgrim Soc., 1855-91; manager Mass. Charitable Eye and Ear Infirmary, 1870-91.  D. Plymouth, Jy. 23, 1891.

Married Mch. 23, 1836, Martha Le Baron, da. of John B. Thomas, Plymouth.  6 s., 6 da.

313. *Wakefield, Horace Poole.  S. of Caleb and Matilda (Poole), b. Reading, Jan. 4, 1809.  M. A., A. C., 1852; M. D., Dartmouth, 1836.

Prepared Pinkerton Acad., Derry, N. H.; A. C., 1829-32.  Studied med. with Dr. Kendall Davies, Reading, and with Dr. R. D. Mussey, Hanover, N. H., 1833-36; practised med. Oakham, 1836-44; Reading, 1844-66; physician State Almshouse, Monson, 1866-68; supt. State Primary School, Monson, 1868-77; manufacturer Palmer, and Morrisville, Vt., 2 yrs.; farmer Leicester, 1879-84.  Represented Oakham in Mass. Legislature, 1843-45; State Senator, 1862-64; inspector State Almshouse, 1864-66; member Mass. State Bd. of Agriculture, 1873-82.  Pub. several addresses and reports.  D. Leicester, Aug. 23, 1884.

Married (1) Mch. 1, 1838, Abigail, da. of Thaddeus B. Pratt, Reading, who d. Aug. 13, 1850; (2) N. 28, 1851, Mary Brown, da. of John Christy, Johnson, Vt.  3 ch.

314. *Watkins, Francis Nathaniel.  S. of Henry E. and Agnes W. (Venable), b. Prince Edward Co., Va., Ap. 24, 1813.  M. A., A. C., 1835.

Prepared with Rev. P. Calhoun and at private schools in Va.; Hampden Sidney Coll., 1829-30; A. C., 1830-32.  Studied law with J. Read in Va. and at U. of Va., 1834-35; admitted to bar Prince Edward Co., Va., 1835; practised in that and adjoining counties, 1835-49; with Farmers Bank of Va., 1849-64; practised law, 1864-70; Judge County Court, Prince Edward Co., 1870-80; president Commercial Bank, Farnesville, Va., 1872-.  Member House of Delegates, Va., 1865-67; trustee, corresponding sec. and treasurer Union T. S., Va., 1844-85; trustee Hampden Sidney Coll. Va., many yrs.  D. Lynchburg, Va., S. 5, 1885.

Married Aug. 29, 1838, Martha Ann, da. of John W. Scott, Tallahatchie Co., Miss.  12 ch.

315. *Wethrell, Isaac.  S. of Thomas and Nancy (Shaw), b. Plymouth, O. 24, 1806.  M. A., A. C., 1835.

Prepared with private teachers and at Amherst Acad.  Taught Randolph, Dracut, and in Ill., 1832-39; Yale T. S., 1839-40; ordained, 1840; teacher and p.; prin. school Philadelphia, Penn., about 1852; w. c. Boston latter part of life.  D. Boston, N. 30, 1881.

Married (1) Aug. 28, 1834, Elizabeth Parker, da. of Moses Webster, Milton, who d. Mch. 22, 1844; (2) May 1, 1849, Mary Louisa, da. of Jacob Quincy, Portland, Me.

316. *Wilson, Robert.  S. of James and Betsey (Little), b. Keene, N. H., S. 24, 1811.

Prepared Phillips Acad., Exeter, N. H.; Harvard, 1828; A. C., 1830-32.  Studied law with brother James, Keene, N. H., 1832-35; admitted to bar, 1835; practised Keene, N. H., 1835-40; with corps of U. S. Engineers surveyed North Western Territory, 1841-44.  Col. 14th Regt. N. H. Vols., 1862-64.  D. Keene, N. H., Ap. 8, 1870.

Married S. 24, 1861, Rosalie Hemmenway, da. of David M. Smith, Springfield, Vt.

317. *Wood, Theodore Sedgwick.  S. of Ezra and Catharine (Jackson), b. Westminster, Aug. 7, 1809.

Prepared Westminster Acad.  Taught Athens and Tuscaloosa, Ala., 1832-33; Andover T. S., 1833-35.  D. Andover, Aug. 20, 1835.


*Abbott, Charles Edward.  B. Hallowell, Me., D. 24, 1812.  A. C., 1828-29; grad. Bowdoin, 1832.  Taught Boston, N. Y.; Pittsfield; Norwich and Hartford, Conn.
*Brown, Samuel Robbins.  B. E. Windsor, Conn., Je. 16, 1810.  D. D., U. N. Y., 1867.  A. C., 1828; grad. Yale, 1832.  Taught Deaf and Dumb Institute, N. Y. City, 1832-35; Columbia T. S., S. C., 1836-37; grad. Union T. S., 1838; ordained as Presb., O. 14, 1838; miss'y Hong Kong, China, 1838-46; w. c. N. Y. City, 1847-49; taught Owasco, N. Y., 1850-52; p. Sandbeach, N. Y., 1852-58; miss'y in Japan, 1859-67; in U. S., 1867-70; miss'y Nagasaki and Yokohama, Japan, 1870-79.  D. Monson, Je. 19, 1880.
*Carleton, George Jonathan.  S. of Jonathan and Hannah (Sawyer), b. Boston, O. 8, 1812.  Prepared Boston Latin School; A. C., 1828-29; Brown, 1831-32.  Ordained Andover, Je. 15, 1836; p. Wilmington, Del., 1839-40; evangelist New Bedford, 1841-45; p. Arlington, 1845-51; w. c. Newton Centre, 1851; chaplain Mass. State Prison, 1861-70.  D. Newton, F. 17, 1884.
*Chute, Ariel Parish.  B. Byfield, May 16, 1809.  A. C., 1828-29; grad. Bowdoin, 1832.  Andover T. S., 1835; ordained Mch. 16, 1836; p. Oxford, Me., 1835-39; Pownal, Me., 1839-41; prin. Warren Acad., Woburn, and Milton Acad., 1841-43; s. s. So. Lynnfield, 6 yrs.; prin. Dummer Acad., 3 yrs.; Ware, 1857-61; Custom House, Boston, 1861-63; asst. U. S. Treasurer's Office, Boston, 1863.  D. Sharon, 1887.
*Cooke, George.  S. of Phineas and Sophia (Grout), b. Keene, N. H., D. 26, 1811.  A. C., 1828-29; grad. Dartmouth, 1832.  Ordained, Jan. 16, 1839; p. No. Amherst, 1839-52; president E. Tenn. U., 1852-59; taught Yonkers, N. Y. and Amherst.
*Daniels, George Willis.  B. Franklin, O. 22, 1806.  A. C., 1828-29.  D. Franklin, Jan. 15, 1830.
*Farley, Benjamin Francis.  S. of Benjamin Mark and Lucretia (Gardner), b. Hollis, N. H., N. 25, 1808.  Prepared Hampton and Derry, N. H.; A. C., 1828-29; grad. Yale, 1832.  Merchant Boston; farmer Leominster.
*Farnum, Thomas Jefferson.  B. in Vt., 1804.  Registered from Southbridge.  A. C., 1827-29.  Author Travels in Oregon Territory and other books on the West.  D. in Cal., S., 1848.
*Haile, Ashbel Bradford.  Registered from Gouverneur, N. Y.  A. C., 1828-30; grad. Yale, 1835.  Practised med. Norwich, Conn.
*Hammond, Josiah Sturtevant.  B. Carver, May 14, 1810.  M. A. (hon.), A. C., 1867.  A. C., 1828-30.  Grad. Berkshire Med. School, Pittsfield, 1834; practised Plympton.  Ch. William P. (A. C. 1869).
*Jones, Llewellyn Archer.  Registered from Lunenburg Court House, Va.  A. C., 1828-29.
*Leland, James Hibben.  S. of Aaron W. and Eliza (Hibben), b. Charleston, S. C., 1810.  A. C., 1828-30.  Taught Charleston, S. C.
*Ober, Benjamin.  B. Beverly, Ap. 4, 1805.  A. C., 1828-29.  Andover T. S., 1832-33; ordained Jan. 1, 1834; p. W. Newbury, 1834-35; s. s. W. Attleboro, 1836-38; W. Woodstock, Conn., 1839-46; Holland, 1846-50; Alstead, N. H., 1854-56; Saxtons River, Vt., 1857-59; Wardsboro and Fayetteville, Vt., 1859-68.  D. Brattleboro, Vt., S. 7, 1888.
*Oliver, Edmund Parks.  S. of Isaac and Mary Allen (Bacon), b. Nottoway Co., Va., 1811.  Prepared Wigwam School, Amelia Co., Va.; A. C., 1829.  D. Eutaw, Ala., before 1860.
*Oliver, James.  S. of James and Mary, b. Salem, S. 18, 1808.  Prepared Latin Grammar School, Salem; A. C., 1828; grad. Colby, 1838.  Taught in Me. and Mass.  D. Cambridge, Jan. 4, 1845.
*Perrin, Nelson.  B. Seekonk, Ap. 13, 1809.  A. C., 1828-30.  Grad. Harvard Med. School, 1836; practised Smithfield, R. I.  D. Mch. 31, 1843.
*Prasas, Nicholas.  Registered from Smyrna, Asia Minor.  A. C., 1828-30.
*Smith, Sidney.  S. of Levi, b. Granby, May 18, 1806.  A. C., 1828-30.  Farmer Princeton, Ill.  Ch. Sidney P. (A. C. 1874).
*Thayer, Nathaniel Howard.  Registered from Dorchester.  B. about 1807.  M. A. (hon.) A. C., 1851.  A. C., 1828-29.  Prin. three state acads. in Md.; Eastern F. H. School, Baltimore, Md., 27 yrs.; adjunct prof. of physics Baltimore City Coll.; librarian Baltimore public school library.  D. 1883.
*Thurston, Ariel Standish.  B. Goffstown, N. H., Je. 11, 1810.  Kimball Union Acad., Meriden, N. H., 1826-28; A. C., 1828-29.  Studied law with H. Gray, Elmira, N. Y. 1830-35; taught meanwhile Williamsport (Penn.) Acad. and Elmira N. Y., 1 yr. each; practised N. Y. City, 1835-36; Elmira, N. Y., 1836-; County Judge and Surrogate, 1851-56; State Assessor, 1859-61.  Member Bd. of Managers State Reformatory, Elmira, N. Y.
*True, Charles Kittredge.  B. Portland, Me., Aug. 14, 1809.  D. D. Harvard, 1849.  A. C., 1828-29; grad. Harvard, 1832.  Methodist minister in R. I.; N. Y.; Conn.; Mass., 1833-; prof. moral and intellectual philosophy, Wesleyan, Conn., 1849-60.  D. Brooklyn, N. Y., Je. 20, 1878.
*Wilmer, William Porteus.  S. of Rev. William Holland and Marion Hannah (Cox), b. Alexandria, D. C., N. 8, 1812.  Prepared Grammar School of William and Mary Coll., Va.; A. C., 1828-30.  Merchant Grand Gulf, Miss.  D. Grand Gulf, Miss., Aug., 1837.

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