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356. *Adams, Charles Baker.  S. of Charles Jeremiah and Hannah (Baker), b. Dorchester, Jan. 11, 1814.  M. A., Middlebury, 1836.

Prepared Phillips Acad., Andover; Yale, 1830-31; A. C., 1831-34.  Andover T. S., 1834-36; lectured on geology Bradford Acad., 1836; tutor A. C., 1836-37; prof. of chemistry and natural history Middlebury, 1838-47, and during this time made a survey of the State of Vt.; prof. of astronomy and zoology A. C., 1847-53; spent winters of 1844-45, 1848-49 in Jamaica, 1850-51 in Panama and 1852 in St. Thomas I. for scientific exploration.  Author Catalog of Panama Shells; Contributions to Conchology; Four Reports on the Geology of Vt.; and geological monographs.  Presented to A. C. his zoological collection.  D. St. Thomas I., Jan. 19, 1853.

Married F. 5, 1839, Mary, da. of Rev. Sylvester Holmes, New Bedford.  4 s.  Edward H. (A. C. ex 1862); Henry (A. C. ex 1869); Lillie (m. Geo. S. Atwood, A. C. ex 1874).

357. *Beecher, Henry Ward.  S. of Rev. Dr. Lyman and Roxana (Foote), b. Litchfield, Conn., Je. 24, 1813.  Alpha Delta Phi.

Prepared Mt. Pleasant Institute, Amherst.  Lane T. S., 1834-37; ordained Lawrenceburg, Ind., 1838; p. Presb. Ch. there, 1837-39; Indianapolis, Ind., 1839-47; Plymouth Ch. Brooklyn, N. Y., 1847-87. Ed. Cincinnati (O.) Journal, 1836; an agricultural paper Indianapolis, Ind., while p. there; The Independent, 1861-63; Christian Union, about 10 yrs.  Corporate member A. B. C. F. M., 1870-87; Chaplain 13th Regt., 1878-87.  Given degree of D. D. by A. C. but declined to accept or use it.  Trustee A. C., 1866-78.  In 1863 visited England to explain to the English people the issues of the Civil War, making notable speeches at Manchester, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Liverpool and London.  Sermons pub. in 10 vols. under title The Plymouth Pulpit; author Fruits, Flowers and Farming; Star Papers; Lectures to Young Men; Industry and Idleness; Life Thoughts, 2 series; Sermons on Liberty and War; Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; Norwood; Life of Christ; Yale Coll. Lectures on Preaching, 3 vols.; Royal Truths; and many other works.  See various biographies, one by Abbott being considered the best.  D. Brooklyn, N. Y., Mch. 8, 1887.

Married Aug. 3, 1837, Eunice White, da. of Dr. Artemus Bullard, W. Sutton.  10 ch.  Herbert F. (A. C. ex 1876).  (Portrait in possession of A. C.)

358. *Billings, Henry William.  S. of William and Abigail (Smith), b. Conway, Jy. 11, 1814.

Prepared Ashfield.  Studied law Cleveland, O., 1834-36, and Kaskaskia, Ill., 1836-37; admitted to bar, 1837; practised Waterloo, Ill., Unity, Ill., St. Louis, Mo., and Memphis, Tenn., 1837-43; Cairo, Ill., 1843-46; Alton, Ill., 1846-70.  Mayor Alton, Ill., 1851-52; judge Alton (Ill.) City Court, 1859-65; delegate to State Constitutional Convention, 1869.  D. Canandaigua, N. Y., Ap. 19, 1870.

Married D. 21, 1843, Elizabeth S., da. of Anthony Olney, Ware.  5 ch.

359. *Brown, Benjamin Franklin.  S. of Thomas and Zeruiah (Burgess), b. Goshen, May 6, 1810.

Prepared Greenfield Acad.  Andover T. S., 1834-37; taught in N. J.; preached occasionally in Mass. until 1842; p. and teacher Strasburg, Va.  D. Strasburg, Va., S. 10, 1842.

360. *Clark, Albert.  S. of Ebenezer and Sally (Griffith), b. Conway, N. 6, 1810.  M. A., A. C., 1839.

Prepared Amherst Acad.  Taught classical school Owego and Dunkirk, N. Y., 1834-38; Smithfield, Va., 1836-45; studied law while teaching and in N. Y. City; admitted to bar Westfield, 1845; practised Conway, 1847-52; Dubuque, Ia., 1852-54; Independence, Ia., 1854-68.  State Commissioner of Ia. Insane Asylum.  D. Independence, Ia., D. 11, 1868.

Married Ap. 7, 1847, Elizabeth, da. of Mordecai Adams, Conway.  Ch. Charles A.

361. *Day, Pliny Butts.  S. of Pliny and Deborah (Butts), b. Huntington, Ap. 21, 1806.  M. A., Dartmouth, 1864; D. D., Dartmouth, 1865.

Prepared Amherst Acad.  Andover T. S., 1834-37; ordained Derry, N. H., O. 4, 1837; p. there, 1837-51; Hollis, N. H., 1852-69.  Trustee Dartmouth, 1863-69.  D. Hollis, N. H., Jy. 6, 1869.

Married (1) O. 12, 1839, Emily, da. of Josiah Haskell, Rockport, who d. N. 29, 1850; (2) S. 8, 1852, Mary B., da. of Chauncey Chapin, Springfield.  7 ch.

362. *Dexter, Nathaniel Morton.  S. of Rev. Elijah and Mary (Morton), b. Plympton, S. 28, 1814.

Prepared with father.  Taught Wantage, Sussex Co., N. J., 1834-35; studied med. Philadelphia, Penn., 1835-36; taught acad. No. Greenwich, Conn., 1836-38; with Horatio Bryant in charge Classical Institution, Plainfield, N. J., 1838.  D. Plainfield, N. J., S. 18, 1838.

363. *Dodge, Franklin.  S. of Samuel and Polly (Farnsworth), b. Groton, N. 9, 1809.  M. D., Dartmouth, 1837.

Prepared Lawrence (Groton) and Leicester Acads.  Dartmouth Med. School, 1834-37; practised Boston under Dr. Doane, 1837-38; Harwich, 1838-72.  D. Harwich, Jy. 8, 1872.

Married N. 22, 1839, Susan, da. of John Fitch, Groton.  4 ch.

364. *Emery, Samuel Hopkins.  S. of Joshua and Elizabeth (Welch), b. Boxford, Aug. 22, 1815.  M. A., A. C., 1837; D. D., A. C., 1891.

Prepared Phillips Acad., Andover; A. C., 1831-34.  Andover T. S., 1834-37; ordained Taunton, N. 23, 1837; p. Winslow Ch. there, 1837-41, 1846-55; Trinitarian Ch. New Bedford, 1841-46; 1st Ch. Quincy, Ill., 1855-68; s. s. New England Ch. Chicago, Ill., 1869; Richmond St. Ch. Providence, R. I., 1869-71; Olivet Ch. Bridgeport, Conn., 1872-74; No. Middleboro, 1874-76; city miss'y Taunton, 1876-1901.  Hospital chaplain U. S. A., 1863-65.  Asst. sec. Peace Soc. Boston, 1871, and ed. its magazine, few mos.  Author The Ministry of Taunton, 2 vols.  D. Taunton, O. 3, 1901.

Married Mch. 7, 1838, Julia, da. of William Reed, Taunton, who d. F. 2, 1801 [sic].  Ch. William; Samuel (A. C. ex 1858); Francis; Joseph.  [Seems to be brother of Joshua (A. C. 1831).]

365. *Field, Thomas Power.  S. of Justin and Harriet (Power), b. Northfield, Jan. 12, 1814.  M. A., A. C., 1837; D. D., A. C., 1861.

Prepared Northfield Acad.  Andover T. S., 1835-37, 1839-40; tutor A. C., 1837-39; ordained So. Danvers (Peabody), O. 8, 1840; p. there, 1840-50; 2nd Presb. Ch. Troy, N. Y., 1850-53; prof. of rhetoric, oratory and English lit. A. C., 1853-56; p. 1st Cong. Ch. New London, Conn., 1856-76; prof. of Bibliography and librarian A. C., 1877-78; Samuel Green prof. of Bib. history and interpretation, and pastoral care A. C., 1878-86.  Author Brief History of Amherst College.  D. Amherst, May 16, 1894.

Married (1) Jan. 11, 1844, Maria Augusta, da. of Robert Shillaber, Peabody, who d. Jy. 2, 1864; (2) May 9, 1866, Charlotte, da. of Robert Coit, New London, Conn., who d. F. 22, 1890; (3) N. 4, 1891, Ellen, sister of (2).  9 ch.  Henry P. (A. C. 1880).  [Edward A. (A. C. ex 1867).]  Bro. Rev. Justin (A. C. 1835).

366. *Foster, John Phelps.  S. of Samuel and Alice (Phelps), b. Holden, F. 1, 1807.

Prepared Phillips Acad., Andover.  Andover T. S., 1835-38; s. s. Stockbridge and other places in Western N. Y., 1838-42; ordained Fowlerville, N. Y., S. 21, 1842; p. Presb. Ch. there, 1842-43; miss'y of A. H. M. S. Oconomowoc and Summit, Wis., 1843-47; p. Sweden, Me., 1848-50; w. c., 1850-51.  D. Oxford, Ap. 27, 1851.

Married O. 31, 1842, Mary Ann, da. of John Hurd, Oxford.  2 ch.

367. *Fowler, Orson Squire.  S. of Horace and Martha (Howe), b. Cohocton, N. Y., O. 11, 1809.

Prepared with Rev. Moses Miller, Heath; Rev. Mr. Clark, Buckland, and at Ashfield Acad.  With brother Lorenzo opened phrenological office, N. Y. City; wrote and lectured on phrenology, preservation of health, popular education and social reform, 1834-87; ed. and pub. Amer. Phrenological Journal, Philadelphia, Penn., 1838-42; N. Y., 1842-46; partner Fowler & Wells, publishers, N. Y., 1846-54, residing Fishkill, N. Y. and Elizabeth, N. J.; removed office to Boston, 1863, residing Manchester, 1863-80; r. Sharon, N. Y., 1883-87.  Author Phrenology proved, illustrated and applied; Matrimony; Education and Self-improvement; Hereditary Descent; Human Science, and other works.  D. Sharon, N. Y., Aug. 18, 1887.

Married (1) Je. 10, 1835, Mrs. Martha Chevalier, da. of Elias Brevoort, N. Y. City, who d. S. 4, 1864; (2) O. 26, 1865, Mrs. Mary Poole, da. of William Aiken, Gloucester; (3) Mch. 21, 1882, Abbie L., da. of Ebenezer Ayres, Osceola, Wis.  3 ch.

368. *Goodale, Montgomery Smith.  S. of Timothy and Lydia (Smith), b. Conway, Mch. 21, 1806.  D. D., Union, 1857.

Prepared Potsdam (N. Y.) Acad.  Hartford T. S., 1834-37; ordained Amsterdam, N. Y., Mch. 22, 1837, p. there, 1837-71; p. emeritus, 1871-84.  D. Amsterdam, N. Y., Mch. 6, 1884.

Married (1) Aug. 17, 1837, Harriet P., da. of Andrus Waters, Amsterdam, N. Y., who d. S. 8, 1869; (2) F. 22, 1872, Jennie M., da. of Alexander McVeane, Amsterdam, N. Y.

369. *Gould, David.  S. of Vinson and Mindwell (Woodbridge), b. Southampton, Jy. 8, 1814.  M. A., A. C., 1840.

Prepared with father and at Amherst Acad.  Studied law Washington, D. C. and N. Y. City, 1834-38; admitted to bar N. Y. City, 1839; practised there, 1839-66; U. S. Consul to Leith, Scotland, 1866-67.  Member Jersey City (N. J.) Bd. of Education; president N. E. Soc. of Jersey City.  D. Edinburgh, Scotland, Jy. 22, 1867.

Married (1) Ap. 19, 1843, Mary C., da. of Guysbert B. Vroom, N. Y. City, who d. Je. 19, 1859; (2) Aug. 1, 1860, Julia, da. of Ephraim De Witt, Jersey City, N. J.  1 ch.

370. *Gray, Alonzo.  S. of James and Elizabeth (Wilkinson), b. Townshend, Vt., F. 21, 1808.  M. A., A. C., 1837.  LL. D., Ingham U., 1856.

Prepared Townshend (Vt.) Acad.  Andover T. S., 1835-38; prof. of natural science Phillips Acad., Andover, 1837-43; prof. of chemistry Marietta, 1844-45; taught Brooklyn (N. Y.) Female Acad., 1845-51; founder and prin. Brooklyn Heights (N. Y.) Female Sem., 1851-60.  Author Elements of Chemistry; Elements of Scientific and Practical Agriculture; Elements of Natural Philosophy; and with C. B. Adams, Elements of Geology.  D. Brooklyn, N. Y., Mch. 10, 1860.

Married 1840, Mrs. Sarah P. Jenks, da. of John Phillips, Boston.  Ch. Alice.

371. *Greene, Henry Solomon.  S. of John W. and Sophia (Broad), b. Boston, F. 11, 1807.  M. A., A. C., 1838.

Prepared Amherst Acad.  Andover T. S., 1834-37; ordained Lynnfield, D. 27, 1837; p. there, 1837-50; s. s. and p. Ballard Vale, 1850-80.  Represented Ballard Vale in Mass. Legislature, 1865.  D. Ballard Vale, Je. 11, 1880.

Married Jan. 1, 1840, Mary Phillips, da. of Stephen Abbott, Andover, who d. Jan. 29, 1878.  5 ch.  Henry M. (A. C. 1865).

372. *Haven, John.  S. of John and Elizabeth (Howe), b. Holliston, S. 23, 1808.  M. A., A. C., 1837.

Prepared Amherst Acad.  Hartford T. S., 1834-36; ordained York, Me., D. 14, 1836; p. there, 1836-40; Stoneham, 1840-50; Charlton, 1850-81; w. c. there, 1881-92.  D. Charlton, S. 10, 1892.

Married (1) S. 12, 1836, Anna, da. of Joshua Read, Warren, who d. Aug. 17, 1838; (2) Ap. 28, 1839, Martha C., da. of John B. Morrison, Holderness, N. H., who d. Aug. 20, 1842; (3) D. 4, 1844, Martha M., da. of Dr. Thomas Chadbourne, Concord, N. H.  4 ch.

373. *Hervey, Thomas.  S. of Thomas and Jane (Campbell), b. Newburyport, Jy. 25, 1812.

Prepared Newburyport Grammar School.  Taught classical school Pottsville, Penn.  D. Newburyport, Aug. 3, 1847.

Married Je. 6, 1836, Mary E. Neligh, Pottsville, Penn.  Ch. Alice; Mary; Henry.

374. *Homer, George Freeman.  S. of George J. and Mary (Bradford), b. Boston, Je. 26, 1815.

Prepared Boston Latin School.  Studied law with Rufus Choate, Boston; admitted to bar Boston, 1839; practised there, 1839-76; r. Brookline.  Member Legislature, 1867.  D. Boston, Ap. 14, 1876.

Married S. 26, 1843, Miranda S., da. of Henry Holmes, Boston.  6 ch.  Bro. William B. (A. C. 1836).

375. *Jackson, Timothy.  S. of William and Hannah (Woodward), b. Boston, Ap. 15, 1811.

Prepared Warren Acad., Woburn.  Manufacturer with father Newton, 1834-70.  D. Newton, Jan. 20, 1870.

Married May 1, 1837, Mrs. Hannah S. Waldron, da. of Josiah Stedman, Boston.  5 ch.

376. *Lombard, Otis.  S. of Roswell and Cornelia (Hall), b. Springfield, D. 24, 1814.  M. A., A. C., 1837.

Prepared Monson Acad.; entered A. C., 1829; taught Greenfield, 1 yr.  Prin. acad. Goshen, Conn., 1834-37; taught private school Springfield, several yrs. and studied theology; s. s. Curtisville, 1845; New Marlboro, 1848-49; ordained there, Je. 14, 1849; p. there, 1849-60; s. s. Indian Orchard, 1861-62; w. c., 1862-63.  D. Springfield, F. 13, 1863.

Married Ap. 23, 1850, Elizabeth, da. of Arastus Sheldon, New Marlboro.  1 ch.

377. *Marcy, Erastus Edgerton.  S. of Laban and Fanny (Howe), b. Greenwich, D. 9, 1815.  M. D., Jefferson Med. Coll., 1837.

Prepared New Salem Grammar School.  Studied med. Boston, 1834-35; Hartford, Conn., 1835-36 and at Jefferson Med. Coll., 1836-37; practised Hartford, Conn., 1837-47; studied homoeopathy Paris, practised N. Y. City, 1847-1900.  Author Theory and Practice of Medicine, 2 vols.; Homoeopathy vs. Allopathy; ed. Hahnemann's Lesser Writings; Medical Quarterly Journal.  D. N. Y. City, D. 27, 1900.

Married S. 3, 1838, Emeline B., da. of Henry Kilbourn, Hartford, Conn.  4 ch.

378. *Morse, Humphrey.  S. of Joseph and Olive (Morse), b. Newburyport, Ap. 6, 1808.

Prepared Bradford (Groveland) Acad.  Dartmouth Med. School, 1834-35; Andover T. S., 1835-36; intended to be foreign miss'y.  D. Newburyport, Ap. 4, 1836.

379. *Neill, Henry.  S. of Dr. Henry and Martha (Rutter), b. Philadelphia, Penn., O. 16, 1815.  D. D., A. C. and Centre Coll., Ky., 1868; U. of City of N. Y., 1869.

Prepared with Dr. S. B. Wylie, Philadelphia, Penn.; U. of Penn., 1830-33; A. C., 1833-34.  Taught Fayetteville, N. C., 1834-35; Lane T. S., O., 1836-39; resident licentiate Andover T. S., 1839-40; ordained Hatfield, Ap. 16, 1840; p. there, 1840-46; Lenox, 1846-54; Fort St. Presb. Ch. Detroit, Mich., 1854-57; organized Westminster Presb. Ch. Detroit, Mich.; p. there, 1857-61; Presb. Ch. Geneseo, N. Y., 1862-66; w. c. Pittsfield, 1866-67; s. s. W. Stockbridge, 1867-69, and Richmond part of this time; p. 2nd Presb. Ch. New Brunswick, N. J., 1869-71; s. s. Presb. Ch. Hopewell, S. C., 1871-72; w. c. Philadelphia, Penn., 1872-79; organized Presb. Ch. Bryn Mawr, Penn., 1872; s. s. there, 1873.  Author several religious works.  D. Philadelphia, Penn., Ap. 21, 1879.

Married Aug. 12, 1841, Lucy, da. of Rev. Heman Humphrey, President of A. C., who d. Ap. 20, 1873.  Ch. Humphrey (A. C. 1866); Henry; Albert; Lucy; John.  Bro. Edward D. (A. C. 1842).

380. *Nichols, Washington Adams.  S. of Asa and Sylvia (Brooks), b. Buckland, Ap. 4, 1804.  D. D., Lake Forest U., 1898.

Prepared select school Heath, and with Rev. Moses Miller, Heath; A. C., 1831-34.  Andover T. S., 1835-38; ordained Brookfield, S. 15, 1838; p. there, 1838-42; taught family school Brookfield, 1842-53; p. Edwards Ch. Chicago, Ill., 1854-57; Salem Ch. Chicago, Ill., 1858-64; taught family school, 1864-67; went to Europe and Palestine as tutor, 1867-70; associate ed. Cong. Herald, Chicago, Ill., 1870-75; r. Lake Forest, Ill., 1871-1901.  Author several religious works.  D. Lake Forest, Ill., Je. 25, 1901.

Married (1) S. 25, 1838, Bethiah H., da. of Rev. Moses Miller, Heath, who d. N. 11, 1865; (2) May 7, 1867, Sarah A., da. of Rev. William Bonney, Canaan, Conn.  3 s.

381. *Parker, James Otis.  S. of James and Ruth (Harkness), b. Shirley, Je. 5, 1811.  M. D., Berkshire Med. Coll., 1841.

Prepared Lawrence Acad., Groton.  Clerk and in business several yrs.; studied med. Marine Hospital, Chelsea, 1 yr.; with Dr. Amos Twitchell, Keene, N. H., 1 yr.; also attended lectures Boston and Pittsfield; practised Shirley, 1841-49; San Francisco, Cal., 1849-53; practising and farming Shirley, 1853-83.  D. Shirley, May 2, 1883.

Married (1) May 13, 1845, Martha Lincoln, da. of Dr. Calvin Carter, Lancaster, who d. Ap. 30, 1847; (2) Jan. 1, 1863, Harriet Morgan, da. of Elijah A. Gould, Greenfield, who d. S. 14, 1876.  1 s.

382. *Payson, Thomas Eliot.  S. of Thomas and Hannah (Scott), b. Rowley, Je. 24, 1813.

Prepared Dummer Acad., Byfield.  Studied law with S. W. Marston, Newburyport and with Rufus Choate, Boston, 1834-37; admitted to bar Boston, Jy., 1837; practised Andover, 1837-39; farmer Rowley, 1839-60; high sheriff of Essex Co., 1853-55; in charge City Institutions, Deer Island, Boston Harbor, 1860-68; supt. Dexter Asylum, Providence, R. I., 1868-77.  D. Providence, R. I., Aug. 24, 1877.

Married Jy., 1837, Hannah, da. of Eliphalet Brown, Newburyport.  6 ch.  Elliott (A. C. ex 1862).

383. *Sanderson, Alonzo.  S. of Joseph and Content (Dickinson), b. Bernardston, Je. 24, 1808.

Prepared Amherst Acad., select school, and with Rev. Lemuel P. Bates.  Andover T. S., 1834-37; in employ of A. H. M. S., Hawksbury and L'Original, Canada, 1837-38; ordained Ludlow, Jan., 1839; p. there, 1839-43; Tolland, 1843-52; s. s. Wellington, O., 1852-54; p. there, 1854-56; s. s. York, O., 1856-59; Goodrich, Mich., 1859-61; Owasso, Mich., 1861-62; p. Grand Blanc, Mich., 1862-67; Goodrich, Mich., 1867-73; s. s. Bridgeport, Mich., 1873-75; Clinton, Mich., 1875-76; Bedford, Mich., 1876-78; w. c. St. John's, Mich. and Flint, Mich., 1878-82.  D. Flint, Mich., May 19, 1882.

Married O. 24, 1837, Rosetta, da. of Rufus Row, Sunderland.  4 ch.

384. *Smith, Henry Hyer.  S. of Joseph and Lucy (Johnson), b. Williamstown, Vt., Jan. 6, 1807.

A. C., 1829-34.  Taught in the South, 1834-43; manufacturer of furniture, 1843-61; ed. Union Springs (Ala.) Gazette, 1858-60; est. Southern Home Journal, 1860, and ed. and proprietor, 1860-62; merchant Union Springs, Ala., 1862-85.  Served in Seminole War, 1836.  D. Union Springs, Ala., Jy. 21, 1885.

Married Je. 26, 1837, Mary Ann, da. of Asahel Clarke, Columbia, Conn.  4 ch.

385. *Stebbins, Rufus Phineas.  S. of Luther and Lucina (Stebbins), b. So. Wilbraham, Mch. 3, 1810.  D. D., Harvard, 1851.

Prepared Wesleyan Acad., Wilbraham.  Harvard T. S., 1834-37; ordained Leominster, S. 20, 1837; p. there, 1837-44; Meadville, Penn., 1844-49; president Meadville (Penn.) T. S., 1844-56; p. Woburn, 1857-63; Ithaca, N. Y., 1871-77; 1st Unitarian Ch. Newton, 1877-85.  Author History of Wilbraham; Study of the Pentateuch, and numerous addresses.  D. Cambridge, Aug. 13, 1885.

Married S. 11, 1837, Eliza Clark, da. of Nathaniel Livermore, Cambridge.  1 s.

386. *Stone, Timothy Dwight Porter.  S. of Rev. Timothy and Mary (Merwin), b. Cornwall, Conn., Jy. 27, 1811.  M. A., A. C., 1837.

Prepared Phillips Acad., Andover; Dartmouth, 1827-29; A. C., 1832-34.  Taught Concord (N. H.) H. S., 1834-37; Prin. Female Sem. Plymouth, N. H., 1837-39; studied theology with Dr. N. Bouton, Concord, N. H.; Andover T. S., 1839-42; taught elocution Andover T. S., and prin. Abbott Female Sem., Andover, 1839-43; ordained Holliston, Mch., 1843; p. there, 1843-49; taught and Chaplain Mass. Reform School, Westboro, 1849-50; prin. Conn. Normal School, 1850-53; taught Norwich (Conn.) Grammar School, 1853-59; s. s. Bozrah, Conn., 1856-57; Fitchville, Conn., 1857-59; p. Amesbury Mills, 1859-62; prin. Lafayette (Ind.) Sem., 1862-64; p. 3rd Ch. Marblehead, 1864-67; Stow and Assabet, 1867-70; Hanover, 1870-73; U. S. Commissioner of Freedmen's Bureau, 1873-75; r. Springfield, 2 yrs.; taught elocution Boys' Acad. Albany, N. Y.; private teacher of elocution Albany, N. Y., 5 yrs.; p. Windsor, N. Y., 1884-86.  Author Child's Reader; Stone's Elocution, and other works.  D. Albany, N. Y., Ap. 11, 1887.

Married (1) Aug. 1, 1836, Phoebe C., da. of S. Holt, Andover, who d. 1858; (2) Mch. 2, 1859, Susan M., da. of Dr. Edward Dickinson, Holliston.  8 ch.  Timothy P. (A. C. 1862).

387. *Tappan, Lewis William.  S. of John (trustee of A. C., 1833-54) and Sarah (Salisbury), b. Boston, Aug. 3, 1814.

Prepared Mt. Pleasant Acad., Amherst, and Boston Latin School; A. C., 1830-33; B. A., 1884.  Commission merchant in Boston, also resided in Canada, South America and Europe.  D. Boston, Ap. 12, 1898.

Married Mary C., da. of Henry Swift, Nantucket, who d. F. 21, 1897.  2 s. (d.).  [Seems to be brother of Samuel S. (A. C. 1833).]

388. *Terry, James Pease.  S. of Solomon and Margaret (Pease), b. Enfield, Conn., Mch. 21, 1812.

Prepared Westfield Acad.  Prin. Southampton Acad., 1834-35; Princeton T. S., 1835-36; Hartford T. S., 1836-38; s. s. Hartford, W. Chester and Hampton, Conn., 1838-39; ordained Somers, Conn., D. 4, 1839; p. there, 1839-44; w. c., 1844-48; p. So. Weymouth, 1848-68; travelled in Europe for health, 1868-70; w. c., 1870-73.  D. Schodack, N. Y., Ap. 17, 1873.

Married Aug. 16, 1842, Catherine A., da. of Israel Matson, Lyme, Conn.  7 ch.  Nathaniel M. (A. C. 1867); James L. (A. C. 1868); Israel N. (A. C. 1871); Charles A. (A. C. 1879).  Bro. Calvin (A. C. 1840).

389. *Thurston, Eli.  S. of Eli and Frances (Burrill), b. Brighton, Je. 1808.  D. D., A. C., 1866.

Prepared Day's Acad., Wrentham.  Andover T. S., 1834-35; studied with Rev. Jacob Ide, Medway, 1835-37; ordained Hallowell, Me., Jan. 3, 1838; p. there, 1838-48; Central Ch. Fall River, 1848-69.  D. Fall River, D. 19, 1869.

Married (1) Je. 20, 1838, M. Caroline, da. of Philo Sanford, Wareham, who d. N., 1852; (2) Jan. 24, 1854, Julia, da. of Samuel Sessions, Westminster, Vt.  5 ch.  Thatcher T. (A. C. 1881).

390. *Thurston, William.  Adopted s. of William and Elizabeth, b. Boston, D. 29, 1813.

Prepared Day's Acad., Wrentham.  General Episcopal T. S., 1835-38; ordained deacon, 1838; rector Oxford and Williamsboro, N. C., 1838-39; Pittsboro, N. C., 1839-45; Valle Crucis, N. C., 1845-46.  D. Valle Crucis, N. C., Je. 27, 1846.

Married 1838, Fannie Robinson, da. of William Seamen, N. Y. City.

391. *White, James Wilson.  S. of Ambrose and Peggy (Perkins), b. Snow Hill, Md., D. 1, 1815.

U. of Penn., 1830-31; A. C., 1831-34.  Studied law with Horace Binney, Philadelphia, Penn. but abandoned it on account of ill-health; taught classics some yrs.  D. Philadelphia, Penn., Jan. 1, 1872.  [Seems to be brother of John F. (A. C. 1833).]

392. *White, Robert McRae.  S. of Robert and Nancy S. (Grier), b. Fagg's Manor, Chester Co., Penn., Mch. 2, 1815.

Prepared New London (Penn.) Acad.  Taught Latin, Greek and mathematics, Bel Air (Md.) Acad.; studied theology privately and at Princeton T. S., 1836; ordained as Presb. Fairview, Hancock Co., Va., 1837; p. there, 1837-48; prof. of rhetoric Jefferson Coll., 1848.  D. Fairview, Va., D. 14, 1848.

Married Jan. 1, 1837, Ellen, da. of John Davis, Bel Air, Md.  3 s., 1 da.

393. *Williams, William Graves.  S. of Jonah and Anna (Graves), b. Goshen, N. 2, 1806.  M. A., A. C., 1837.

Prepared Sanderson (Ashfield) and Amherst Acads.  Taught Richmond and Salem, Va., 13 yrs.; St. Mary's, Athens and Decatur, Ga.; studied law while teaching; admitted to bar in Va., 1841; studied theology with Rev. Drs. Plumer and Hoge, Richmond, Va.; ordained as Presb. St. Mary's, Ga., Ap. 15, 1848; s. s. there, 1847-52; Athens, Ga., 1852-54; prof. of natural science, chaplain and vice-president La Grange (Ala.) Coll., 1855-62; with U. S. Christian Commission during part Civil War; Hospital chaplain U. S. V., Memphis, Tenn., 1864-65; chaplain U. S. General Hospital and Military Prison, St. John's, Ark., 1865-66; s. s. Marysville, Kans. and prin. graded school, 1867-68; chaplain Home for Friendless Women, Leavenworth, Kans., 1872-74.  D. Leavenworth, Kans., May 22, 1874.

Married D. 22, 1836, Susan Adelaide, da. of Robert R. Miller, Richmond, Va.  6 ch.

394. *Winn, John.  S. of John and Eliza (Wilson), b. Colonel's Island, Liberty Co., Ga., Jan. 10, 1814.

Prepared Walthourville (Ga.) Acad.; A. C., 1831-34.  Columbia (S. C.) T. S., 1835-37; s. s. St. Mary's, Ga., 1837-38; ordained as Presb. Forsyth, Ga., N., 1838; p. there, 1838-39; Darien, Ga., 1839-43; Bryan Neck, Ga., 1843-50; miss'y to colored people Liberty Co., Ga., 1850-58; p. Henry, Ill., 1858-72; Dunlap, Ill., 1872-78; w. c., 1878-92.  D. Madison, Wis., Aug. 26, 1892.

Married (1) D. 20, 1838, Mary C., da. of Timothy H. Brown, Monson, who d. Jan. 24, 1873; (2) F. 10, 1876, Sarah A., da. of John O. Baker, Wilkesbarre, Penn.  5 s.  Thomas C. (A. C. 1873); 1 da.

395. *Wright, John Harvey.  S. of John Stratton and Mary Russell (Wellman), b. Haverhill, N. H., May 7, 1815.  M. D., Harvard, 1838.

Prepared Boston Latin School; Harvard, 1830-31; A. C., 1831-34.  Studied med. with Dr. Austin Flint, Northampton, 1834-37; Harvard Med. School, 1837-38; practised Springfield, few mos.; asst. surgeon U. S. N., 1839-55; surgeon, 1855-71; medical director, 1871-79; commission merchant Boston, 1861-79.  D. Brighton, D. 26, 1879.

Married F. 5, 1863, Anna Moriarty, da. of Lyman Nichols, Nahant.  2 s.


*Allen, John Wheelock.  S. of William, D. D., b. Pittsfield, N. 17, 1813.  A. C., 1832-33; grad. Bowdoin, 1834.  Andover T. S., 1837; p. Homer, Mich., 1838; Trenton, N. Y., 1839; Wayland, 1841-48; home miss'y in Wis., 1850-53; s. s. Sheboygan Falls, Wis., 1853-57; Chesterfield, 1859-62; Chaplain U. S. A. Baton Rouge, La., 1862-63; s. s. Woodstock, Conn., Brandon and Ripon, Wis.
*Avery, John H.  Registered from Boston.  A. C., 1831-33; grad. Union, 1834.  Andover T. S., 1837; Baptist minister Plymouth and Danvers; Austinburgh, O.; North East, Penn.
*Badger, David.  B. Andover, Conn., Jan. 26, 1809.  A. C., 1831-33.  Taught Savannah, Ga.  D. Aiken, Ga., 1835.
*Beaman, Edmund Addison.  B. Wendell, Aug. 8, 1811.  A. C., 1830-32.  Taught Boston and Philadelphia, Penn.; p. Societies of the New Church, Philadelphia, Penn., and other places, 1857-.  Author River of Life; Scientist's God; Scientist's Christian Life, and other works.
*Bullard, Ebenezer Waters.  S. of Artemas, b. Sutton, N. 9, 1809.  A. C., 1830-32; grad. Miami Coll., Oxford, O., 1834.  P. Fitchburg and Royalston; Hampstead, N. H.
*Eells, Cushing.  S. of Joseph, b. Blandford, F. 16, 1810.  A. C., 1830; grad. Williams, 1834.  P. and taught in Ore. and Wash.; supt. of schools Walla Walla Co., 1868, and Whitman Co., 1878, Wash.  D. 1893.
*Fisk, David.  B. Holden, O. 28, 1804.  Prepared with Rev. Mr. Mann, Westminster; A. C., 1831-34.  D. Amherst, in senior yr.
*Gilbert, Orin Pierce.  S. of Peregrine, b. Pomfret, Conn., D. 2, 1804.  A. C., 1830-32.  Teacher and accountant.  D. Worcester, N. 29, 1859.
*Hill, Walter Forest.  S. of Samuel, b. about 1809.  A. C., 1831-33; grad. Williams, 1834.  Bangor T. S., 1837; taught in Ky.
*Houseworth, Henry.  S. of Michael, b. about 1811.  A. C., 1830-31.
Hurlbut, Augustus.  S. of Rev. M. L.  Registered from Philadelphia, Penn.  A. C., 1832-33.
*Kimball, Gyles Merrill.  B. Haverhill, D. 23, 1807.  A. C., 1830-32.  Taught Haverhill; Plaistow, N. H.
*Leonard, Lemuel.  B. Charlemont, N. 23, 1812.  A. C., 1831-33.  Grad. Hartford T. S., 1839; p. Presb. Ch. Portageville, N. Y., 1839-49; Moscow, N. Y., 1849-56; taught Synodical Acad. Geneseo, N. Y., 1856-59; s. s. and taught Charlotte, N. Y., 1859-60; prin. H. S. Detroit, Mich., 1860-64; s. s. Presb. Ch. Independence, 1860-64; Cong. Ch. Odell, Ill., 1864-69; Cottage Grove and Sun Prairie, Wis., 1869-72; Richard City, Wis., 1872.
*Porter, George.  S. of Benjamin and Martha (Olcott), b. Newbury, Vt., 1814.  A. C., 1831; grad. Dartmouth, 1834.  Practised law N. Y. City; associate ed. New Orleans (La.) Picayune.  D. New Orleans, La., May 24, 1849.
*Rand, George.  B. about 1813.  A. C., 1830-32.
*Shelton, John J.  B. about 1814.  A. C., 1830-31; grad. William and Mary, 1835.
*Smith, Rodney.  S. of Sylvester, b. Hadley, Aug. 6, 1812.  A. C., 1830-31.  Farmer Hadley.  Ch. Arthur (A. C. 1877).
*Strong, Marshall Mason.  S. of William, b. Amherst, S. 3, 1813.  A. C., 1830-32; Union, 1 yr.  Practised law Racine, Wis.  Several times member Legislature, and president of the Council.  D. Racine, Wis., Mch. 9, 1864.
*Taylor, Silas.  S. of Samuel and Rebekah (Hicks), b. about 1809.  A. C., 1830-32.  Taught and civil engineer in the South.
*Taylor, Thomas.  S. of Jonathan, b. Heath, Jy. 30, 1807.  Prepared with Rev. Moses Miller, Heath; A. C., 1830-32.  Grad. Berkshire Med. Institute, 1835; practised med. No. Adams.  D. May 9, 1853.
*Williams, Willis L.  S. of Allen, b. about 1810.  A. C., 1830-32.  Practised law in the South.

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