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732. *Boltwood, Lucius Manlius.  S. of Lucius and Fanny H. (Shepard), b. Amherst, Je. 8, 1825.

Prepared Amherst Acad.  Hartford T. S. and Andover T. S., 1844-47; never ordained; r. Amherst, 1847-52; librarian A. C., 1852-63; postmaster Amherst, 1861-65; asst. librarian of Congress, Washington, D. C., 1867-68; librarian Young Men's Institute, Hartford, Conn., 1868-75; r. New Haven, Conn., 1879-94; Grand Rapids, Mich., 1895-1905.  State Senator, 1859-60.  Member many historical societies.  Author Family Genealogies in the History of Hadley; History and Genealogy of the Family of Thomas Noble of Westfield, Mass., and many historical and genealogical articles in periodicals.  D. Grand Rapids, Mich., F. 28, 1905.

Married Je. 6, 1860, Clarinda B., da. of Hinckley Williams, Goshen.  Ch. George S.; Lucius; Charles W.; Fanny H.; Elvira W.

733. *Chilson, Haynes Hanford.  S. of John and Clarissa (Butler), b. Charlemont, Ap. 11, 1816.  M. A., A. C., 1846.

Prepared Conway, Halifax (Vt.) H. S. and Fellenberg Acad., Greenfield; A. C., 1838-39, 1840-43.  Taught Williamsburg, 1843-44; studied law with Grinnell & Aiken, Greenfield and at Charlemont, 1844-47; admitted to bar, S., 1847; practised Northampton, 1847-86.  County commissioner, 1850-52; commissioner of insolvency, 1851-56; postmaster Northampton, 1858-62.  Brigade Major and Lieut. Col., Mass. Vol. Militia.  D. Northampton, Jy. 10, 1886.

Married N. 27, 1851, Catherine S., da. of Isaac C. Bates, Northampton.  2 s.  Henshaw B. (A. C. 1876).

734. *Garland, David.  S. of John and Nancy A. (Parsons), b. Newfield, Me., Mch. 22, 1815.

Prepared Amherst Acad.  Andover T. S., 1843-46; s. s. So. Solon, 1846; Sweden, Me., 1847; Burlington, 1848; ordained Bethel, Me., Aug. 15, 1849; p. 2nd Cong. Ch. there, 1849-87.  D. Bethel, Me., O. 16, 1887.

Married (1) Aug. 15, 1849, Mary E., da. of Thaddeus Twitchell, Bethel, Me., who d. Jan. 23, 1867; (2) D. 17, 1867, Mary J., da. of Elijah Baker, Dalton, N. H.

735. *Hartwell, John.  S. of Joseph and Clara (Reed), b. Bolton, Jan. 23, 1822.  M. A., A. C., 1846; M. D., Harvard, 1846.

Prepared Ware and private school, Fairhaven, Conn.  Studied med. with Dr. Joseph Sargent, Worcester and at Harvard Med. School; practised Boston, 1846; Augusta, Me., 1847; Winthrop, Me., 1848-54; r. Ware.  D. Ware, Aug. 22, 1855.

Married S. 28, 1848, Pamelia C., da. of J. R. Batchelder, Readfield, Me.  1 s., 2 da.

736. *Holmes, Calvin.  S. of Marcus and Anna (Hills), b. Vernon, N. Y., Aug. 15, 1822.

Prepared Rochester (N. Y.) H. S.  Merchant Cincinnati, O., 1843-62; Paymaster, U. S. A., with rank of Major, 1862-65; as Lieut.-Col., 1865-69; managed private estate Toledo, O., 1872-78.  D. N. Y. City, N. 25, 1878.

Married Ap. 15, 1874, Mrs. Harriet Hull, da. of William Oliver, Cincinnati, O.

737. *Humphrey, Zephaniah Moore.  S. of President Heman and Sophia (Porter), b. Amherst, Aug. 30, 1824.  D. D., Chicago, 1864; D. D., A. C., 1865.  Alpha Delta Phi.

Prepared Amherst Acad.  Taught in Mass. and Va., 1843-46; Union T. S., 1846-47; Andover T. S., 1847-49; ordained Racine, Wis., O. 9, 1850; p. Presb. Ch. there, 1850-56; Plymouth Cong. Ch. Milwaukee, Wis., 1856-59; 1st Presb. Ch. Chicago, Ill., 1859-68; Calvary Presb. Ch. Philadelphia, Penn., 1868-75; prof. of Church history and polity, Lane T. S., Cincinnati, O., 1875-81.  Moderator Presb. General Assembly, 1871.  Author A Memorial Volume of Dr. Heman and Sophia P. Humphrey, with Henry Neill; inaugural address, History:  a Record of Thought, and several pamphlets.  D. Cincinnati, O., N. 13, 1881.

Married Ap. 20, 1853, Harriet L., da. of Hiram Sykes, Westfield, N. Y.  7 ch.  Bro. Edward P. (A. C. 1828); James (A. C. 1831); John (A. C. 1835); Henry M. (A. C. ex 1842).

738. *Leathe, Leonard Lorenzo.  S. of Benjamin and Pauline (Chase), b. Royalston, D. 12, 1816.

Prepared Appleton Acad., New Ipswich, N. H.  Colporteur with Amer. Tract Soc. in Mississippi valley, 1843-45.  D. Panola, Miss., Jy. 7, 1845.

739. *Parker, Henry Webster.  S. of Rev. Samuel and Jerusha (Lord), b. Danby, N. Y., S. 7, 1822.  M. A., A. C., 1847; D. D., Ia. Coll., 1886.  Psi Upsilon.

Prepared Ithaca (N. Y.) Acad.  Auburn T. S., 1843-46; ordained Aurora, N. Y., May 9, 1848; p. there, 1848-50; s. s. 1st Presb. Ch. Dansville, N. Y., 1850-52; p. Bedford Cong. Ch. Brooklyn, N. Y., 1852-56; s. s. North Cong. Ch. New Bedford, 1856-63; prof. of chemistry and natural science Ia. Coll., 1864-70, studied Harvard, 1864-65; prof. of moral science, M. A. C., 1870-79; prof. of natural history, Ia. Coll., 1879-89; ed. several periodicals, N. Y. City, 1889-1903.  Author Poems; The Agnostic Gospel, and other works.  D. Flushing, N. Y., N. 21, 1903.

Married (1) Ap. 20, 1852, Helen E., da. of Abijah Fitch, Auburn, N. Y., who d. D. 4, 1874; (2) O. 30, 1876, Susan M., da. of John F. Winckley, New Orleans, La.  2 ch.  [Seems to be brother of Samuel J. (A. C. 1841).]

740. *Pierce, Asa Clinton.  S. of Asa and Caroline (Worthington), b. Hinsdale, Jy. 17, 1819.

Prepared Green Mountain Sem., Worthington and Monson Acad.  Taught Granby, 1843; Madison, N. J., 1844; Ware, 1845; Hartford T. S., 1845-47; ordained Holyoke, S. 20, 1849; p. there, 1848-52; Northford, Conn., 1853-66; a. p. Durham, Conn., 1866-70; p. Brookfield, Conn., 1870-88.  Trustee Hartford T. S., 1873.  D. Brookfield, Conn., D. 2, 1888.

Married O. 24, 1855, Mary, da. of Joseph Wilson, Brooklyn, N. Y.  Ch. Wilson H.; Ellbridge W.

741. *Pitkin, Solomon Dwight.  S. of Solomon and Nancy (Ives), b. Ellington, Conn., Je. 20, 1822.

Prepared Amherst and Leicester Acads.  Union T. S., 1843-45; Yale T. S., 1845-46; ordained as Presb., 1847; home miss'y New Diggings and Benton, Wis., 1847-48; s. s. and p. Presb. Ch. Battle Creek, Mich.,  1848-57; hardware merchant Kansas City, Mo., 1857-58.  D. Woodbridge, N. J., S. 30, 1858.

Married Aug. 11, 1850, Mary E., da. of Platte Gilbert, Battle Creek, Mich.  Ch. (d.).  [Seems to be brother of Charles F. (A. C. 1845).]

742. *Reed, Frederic Alonzo.  S. of Hodges and Clarissa (Hodges), b. Boston, D. 7, 1821.  M. A., A. C., 1847.  Psi Upsilon.

Prepared Bristol Acad., Taunton and with Rev. S. Hopkins Emery, Taunton.  Bangor T. S., 1843-46; s. s. Amherst and Aurora, Me.; ordained Cohasset, Mch. 9, 1848; p. there, 1847-66; E. Taunton, 1866-76; w. c. Concord, 1876-80; p. Cong. Ch. Harvard, 1880-83.  Author The Twin Heroes; The Boy Lollard.  D. Harvard, Je. 9, 1883.

Married Ap. 30, 1850, Mary C., da. of Darius Hubbard, Concord.

743. *Scott, Nelson.  S. of Jonathan and Almira (Ward), b. Fairfax, Vt., S. 24, 1817.  M. A., A. C., 1846.

Prepared Castleton (Vt.) Sem.; A. C., 1838-39, 1841-43; taught Sheldon Acad., Southampton, 1839-41.  Hartford T. S., 1843-46; ordained E. Hartland, Conn., S. 24, 1846; p. there, 1846-57; a. p. Edgartown, 1857-58; Marblehead, 1858-60; chaplain State Reform School, Westboro, 1860-62; w. c. Amherst, 1862-71; p. E. Granville, 1871-79; w. c. Amherst, 1879-99.  D. Amherst, Jan. 26, 1899.

Married O. 8, 1846, Martha, da. of Eleazar Gaylord, Amherst.  4 ch.

744. *Smith, Henry Bagg.  S. of Horace and Grata (Bagg), b. Westfield, N. 8, 1819.  M. A., A. C., 1847.

Prepared Westfield and Monson Acads.  Andover T. S., 1843-46; ordained, Jy. 22, 1847; p. W. Granville, 1847-51; Abington Soc., Pomfret, Conn., 1852-63; Burlington, Conn., 1864-67; Newtown, Conn., 1867-73; Greenfield Hill, Fairfield, Conn., 1873-77; a. p. Staffordville, Conn., 1877-79; w. c. So. Amherst, supplying Shutesbury etc., 1880-82.  D. So. Amherst, Aug. 10, 1882.

Married D. 29, 1847, Sarah S., da. of Rev. Reuben S. Hazen, Agawam.  9 s., 3 da.  William D. (A. C. 1882); Charles H. (A. C. 1884).

745. *Strong, Charles Edward.  S. of Charles L. and Jeannette A. (Bradley), b. New Haven, Conn., F. 7, 1824.  M. A., A. C., 1853.  Psi Upsilon.

Prepared Styles French's school, New Haven, Conn.; Yale, 1839-41; A. C., 1841-43.  Studied law with George W. Strong, N. Y. City; admitted to bar, O., 1846; practised N. Y. City, 1846-97.  Trustee N. Y. Soc. Library; on bds. of several public and charitable institutions.  D. N. Y. City, O. 1, 1897.

Married Ap. 18, 1850, Eleanor B., da. of William S. Fearing, N. Y. City.  1 da.

746. *Taylor, Jeremiah.  S. of Jeremiah and Martha Shaw (Alden), b. Hawley, Je. 11, 1817.  D. D., A. C., 1863.

Prepared Acads. Worthington and Cummington.  Prin. Amherst Acad., 1843-44; Andover T. S., 1844-45; Princeton T. S., 1845-47; ordained Wenham, O. 27, 1847; p. there, 1847-56; 1st Ch. Middletown, Conn., 1856-68; Westfield Ch., Killingly, Conn., 1869-72; Elmwood Ch. Providence, R. I., 1872-76; sec. R. I. H. M. S., Providence, R. I., 1876-87; N. E. sec. Amer. Tract Soc., Brookline, 1887-98.  D. Waverley, Ap. 20, 1898.

Married O. 17, 1849, Elizabeth, da. of Dr. William W. Pride, Springville, Penn.  3 s., 2 da.  Bro. Timothy A. (A. C. 1835); Rufus (A. C. 1837).

747. *Temple, Daniel Herbert.  S. of Rev. Daniel and Rachel B. (Dix), b. Valeta, Malta, N. 13, 1822.  M. A., A. C., 1846.

Prepared with father and with Nicholas Petrokokino (A. C. 1829); A. C., 1840-43.  Taught Monson Acad., 1843-44; Bangor T. S., 1844-45; prin. acad. E. Machias, Me., 1845-47; resident licentiate Andover T. S., 1847-48; taught Chicago, Ill., 1849-51; ordained Beardstown, Ill., May 25, 1851; p. there, 1851-54; s. s. Stockbridge, 1854; Dixon, Ill., 1855-56; p. Aurora, N. Y., 1856-63; manager mines, Durango, Mex. and Unionville, Nev. while residing at Bloomfield, N. J., 1865-72, and San Francisco, Cal., 1872-84; a. p. Concord, Martinez and Bolinas, Cal., 1878-80; a. p. and teacher Menlo Park, Cal., 1881-83; s. San Francisco and Los Gatos, Cal., 1883-85; taught private pupils Los Gatos, Cal., 1885-97; Los Gatos, Cal. H. S., 1895-97.  Chaplain Douglass (N. J.) Hospital, 1865.  D. Los Gatos, Cal., S. 9, 1897.

Married (1) S. 3, 1849, Louisa M., da. of Isaac Newlin, Fishkill, N. Y., who d. Mch. 1, 1865; (2) O. 8, 1872, Mary H., da. of Joel Turrill, Oswego, N. Y.  2 s., 1 da.  Bro. Charles (A. C. 1845).

748. *Torrey, David.  S. of Jason and Achsah (Tyler), b. Bethany, Penn., N. 13, 1818.  M. A., A. C., 1846; D. D., Hamilton, 1862.  Alpha Delta Phi.

Prepared Honesdale (Penn.) Acad.  Andover T. S., 1843-44; Union T. S., 1844-46; tutor A. C., 1846-47; taught Honesdale, Penn., 1848-49; ordained as Presb. Delhi, N. Y., Jan. 29, 1850; p. there, 1849-60; Ithaca, N. Y., 1860-64; a. p. Ann Arbor, Mich., 1864-66; taught Chicago, Ill., 1866-67; w. c. Honesdale, Penn., 1867-68; p. Cazenovia, N. Y., 1868-81; prof. of moral philosophy, Hamilton, 1882-83; r. Cazenovia, N. Y., 1883-94.  Several times commissioner to the General Assembly of the Presb. Ch.  D. Cazenovia, N. Y., S. 29, 1894.

Married (1) O. 3, 1848, Mary E., da. of President Heman Humphrey, who d. Ap. 17, 1867; (2) Aug. 28, 1873, Mrs. Georgiana W. Moseley, da. of Dr. David Mitchell, Cazenovia, N. Y.  Ch. Sarah M.; James H. (A. C. ex 1873).

749. *Welles, James Henry.  S. of Henry and Sarah (Spalding), b. Athens, Penn., May 11, 1819.  Psi Upsilon.

Prepared Athens (Penn.) Acad.  Studied law with Williston & Elwell, Tonawanda, Penn.; admitted to bar, 1846; never practised; farmer Athens, Penn., 1846-54; in railroad and financial business, N. Y. City, 1854-73.  Trustee Wells Coll.  D. N. Y. City, Jan. 8, 1873.

Married S. 5, 1854, Mary E., da. of Henry Wells, Aurora, N. Y.

750. *Whittemore, Joseph Richardson.  S. of Abram and Martha (Marshall), b. Greenfield, N. H., May 16, 1817.

Prepared Milford and New Ipswich (N. H.) Acads.  Andover T. S., 1844-47; s. s. Greenfield, 1847-48; ordained as evangelist Holderness, N. H., Jan. 30, 1850; s. s. there and Bridgewater, N. H., 1848-50; Dracut, 1850-51; Stratham, N. H., 1851-52; bookseller Chillicothe, O., 1853-68; Milwaukee, Wis., 1868-72; r. Kansas City, Mo., 1872-1905.  D. Kansas City, Mo., Jan. 12, 1905.

Married F. 13, 1848, Nancy R., da. of Jacob Marshall, Sharon, N. H.  2 s.  Joseph L. (A. C. ex 1871).

751. *Williams, William Wallace.  S. of Thomas and Rebecca (Stockton), b. Vernon, N. Y., O. 25, 1821.  D. D., Hamilton, 1872.  Psi Upsilon.

Prepared Vernon (N. Y.) Acad. and Utica (N. Y.) H. S.  Auburn T. S., 1843-46; s. s. Waterville, N. Y., 1847; ordained Camillus, N. Y., F., 1848; p. there, 1847-53; Toledo, O., 1853-97; p. emeritus there, 1897-98.  D. Toledo, O., May 10, 1897.

Married D. 18, 1849, Anna E., da. of Isaac Jerome, Camillus, N. Y.

752. *Wilson, Thaddeus.  S. of Andrew and Melinda (Bull), b. Walkill, N. Y., Mch. 8, 1824.  D. D., A. C., 1893.  Alpha Delta Phi.

Prepared Amherst Acad.  Princeton T. S., 1843-46; ordained by Presbytery of Hudson, N. Y., S. 28, 1847; p. Centreville, N. Y., 1847-52; Shrewsbury, N. J., 1852-97; r. Spring Lake, N. J., 1897-1904.  D. Spring Lake, N. J., O. 28, 1904.

Married May 17, 1848, Charlotte A., da. of James W. Miller, Newburg, N. Y.  5 s., 1 da.  Bro. Andrew (A. C. 1842).


*Beach, Henry Nathaniel.  S. of Aaron and Anna (Smith), b. Jan. 6, 1825.  Registered from Newark, N. J.  M. A., Princeton, 1846.  A. C., 1840-41; grad. Princeton, 1843.  Practised law N. Y. City.
*Conkey, Ithamar Francis.  S. of Ithamar F., b. Amherst, Mch. 30, 1823.  M. A. (hon.), A. C., 1852.  A. C., 1839-41.  Practised law Amherst; District Attorney, N. W. district, 1856; U. S. register in bankruptcy, 1874-75.  D. Amherst, Aug. 8, 1875.
*Cook, Roswell Dickinson.  S. of Elisha and Anna (Eastman), b. Hadley, 1820.  Alpha Delta Phi.  Prepared Hopkins Acad., Hadley; A. C., 1839-42.  D. Je. 9, 1842.
*Cummings, William Breckenridge.  S. of Joseph and Sally (Breckenridge), b. Ware, S. 4, 1822.  Prepared Ware, Hadley and Worthington; A. C., 1839.  Merchant N. Y. City.
*Ellwood, David Marvin.  S. of Samuel and Sarah (Marvin), b. Norwalk, Conn., D. 25, 1819.  M. A. (hon.), A. C., 1858.  A. C., 1840.  Studied theology with Dr. Hewett, Bridgeport, Conn.; ordained as Cong. Trumbull, Conn.; practised med. Woodbridge, Conn., with credentials from Med. Dept. Yale; p. Prot. Episcopal Ch., Greenwich, Conn., 1882-.  D. 1895.
*Fish, Russell.  S. of Silas and Keziah (Nye), b. Sandwich, Ap. 11, 1818.  Prepared Sandwich Acad.; A. C., 1839.  Spring Hill Boarding School, 1843; market gardener Sandwich.
*Foster, James.  Registered from Honesdale, Penn.  A. C., 1840.
*Gilbert, George Monroe.  S. of Eliphalet and Lydia Hall (Monroe), b. Wilmington, Del., D. 7, 1824.  A. C., 1839-41; grad. Delaware Coll.  Practised med. Ocala, Fla.; Surgeon in Confederate Army; "not heard from since the War."
*Hodgman, Edwin Ruthven.  S. of Buckley and Betsey (Pratt), b. Camden, Me., O. 21, 1819.  A. C., 1839-41; grad. Dartmouth, 1843.  Andover T. S., 1843-44; Union T. S., 1844-45; grad. Andover T. S., 1846; ordained, May 17, 1849; s. s. Belmont, Me., 1846-47; Shirley and Irving, 1847-48; E. Orford, N. H., 1848-50; p. Lunenburg, 1852-56; Lynfield Center, 1856-58; s. s. Westford, 1859-64; evangelist, 1865-75; s. s. Forge Village, 1875-.
*Hunt, Addison Augustus.  S. of Orsamus and Laura, b. Hardwick, Je. 20, 1822.  M. A. (hon.), A. C., 1853.  A. C., 1839-40.  Taught Ware, 4 yrs.; Worcester, about 20 yrs.  D. 1891.
*Johnson, John.  S. of Thomas and Judith (Stickney), b. Effingham, N. H., Jan. 23, 1819.  A. C., 1839-40.  Bangor T. S., 1840-42; miss'y to China.  D. Swaton, China, 1872.
*Linnell, Nathan Seabury.  S. of Jonathan and Tempe (Seabury), b. Orleans, Ap. 8, 1818.  A. C., 1839-41.  Studied law with Baker & Delano, Amherst and with Judge Darling, Philadelphia, Penn.  D. S. 10, 1843.
*Loomis, Isaac Newton.  S. of George and Rhoda (Bailey), b. Lenox, N. Y., 1816.  A. C., 1839-40.  Grad. Botanic Med. Soc., Conn., 1854; practised Savannah, Marietta and Milledgeville, Ga.; Memphis, Tenn.; prof. of chemistry Franklin Coll., Tenn.; prof. of chemistry and botany, Reform Med. Coll., Macon, Ga.; practised in hospitals Paris and London, 1853; lectured extensively.  F. R. C. S.; F. R. G. S. and F. L. S.  Author Use of Lobelia, Reminiscences of a Tour to Europe.  D. Enterprise, Fla., Mch. 18, 1861.
*Maynard, Reuel Day.  S. of Levi and Anna (Day), b. Potsdam, N. Y., Ap. 21, 1816.  A. C., 1839-41.  Farmer Dean's Corners, Ill.  [Seems to be brother of Eliphal (A. C. 1844) and Fayette (A. C. 1852).]
*Peck, George Franklin.  Registered from So. Hadley.  A. C., 1836-40.  D. while a student A. C., 1840.
*Rockwood, Nathaniel Johnston.  S. of Rev. Otis, b. about 1822.  Registered from Woodstock, Conn.  A. C., 1839-41.  In Treasury Dept., Washington, D. C.
*Ruddock, Theodore Dehon.  S. of Samuel Abiel and Susannah Clark (Davis), b. Charleston, S. C., Jy. 26, 1819.  A. C., 1839-40.  Studied music; organist and music teacher Charleston, S. C.
*Stanton, Robert Palmer.  S. of Randall and Clarissa (Spicer), b. Belchertown, Jan. 20, 1818.  A. C., 1839-41; grad. Yale, 1843.  Yale T. S., 1847; p. Cohoes, N. Y.; Norwich, Conn.
*Stearns, Josiah Milton.  S. of Jesse and Lucinda (Davis), b. Ashburnham, Je. 17, 1818.  Psi Upsilon.  A. C., 1838-41; grad. Mercersburg Coll., 1844.  Lane T. S.; ordained Lunenburg, Vt., Je. 6, 1849; p. Brentwood, N. H.  D. Brentwood, N. H., Je. 12, 1853.  Bro. Jesse G. D. (A. C. 1836).
*Vining, Alden Barr.  S. of George and Susan (Woods), b. Plainfield, Je. 23, 1818.  A. C., 1839-41; grad. Williams, 1843.  Taught and lectured on physiology; studied law Northampton; practised Charlemont; New Haven, Conn.; r. in Cal.; in business in East.  D. Bridgeport, Conn., O. 21, 1857.
*Wood, Abel.  S. of Benjamin F. and Lucinda, b. Westminster, Jan. 7, 1818.  A. C., 1839; grad. Dartmouth, 1843.  Grad. Andover T. S., 1848; taught Canton, N. Y., 1849-50; a. p. Warner, N. H., 1851-52; taught Collegiate Institute Gilbertsville, N. Y., 1854-56; Kimball Union Acad., N. H., 1856-69; prin. Albany, N. Y. Boys' Acad., 1869-70; Collegiate Institute Gilbertsville, N. Y., 1871-.  D. Kingston, N. Y., Aug. 19, 1890.
*Woodbury, William Hamilton.  S. of Jeremiah and Betsey Elizabeth (Bartlette), b. New Salem, Aug. 28, 1816.  Prepared New Salem, Amherst and Shelburne Falls Acads.; A. C., 1839-41.  Taught Palatine, Ill. and other places; merchant Chicago, Ill.
*Wright, William Cary.  S. of Rev. David and Abigail (Goddard), b. Westfield, Jan. 2, 1825.  A. C., 1839-40; grad. Madison U., 1849.  Studied music and law; Baptist clergyman.

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