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Amherst College Class of 1848
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858. *Baker, Erasmus Darwin.  S. of Abel and Aurora (Price), b. Owasco, N. Y., Je. 18, 1826.  M. A., A. C., 1880.

Prepared Moravia (N. Y.) Acad.; B. A., 1850.  Studied law; studied civil engineering; prin. Genoa (N. Y.) Acad., 1853; taught New Orleans and other parts of La., 18(?)-61; civil engineer, repairing levees on Mississippi river, 1858; Tallahassee, Ala., 1864-65; taught there, 1865-.  Lieut.-Col. in Confederate Army, 1863.  D. Montgomery, Ala., O. 6, 1897.

859. *Case, Ira.  S. of Thaddeus and Mary (Fellows), b. Chelsea, Vt., Aug. 11, 1820.  Delta Upsilon.

Prepared Kimball Union Acad., N. H.; Middlebury, 1844-47; A. C., 1847-48.  Andover T. S., 1848-49; Hartford T. S., 1849-51; a. p. Chester, 1851-52; ordained Oxford, N. H., N. 3, 1852; p. there, 1852-54; a. p. Underhill, Vt., 1855-57; Croyden, N. H., 1857-59; merchant Providence, R. I., 1860-62; p. and teacher No. Scituate, R. I., 1872-75; farmer there, 1875-99.  D. No. Scituate, R. I., Mch. 6, 1899.

Married N. 15, 1849, Mary A., da. of John L. Eaton, Salisbury, N. H.  5 ch.

860. *Clark, William Smith.  S. of Dr. Atherton and Harriet (Smith), b. Ashfield, Jy. 31, 1825.  M. A., A. C., 1851; Ph. D., Göttingen, 1852; LL. D., A. C., 1874.  Phi Beta Kappa; Psi Upsilon.

Prepared Williston Sem.  Taught there, 1848-50; U. of Göttingen, 1850-52; prof. of chemistry and zoology, A. C., 1852-58, and of chemistry, 1858-67; president M. A. C., 1867-78; Sapporo Agricultural Coll., Japan, 1876-77; in mining, 1880-83.  Major, 21st Mass. Vols., 1861; Lieut.-Col., 1862; Col., 1862-63.  Member Mass. Legislature, 1864, 1865, 1867; member at large Mass. State Bd. of Agriculture, 1859-61, and member ex officio, 1867-79; presidential elector and sec. electoral college, 1864; president Hampshire Agricultural Soc., 1860, 1861, 1871, 1872; Fellow Amer. Acad. of Arts and Sciences, 1868.  Author many articles on agricultural subjects.  D. Amherst, Mch. 9, 1886.

Married May 25, 1853, Harrietta K., da. of Rev. William Richards, H. I. and adopted da. of Samuel Williston, Easthampton.  11 ch.  Hubert L. (A. C. 1892); Eliza S. (m. William B. Greenough, A. C. 1888); Fanny (m. William F. Stearns, A. C. 1882); Emily (m. Frank W. Stearns, A. C. 1878).

861. *Dickinson, William Cowper.  S. of Rev. Baxter (A. C. hon. 1838) and Martha (Bush), b. Longmeadow, Jan. 26, 1827.  M. A., A. C., 1851; D. D., Wabash, 1878.  Alpha Delta Phi.

Prepared Auburn (N. Y.) Acad. and with Rev. Henry A. Nelson.  Taught Monson Acad., 1848-49; Union T. S., 1849-51; tutor A. C., 1851-52; prin. Groton Acad., 1852; Andover T. S., 1852-53; resident licentiate there, 1853-54; ordained Middleboro, Ap. 12, 1854; p. there, 1854-56; s. s. Wilmington, Del., 1856; Gloucester, 1856-57; p. Kenosha, Wis., 1858-59; Presb. Ch. Lake Forest, Ill., 1859-67 and prof. of languages Lake Forest U., 1859-62; s. s. Chicaco, Ill., 1867-70; p. Battle Creek, Mich., 1870-72; 2nd Presb. Ch. Lafayette, Ind., 1872-82; College Hill, O., 1884-87; r. in Cal., 1887-88; Evanston, Ill., 1888-89.  D. Evanston, Ill., Mch. 12, 1899.

Married Mch. 16, 1854, Annis, da. of Edward Dougherty, Aurora, N. Y.  4 s., 2 da.  Bro. Richard S. (A. C. 1844).

862. *Fiske, Samuel.  S. of David and Laura (Severance), b. Shelburne, Jy. 23, 1827.  M. A., A. C., 1851.  Phi Beta Kappa; Alpha Delta Phi.

Prepared Amherst Acad.  Taught So. Hadley, 1848; Somerville, N. J., 1849; Andover T. S., 1850-52; tutor A. C., 1852-55; ordained Madison, Conn., Je. 3, 1857; p. there, 1857-64; Priv. 14th Conn. Vols.; 2nd Lieut., 1st Lieut. and Capt., 1862-64; taken prisoner Chancellorsville, released and resumed command.  Wrote Dunn Browne Abroad; Dunn Browne in the Army.  D. Fredericksburg, Va., May 22, 1864.

Married F. 15, 1859, Elizabeth L., da. of Rev. Aaron Foster, Charlemont.  Ch. George F. (A. C. 1881); Arthur S. (A. C. 1884).  Bro. Asa S. (A. C. 1855).

863. *Fobes, William Allen.  S. of Peres and Melissa (Nye), b. Oakham, Mch. 27, 1827.  Delta Upsilon.

Prepared Nichols' Family School, Brookfield and Amherst Acad.  Bangor T. S., 1848-51; s. s. Frankfort Mills, Me., 1851; Deerfield, N. H., 1852-53; Hookset, N. H., 1853-55; ordained there, N. 9, 1855; p. there, 1855-58; Lebanon, Me., 1858-60; Kittery, Me., 1860-64; Scituate, R. I., 1864-67; Halifax, 1867-73; Chesterfield and Monterey, 1873-88; Salem, Conn., 1888-91; w. c. Worcester, 1891-1913.  D. Worcester, D. 22, 1913.

Married N. 8, 1853, Lucena A., da. of Alexander Crawford, Oakham.  Ch. William C.; -----; Richard; Bertha M.; Caroline; Arthur A.; Hiram; Emily K.; William A.

864. *Gaylord, Martin Luther.  S. of Jesse and Dema (Cowles), b. Otisco, N. Y., Je. 16, 1823.  M. A., A. C., 1853.  Delta Upsilon.

Prepared Cortland Acad., Homer, N. Y.; A. C., 1845-48.  Taught Onondaga Acad., Syracuse, N. Y., 1848-49; Auburn T. S., 1849-51; licensed to preach, 1851, but never ordained; preached in N. Y. and Kans.; colporteur for Amer. Tract Soc. and miss'y of Amer. S. S. Union in central and northern N. Y., 1851-52; in the Newfoundland fisheries, 1852-54; supt. of schools Atchison, Kans., 1854-57; fruit farmer, Topeka, Kans., 1857-64; in office of Kansas & Pacific R. R., Atchison, Kans., 1864-68; fruit farmer Easthampton, 1868-96; r. there, 1896-1912.  D. Easthampton, May 7, 1912.

Married N. 16, 1858, Elizabeth, da. of Elisha Edwards, Southampton.  Ch. Winfred M.; Lucy; Edith.

865. *Goodale, George Washington.  S. of Levi and Eunice (Brimhall), b. W. Boylston, May 1, 1821.  Delta Kappa Epsilon.

Prepared Groton Acad.  Prin. Sag Harbor (N. Y.) Institute, 1848-51; studied theology with Rev. Albert Williams, Clinton, N. Y. and Rev. J. R. Dunn, Wenona, Ill.; ordained by Presbytery, Bloomington, Ill., 1857; a. p. El Paso, Ill., 1 yr.; Vandalia, Ill., 3 yrs.; Granville, Ill., 3 yrs.; Weston (Mo.), 3 yrs.; prin. Weston (Mo.) Institute, 1865-68; in business Kansas City, Mo., 1868-73; s. s. Knob Noster, Mo., 1873-74; 1st Presb. Ch. Pawnee City, Neb., 1874; Hebron, Neb., 1883-87; r. Chicago, Ill., 1894-99.  Chaplain 8th and 49th Ill. Vols., 1862-65.  D. Chicago, S. 28, 1899.

Married S. 15, 1849, Mary, da. of James W. Hope, Clinton, N. J.  1 s., 1 da.

866. *Homes, Francis.  S. of Henry and Isabella (Porter), b. Boston, Jy. 17, 1826.  Alpha Delta Phi.

Prepared Phillips Acad., Andover.  Taught Charleston, S. C., 1849-50; Andover T. S., 1851-54; ordained St. Louis, Mo., O. 29, 1854; s. s. Presb. Ch. Carrollton, Mo., 1854-55; 2nd Cong. Ch. Westfield, 1855-56; W. Granville, 1856-59; 3rd Ch. Marblehead, 1859-62; miss'y of 1st Ch. Lynn, 1863-69; w. c. Andover, 1869-71; farmer Easton, 1871-1901; Hancock, N. H., 1901-07.  D. Hancock, N. H., Jan. 13, 1907.

Married (1) D. 9, 1864, Sarah H., da. of Glover Broughton, Marblehead, who d. Mch. 13, 1865; (2) Jan. 8, 1867, Mary A., da. of John C. Tuck, Lynn.  Bro. Henry A. (A. C. 1830).

867. *Howe, Francis Augustine.  S. of Rev. James and Harriet (Nason), b. Pepperell, Ap. 20, 1827.  M. A., A. C., 1851; M. D., Harvard, 1854.  Delta Kappa Epsilon.

Prepared Pepperell Acad.  Union T. S., 1848-49; Harvard Med. School, 1849-51, 1852-54; Columbia Med. School, 1851-52; practised Pepperell, 1854-57; Newburyport, 1857-1904; r. there, 1904-11.  Asst. Surgeon, U. S. A., 1862.  D. Newburyport, Jy. 28, 1911.

Married Jan. 10, 1857, Mary F., da. of James Lewis, Pepperell.  Ch. James L. (A. C. 1880); Francis F.; Edith M.

868. *Ide, Jacob.  S. of Rev. Jacob and Mary (Emmons), b. W. Medway, Aug. 7, 1823.  M. A., A. C., 1851.  Psi Upsilon.

Prepared Leicester Acad.  Taught Lexington, Leicester and Boston, 1848-51; studied theology with father, 1851-54; resident licentiate Andover T. S., 1854-55; ordained Mansfield, Mch. 26, 1856; p. there, 1856-98.  Member Mass. Legislature, 1864; State Senator, 1866; trustee Wheaton Female Sem., many yrs.  D. Mansfield, Mch. 23, 1898.

Married Mch. 24, 1859, Ellen M., da. of John Rogers, Mansfield.  Ch. John E.

869. *Ledoux, Louis Palemon.  S. of Eugene and Célésie (Pitre), b. Opelousas, La., Je. 8, 1822.  M. A., A. C., 1851; D. D., U. of Ind., 1861.  Delta Kappa Epsilon.

Prepared Lawrence Acad., Groton.  Union T. S., 1848-51; ordained by 3rd Presbytery of N. Y., Je. 22, 1851; s. s. Newport, Ky., 1852; p. Monroe, Mich., 1853-55; 3rd Presb. Ch. Richmond, Va., 1855-58; Cornwall Landing, N. Y., 1858-67; prin. Boys' Institution, Cornwall-on-Hudson, N. Y., 1867-85.  D. Cornwall-on-Hudson, N. Y., S. 30, 1885.

Married Jy. 9, 1851, Kate C., da. of Edward Reid, N. Y. City.  2 s.

870. *Miller, Robert Dexter.  S. of Thomas and Harriet (Moors), b. Dummerston, Vt., S. 23, 1824.  Delta Upsilon.

Prepared Brattleboro (Vt.) Acad.; Middlebury, 1844-45; A. C., 1845-48.  Prin. acad. Purdy, Tenn., 1849-50; Hartford T. S., 1850-52; Rushford, N. Y., 1853; Jamaica, Vt., 1855; ordained No. Wardsboro, Vt., Jy. 2, 1856; p. there, 1856-59; s. s. Peru, Vt., 1860-63; Pelham, 1863-66; a. p. Hawley, 1866-70; W. Newbury, Vt., 1870-75; Gill, 1875; Hartland, Vt., 1875-80; W. Hartford, Vt., 1880-85; Williamstown, Vt., 1885-88; w. c. Melrose, 1888-92; Malden, 1892-1909.  Wrote Life and Remains of Rev. C. D. Jefferds (A. C. 1855).  D. Malden, Jan. 25, 1909.

Married (1) Aug. 8, 1853, Sarah L., da. of Samuel Dutton, Brattleboro, Vt., who d. O. 7, 1853; (2) Jy. 17, 1855, Eliza C., da. of Franklin Cook, Newfane, Vt.  6 ch.

871. *Miller, Samuel Fisher.  S. of Rev. Moses and Bethiah (Ware), b. Heath, O. 5, 1822.  Alpha Delta Phi.

Prepared with father.  Civil engineer, assisting in construction of Hoosac Tunnel and Troy and Boston R. R.; engineer in survey and construction of railroads in Mich., Wis., and Ill.; taught mathematics Chicago (Ill.) H. S., 1867-68; prof. of mathematics and civil engineering, M. A. C., 1868-70; est. under a state appointment, in different parts of Mass., the true north and south line, as the basis for all surveys.  D. Amherst, O. 28, 1870.

Married (1) Je. 18, 1851, Charlotte, da. of William Howe, Brookfield, who d. N. 25, 1863; (2) Aug. 27, 1867, Alma F., da. of Dr. Joseph Emerson, Amherst.  6 ch.  Samuel F. (A. C. ex 1884).  Bro. Thomas S. (A. C. 1839).

872. *Morong, Thomas.  S. of Thomas and Jane C. (Travers), b. Cahawba, Ala., Ap. 15, 1827.  M. A., A. C., 1851.  Psi Upsilon.

Prepared Warren Acad.  Studied law with G. W. Warren, Charlestown and at Harvard Law School, 1849-50; Andover T. S., 1850-53; ordained Pepperell, Ap. 12, 1854; p. there, 1854-55; Iowa City, Ia., 1856-58; s. s. Webster, 1859; Globe Village (Southbridge), 1860-63; Lanesville (Gloucester), 1863; p. there, 1864-67; South Ch. Ipswich, 1868-75; s. s. Ashland, 1875-78; p. there, 1878-88; collected botanical specimens, Paraguay and Chili, 1888-90; curator of Herbarium of Columbia Coll., 1890; lecturer on botany Barnard, Brooklyn (N. Y.) Institute and summer school, Cold Springs, L. I.; did botanical work for Columbia Coll. in Ga., 1893-94.  Member Amer. Assoc. for Advancement of Science.  Pub. catalogue of So. American plants, many articles on botanical subjects, and sermons, pamphlets and tracts.  D. Boston, Ap. 26, 1894.

Married Aug. 24, 1848, Mary L., da. of Rev. Joseph Bennett, Woburn.  Ch. Arthur B. (A. C. 1871); 1 s. (d.).

[Many of Morong's papers are held by the Harvard University Herbaria.]

873. *Patrick, Henry Johnson.  S. of Rev. Joseph H. and Mary (Patrick), b. Warren, S. 20, 1827.  M. A., A. C., 1851; D. D., A. C., 1890.  Delta Kappa Epsilon.

Prepared Amherst Acad.  Taught Conway H. S., 1848-49; Union T. S., 1849-51; taught So. Amherst H. S., 1851; Andover T. S., 1851-53; taught Merrimack (N. H.) Normal Institute, 1853; ordained Bedford, N. 16, 1854; p. there, 1854-60; W. Newton, 1860-94; p. emeritus there, 1894-1909.  Agent Christian Commission, City Point, Va., with Army of the Potomac, 1865; member Mass. Legislature, 1 yr.  D. W. Newton, Jy. 16, 1909.

Married S. 13, 1860, Martha A., da. of Rev. Aretas Loomis, Bennington, Vt.  Ch. Sarah L.; Mary L.; Augusta L.; Arthur L.; Henry B. (A. C. 1896).

874. *Peabody, John Quincy.  S. of Ezekiel and Polly (Goodhue), b. Ipswich, Jy. 28, 1825.  Delta Upsilon.

Prepared Ipswich H. S.  Andover T. S., 1848-52; home miss'y Sedgwick, Me., 1853; s. s. No. Beverly, 1853-55; Topsham, Me., 1855-56; ordained Fryeburg, Me., D. 17, 1856; p. there, 1856-59; w. c. Ipswich, 1859-95.  D. Ipswich, N. 6, 1895.

Married Jan. 27, 1869, Mrs. Mary S. Coburn, da. of Rev. David T. Kimball, Ipswich.

875. *Pomeroy, Isaac.  S. of Benjamin and Jerusha (Williams), b. Stonington, Conn., F. 17, 1823.  M. A., A. C., 1851.  Psi Upsilon.

Prepared Manual Labour H. S., Worcester.  Taught Medway, 1848; Yale Law School, 1 yr.; studied law with George W. Strong, N. Y. City; admitted to bar there, 1850; practised there, 1850-77; Newark, N. J., short time; manufacturer there.  D. Newark, N. J., N. 20, 1904.

Married (1) Je. 9, 1852, Mary J., da. of Charles Taylor, Newark, N. J., who d. Ap. 6, 1880; (2) May 9, 1888, Mrs. Anna Berry, da. of James Birbeck, Newark, N. J.  6 ch.

876. *Pratt, Hiram Alden.  S. of Ephraim and Huldah (Pierce), b. Shutesbury, Jan. 21, 1819.  M. A., A. C., 1851.  Delta Upsilon.

Prepared Franklin Acad., Shelburne Falls; A. C., 1845-48.  Licensed to preach Wendell, D. 6, 1846; prin. Shelburne Falls Acad., 1848-51, 1854-56; Norwalk (O.) Institute, 1851-53; Conn. Literary Institute Suffield, Conn., 1856-61; Hartford (Conn.) H. S., 1861-65; in business, 1865-68; prin. Peddie Institute Hightstown, N. J., 1868-77; supt. public schools Faribault, Minn., 1877-81; proprietor and prin. Pratt's Classical School, Shelburne Falls, 1881-93; r. Gill, 1893-98; Minneapolis, Minn., 1898-1900; Faribault, Minn., 1900-01.  D. Faribault, Minn., N. 22, 1901.

Married (1) May 30, 1849, Marietta, da. of Eliphalet Kingman, Winchester, N. H., who d. F. 16, 1872; (2) Aug. 27, 1873, Mrs. Mary Smith, da. of Squire Howe, Dryden, N. Y.  2 ch.

877. *Raynor, James Wheeler.  S. of Nathan and Sarah B. (Cooper), b. Montrose, Penn., D. 26, 1822.  M. A., A. C., 1851.  Delta Kappa Epsilon.

Prepared Montrose (Penn.) Acad.  Studied theology while teaching Brooklyn, N. Y.; s. s. Franklin, Penn., 1854-56; ordained Great Bend, Penn., Ap., 1856; p. Springfield, Penn., 1856-66; Le Raysville, Penn., 1866-70; Pleasant Mount and Union Dale, Penn., 1870-72; tract miss'y Montrose, Penn.; a. p. Upsonville, Penn.; taught Springfield, Penn., 3 terms; Le Raysville, Penn., 2 terms.  D. Montrose, Penn., Jan. 7, 1910.

Married Ap. 17, 1850, Julia L., da. of Henry Mumford, Providence, R. I.  9 ch.

878. *Read, Hanson Leland.  S. of Thaddeus and Martha (Leland), b. Grafton, Aug. 10, 1818.  M. A., A. C., 1851.  Psi Upsilon.

Prepared Appleton Acad., New Ipswich, N. H. and Leicester Acad.  Taught Williston Sem., 1848-49; Leicester Acad., 1849-56; prin. Fitchburg H. S., 1857-62; Grafton H. S., 1862-68; supt. of schools Amherst, 1868-71, 1885-87; district manager for A. J. Johnson & Son, central N. Y. and western Mass., 1871-80; state supt. of N. H. for D. Appleton & Co., office Concord, 1880-85.  Member of Mass. Legislature, 1856.  D. Amherst, Mch. 13, 1887.

Married N. 25, 1851, Eliza M., da. of Chester Kellogg, Amherst.  2 s.  William H. (A. C. ex 1876).

879. *Severance, John Franklin.  S. of Selah and Hannah (Putnam), b. Shelburne, Mch. 12, 1817.  M. A., A. C., 1851.

Prepared Severance H. S., Shelburne Falls; A. C., 1845-48.  Taught Somerville, N. J., 1848-50; Broomfield, N. J., 1850-52; Auburn T. S., 1853-55; ordained by Presbytery of Wilson, N. Y., O., 1857; p. there, 1857-59; Suspension Bridge, N. Y., 1859-61; a. p. Franklin, N. Y., 1861-63; Hebron, N. Y., 1863-64; home miss'y in Minn., some time; a. p. Milford, Del., 1866-67; La Porte City, Ia., 1868-69; Sherman, N. Y., 1870; Floyd, Ia., 1871; w. c. Madison, O.; a. p. Elmwood, Ill.; w. c. Chicago, Ill., 1875-98.  Chaplain 21st Mass. Vols., 1864-65.  D. Chicago, Ill., Jan. 19, 1898.

Married N. 23, 1848, Hannah M., da. of Moses Lindsley, So. Orange, N. J.  1 ch.

880. *Shepard, Thomas.  S. of Rev. Thomas and Sarah W. (Barrett), b. Ashfield, D. 29, 1825.  Psi Upsilon.

Prepared with Dr. Thatcher Thayer, Newport, R. I.; Yale, 1844-46; A. C., 1846-48.  Taught Newark, N. J.; commercial ed. of newspaper Milwaukee, Wis.; in business Boston, about 3 yrs.; cashier Hill's Banking House, Davenport, Ia., 1856-57; tutor in Europe, 2 yrs., about 1860; with Ketchum's Banking House, N. Y. City; with Banking House of Sturges & Sons, Chicago, Ill.  D. Chicago, Ill., S. 6, 1864.

881. *Smith, William Spooner.  S. of Paul and Sally (Grams), b. Leverett, Jy. 10, 1821.  Delta Kappa Epsilon.

Prepared Amherst Acad.; A. C., 1843-44, 1845-48.  Union T. S., 1849-52; ordained, Ap., 1852; s. s. Prompton and Bethany, Penn., 1852-53; p. Union Cong. Ch. N. Y. City, 1854-56; s. s. Stratham, N. H., 1857-58; p. Guilford, Conn., 1859-65; w. c. Grantville, 1865-72; Auburndale, 1872-1915.  Chaplain 14th Conn. Regt.; delegate international council, Edinburgh, Scotland 1908.  Author Travel Notes of an Octogenarian.  D. Auburndale, Jan. 11, 1916.

Married (1) O. 26, 1853, Elinor M., da. of Henry Ladd, Portsmouth, N. H., who d. Aug. 16, 1896; (2) Ap. 18, 1900, Mrs. Ellen M. Gould, da. of Jonathan Grout, Worcester.  Ch. Ella B.; Henry L.; Mary L.; Fannie E.

882. *Spencer, John Laurens.  S. of John L. and Lucy (Fuller), b. Griswold, Conn., Je. 1, 1818.  M. A., A. C., 1851.  Phi Beta Kappa; Alpha Delta Phi.

Prepared with Rev. S. D. Jewett, Windsor, Conn., and Williston Sem.; A. C., 1845-48.  Prin. Amherst Acad., 1848-50.  D. Amherst, O. 12, 1851.

883. *Stebbins, Alfred.  S. of Samuel B. and Sarah (Warriner), b. Chester, Je. 11, 1816.  M. A., A. C., 1852.  Delta Kappa Epsilon.

Prepared Union Acad., Bennington, Vt. and with William S. Burt, So. Wilbraham; A. C., 1839, 1848.  Taught Ithaca (N. Y.) Acad., 1840-43; private schools near Ithaca, 1843-47; prin. Boys' H. S. Northampton, 1848-53; Young Men's Acad., Monroe, Mich., 1853-55; taught private school Irvington, N. Y., 1857-65; travelled and studied in Europe, 1865-70; asst. prof. of South European languages, Cornell, 1870-82; r. Ithaca, N. Y., 1882-87.  D. Ithaca, Jy. 15, 1887.

Married (1) N. 27, 1848, Emily, da. of Charles Wheelock, Jacksonville, N. Y., who d. Aug. 2, 1855; (2) D. 30, 1859, Lucilla, sister of (1).  1 da.

884. *Taylor, Horace Willard.  S. of Willard and Sarah (Cook), b. Granby, F. 1, 1823.  M. A., A. C., 1852.  Phi Beta Kappa; Alpha Delta Phi.

Prepared Amherst Acad.  Taught Killingly, Conn., 1848-49; Williston Sem., 1849-50; Baltimore, Md., 1850-57; studied law Baltimore and Rockford, Ill.; admitted to (Ill.) bar, 1857; practised Rockford, Ill., 1857-98.  Master in chancery for Winnebago Co., Ill., 1872-98; state senator, 1878-80.  D. Kenosha, Wis., Aug. 29, 1898.

Married Ap. 17, 1854, Ama A., da. of Smith Robinson, Enfield.  4 ch.

885. *Wedge, Newell.  S. of Curtis and Joanna (Howard), b. Leverett, Jy. 17, 1821.  M. A., A. C., 1851.

Prepared Franklin Acad., Shelburne Falls.  Taught Grafton, 1848-49; Sutton, 1850-57, 1859-70; Whitinsville, 1858-59; Oxford, 1870-71; farmer and teacher Sutton, 1871-90; farmer, 1890-1900.  D. Wilkinsonville, Ap. 29, 1900.

Married F. 26, 1852, Sarah E., da. of Joshua Armsby, Sutton.  4 ch.  Bro. Tyler (A. C. 1848).

886. *Wedge, Tyler.  S. of Curtis and Joanna (Howard), b. Leverett, S. 4, 1822.

Prepared Franklin Acad., Shelburne Falls.  Farmer Sutton, some yrs.; r. Wilkinsonville.  D. Wilkinsonville, Aug. 22, 1890.

Married N. 2, 1848, Sybel, da. of Chauncey Morton, Leverett.  Ch. Sybel A.; Adelia L.  Bro. Newell (A. C. 1848).

887. *White, Luther Rice.  S. of Joseph and Nancy (Rice), b. Northbridge, Mch. 16, 1816.

Prepared Baptist Acad., Worcester and with Rev. Mr. Forbush, Northbridge; A. C., 1843-45, 1846-48.  Taught, 1845-46; Andover T. S., 1848-51; ordained as evangelist Northbridge, O. 19, 1851; home miss'y Le Claire, Ia., 1851-55; p. and teacher Port Byron, Ill.; p. Brighton and Glasgow, Ia., 1857-58.  D. Brighton, Ia., May 30, 1858.

Married O. 19, 1851, Elizabeth, da. of Thomas Webster, Upton.


*Bixby, Augustus Holmes.  S. of Paul H. and Eliza J. (Aiken), b. Francestown, N. H., Mch. 12, 1827.  Prepared Francestown (N. H.) Acad.; A. C., 1844-45.  Civil engineer in Me., Ky., Ind., Ark. and Tenn.  Lieut., Capt. and Major of Cavalry, 1861-64.  Commander Dept. of G. A. R., N. H., 1871.
*Bliss, Thomas Eliakim.  B. Brimfield, N. 25, 1824.  D. D., Union, 1878.  A. C., 1844-46; grad. Union, 1848.  Andover T. S., 1851; ordained, Je. 2, 1852; p. No. Middleboro, 1852-55; Blackstone, 1855-61; s. s. Hancock, Mich., 1862-63; exploring agent Amer. H. M. Soc. in Mo., 1863-64; p. Union Ch. Memphis, Tenn., 1864-71; Denver, Col., 1871-80.
*Breck, Samuel.  S. of Aaron, b. Northampton.  A. C., 1844-46; grad. Brown, 1848.  Taught in N. J., Baltimore, Md. and No. Granville, N. Y. while studying for the ministry.  D. Northampton, Je., 1853.
*Curtiss, George Graham.  S. of Ira, b. about 1825.  Registered from Sheffield.  A. C., 1844-46; grad. Brown, 1848.
*Cutter, Benjamin Lincoln.  S. of Dr. Benjamin and Mary (Whittemore), b. Woburn, S. 7, 1828.  Prepared Warren Acad., Woburn; A. C., 1844-45.  Civil engineer Charlestown.  D. Mauch Chunk, Penn., Mch. 23, 1852.
*Fyler, Oren.  S. of Asa, b. about 1824.  Registered from Onondaga, N. Y.  A. C., 1844.
*Hall, Julius Augustus.  S. of Dr. Eli and Elizabeth (Treat), b. Blandford, Aug. 2, 1826.  Prepared Williston Sem.; A. C., 1845-46.  In business; agent Amer. Express. Co.  [Seems to be brother of Chauncey A. (A. C. 1833).]
*Hine, Norman.  S. of Josiah and Betsey (Dakin), b. Hillsdale, N. Y., O. 9, 1823.  Prepared Homer (N. Y.) and Onondaga (N. Y.) Acads.; A. C., 1844-47.  Studied law, office of Nixon, Leavenworth and Comstock, Syracuse, N. Y.; practised Syracuse, N. Y., 1849-.  D. Mexico, N. Y., Mch. 31, 1912.
*Perkins, Benjamin Conant.  S. of Rev. Ebenezer and Amelia (Parish), b. Royalston, Jan. 23, 1827.  A. C., 1844-46; grad. Dartmouth, 1848.  Grad. Harvard Law School, 1851; practised Peabody and Salem.  Member Mass. Senate, 1866.  D. Peabody, 1896.  Bro. Ariel E. P. (A. C. 1840).  [Also seems to be brother of Daniel C. (A. C. ex 1849).]
*Smith, Frederic Avery.  S. of Lyman and Electa (Dickinson), b. Amherst, May 12, 1826.  A. C., 1844-45.  Druggist N. Y. City; in N. C.; Galveston, Tex.
*Smith, John Springs.  B. about 1827.  Registered from Cahawba, Ala.  A. C., 1844-45.
*Spear, Nathaniel Tucker.  S. of Luther and Hannah (Conant), b. Oakham, Ap. 27, 1826.  Prepared Leicester Acad.; A. C., 1844-45.  Wrote for newspapers.  D. Elizabeth, N. J., F. 26, 1867.
*Stebbins, John Mills.  S. of Elihu and Sarah G. (Hooker), b. Hinsdale, N. H., D. 27, 1826.  A. C., 1844-46; grad. Dartmouth, 1848.  Practised law Springfield, 1851-88.  Mayor Springfield.  D. Springfield, F. 11, 1888.
*Taylor, Samuel Worcester.  S. of Enoch, b. about 1819.  Registered from Cambridge.  M. A., Brown, 1851.  A. C., 1844-45; grad. Columbia Coll., Washington, D. C., 1848.  Clergyman.
*Tinker, Martin Amos.  S. of Martin and Polly (Palmer), b. Westfield, S. 21, 1821.  M. D., Berkshire Med. Institute.  Prepared Westfield Acad.; A. C., 1844-45.  Taught private school Northfield, O.; in office of dentist, Westfield, 1848; dentist Carthage, N. Y., 1849; studied med., N. Y. City and Berkshire Med. Institute; grad Med. Dept., U. of City of N. Y., 1854; practised Ballston, N. Y., 1854-65; Schenectady, N. Y., 1865-66; Brooklyn, N. Y., 1866-.  Name changed to Martin Anderson Ticknor, Jan. 1, 1880.
*Vaill, Henry Martyn.  S. of Joseph and Anne (Kirtland), b. Brimfield, F. 6, 1824.  M. A. (hon.), A. C., 1859.  A. C., 1844; p. Staffordville, Conn., 1860-65; Cape Elizabeth, Me., 1865-71; Hadlyme, Conn., 1871-75.  D. Staffordville, Conn., D. 20, 1912.  Bro. William K. (A. C. ex 1836).

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