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949. *Adams, Henry Martyn.  S. of Ephraim and Polly (Bontelle), b. Enosburgh, Vt., N. 20, 1823.  Delta Upsilon.

Prepared with Rev. Fordyce Harrington, Buel, N. Y. and at Ames Acad., N. Y.  E. Hartford T. S., 1851-54; ordained Enosburgh, Vt., Aug. 30, 1854; miss'y of A. B. C. F. M., Baraka, Olendebenk, and Nengenenge, W. Africa, 1855-56.  D. Nengenenge, W. Africa, Aug. 13, 1856.

950. *Allen, Jerome.  S. of David and Eliza (Graves), b. Westminster, Vt., Jy. 17, 1830.  Ph. D., Lenox Coll., 1882.  Delta Upsilon.

Prepared Kimball Union Acad., N. H.  E. Hartford T. S., 1852-53; taught while studying theology, Maquoketa, Ia., 1852-54; licensed to preach Dubuque, Ia., 1853; prof. of chemistry Alexander Coll., Dubuque, Ia., 1854-58; ordained there, Je., 1859; prin. Lenox Collegiate Institute Hopkinton, Ia., and p. Presb. Ch. there, 1858-66; State Normal School Monticello, Ia., 1866-68; conductor of teachers' institutes and lecturer on education in N. Y., 1868-70; prof. of natural sciences State Normal School, Geneseo, N. Y., 1870-81; president St. Cloud (Minn.) Normal School, 1881-84; prof. U. of City of N. Y. and dean School of Pedagogy, 1884-; prof. emeritus, 18(?)-94.  Author A Grammar and Analysis; Methods for Teachers in Grammar, and several other educational works; ed. Barnes' Educational Monthly, 4 yrs.; N. Y. School Journal and Teachers' Institute, 5 yrs.  D. Brooklyn, N. Y., May 26, 1894.

Married F. 10, 1854, Mary A., da. of Rev. J. W. Windsor, Maquoketa, Ia.  6 ch.  Bro. Timothy F. (A. C. 1858).

951. *Baldwin, William Otis.  S. of Samuel and Mary (Dane), b. Greenfield, N. H., Aug. 25, 1821.  M. A., A. C., 1854.  Delta Upsilon.

Prepared Lawrence Acad., Groton.  Bangor T. S., 1851-54; ordained, O. 4, 1854; miss'y Is. of Maui, H. I., 1854-60; a. p. Enfield, N. H., W. Fairlee, Vt., St. Johnsbury, Vt., E. Arlington, Vt., W. Groton, N. Y., LeRaysville, Penn., and Maine, N. Y., 1860-78; farmer Groton, N. Y., 1878-1902.  D. Groton, N. Y., Aug. 25, 1902.

Married (1) O. 4, 1854, Mary, da. of Edmund Proctor, Lunenburg, who d. Jan. 23, 1872; (2) S. 10, 1873, Lettie A., da. of Charles Gillam, Groton, N. Y.  4 s., 2 da.

952. *Bates, Edward Payson.  S. of Rev. James and Emily (Atwood), b. Newton, May 8, 1830.  M. A., A. C., 1854.  Delta Upsilon.

Prepared Williston Sem.  Taught Abington H. S., 1851-54; Plymouth H. S., 1854-56; prin. Cotting Acad., W. Cambridge (Arlington), 1856-65; agent and actuary N. Y. Mutual Life Insurance Co., Philadelphia, Penn., 1865-72; general agent of the Co., 1872-87.  Author English Analysis.  D. Philadelphia, Jy. 1, 1888.

Married (1) S. 28, 1853, Mary M., da. of Jeremiah Ballou, Providence, R. I., who d. Jy. 1, 1864; (2) O. 1, 1867, Helen, da. of Henry F. Anners, Philadelphia, Penn.  1 s., 1 da.

953. *Berry, Augustus.  S. of Washington and Maria (Dale), b. Concord, N. H., O. 7, 1824.

Prepared Francestown (N. H.) Acad.; A. C., 1848-51.  Prin. Limerick (Me.) Acad., 1851-53; Lyndon Acad., 1853-55; Appleton Acad., Mt. Vernon, N. H., 1855-60 and studied theology; licensed to preach Mt. Vernon, N. H.; Andover T. S., 1860-61; ordained Pelham, N. H., O. 30, 1861; p. there, 1861-99.  Supt. of public schools many yrs.  D. Pelham, N. H., O. 4, 1899.

Married (1) N. 24, 1853, Dora R., da. of David Snow, Dublin, N. H., who d. Mch. 15, 1873; (2) Jan. 30, 1877, Mary C., da. of Solomon Richardson, Pelham, N. H.

954. *Boies, Ethan Ely.  S. of Justus and Sarah (Ely), b. Blandford, F. 28, 1829.  Psi Upsilon.

Prepared Williston Sem.  Bank clerk Mendon, Conn., 1851-53; cashier Cape May National Bank, N. J., 1853-54; banker and broker N. Y. City, 1854-55; in business San Francisco, Cal., 1856-59; studied law in Wis., 1859-60; admitted to bar, 1860; practised Jonesville, Wis., 1860-63; asst. paymaster U. S. A., 1863-65; life insurance agent N. Y. City, 1865-69.  D. Brooklyn, N. Y., May 4, 1869.

Married Je. 20, 1857, Mary E. Howe, San Francisco, Cal.

955. *Butler, Milford Clark.  S. of Samuel P. and Lucinda (Ames), b. Buckland, Mch. 31, 1824.  M. A., A. C., 1859.  Delta Kappa Epsilon.

Prepared Williston Sem.  Prin. Amherst Acad., 1852; prin. and proprietor Butler's Classical School, Knoxville, Tenn., 1853-57; prof. of ancient languages E. Tenn. U., 1857-61; prin. Lind Acad., Lake Forest, Ill., 1862-64; Poland Union (O.) Sem., 1864-70; E. Tenn. Female Institute, Knoxville, Tenn., 1871-78; a. p. Staunton and Raymond, Ill., 1879; ordained by Presbytery, 1881; p. Red Cloud, Neb., 1883-87; Meadville, Mo., 1887-90; Oak Hill Presb. Ch., St. Louis, Mo., 1891-96; s. St. Louis, 1896-1900; w. c. 1900-1905.  D. St. Louis, Mo., Jan. 22, 1905.

Married (1) Mch. 1, 1853, Eliza A., da. of Josiah R. Dean, Oakham, who d. Ap. 15, 1866; (2) N. 24, 1868, Mrs. Nancy McWatty, da. of John Pontino, Petersburg, O.  8 ch.

956. *Carleton, Marcus Manard.  S. of Jeremiah and Betsey (Roby), b. Marshfield, Vt., Aug. 13, 1826.  Delta Upsilon.

Prepared with Rev. Hiram Carleton, Stowe, Vt.; Middlebury, 1847-48; A. C., 1848-51.  Studied theology Columbia (S. C.) Sem. and E. Hartford T. S., 1851-54; ordained as evangelist by Presbytery of Conn., 1854; miss'y of Presb. Bd. of Foreign Missions, Amballa, No. India, 1854-98.  D. Ani, Kultu, Punjab, No. India, May 6, 1898.

Married (1) Aug. 22, 1854, Celestia, da. of Rodney Bradford, Barre, Vt., who d. N. 11, 1881; (2) Jan. 5, 1884, Eliza, da. of Johnston Calhoun, Hookstown, Penn.  4 s., 2 da.; Marcus B. (A. C. 1878); James G. (A. C. 1879); Ernest G. (A. C. 1889).

957. *Chapin, Lucius Delison.  S. of Joseph and Fanny (Farnum), b. Butternuts, Otsego Co., N. Y., S. 23, 1821.  M. A., A. C., 1854.  Alpha Delta Phi.

Prepared Monson Acad.; A. C., 1849-51.  Taught Pittsfield, 1851-52; Andover T. S., 1852-55; taught Beloit Coll., 1855-56; ordained Ann Arbor, Mich., O., 1856; p. 1st Presb. Ch. there, 1856-63; prof. of mental and moral philosophy U. of Mich., 1863-68; p. E. Bloomfield, N. Y., 1868-72; Chancellor and prof. of mental philosophy Ingham U., LeRoy, N. Y., 1872-75; invented process for decarbonizing and dephosphorizing crude iron, 1876; r. Chicago, Ill., 1877-92.  Author The Decarbonization of Pig Iron; The Dephosphorization of Pig Iron.  D. So. Jacksonville, Fla., Je. 18, 1892.

Married (1) Aug. 24, 1856, Louise, da. of Noah White, Utica, N. Y. who d. O. 13, 1861; (2) D. 27, 1864, Mrs. Mary S. Huggins, da. of A. D. Smith, Milwaukee, Wis.  Ch. George M. (A. C. 1879); William J.; Wallace T. (A. C. ex 1887); Raymond C.; Mary I.

958. *Clark, William.  S. of Spencer and Elizabeth (Slack), b. Lunenburg, Vt., O. 2, 1825.  M. A., A. C., 1854.

Prepared St. Johnsbury (Vt.) Acad.  Private tutor Memphis, Tenn., 1851-52; asst. rector St. Thomas Hall, Holly Springs, Miss., 1852-54; asst. prin. Holly Springs (Miss.) Female Institute, 1854-56; prin. Eclectic Sem., Holly Springs, Miss., 1856-58; asst. rector St. Thomas Hall, 1858-61; president Fenelon Hall, afterwards Franklin Female Coll., Holly Springs, Miss., 1866-78.  Priv. 9th Miss. Regt., C. S. A., 1861-62; post commissary with rank of Capt., 1862-65.  D. Tuscumbia, Ala., S. 13, 1878.

Married Jan. 23, 1855, Mary E., da. of Roger Barton, Holly Springs, Miss.  6 ch.

959. *Covert, D'Estaing Salisbury.  S. of Rev. John and Lorinda (Salisbury), b. Jordan, N. Y., Jan. 23, 1833.

Prepared College Hill (O.) Acad.; Marietta, 1847-50; A. C., 1850-51.  Studied law with Caleb B. Smith and Salmon P. Chase, Cincinnati, O., 1851-53; Harvard Law School, 1853-54; admitted to bar by Supreme Court of O., Jan. 23, 1854; practised Cincinnati, O., 1854-57; president Lyons Female Coll., Ia., 1857-61; in charge Western Union Coll. and Ill. Military Acad., Fulton, Ill., 1861-66; in business N. Y. City, 1866-68; Chicago, Ill., 1868-80; mining Leadville, Col., some yrs.; r. Marion, O.  D. Scranton, Penn., F. 15, 1897.

Married Je. 5, 1855, Eunice, da. of W. W. Concklin, Marion, O.  3 ch.

960. *Cundall, Isaac Newton.  S. of Isaac and Nancy (Rice), b. W. Killingly (Danielsonville), Conn., Aug. 17, 1826.  M. A., A. C., 1869.  Delta Upsilon.

Prepared Woodstock (Conn.) Acad.  Andover T. S., 1851-54; ordained W. Killingly, Conn., S. 5, 1854; p. Rosendale, Wis., 1854-64; supt. public schools Fond du Lac Co., Wis., 1864-68; State Soldiers' Orphans' Home, Madison, Wis., 1868-69; a. p. Burlington, Wis., 1869-70; instructor in Latin, Washington U., St. Louis, Mo., 1870-82; prin. Worcester Acad., Vinita, Indian Territory, 1884-86; instructor in Latin and Architectural Drawing, Ripon Coll., Wis., 1886-88.  D. Milwaukee, Jy. 23, 1889.

Married (1) Mch. 1, 1855, Sarah E., da. of George Scribner, Norwalk, Conn., who d. Aug. 15, 1865; (2) Mch. 26, 1868, Louise J., sister of (1).  11 ch.

961. *Darling, Edward Parry.  S. of William and Margaretta V. (Smith), b. Reading, Penn., N. 10, 1831.  M. A., A. C., 1854.  Alpha Delta Phi.

Prepared New London (Penn.) Acad.  Studied law Reading, Penn., 1851-53; admitted to bar there, 1853; practised there, 1853-55; Wilkesbarre, Penn., 1855-89.  D. Wilkesbarre, Penn., O. 19, 1889.

Married S. 29, 1859, Emily H., da. of Nathaniel Rutter, Wilkesbarre, Penn.  1 s., 2 da.  [Seems to be brother of Henry (A. C. 1842); possibly brother of Thomas S. (A. C. ex 1845).]

962. *Davenport, Jesse Reed.  S. of John and Eliza (Reed), b. Marshfield, Mch. 9, 1826.  Psi Upsilon.

Prepared Phillips Acad., Andover.  Taught Woodstock, Conn., 1851-53; Amherst Acad., 1853-54; prin. Hopkins Acad. and H. S., Hadley, 1854-67; taught Oxford and Woonsocket, R. I., 1867-72; druggist Putnam, Conn., 1873-93; r. Worcester, 1893-97; Waban, 1897-98.  D. Waban, S. 5, 1898.

Married N. 17, 1852, Ellen C., da. of Dr. Lorenzo Marcy, Woodstock, Conn.  3 ch.

963. *Doe, Franklin Bradley.  S. of Jacob and Lydia (Harding), b. Highgate, Vt., D. 5, 1826.  M. A., A. C., 1854.  Delta Upsilon.

Prepared private schools, Lowell.  E. Hartford T. S., 1851-52; Bangor T. S., 1852-54; ordained Lancaster, O. 19, 1854; p. there, 1854-58; Appleton, Wis., 1858-68; supt. of Home Missions for Wis., 1868-83; miss'y supt. for Tex., La., Ark., Indian Territory and Mo., headquarters first Dallas, Tex., then St. Louis, Mo., 1883-93; r. Ashland, Wis., supplying Clintonville, W. Salem, Eau Claire, Bruce, Appolonia, Amery etc., 1893-1901.  D. Ashland, Wis., May 23, 1901.

Married Aug. 31, 1854, Mary A., da. of Thomas Beecroft, Bangor, Me.  5 ch.

964. *Douglass, Ebenezer.  S. of William S. and Jane G. (Arthur), b. Ticonderoga, N. Y., Aug. 7, 1826.  M. A., A. C., 1854.  Delta Upsilon.

Prepared Plattsburgh (N. Y.) Acad.  Bangor T. S., 1851-55; ordained Oldtown, Me., 1855; p. there, 1855-60; Bridgewater, 1860-67; Woonsocket, R. I., 1867-73; Anoka, Minn., 1875-77; in business Minneapolis, Minn.; est. employment offices, St. Paul and Minneapolis, Minn., 1880, and managed them, 1880-93.  Served with Christian Commission, 1864.  Supt. of schools Woonsocket, R. I., 1867-73; U. S. Indian agent White Earth, Minn., 1873-75.  D. Minneapolis, Minn., Aug. 4, 1896.

Married O. 8, 1855, Helen M., da. of Henry Graves, Chazy, N. Y.  Ch. Arthur G.; Florence E.  Bro. Francis A. (A. C. 1851); Richard D. (A. C. 1860).

965. *Douglass, Francis Arthur.  S. of William S. and Jane G. (Arthur), b. Ticonderoga, N. Y., Ap. 16, 1824.  M. A., A. C., 1854.  Delta Upsilon.

Prepared Franklin Acad., Plattsburgh, N. Y.  Newton T. S., 1851-54; ordained Boston, O. 15, 1854; miss'y of A. B. M. U. to Telugus, Nellore, So. India, 1854-66; travelled and lectured on missions for A. B. M. U. in America, 1866-69; p. Piqua, O., 1869-72; Lebanon, O., 1872-74; Cincinnati, O., 1875-79; agent and sec. Amer. and Foreign Bible Soc., N. Y. City, 1879-82; p. Middletown, N. J., 1882-85; White Plains, N. Y., 1885-88; w. c. Brooklyn, N. Y., 1888-1902.  D. Brooklyn, N. Y., Ap. 15, 1902.

Married Jy. 13, 1854, Anna C., da. of Ira B. Allen, Champlain, N. Y.  9 ch.  Bro. Ebenezer (A. C. 1851); Richard D. (A. C. 1860).

966. *Dudley, LaFayette.  S. of John and Elizabeth (Rowe), b. Bath, N. Y., Jy. 2, 1825.

Prepared Franklin Acad., Prattsburgh, N. Y.; A. C., 1848-51.  Union T. S., 1851-54; taught Davenport, Ia., 1854-55; s. s. there, 1855-56; Cedar Rapids, Ia., 1856-57; ordained as Presb. Iowa City, Ia., F. 8, 1857; p. there, 1857-59; s. s. Atalissa, Ia., 1859-61; taught Bath, N. Y., 1862-64; Cornwall, Conn., 1865-76; s. s. there, 1876-78; a. p. Freeman, Sharon and Bethel, Mo., 1878-80; Lyndon, Kans., 1880-81; Big Creek, Kans., 1881-82; Hartford and Elmendaro, Kans., 1882-83; evangelist Hartford, Kans., 1883-94; Toledo, O., some time; w. c. Platteville, Wis., 1894-1903.  D. Independence, Kans., Jan., 1903.

Married May 2, 1855, Sarah A., da. of Israel Welles, Castile, N. Y.  5 ch.  Bro. George E. (A. C. 1852).

967. *Fay, Prescott.  S. of Elihy and Nancy (Burnapp), b. Westboro, D. 8, 1826.  Delta Upsilon.

Prepared Leicester Acad.; Williams, 1847-48; A. C., 1848-51.  Bangor T. S., 1851-52; Andover T. S., 1852-55; ordained, F. 27, 1856; p. Lancaster, N. H., 1856-65; s. s. Rochester, N. H., 1865-67; p. New Ipswich, N. H., 1867-69; evangelist Minneapolis, Minn., 1869-81; a. p. Kittery, Me., Woods Hole, and other places, r. Cambridge, 1881-88; p. Quechee, Vt., 1889-94; Framingham, 1894-1916.  Agent to visit Sioux Indian Reservation, Minn., 1872-74.  D. Framingham, Je. 23, 1916.

Married Mch. 19, 1856, Samantha W., da. of Reuben R. Eastman, Granby.  Ch. Flora M.; William E.; Alice P.

968. *Fowler, Charles Chauncey.  S. of Prof. William C. and Mrs. Harriet (Cobb, da. of Noah Webster, LL. D.), b. Middlebury, Vt., O. 8, 1829.  M. A., A. C., 1854.  Alpha Delta Phi.

Prepared Amherst Acad. and Williston Sem.; Yale, 1847-49; A. C., 1849-51.  Taught Yarmouthport and Barnstable, 1851-52; instructor Md. Military Acad., Oxford, Md., 1852-53; studied law N. Y. City, 1853-55; admitted to bar, 1855 and practised N. Y. City, 1855-64; r. Durham, Conn., 1864-70; practised N. Y. City, 1870-72; r. there, 1872-76.  D. Hartford, Conn., O. 28, 1876.

Married O. 19, 1864, Mary E., da. of Edward Camp, Durham, Conn.  2 ch.  Bro. William W. (A. C. 1854).

969. *Karr, William Stevens.  S. of Samuel and Sarah (Munn), b. Newark, N. J., Jan. 9, 1829.  D. D., A. C., 1876.  Psi Upsilon.

Prepared with Rev. W. R. Weeks; Rutgers, 1847-48; A. C., 1848-51.  Union T. S., 1851-54; ordained by Presbytery of Brooklyn, N. Y., S. 26, 1854; p. 3rd Presb. Ch. there, 1854-67; Cong. Ch. Chicopee, 1867-68; 1st Cong. Ch. Keene, N. H., 1868-73; Prospect St. Ch. Cambridgeport, 1873-76; prof. of Christian theology Hartford T. S., 1876-88.  Trustee A. C., 1877-88.  Ed. An Introduction to Christian Theology; and Apologetics, a Course of Lectures, by Prof. H. B. Smith.  D. Hartford, Conn., Mch. 4, 1888.

Married May 17, 1854, Lucasta, da. of David E. Noyes, Newbury.  7 ch.

970. *Lyon, Walter Huntington.  S. of Asa and Celia (Barrows), b. Abington, Conn., Ap. 5, 1828.  Phi Beta Kappa; Alpha Delta Phi.

Prepared with Rev. W. A. Nichols, Brookfield.  Studied law Springfield, few mos., visited S. C. for health.  D. Groton, N. Y., N. 13, 1853.

971. *McLeod, Hugh.  S. of Donald and Elizabeth (McKay), b. Picton, Nova Scotia, Jan. 1, 1826.  Delta Upsilon.

Prepared Williston Sem.  Bangor T. S., 1851-54; resident licentiate Andover T. S., 1854-55; ordained Springfield, O., Je. 27, 1855; p. 1st Cong. Ch. there, 1855-58; Brentwood, N. H., 1858-67; Colebrook, N. H., 1867-70; evangelist of A. H. M. S. in Outagamie Co., Wis., r. Appleton, Wis., 1870-73; a. p. Healdsburgh, Cal., 1873-76; Valley Ford, Cal., 1876-83; s. s. Guildhall, Vt., 1884-85; w. c. Lynn, supplying several places, 1885-90; w. c. Cambridge, 1890-1900.  Served with Christian Commission, 1862-66.  D. Cambridge, F. 20, 1900.

Married N. 30, 1854, Harriet S., da. of Parmenas Hill, Brentwood, N. H.  3 s., 3 da.

972. *Marsh, Levi Gardner.  S. of Alvin and Sophia (Gardner), b. Conesus, N. Y., May 20, 1823.  Delta Upsilon.

Prepared Grand River Institute, Austinburgh, O.; Hamilton, 1847-49; A. C., 1849-51.  Bangor T. S., 1851-54; resident licentiate Andover T. S., 1855; ordained Thomaston, Me., O. 4, 1855; p. there, 1855-57; a. p. 1st Presb. Ch. Munda, N. Y., 1857-60 and p. 1863-71; a. p. Cong. Ch. Brewer, Me., 1861-63; w. c. Bangor, Me., 1871-76; a. p. Plainwell, Mich., 1876-81; Lewiston, N. Y., 1881-98; w. c. 1898-1906.  D. Morgan Park, Ill., F. 28, 1906.

Married O. 11, 1855, Sarah P., da. of Nathaniel Harlow, Bangor, Me.  6 ch.

973. *Mellish, John Hyrcanus.  S. of John and Cyrene (Smith), b. Oxford, Aug. 30, 1824.  M. A., A. C., 1854.

Prepared Leicester Acad.  Andover T. S., 1851-54; ordained Kingston, N. H., F. 14, 1855; p. there, 1855-68; Killingly, Conn., 1868-71; No. Scituate, R. I., 1871-80 and 1887-92; W. Tisbury, 1880-82; Temple, N. H., 1883-86; Chepachet, R. I., 1887-88; s. s. Putnam, Conn., 1892; w. c. Killingly, Conn., 1892-1909.  D. Killingly, Conn., May 26, 1909.

Married Jan. 1, 1856, Sarah A., da. of David W. Lane, No. Brookfield.  Ch. Florence; Bertha L.

974. *Nash, Henry Clark.  S. of Rev. John A. (A. C. 1824) and Mary M. (Clark), b. Hopkinton, N. H., F. 21, 1829.  M. A., A. C., 1854.

Prepared Mt. Pleasant Institute, Amherst.  Taught Mt. Pleasant Institute, Amherst, 1851-54 and prin. 1854-77; N. E. agent for Johnson's Encyclopedia, 1877-79; general manager for N. E. of subscription book dept. of D. Appleton & Co., with office in Boston, 1879-92; Mt. Pleasant Institute, Amherst, 1892-1900.  D. Amherst, D. 19, 1900.

Married O. 9, 1855, Emeline, da. of James Kellogg, Amherst.  6 ch.  Henry C. (A. C. 1883); William K. (A. C. 1883); Duane H. (A. C. 1893).  Bro. William A. (A. C. ex 1859).

975. *Overton, Floyd.  S. of Davis and Mary (Terry), b. Holtsville, N. Y., N. 6, 1822.

Prepared Bell Port (N. Y.) Acad. and with Rev. Mr. Thomas, Patchogue, L. I.  Union T. S., 1851-54; preached Elmwood, Ill., 1854-55.  D. Elmwood, Ill., Aug. 22, 1855.

976. *Perkins, Sidney Keith Bond.  S. of Rev. Jonas and Rhoda (Keith), b. E. Braintree, Ap. 14, 1830.  M. A., A. C., 1854.  Delta Upsilon.

Prepared Monson Acad.  Prin. Hollis Institute, So. Braintree, 1852-53; taught Cohasset and E. Braintree, 1853-54; Bangor T. S., 1854-57; s. s. Cong. Ch. Hartford, Vt., 1857-58; Glover, Vt., 1858-60; ordained there, Jan. 11, 1860; p. there, 1860-76; So. Royalton, Vt., 1876-82, also s. s. Tunbridge, Vt., 1880-82; s. s. Middleton, 1882-87; p. 1st Ch. and North Ch. Raynham, 1887-1900; Perry, Me., 1900-05; w. c. 1905-14.  National Cong. Council, 1865; member Vt. House of Representatives, 1870-72.  Author local history.  Member Old Colony Historical Soc.; Weymouth Historical Soc.; Old Bridgewater Historical Soc.  D. Revere, O. 10, 1914.

Married May 14, 1862, Laura L., da. of James Brocklebank, Meriden, N. H.  Ch. Henry M. A.; Mary E.; Sidney F.; Laura M.

977. *Ranney, Timothy Pickering.  S. of Reuben and Elizabeth (Gibbons), b. E. Granville, Aug. 2, 1828.  M. A., A. C., 1854.

Prepared Williston Sem.; Williams, 1847-48; A. C., 1848-51; B. A., 1852.  Studied law with Joseph P. Bradley, Newark, N. J.; admitted to bar, 1855; practised Newark, N. J., 1855-70, 1872-74; Elizabeth, N. J., 1870-71.  D. Elizabeth, N. J., Ap. 24, 1874.

Married Ap. 4, 1860, Anna P., da. of Dr. Samuel H. Pennington, Newark, N. J.  Ch. Sarah P.; Pennington R.; Joseph P.; Anna E.

978. *Rawson, Edward Dickens.  S. of Grindal and Lucretia (Cornell), b. Providence, R. I., Jan. 24, 1825.  Delta Upsilon.

Prepared Woodstock (Conn.) Acad.; A. C., 1846-47, 1848-51.  Taught several schools in Conn., 1851-57; prin. public schools, Scranton, Penn., 1857-59.  D. Woodstock, Conn., Aug. 6, 1859.

Married Aug. 24, 1853, Lucy R., da. of Steuben Lay, Westbrook, Conn.  Ch. Edward L.

979. *Sanford, John Elliot.  S. of Rev. John and Sophia (Lord), b. Dennis, N. 22, 1830.  M. A., A. C., 1854; LL. D., A. C., 1896.  Phi Beta Kappa; Alpha Delta Phi.

Prepared Amherst Acad. and Williston Sem.  Prin. Yarmouth Acad., 1851-53; tutor A. C., 1853-54; prin. Bristol Acad., Taunton, 1854-55; studied law with Simeon L. Small, Yarmouth, Edward Dickinson, Amherst and Morton and Sanford, Taunton; admitted to bar Taunton, Je. 12, 1856; practised there, 1856-99.  Insurance Commissioner of Mass., 1866-69; member Mass. Senate, 1864; member House of Representatives, 1863, 1871-74; speaker House of Representatives, 1872-74; chairman Bd. of Harbor and Land Commissioners, 1882-92; chairman Bd. of Railroad Commissioners of Mass., 1892-99.  Fellow Royal Statistical Soc. of London, Eng.; trustee A. C., 1874-1907; president of A. C. corporation, 1899-1907.  Donated the John E. Sanford Class of 1851 Scholarship Fund of $5,000, 1901.  D. Taunton, O. 11, 1907.

Married D. 10, 1856, Emily J., da. of Rev. George S. White, Taunton.  3 da.  Bro. Baalis (A. C. 1845).  (Portrait in possession of A. C.)

980. *Smith, Bentley Howard.  S. of Levi B. and Emily (Badger), b. Mount Airy, Union township, Penn., D. 6, 1832.  M. A., A. C., 1854.  Alpha Delta Phi.

Prepared New London (Penn.) Acad.; A. C., 1848-51.  Iron master Joanna Furnace, Penn., and Temple Furnace, Muhlenberg, Penn., 1851-99; r. Reading, Penn., 1899-1909.  Major, 42nd Penn. Vols., 1863.  D. Reading, Penn., Jan. 19, 1909.

981. *Smith, Henry Martyn.  S. of Rev. Stephen S. and Lucretia (Bishop), b. New Bedford, May 5, 1830.  Delta Kappa Epsilon.

Prepared Westminster Acad.  Studied law with George E. Hand, Detroit, Mich., 1851-53; journalist Chicago, Ill. and managing ed. Chicago Daily Tribune, 1853-75; ed. Brooklyn Union, 1875-76; with wire manufacturing company, Worcester, 1876-82; ed. New England Home Journal, Worcester, 1882-84.  Member Mass. Legislature, 1884-85.  Author The Fence; History, Statistics and Systems; Fence Laws of the United States and Great Britain; History of the Telegraph.  D. Worcester, Je. 17, 1895.

Married (1) S. 14, 1854, Harriet A., da. of Charles Hudson, Lexington, who d. 1875; (2) D., 1876, Elizabeth, da. of Rev. William A. Sanford, Worcester.  3 ch.  Charles H. (A. C. ex 1877).

982. *Stebbins, Milan Cyrus.  S. of Cyrus and Mary A. (Harris), b. Granby, May 16, 1828.  M. A., A. C., 1854.  Phi Beta Kappa; Alpha Delta Phi.

Prepared Williston Sem.  Asst. teacher Gilmanton (N. H.) Acad., 1851-52; prin. Hopkinton (N. H.) Acad., 1852-53; Nashua (N. H.) H. S., 1853-58; private school Lancaster, 1858-62; Clinton H. S., 1862-64; ordained Groton Junction (now Ayer), O. 25, 1864; p. there, 1864-65; prin. Springfield H. S., 1865-74; Springfield Collegiate Institute, 1874-81; dealer in books and stationery, Springfield, 1881-84; taught Latin, Middlebury, Vt., short time; p. Cornwall, Vt., 1884-89.  D. Cornwall, Vt., S. 12, 1889.

Married N. 24, 1853, Sophia, da. of Abner Pitts, Taunton.  7 ch.

983. *Stewart, Andrew.  S. of Miner and Jane E. (Marschalk), b. Natchez, Miss., Ap. 1, 1827.  M. A., A. C., 1854.  LL. B., Harvard, 1853.  Delta Kappa Epsilon.

Prepared Natchez (Miss.) Institute.  Harvard Law School, 1851-53; practised city and state of N. Y., 1853-; r. Rutherford Park, N. J., practising in N. Y. City.

Married Ap. 23, 1857, Alethia F. Beebe, N. Y. City.  2 s.  Bro. Robert (A. C. 1851).

984. *Stewart, Robert.  S. of Miner and Jane E. (Marschalk), b. Natchez, Miss., F. 11, 1829.  M. A., A. C., 1854.  M. D., Penn. Med. Coll., 1854.  Delta Kappa Epsilon.

Prepared Natchez (Miss.) Institute.  Penn. Med. Coll., 1851-54; practised Philadelphia, Penn., 1854-56; N. Y. City, 1856-68, 1876-94; r. No. Chatham, N. Y., 1894-1905.  Was one of the organizers of N. Y. Bd. of Health.  D. No. Chatham, N. Y., F. 11, 1905.

Married O., 1857, Anna L., da. of Anson P. Beebe, N. Y. City.  Bro. Andrew (A. C. 1851).

985. *Stewart, William Henry.  S. of Robert and Susanna (Marschalk), b. Natchez, Miss., D. 24, 1828.

Prepared Natchez (Miss.) Institute.  Taught, 1851-52; merchant Natchez, 1852-55; city clerk, 1856; merchant New Orleans, La., 1856-61; Natchez, Miss., 1865-91.  D. Natchez, Je. 16, 1891.

Married Jan. 10, 1854, Eliza L., da. of Peter P. Baker, Natchez, Miss.  11 ch.

986. *Stiles, George Washington.  S. of Joseph and Margaret B. (Adams), b. Savannah, Ga., F. 13, 1830.  Delta Kappa Epsilon.

Prepared Chatham Acad., Savannah, Ga. and with private teachers there.  In charge of plantation, Green Island, Ga., 1851-61; in business Savannah, Ga., 1865-77; City Marshal of Savannah, 1870-77.  Capt., Savannah Guards Battalion, 1861-65.  D. Savannah, Ga., Je. 14, 1877.

987. *Towner, Daniel Coit.  S. of Rev. James and Harriet (Coit), b. Groton, F. 19, 1831.

Prepared at father's acad., Michigan City, Ind. and at Ann Arbor (Mich.) Prep. School; U. of Mich., 1847-48; A. C., 1848-51.  Studied law with J. Young Scammon and E. B. McCagg, Chicago, Ill., 1852-54.  D. Michigan City, Ind., Aug. 11, 1855.

988. *Washburn, William Parsons.  S. of Royal and Hannah (Parsons), b. Amherst, Ap. 15, 1830.  M. A., A. C., 1854.  Psi Upsilon.

Prepared Amherst Acad. and Williston Sem.  Studied law with Horace Maynard (A. C. 1838), Knoxville, Tenn.; admitted to bar Tenn., 1857; practised Knoxville, Tenn., 1857-1904.  Capt. and Col. in Confederate Army, 1863-65.  D. Knoxville, Tenn., F. 6, 1904.

Married (1) O. 28, 1864, Mrs. Ruth M. Leonard, da. of William Browne, London, Eng., who d. O. 14, 1877; (2) N. 3, 1880, Mrs. Eliza H. Maynard, da. of Robert Harper, Hamilton, O.  2 ch.

989. *Zelie, John Sheridan.  S. of David and Thankful (Clark), b. Franklin, N. Y., O. 27, 1824.

Prepared Phillips Acad., Andover.  Bangor T. S., 1851-53; Union T. S., 1853-54; ordained as evangelist Bangor, Me., May 20, 1855; miss'y of A. H. M. S. in Cal.; s. s. Mokelumne Hill, Cal., 1855-57; a. p. Santa Cruz, Cal., 1857-60; p. Redwood City, Cal., 1860-63; s. s. Princeton, 1864-66.  D. Princeton, Aug. 21, 1866.

Married May 17, 1855, Caroline A., da. of R. S. Prescott, Bangor, Me.  4 ch.


*Carroll, James Munroe.  S. of William and Elizabeth (Niver), b. Arcadia, N. Y., Ap. 21, 1828.  Prepared Kinderbrook (N. Y.) Acad.; A. C., 1849-51; grad. Wesleyan, Hartford, Conn., 1851.  Union T. S., 1854; taught E. Greenwich, (R. I.) Acad., 1854-57; ordained Ap. 2, 1859; p. Providence, R. I., 1857-59; Westville, Conn., 1859-61; Bloomfield, Conn., 1861-63; N. Y. City, 1863-64; New Canaan, Conn., 1864-67; Bridgeport, Conn., 1867-70; Mt. Vernon, N. Y., 1870-73; Mianus, Conn., 1873-76; Westville, Conn., 1879-81; Forestville, Conn., 1881-.  D. New Haven, Conn., D. 5, 1901.
*Church, Francis Henry.  S. of Rev. Aaron B., b. Calais, Me., D. 29, 1828.  Delta Kappa Epsilon.  A. C., 1847-49.  D. Princeton, Ill., D. 8, 1849.
*Colburn, William Brown.  S. of Rev. Jonas, b. Leverett, May 10, 1830.  D. D., A. C., 1847-49.  Hartford T. S., 1851-55; ordained deacon and priest, Prot. Episocopal Ch.; p. Pittsfield, Swansea, Quincy, Chicopee, Rochdale; Bridgewater, Conn.
*Cook, Augustus Elbridge.  S. of Erastus, b. about 1826.  Registered from Brookfield, Vt.  A. C., 1848.  D. about 1852.
*Cook, H. Anthony.  S. of Enos A., b. about 1832.  Registered from Boston.  A. C., 1847.
*Currier, George Washington.  B. about 1823.  Registered from Billerica.  Delta Upsilon.  A. C., 1847.  Practised law.  D. Aug. 7, 1853.
*Curtis, Joseph Seaver.  S. of Rev. Joseph W., b. Warren, O., Je. 8, 1831.  Alpha Delta Phi.  A. C., 1847-48, 1849-51; grad. Williams, 1852.  Practised law Green Bay, Wis.; with U. S. land office, Madison, Wis.; enlisted 42nd Wis. Vols., 1861; Lieut., 1864-65.  D. Green Bay, Wis., May 15, 1878.
*De Witt, Abner.  S. of John and Lucretia, b. So. Hadley, Aug. 7, 1826.  A. C., 1847-48; grad. Williams, 1851.  Admitted to bar, 1853; practised Cleveland, O., 1 yr.; grad. Auburn T. S., 1858; p. Presb. Ch. Hoosick Falls, N. Y., 1858-65; Park Presb. Ch. Troy, N. Y., 1865-75.  D. Troy, N. Y., Ap. 17, 1877.
*Goddard, Daniel Francis.  S. of Daniel, b. Plymouth, N. 29, 1827.  A. C., 1847-49.  P. Harvard.  D. Jy. 13, 1883.
*Hammond, Henry Bull.  S. of William G. and Sarah T. (Bull), b. Newport, R. I., F. 15, 1832.  [Psi Upsilon].  A. C., 1847; William and Mary, 1 yr.  Civil engineer in N. Y., Canada, Minn. and Ia.; enlisted 1st R. I. Cavalry, 1861; Lieut., 1863.  D. Maquoketa, Ia., May 7, 1868.  Bro. William G. (A. C. 1849).
*Harris, James William Monroe.  S. of William, b. about 1828.  Registered from Natchez, Miss.  Delta Kappa Epsilon.  A. C., 1847-49.  Practised law; Judge of Supreme Court, Vicksburg, Miss.
*Hazeltine, Miron James.  B. Rumney, N. H., N. 13, 1824.  Delta Upsilon.  A. C., 1847-49; teacher and chess ed.; justice of peace Campton Village, N. H., 1871-.  Author several works on chess.  D. F. 24, 1907.
*Leland, Pardon Kimball.  S. of Cyrus and Betsey (Kimball), b. Grafton, Je. 1, 1828.  Prepared Leicester and Westfield Acads.; A. C., 1847.  Practised law Ottawa, Ill.; deputy clerk Supreme Court, Ill., 1851-54; judge county court La Salle, Ill., 1861-69.
*Merrill, John Cummings.  S. of Dr. John and Mary S. (Boyd), b. Portland, Me., N. 3, 1831.  Prepared Phillips Acad., Andover; A. C., 1849-50; grad. Bowdoin, 1851.  Med. School of Me.; grad. Columbia Med. School, 1854; practised Lewiston, Me.; St. Paul, Mo.; Natchez, Miss.; Portland, Me., 1865-96.  Surgeon 1st and 26th Miss. C. S. A., 1861-65.  D. Portland, Me., Aug. 8, 1900.
*Merrill, Sidney Smith.  S. of Levi W., b. Greene, Me., May 25, 1827.  A. C., 1847-49.  Grad. Berkshire Med. Coll., 1851; practised med. and druggist, Cal.; county treasurer, 1868-73; postmaster Berkeley, Cal., 1864-73, 1876-.  D. Jan. 6, 1891.
*Moore, Ira Loriston.  S. of Ira and Mary G. (Brown), b. Candia, N. H., N. 24, 1824.  Prepared with Harvey Jewell and Rev. Cyrus Mann, Lowell; A. C., 1847-48.  Grad. Jefferson Med. Coll., 1850; practised Lowell, 1850-60; Boston, 1860-70.  Representative from Lowell Mass. Legislature, 1857, Boston, 1866-67, 1871-72; member Boston common council, 1888.  D. O. 2, 1897.
*Palmer, Charles York.  S. of William P., b. Griswold, Conn., Aug. 5, 1826.  A. C., 1847-48.  D. Preston, Conn., F. 4, 1850.  Bro. William R. (A. C. 1849).
*Richards, James Austin.  Adopted s. of William B. Bannister, b. Lahaina, Maui, [H.] I., O. 4, 1827.  Alpha Delta Phi.  A. C., 1847-50.  Grad. New Haven Med. Coll.  D. New Haven, Conn., Je. 4, 1859.
*Riddle, William Pitt.  B. about 1829.  M. A., Yale.  A. C., 1848; grad. Yale, 1851.  Prof. of chemistry, La. U.  D. 1872.
*Smith, Horace Montague.  B. Ashfield, F. 9, 1828.  A. C., 1848-50; grad. Yale, 1851.  Taught New Haven, Conn., 1851-54; in charge commercial agency, Baltimore, Md., 1854-61; manufacturer gold pens, 1865-.  D. 1901.
*Smith, Justus.  B. Ashfield, F. 3, 1825.  Psi Upsilon.  A. C., 1847-50; grad. Harvard, 1851.  Admitted to bar, N. Y.; in business.  D. 1893.
*Stinson, George Washington.  S. of William S. and Louis (Bruce), b. Mt. Vernon, N. H., Ap. 6, 1823.  Prepared Francestown (N. H.) Acad.; A. C., 1848.  Grad. Oberlin T. S., 1855; ordained, Ap. 19, 1856; a. p. Forestville, Ia., 18(?)-59; Sullivan, N. H., 1859-61; Dalton, N. H., 1861-63; Windsor, 1863-.  Served with Christian Commission, 1865.  D. Maysville, Mo., D. 17, 1865.
*Thompson, Thomas Miller.  S. of Thomas M. and Hannah (Swift), b. Boston, S. 20, 1828.  Psi Upsilon.  Prepared Phillips Acad., Andover; A. C., 1847-49.  Grad. Harvard Law School, 1853; practised Boston; Beardstown and Chicago, Ill.; deputy collector of internal revenue 1st district, Ill., 1865; supervisor Cook Co., Ill., 1868-69.  Capt., 14th Ill. Inf., 1861.
*Torrance, Dwight Jonathan.  S. of John and Chlorinda (Bartlett), b. Enfield, 1827.  Delta Kappa Epsilon.  A. C., 1847.  D. Enfield, N. 17, 1848.  Bro. William (A. C. 1844).
*Warner, George Hall.  S. of Charles, b. Windham, Conn., May 23, 1828.  Psi Upsilon.  A. C., 1847-48.  D. Windham, Conn., Mch. 18, 1850.
*Withington, Nathan Noyes.  S. of Rev. Leonard and Caroline (Noyes), b. Newbury, Mch. 9, 1828.  Alpha Delta Phi.  Prepared Dummer Acad., Byfield; A. C., 1847-48; Yale, 1848-49.  Studied with Amos Noyes, Newburyport; ed. Newburyport Herald; editorial writer, 1870-1914; farmer; teacher; admitted to Mass. bar, 1869.  Representative Mass. Legislature, 1891.  Enlisted 11th Mass. Inf., 1861; Captain, 1862.  D. Newburyport, Mch. 8, 1914.

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