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Amherst College Class of 1852
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990. *Adams, William Horatio.  S. of John S. and Mary (Hawley), b. Amherst, D. 30, 1831.

Prepared Williston Sem.  Taught Knoxville, Ill., 1852-53; travelling salesman Springfield, Miss. and N. Y. City, 1853-69; manufacturer of lumber W. Dummerston, Vt., 1869-77; r. Amherst, 1877-83; N. Y. City, 1883-91.  D. N. Y. City, Ap. 22, 1891.

Married N. 5, 1857, Ellen, da. of Dr. Joseph N. Bates, Worcester.  1 s.

991. *Allen, Orson Parda.  S. of Marsena and Hannah G. (Percival), b. Smyrna, N. Y., N. 6, 1827.  Delta Upsilon.

Prepared with Rev. C. H. Buckley, Mt. Morris, N. Y.  Andover T. S., 1852-55; ordained Mt. Morris, N. Y., S. 26, 1855; miss'y of A. B. C. F. M., Smyrna and Trebizond, Turkey, 1856-57; Harpoot, Turkey, 1857-96; r. U. S., 1896-1912, returned to Turkey, 1912; r. Bronsa and Constantinople.  Taught T. S., Harpoot; president T. S., Harpoot, Turkey, some time; treasurer of mission.  D. Constantinople, Je. 21, 1918.

Married S. 5, 1855, Caroline R., da. of Joel Wheeler, Hampden, Me.  7 ch.  Edward P. (A. C. 1880).

992. *Almy, John Humphrey.  S. of Humphrey and Sara A. (Burgess), b. Thompson, Conn., May 5, 1831.  M. A., A. C., 1855.

Prepared Woodstock (Conn.) Acad.  Prin. Nichols Acad., Dudley, 1852-54; in business Norwich, Conn., 1854-61; financial ed. N. Y. Sun and Evening Mail, 1868-78.  Commissioned state agent for Conn., N. Y. City, 1861; asst. quartermaster of Conn., and state agent for R. I., with rank of Lieut. Col., 1862-65.  D. N. Y. City, D. 17, 1878.

993. *Barnum, Herman Norton.  S. of Daniel T. and Polly A. (Tomlinson), b. Auburn, N. Y., D. 5, 1826.  M. A., A. C., 1855; D. D., A. C. and Middlebury, 1873.  Phi Beta Kappa; Psi Upsilon.

Prepared with Rev. C. H. Buckley, Mt. Morris, N. Y.  Andover T. S., 1852-55; ordained by Ontario Presbytery, Mt. Morris, N. Y., S. 26, 1855; home miss'y at large for Vt., 1855-56; miss'y of A. B. C. F. M., Harpoot, Turkey, 1858-1910; visited U. S., 1871-73.  Connected with educational work, Euphrates Coll., theological sem., and schools; president pro tem., Euphrates Coll.; adviser of Turkish officials sent from Constantinople for government of Armenia, 20 yrs.  D. Harpoot, Turkey, May 19, 1910.

Married Jy. 6, 1860, Mary E., da. of Rev. William Goodell, Constantinople, Turkey.  9 ch.  Edward H. (A. C. 1898); Francis G. (A. C. 1901).

994. *Becker, George Lewis.  S. of Conrad I. and Catharine V. (Pierson), b. Natural Bridge, N. Y., N. 12, 1820.  M. A., A. C., 1855.  Delta Upsilon.

Prepared Beloit, Wis. and Williston Sem.  Andover T. S., 1852-55; never ordained; s. s. 1st Ch. Sanford, Me., 1856-57; Powhattan, Kans., 1857-70; farmer there, 1870-1903.  D. Powhattan, Kans., Aug. 24, 1903.

Married O. 9, 1856, Abby E., da. of Jonathan Thompson, Lee, N. H.  5 ch.

995. *Benjamin, Theodore Hiram.  S. of Hiram and Anna (Hickok), b. Bethel, Conn., Mch. 11, 1827.  Psi Upsilon.

Prepared himself.  Taught Maplewood Institute, Pittsfield, 1852-53; Andover T. S., 1853-54; Union T. S., 1854-55.  D. Bethel, Conn., S. 11, 1855.

996. *Bliss, Daniel.  S. of Loomis and Susan (Farwell), b. Georgia, Vt., Aug. 17, 1823.  M. A., A. C., 1855; D. D., A. C., 1864.  Phi Beta Kappa; Delta Upsilon.

Prepared Kingsville (O.) Acad.  Andover T. S., 1852-55; ordained Amherst, O. 17, 1855; miss'y of A. B. C. F. M., Mt. Lebanon, Syria, 1856-62; sec. A. B. C. F. M., N. Y. City, 1862-64; worked in London, Eng. on behalf of Syrian Protestant Coll., Beirut, 1864-66; returned to Beirut, Syria, 1866; organized college, president of same, 1866-1902; president emeritus, 1902-16.  Author Mental Philosophy and Natural Philosophy in Arabic.  See Reminiscences of Daniel Bliss, pub., 1920.  D. Beirut, Syria, Jy. 27, 1916.

Married N. 23, 1855, Abby M., da. of Joel Wood, Westminster.  Ch. Mary; Frederick J. (A. C. 1880); Howard S. (A. C. 1882); William T. (A. C. 1887).  (Portrait in possession of A. C.)

997. *Buffington, John Fuss.  S. of Abram and Anna (Fuss), b. Tarrytown, Md., N. 11, 1828.  M. D., Jefferson Med. Coll., 1855.  Psi Upsilon.

Prepared Prep. Dept. Penn. Coll., Gettysburg, Penn.; Penn. Coll., 1848-49; A. C., 1849-52.  Studied med. U. of Md., 1852-53; Jefferson Med. Coll., 1853-55; practised New Windsor, Md., 1855-96.  D. New Windsor, Md., F. 4, 1896.

Married O. 2, 1856, Emma, da. of William Thorburn, Albany, N. Y.  6 ch.

998. *Burgess, Ebenezer George.  S. of Rev. Ebenezer and Abigail B. (Phillips), b. Dedham, Jy. 2, 1826.  M. D., Jefferson Med. Coll., 1853.  Alpha Delta Phi.

Prepared Phillips Acad., Andover.  Studied med. with Dr. S. S. Whitney, Dedham; Harvard Med. School; Jefferson Med. Coll.; spent some mos. in hospitals in Dublin and Edinburgh; practised Springfield, 1853-55; Dedham, 1855-75; r. Paris, France.  D. Paris, May 14, 1877.

Married (1) N. 30, 1853, Caroline F., da. of Francis Guild, Dedham, who d. Jan. 3, 1859; (2) Mch. 1, 1860, Ellen D., da. of Dr. Silas Holman, Gardner, Me.  5 ch.  Francis G. (A. C. 1878).  Bro. Edward P. (A. C. 1852).

999. *Burgess, Edward Phillips.  S. of Rev. Ebenezer and Abigail B. (Phillips), b. Dedham, Je. 28, 1827.  LL. B., Harvard, 1854.

Prepared Phillips Acad., Andover.  Harvard Law School, 1852-54; studied law Boston, 1854-55; admitted to Suffolk Co. bar, 1855; practised law Dedham, 1855-71; lawyer and farmer, 1871-.  D. Dedham, Jy. 17, 1901.

Married D. 13, 1855, Mary B., da. of John Kingsbury, Providence, R. I., who d. Ap. 1, 1903.  4 ch.  William P. (A. C. ex 1880).  Bro. Ebenezer (A. C. 1852).

1000. *Chapin, Franklin Perry.  S. of Ebenezer and Sarah (Robinson), b. Gill, Aug. 14, 1827.  Phi Beta Kappa; Alpha Delta Phi.

Prepared Shelburne Falls Acad.  Bangor T. S., 1855-57; ordained Camden, Me., N. 11, 1857; p. there, 1857-67; 2nd Cong. Ch. Amherst, 1867-71; 1st Cong. Ch. No. Weymouth, 1873-85; Easton, 1885-90; E. Milton, 1890-92; w. c. 1892-93; p. Hudson, N. H., 1893-1907; w. c. Campello, 1907-09.  Supt. public schools, Amherst, 1871-73.  D. Campello, Mch. 7, 1909.

Married (1) D. 2, 1857, Sarah S., da. of Addi Wallace, Hadley, who d. Jan. 22, 1868; (2) Jan. 11, 1870, Margaret, da. of Robert McFarlane, Camden, Me.  5 ch.  Robert M. (A. C. 1897).

1001. *Cheavens, Henry Martyn.  S. of John and Catharine (Allen), b. Philadelphia, Penn., Ap. 8, 1830.  M. D., St. Louis Med. Coll., 1866.  Alpha Delta Phi.

Prepared with Dr. Edward Wyman, St. Louis (Mo.) H. S.; Yale, 1848-50; A. C., 1850-52.  Taught Jacksonville (Ill.) H. S., 1852-53; private tutor Boone Co., Mo., some mos.; prin. St. Paul (Minn.) H. S., 1854; taught various schools Boone Co., Mo., 1854-61; St. Louis Med. Coll.; practised Boydsville, Mo., 2 yrs.; Ashland, Mo., 4 yrs.; farmer and teacher Ashland, Mo., 18(?)-1920.  In Confederate Army, 1861-65.  D. Columbia, Mo., May 13, 1920.

Married Je. 17, 1866, Sarah A., da. of Philip F. Self, Ashland, Mo.  Ch. John S.; Catherine E.; Henry P.

1002. *Clark, Joseph Manly.  S. of Joseph and Lucy B. (Locke), b. Somerville, May 31, 1829.  M. A., A. C., 1855; M. D., Jefferson Med. Coll., 1854.  Delta Upsilon.

Prepared Hopkins Classical School, Cambridge.  Jefferson Med. Coll., 1852-54; practised Washburn, Ill., 1856-57; merchant, 1857-58; ed. Newspaper Metamora, Ill., 1858-61; supt. schools Woodford Co., Ill., 1861-70.  D. Metamora, Ill., F. 20, 1870.

Married S. 14, 1858, Anna S. Stevenson, Hopkinsville, Ky.  4 ch.

1003. *Coit, George Henry.  S. of George M. and Mary (Short), b. Bristol, R. I., May 5, 1825.  M. A., A. C., 1855.  Delta Kappa Epsilon.

Prepared Williston Sem.  Taught No. H. S., Amherst and Male Acad., Washington, Ga., 1852-54; Columbia T. S., S. C., 1855-58; licensed to preach by Presbytery of Charleston, S. C., Ap. 12, 1858; s. s. 1st Presb. Ch. Columbia, S. C., 1858; ordained as Presb. Americus, Ga., N. 5, 1858; p. there, 1858-67; president Furlow Masonic Female Coll. there, 1862-65; p. Wilmington, Ill., 1867-72; Warren, Ill., 1872-74; Collinsville, Ill., 1874-77.  D. Collinsville, Ill., N. 13, 1877.

Married S. 7, 1858, Eliza A., da. of Robert Steele, N. Y. City.  Ch. Lizzie S.; Edward A.; Mary C.; Henry M.; Caroline D.

1004. *Dudley, George Evans.  S. of John and Elizabeth (Rowe), b. Bath, N. Y., S. 28, 1830.  M. A., A. C., 1855.  Psi Upsilon.

Prepared Franklin Acad., Prattsburg, N. Y.  Taught Jonesville, Mich., 1852-55; merchant there, 1855-58; prof. of mathematics State Normal School, Ypsilanti, Mich., 1858-60.  D. Detroit, Mich., S. 7, 1860.

Married Jy. 15, 1858, Mary H., da. of Abram L. Beaumont, Jonesville, Mich.  Ch. Winifred; George E.  Bro. LaFayette (A. C. 1851).

1005. *Dunn, Ambrose.  S. of Ambrose and Jane (Clawson), b. Erie, Penn., Jan. 18, 1828.  Delta Kappa Epsilon.

Prepared Erie (Penn.) Acad.; A. C., 1849-52.  Union T. S., 1852-55; taught Brook, N. Y., 1855-56; s. s. various places, 1856-57; ordained by Presbytery, Je. 23, 1857; p. Fairview and Manchester, Penn., 1857-70; s. s. Greenwood, Ind., 1870-78; evangelist Indianapolis, Ind., 1878-80; a. p. Southport, Ind., 1880-84; r. Indianapolis, Ind., preaching various places, 1884-1902.  D. Indianapolis, Ind., Ap. 6, 1902.

Married O. 15, 1856, Cornelia, da. of John Dodge, Watertown, N. Y.

1006. *Fish, Elijah Shumway.  S. of Ezra and Olive (Shumway), b. Shutesbury, F. 29, 1820.  M. A., A. C., 1855.  Delta Upsilon.

Prepared Shelburne Falls Acad.  Licensed to preach while in college and studied theology during this time; s. s. Packardville, 1851-52; No. Prescott, 1852-53; ordained as Baptist, Prescott, Ap. 20, 1853; p. New Salem and Prescott, 1853-54; Freeport, Me., 1854-60; No. Livermore, Me., 1861-70; China, Me., 1870-74; Brooklin, Me., 1874-82; Milo, Me., 1882-84; Lisbon Falls, Me., 1884-86.  D. Lisbon Falls, Me., F. 17, 1886.

Married N. 3, 1852, Mary A., da. of Stephen Graves, No. Leverett.  4 s.

1007. *Glenn, William Ewing.  S. of Rev. Robert, b. Ringport, Tenn., F. 20, 1831.

A. C., 1849-52.  Taught in Mo.; studied med.  D. Lafayette Co., Mo., Mch., 1855.

1008. *Goodrich, William Winton.  S. of David and Mary (Winton), b. Havana, N. Y., Aug. 23, 1833.  M. A., A. C., 1855; LL. D., A. C., 1892.  Alpha Delta Phi.

Prepared with Rev. W. A. Nichols, So. Brookfield and at Mt. Pleasant Institute, Amherst.  Studied law with Hill, Cagger & Porter, Albany, N. Y. and Albany Law School; admitted to bar, N., 1854; practised Albany, N. Y., 1854-57; N. Y. City, 1857-96, 1904-06, specializing in maritime and admiralty law.  Member N. Y. Legislature, 1866, 1870, 1871; N. Y. Bd. of Education, 1869; sec. Cincinnati (O.) Convention, 1872; chairman Liberal Republican Committee of N. Y. City; delegate and chairman of International Marine Conference, Washington, D. C., 1889; delegate of same, Brussels, 1905; Justice of Supreme Court, 1896; Presiding Justice, Appellate Division of Second Dept., 1897-1904; lecturer on admiralty law N. Y. Law School, 1892-; governor N. Y. Society of the Mayflower.  Compiled Lien Law of Shippers and Vessels.  D. Brooklyn, N. Y., N. 21, 1906.

Married S. 10, 1857, Frances A., da. of Henry Wickes, Albany, N. Y.  4 ch.  Henry W. (A. C. 1880).

1009. *Grassie, William.  S. of George and Elizabeth (Field), b. Gay's River, N. S., Mch. 23, 1823.  D. D., Grove City Coll., 1902.  Psi Upsilon.

Prepared Worcester Acad.  Andover T. S., 1852-55; ordained by Presbytery Wattsburgh, Penn., O. 2, 1855; p. there, 1855-63; Edinboro, Penn., 1863-75; a. p. Cambridge Springs, Penn., 1875-1901; also Gravel Run, Penn., 1875-88; w. c. Readville, Penn., 1901-06.  D. Readville, Penn., O. 12, 1906.

Married (1) S. 30, 1855, Zilpah E., da. of Dexter Fay, Berlin, who d. Aug. 14, 1859; (2) May 12, 1863, Sarah E., da. of Pelatiah West, Palmyra, N. Y.  4 ch.

1010. *Harrington, Brainerd Timothy.  S. of Timothy B. and Jane M. (Wilson), b. Heath, Je. 1, 1826.  M. A., A. C., 1855.  Alpha Delta Phi.

Prepared Williston Sem. and Amherst Acad.  With brother in school for boys Westchester, N. Y., 1855-61; prin., 1861-96; taught private pupils, 1896-1901.  D. Westchester, N. Y., D. 13, 1901.

Married O. 15, 1857, Abby L., da. of Timothy S. Taft, Boston.  3 ch.

1011. *Holmes, Lewis Warfield.  S. of Richard and Rebecca E. (Warfield), b. Baltimore, Md., Mch. 12, 1831.  M. D., U. of Md., 1855.  Delta Kappa Epsilon.

Prepared McNally's private school, Baltimore, Md.  U. of Md. Med. School, 1852-55; practised Baltimore hospitals, 1855-57; hospitals, Paris, France, 1857-60; Baltimore, Md., 1860-; in business.  D. Baltimore, Md., O. 17, 1883.

1012. *Kies, Henry.  S. of Marvin and Frelove (Buck), b. Killingly, Conn., Mch. 15, 1826.  Delta Upsilon.

Prepared Woodstock (Conn.) Acad.  Studied theology with Rev. Thomas O. Rice, W. Killingly, Conn., 1852-54; Lane T. S., 1854-55; licensed to preach New Haven, Conn.  D. Troy, Ia., Aug. 19, 1855.

Married Lucy E., da. of Rev. James Burlingame, Rice City, R. I.  Ch. Henry.

1013. *Kimberly, Augustus Greene.  S. of Thompson and Deborah W. (Griffin), b. N. Y. City, May 21, 1832.  M. D., U. of City of N. Y., 1862.

Prepared Amherst Acad.  Asst. Surgeon U. S. Army, 1862-65; reappointed and served in Dept. of La. and Tex., 1868-70; practised Brooklyn, N. Y., 1865-68, 1870-80, 1881-1903; surgeon on ocean steamer, 1880-81; lecturer on anatomy and physiology and instructor in mathematics, Brooklyn (N. Y.) H. S., 1877-79; lecturer on anatomy and physiology and instructor in classics, Freehold Institute, N. J., 1883-; taught many private pupils.  D. Brooklyn, N. Y., Mch. 7, 1913.

Married Je. 28, 1866, Mary E., da. of Archibald Hawkins, Baltimore, Md.  4 ch.

1014. *Kingsbury, Charles Wood.  S. of Lawson and Sophia (White), b. Framingham, May 27, 1831.  Delta Kappa Epsilon.

Prepared Mt. Pleasant Institute, Amherst.  Studied med. with Dr. William H. Van Buren, N. Y. City, 1852-54.  D. Framingham, D. 9, 1855.

1015. *Larned, Edward Stuart.  S. of Benjamin F. and Lucy F. (Willis), b. Detroit, Mich., S. 13, 1832.  Delta Kappa Epsilon.

Prepared with Rev. Edward Tyler, Pittsfield.  U. of N. Y. Med. School, 1852-54; U. de Paris, 1854-56; practised med. in Mex., 1 yr.; Tex., 2 yrs.; stockraiser and farmer Tex., 18(?)-61; examining Surgeon, N. Y. Vols., 1862; Adj. and Major, Pierrepont Rifles, U. S. Vols., 1863; supt. mercantile agency San Francisco, Cal.; r. Florence, N. J., 1878; Washington, D. C.  D. Westchester Co., N. Y., Aug. 23, 1889.

Married 1863, Mary, da. of Rev. Andrew Hopper, Newark, N. J.  1 s., 1 da.

1016. *Littlefield, James Austin.  S. of James and Mary (Cary), b. Randolph, F. 17, 1829.  Psi Upsilon.

Prepared Phillips Acad., Andover.  In leather business Boston, 1852-57; in West, 1857-61; night clerk Boston post office, 1865-1903.  Priv. 12th Mass. Vols., Je., 1861; Orderly Sergt. 56th Veteran Regt. 9th Army Corps; 2nd Lieut., 1st Lieut., Capt., 1864-65.  D. Chelsea, O. 7, 1903.

Married Jan. 5, 1857, Ellen E., da. of Charles Dingham, Boston.  3 ch.

1017. *Maynard, Fayette.  S. of Levi and Anna (Day), b. Potsdam, N. Y., S. 16, 1824.  Delta Upsilon.

Prepared St. Lawrence Acad., Potsdam, N. Y. and with brother, Essex, N. Y.  In business 1852-54; studied dentistry Watertown, N. Y., 3 yrs.; practised Mannsville, N. Y.; r. there.  D. Mannsville, N. Y., May 8, 1870.

Married O. 4, 1854, Jane E., da. of Horace Cutler, Enfield.  1 da.  [Seems to be brother of Reuel D. ex 1843 and Eliphal 1844.]

1018. *Moore, Henry.  S. of Francis and Sarah (Cheever), b. Brighton, N. 21, 1828.  M. A., A. C., 1855.  Delta Upsilon.

Prepared Phillips Acad., Andover; Harvard, 1848-49; A. C., 1849-52.  Prin. Houston (Tex.) Acad., 1852-54, also studied law; Cobbett Grammar School Lynn, 1854-79.  Ed. Houston Telegraph, 6 mos.  D. Lynn, Mch. 29, 1879.

Married O. 18, 1852, Eliza E., da. of Trevett Rhodes, Lynn.  6 ch.

1019. *Moore, Mason.  S. of Ariel and Electa (Lyon), b. Sheffield, O., F. 28, 1822.  Delta Upsilon.

Prepared Williston Sem.  Andover T. S., 1852-55; s. s. Lee, N. H., 1855-69; ordained there, D. 3, 1867; s. s. Worcester, Vt. and Northville, N. Y.; w. c. Saratoga Springs, N. Y.; a. p. Plymouth, Vt., 1877-79; w. c. there.  D. Plymouth, Vt., D. 13, 1893.

1020. *Payson, Charles Henry.  S. of Rev. Phillips and Betsey (Bontelle), b. Leominster, S. 28, 1831.  Delta Upsilon.

Prepared Ames (N. Y.) Acad.  Prin. Pompey Hill (N. Y.) Acad., 1852-54; insurance agent Cleveland, O., few mos.; Union T. S., 1854-57; studied Heidelburg and Berlin Univs., 1857-58; miss'y of University Place, Presb. Ch. N. Y. City, 1860; ordained N. 25, 1860; p. Memorial Chapel of Madison Sq. Presb. Ch. N. Y. City, 1860-77.  D. N. Y. City, Jan. 24, 1877.

Married Aug. 6, 1861, Mary L., da. of John Ely, N. Y. City.  2 s., 3 da.

1021. *Porter, Charles Leland.  S. of Edward R. and Lydia C. (Van Valkenburgh), b. Prattsburgh, N. Y., O. 19, 1830.  Phi Beta Kappa; Psi Upsilon.

Prepared Franklin Acad., Prattsburgh, N. Y.; A. C., 1849-52.  Studied law Urbana, Ill.; admitted to bar there, 1858, but never practised; prin. Cayuga Lake Acad., Aurora, N. Y., 1853-54; prof. of ancient languages Washington Coll., Md., 1854-56; taught Wheatland, Ia., 1870-71; prof. of music and natural sciences Marengo (Ill.) H. S., several yrs. 18(?)-76; prin. Wheatland (Ia.) Acad., 1877-80; farmer Moline, Mo., 1882-90; taught private school Geneseo, Ill., 1890-95; proprietor Colona House, Colona, Ill., 1895-96.  Enlisted 1st Wis. Cav., 1861; discharged with rank of Major, 1863.  Author Pebbles from the Lake Shore (poems).  D. Colona, Ill., D. 24, 1896.

Married (1) N. 9, 1862, Vandalia D. Penney, Cape Girardeau, Mo., who d. 1871; (2) Aug. 7, 1872, Emma D., da. of Cyrus Blanchard, Wheatland, Ia.  4 ch.

1022. *Rankin, William Bradshaw.  S. of Anthony and Margaret (Grey), b. Little Chucky, near Greeneville, Tenn., S. 3, 1825.  M. A., A. C., 1855; D. D., Washington (Tenn.), 1893.  Delta Upsilon.

Prepared Deckertown (N. J.) and Classical Acad.  Prin. Rhea Acad., Greeneville, Tenn., 1852-54; president Greeneville Coll., 1854-58; prof. of mathematics Tusculum Coll., Tenn., 1859-62, studied theology while teaching; licensed to preach, 1863; prin. Greeneville (Tenn.) public schools, 1862-64; exiled to N. Y. State for Union sentiments, 1864 and campaigned for Abraham Lincoln's re-election in N. Y. and N. J., 1864; prin. Wellsville (N. Y.) Graded School, 1864-66; ordained by Holston Presbytery, E. Tenn., Aug., 1866; p. Old Salem and Mt. Bethel Chs., 1866-74; president Washington Female Coll., E. Tenn., 1866-75; supt. of public instruction Greene Co., E. Tenn., 1867-70, helping to est. state public schools and schools under the Freedman's Bureau and Peabody fund; district supt. Amer. Bible Soc., Tenn. and Tex., 1874-98; financial agent Washington Coll., Tenn., 1898-1900; general sec. John C. Martin educational fund for colored preachers and mountain whites, 1900-03.  D. Washington Coll., Tenn., D. 15, 1903.

Married Aug. 18, 1852, Jane, da. of Daniel Carpenter, Amity, N. Y.  Ch. M. Estelle; Alletta C.; Jessie J.; May B.

1023. *Roel, Sylvanus Baker.  S. of Moses and Olley (French), b. W. Dummerston, Vt., N. 3, 1827.  Delta Kappa Epsilon.

Prepared Leland and Gray Sem., Townshend, Vt.  Taught Holden H. S., 1852-53, 1854; Andover T. S., 1853-54.  D. Holden, S. 17, 1854.

1024. *Root, Henry Dwight.  S. of Cephas and Mary (Johnson), b. Greenfield, F. 21, 1832.  M. A., A. C., 1855.  Phi Beta Kappa; Alpha Delta Phi.

Prepared Williston Sem. and Phillips Acad., Andover.  Taught, 1852-53; studied modern languages, 1853-54; Harvard Law School, 1854-55.  D. Brooklyn, N. Y., S. 3, 1855.

1025. *Sabin, Henry.  S. of Noah and Betsey (Cleveland), b. Pomfret, Conn., O. 23, 1829.  LL. D., Drake U., 1893; Cornell, 1894; Ia. U., 1895.

Prepared Woodstock (Conn.) Acad.  Prin. Naugatuck (Conn.) H. S., 1853-59; Collegiate Institute, Matawan, N. J., 1859-65; Eaton School, New Haven, Conn., 1865-68; taught Rockford, Ill., 1868-71; supt. city schools Clinton, Ia., 1871-88; state supt. Public Instruction for Ia., 1888-92, 1894-98.  D. Chula Vista, Cal., Mch. 22, 1918.

Married Ap., 1858, Esther F., da. of Giles Hotchkiss, Naugatuck, Conn.  Ch. Gertrude; Elbridge H.; Edward L.; Bessie.

1026. *Smith, Sidney Kelsey.  S. of Martin and Mary (Holcomb), b. Brandon, Vt., N. 6, 1828.  Ph. D., Munich, 1859.  Delta Upsilon.

Prepared St. Lawrence Acad., Potsdam, N. Y.; Middlebury, 1848-50; A. C., 1850-52.  U. of Munich, Germany; taught S. C. Collegiate Institute, 1856-57; Polytechnic Institute Philadelphia, Penn., 1865-84; farmer Pemberton, N. J., some yrs.; ed. The Agricultural Chemist; analytical chemist.  D. Pemberton, N. J., Mch. 25, 1906.

1027. *Sprague, Daniel Jay.  S. of Rev. Daniel G. and Caroline (Wood), b. Hampton, Conn., Mch. 11, 1831.  M. A., A. C., 1855.

Prepared with father.  Taught, 1852-54; Union T. S., 1854-55; in commercial agency, firm of Tappan & McKillop later McKillop & Sprague, N. Y. City, 1856-78; president Pelham & Port Chester R. R. of N. Y.; Baltimore, Cincinnati and Western Construction Co., 1880-88.  Pub. The Commercial Agency Register, 1862-72.  D. N. Y. City, Jan. 20, 1888.

Married O. 30, 1861, Laura W., da. of George Dayton, Peekskill, N. Y.  3 ch.  Laura D. (m. George H. Cobb, A. C. 1885).

1028. *Taft, Don Carlos.  S. of Zadock L. and Annie (Ramsdale), b. Swanzey, N. H., Je. 19, 1827.

Prepared Swanzey, N. H. and Shelburne Falls Acads.  Union T. S., 1852-55; ordained, May 7, 1855; s. s. Elmwood, Ill., 1855-56; taught acad. there, 1855-62, 1864-65; prof. Pacific U. Forest Grove, Ore., 1862-63; prin. Metamora (Ill.) H. S., 1865-67; Minonk (Ill.) H. S., 1867-71; prof. of geology and zoology, Ill. Industrial U. Champaign, Ill., 1871-82; est. bank and r. Hanover, Kans., 1882-97; Chicago, Ill., 1897-1907.  D. Chicago, Ap. 1, 1907.

Married (1) S. 14, 1856, Mary L., da. of Dr. Oren Foster, So. Leverett, who d. F. 5, 1891; (2) May 30, 1894, Mary V., da. of James Ford, Oak Hill, Ill.  2 s., 2 [da].

1029. *Thurston, Benjamin Easton.  S. of William and Ruth C. (Easton), b. Newport, R. I., O. 24, 1827.  Phi Beta Kappa; Psi Upsilon.

Prepared with Rev. Thatcher Thayer, Newport, R. I. and at Geneva, Switzerland.  With Jared Reid, Jr. est boys' school Newport, R. I.; farmer Delavan, Ill., 1859-68; auditor Delaware & Hudson Canal Co., N. Y. City, 1868-69; cashier manufacturing and coal company, Grand Tower, Ill.  D. Delavan, Ill., Je. 4, 1870.

Married F. 5, 1862, Mary A., da. of James Siddall, Madison, Ind.  4 s.

1030. *Train, Gorham.  S. of Samuel and Hannah P. (Flint), b. Medford, S. 3, 1830.  Alpha Delta Phi.

Prepared Phillips Acad., Andover.  Wool merchant Boston, 1852-1900.  D. Boston, N. 20, 1900.

Married Je. 28, 1854, Annie L., da. of Dr. Daniel Harwood, Boston.  2 ch.  Bro. Horace D. (A. C. 1842).

1031. *Webber, George Nelson.  S. of Ariel and Lucina (Holmes), b. Pomfret, Conn., Aug. 27, 1826.  M. A., A. C., 1855; D. D., A. C., 1870.  Phi Beta Kappa; Psi Upsilon.

Prepared Worcester Acad.  Andover T. S., 1852-54; tutor A. C., 1854-55; ordained St. Johnsbury, Vt., D. 5, 1855; p. South Ch. there, 1855-59; North Ch. Hartford, Conn., 1859-62; 1st Ch. Lowell, 1862-67; prof. of moral and mental science Middlebury, 1867-73; p. 1st Presb. Ch. Troy, N. Y., 1874-83; prof. of philosophy Smith, 1883-84; lecturer in ethics there, 1884-91; r. Northampton, 1891-1907.  Chaplain 1st Conn. Vols., 1862.  D. Springfield, D. 20, 1907.

Married (1) May 4, 1858, Charlotte, da. of Thaddeus Fairbanks, St. Johnsbury, Vt., who d. Mch. 29, 1859; (2) Aug. 29, 1871, Caroline K., da. of Rev. Daniel Ladd, Middlebury, Vt.  4 ch.  Charlotte (m. Clinton E. Bell, A. C. 1895).


*Blair, Austin Cary.  S. of Barnabas, b. Enfield, Jan. 29, 1831.  Psi Upsilon.  A. C., 1848-51.  D. F. 17, 1855.
*Brown, Addison.  S. of Addison and Catharine B. (Griffin), b. W. Newbury, F. 21, 1830.  LL. D., Harvard, 1902.  Psi Upsilon.  Prepared with Benjamin Greenleaf; A. C., 1848-49; grad. Harvard, 1852.  Harvard Law School, 1852-54; practised N. Y. City, 1855-81; U. S. District Judge for Southern District, N. Y., 1881-1901.  Member Torrey Botanical Club (N. Y.), 1875-1913 and president, 1893-1905; scientific director N. Y. Botanical Garden and president; wrote on botanical and legal subjects.  D. N. Y. City, Ap. 9, 1913.
*Canfield, Charles Taylor.  S. of Milton B., b. Danby, N. Y., Ap. 13, 1823.  A. C., 1850-51; grad. Harvard, 1852.  Harvard D. S. 1855; p. Lockport, Ill.; Uxbridge and Bernardston.
*Chapin, Lebeus Cornelius.  B. Gilbertville, N. Y., Jy. 5, 1823.  A. C., 1848-50; grad. Yale, 1852.  Grad. Yale Med. Coll., 1864; practised New Haven, Conn.; manufacturer machinery and agricultural implements, Kalamazoo, Mich.  Army surgeon U. S. Vols., 1864-65.  D. 1885.
*Downing, Jerome Francis.  S. of James and Roxana (Forbush), b. Enfield, Mch. 24, 1827.  Psi Upsilon.  Prepared Williston Sem. and Andover Acad.; A. C., 1848-50.  Ed. Troy (N. Y.) Daily Post, 1850-52; prin. Salem (N. J.) Acad., 1852-53; Carlisle (Penn.) Male H. S., 1853-55; admitted to bar Carlisle, Penn., 1855; practised Erie, Penn., 1855-66; district attorney Erie Co., Penn., 1863-66; manager Western Dept. of Insurance Co. of No. America and Philadelphia Underwriters, Erie, Penn., 1866-.  D. Je. 25, 1913.
*Durant, James Starrett.  S. of David, b. Walden, Vt., O. 22, 1824.  M. D., Dartmouth, 1855.  A. C., 1849-51; grad. Dartmouth, 1852.  Dartmouth Med. Coll., 1852-55; prin. Phillips Acad., Danville, Vt., 1858; practised med. there, 1858-.  D. Danville, Vt., Jan. 9, 1892.
*Gray, Levi.  S. of John and Sarah (Knight), b. Lincolnville, Me., F. 2, 1827.  M. A., Harvard, 1871.  Prepared Phillips Acad., Andover; A. C., 1848-51; Yale, 1851; grad. Harvard, 1852.  Harvard Law School, 1853-54; admitted to bar Boston, O. 29, 1854; practised there, 1854-63; N. Y. City, 1863-.  D. 1882.
*Hale, James Riley.  S. of Benjamin, b. Orwell, Vt., Je. 14, 1823.  Delta Upsilon.  A. C., 1848.  Auburn T. S., 1853-54; Union T. S., 1854-55; ordained as Cong., Ap., 1858; s. s. De Kalb and Massena, N. Y.; taught York, Penn., 18(?)-61; in business Charlestown; Portsmouth, N. H.  Marine, U. S. Navy, 1861-65.  D. about 1865.
*Hannaford, David Osheal.  S. of Thomas W. and Mary B. (Holloway), b. Suffolk, Va., May 1, 1833.  Alpha Delta Phi.  Prepared Riddicksville (N. C.) Acad.; A. C., 1848-51; scientific dept., 1853-54.  Taught Suffolk, Va.; Yeates Acad., Nansemond Co., Va.; Churchland Acad., Norfolk Co., Va.; in Fla. and N. C.; Female Coll., Ala.  D. Jan. 19, 1861.
*Hawkins, Buel Judd.  S. of Amos, b. Bethlehem, Conn., Jy. 8, 1826.  Delta Upsilon.  A. C., 1849.  Taught in O., Penn., Kans., Mo. and Ill.
*Hill, James Seneca.  S. of George W. and Sallie (Albee), b. Pawtucket, Mch. 3, 1825.  M. D., Boylston Med. School, 1855.  Prepared Williston Sem.; A. C., 1848-51; grad. Harvard, 1852.  Student Boylston Med. School, Boston; practised med. and surgeon State Alms House, Tewksbury, 1855-56; r. in Cal., 1857.  D. Sacramento, Cal., Ap. 21, 1857.
*Hunt, Horace Judson.  B. New Salem, D. 15, 1827.  Grad. Williams, 1852.  Studied law Pittsfield.  D. Prescott, F. 20, 1854.
*Jones, Joseph Lyman.  S. of Thomas, b. Enfield, D. 4, 1832.  Delta Kappa Epsilon.  A. C., 1848-51.  Clerk dry goods jobbing house N. Y. City, 1852-57; farmer in Kans., 1857-.  Member Kans. Legislature, 1862-69.
*Lewis, Eri Brainard.  S. of Eri, b. 1830.  Registered from Townsend.  A. C., 1848-49.  D. while a student A. C.
*Longley, Joseph Grout.  B. Hawley, May 26, 1823.  M. A. (hon.), A. C., 1869.  A. C., 1848.  Taught Westfield and Westboro; grad. Auburn T. S., 1870; Presb. clergyman in N. Y.; lecturer, many yrs.; taught freedmen.  Priv. 51st Mass. Vols., 1862; 1st Lieut., 1862-63.  D. Greenville, Ill., May 6, 1871.
*Marcussohn, Jacob William.  B. Galat, Austria, Jy. 11, 1826.  Delta Upsilon.  A. C., 1849-51; Williams, 1852.  T. I., Conn., 1854; miss'y of A. B. C. F. M., Salonika, Turkey, 1856-59; organized mission in Constantinople and worked there, 1859-62; returned to N. Y., 1862; p. 1st Presb. Ch. Lyndonville, N. Y., 1869-.
*Merrill, Stephen.  S. of Stephen, b. 1829.  Registered from Acton, Me.  A. C., 1848-49.
*Neibert, Joseph Odonald.  B. 1831.  Registered from Natchez, Miss.  A. C., 1848-50.  Lawyer and planter Natchez, Miss.
*Parker, George Gedney.  S. of Asa, b. Acton, Je. 19, 1826.  Psi Upsilon.  A. C., 1848-50; grad. Union, 1852.  Practised law Milford.
*Royston, Cyrus Augustus.  S. of Joshua and Elizabeth (Watson), b. Washington Co., Tenn., Jan. 15, 1824.  Prepared Tusculum Coll.; A. C., 1848-50.  Taught in Ga.; studied law and practised there, few yrs.; studied theology Rheatown, E. Tenn.; licensed, 1859.
*Sears, Theodore Crosby.  S. of Lewis, b. Danbury, Conn., Aug. 4, 1828.  Psi Upsilon.  A. C., 1848-50.  Practised law Albany, N. Y.; Cleveland, O.; Leavenworth and Ottawa, Kans.; General Attorney of Mo., Kans. & Tex. R. R.; State Senator, Kans., 1870-73.
*Sheffield, Simon Ray.  S. of George G., b. New Shoreham, R. I., S. 2, 1826.  A. C., 1848, 1850-51.  Mining engineer; supt. quartz mining company, Sawyers Bar, Cal.
*Shepard, Jason Gustavus.  S. of Augustus, b. 1825.  Registered from Bloomfield, Conn.  A. C., 1848.
*Spaulding, Nathaniel Goodell.  S. of Jason and Lucy (Goodell), b. Beekmantown, N. Y., Aug. 24, 1826.  Prepared Plattsburgh (N. Y.) Acad.; A. C., 1848-49; grad. Union, 1852.  P. Meth. Episcopal Ch.  W. Troy, Fultonville, Greenbush, Gloversville, Albany, Saratoga Springs (all N. Y.); prin. Amenia (N. Y.) Sem., 1866; president Fort Plain (N. Y.) French Coll., 1868.
*Stevens, Joseph.  S. of Joseph C., b. Bangor, Me., S. 7, 1832.  A. C., 1848-49; Grad. La. Med. U. New Orleans, 1856; practised in La.  Surgeon during Civil War.  D. Aug. 7, 1872.
*Taylor, James Franklin.  S. of William, b. Benton, N. Y., N. 4, 1824.  A. C., 1848-49; grad. Union, 1852.  P. Chelsea and Saugatuck, Mich.
*Torrey, Edwin Fuller.  S. of John, b. Honesdale, Penn., Je. 4, 1832.  A. C., 1848.  Banker Honesdale, Penn.
*Van Zandt, Charles Collins.  S. of Edward, b. Newport, R. I., Aug. 10, 1830.  M. A., Trinity; Brown, 1867; M. A. (hon.), A. C., 1880.  A. C., 1848; grad. Trinity, Hartford, Conn., 1851.  Practised law Newport and Providence, R. I.; clerk R. I. House of Representatives, 1855-57; member and speaker of same, many yrs.; member of Senate, 1873-74; Lieut. Governor, 1873-75; Governor, 1877-80.  D. Brookline, Je. 4, 1894.
*Wilcox, Daniel Webster.  S. of Abraham and Laurinda (Hardy), b. Colrain, D. 2, 1829.  Prepared Franklin Acad., Shelburne Falls; A. C., 1848-50; Colby, 1850-52.  Taught Conn. Literary Institute Suffield, Conn., 1852-53; Rochester T. S., 1853-55; p. Baptist Ch. Green Bay, Wis., 1856-64; farmer and occasionally s. Shelburne Falls, 1865-1915.  Trustee and librarian Arms Library Shelburne Falls.  D. Springfield, May 7, 1915.

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