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practice in liis native town. Eegister of Probate, 1827-55.
Judge of Probate, 1858-73, wlien he resigned.

JOSEPH LYMAN.
N. N., born 1809, son of Jonathan H., Esq. Y. C. 1828.
Studied law one year with Hon. Lewis Strong, and then with
the Hon. Jonathan Sloane, at Eavenna, Ohio. Began prac-
tice at Eavenna ; afterwards resided at Cleveland, until 1865.
Was a general commission merchant and land agent. Since
1865, has been in New York, residing at Englewood, N. J.
His son, Samuel Hinckley Lyman, Y. C. 1861, is a lawyer

in New York.

HENRY LYMAN.

N. N., born Nov. 23d, 1809, son of Theodore. A. C.
1829. Grad. at Andover Theological Seminary, 1832. Or-
dained Oct. 11th, 1832, at Northampton. Married Miss
Eliza Pond of Boston. June 10th, 1833, embarked at
Boston, with other missionaries for Batavia, Isle of Java.
Left Batavia with his associate, Mr. Munson, in April,
1834, on an exploring tour. On the 28th of June, the
two suffered martyrdom, Lyman only twenty-four, Munson's
age was thirty. A monument to Lyman's memory stands
near Brainerd's grave in the Northampton cemetery.

JOSEPH LYMAN.

N. N., born 1812, son of Judge Joseph. H. C. 1830.
From the study of law, he passed to that of civil engi-
neering and mining. He died 1871, at Jamaica Plain,
near Boston, aged fifty-nine.

EPHRAIM LYMAN.

Born at Goshen, Ct., 1810. His grandfather was a
native of Northampton. Y. 0. 1832. Grad. at Yale



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Theological Seminary, 1835. Ordained pastor at Plymoutli,
Ct., afterwards at Washington in the same State. He
removed to Northampton in 1864. Spent his last years
in Minnesota. He died in Minneapolis, Oct. 29th, 1880, at
the age of three score and ten.

JOHN CHESTER LYMAN.
N. N., born 1813, son of Jonathan H. H. 0. 1833.
Studied law at Harvard Law School, and practiced in Bos-
ton. Has since travelled extensively, and for many years
resided at Doylestown, Pa. His wife, Mary Morris of D.,
is a daughter of a member of Congress, formerly from
Penn.

JONATHAN HUNTINGTON LYMAN.
N. N., born 1816, fourth son of J. H. L., Esq. Grad.
at Medical Department of University of Penn., 1840. Prac-
ticed at Enfield, then in California. By marriage, a grand-
son of President Timothy Dwight. Present residence not
ascertained.

GEORGE HINCKLEY LYMAN.

N. ISr., born 1819, son of J. H. L., Esq. Grad. at Medical
Department of University of Penn., 1843. Studied abroad
at the Universities of Paris and Dublin. In 1845, settled
in Boston. Lt. Colonel and Medical Inspector U. S. A.,
1861-65. Senior Brigade Surgeon of U. S. Vols. Son-in-
law of James T. Austin, formerly Attorney General of Mass.

DAVID HINCKLEY LYMAN.

N. N., born 1820, son of J. H. L., Esq. H. C. 1839.
He settled at Zanesville, Ohio, 1842. Editor and owner of
Zanesville Courier. At Chicago, 1852 ; at New York, 1856 ;
at Warsaw, 0., 1861; at Cleveland, 1867; at Pittsburg,
1868, where he edited the Pittsburg Gazette. He died at
Warsaw, 1876, aged fifty-six.



328 ANTIQUITIES AND HISTORICALS.

JAMES FOWLER LYMAN.

N. N., born 1830, son of Judge Samuel F. H. C. 1850.
Studied at the Harvard Law School. Engaged in the life
insurance business, and lives at Newark, N. J.

BENJAMIN SMITH LYMAN.

N. N., born 1835, son of Judge Samuel. H. 0. 1855.
Studied geology, mining, and kindred branches, two years in
France and one year in Germany. A mining engineer in
Philadelphia, also in the service of the British government,
in Hindoostan, exploring the mineral resources of that coun-
try. Present residence in Northampton, on Elm street.

ROBERT W. LYMAN.

N. N., born March 27th, 1850, son of Ahira L. M. A.
0. 1871. From 1871 to 1878, engaged in railroad and city
engineering, surveying and teaching. Studied law with Bond
Bros. & Bottum of Northampton, admitted to the bar at
Northampton, June 27th, 1878. In October following, entered
Boston University Law School, and completed the course in
one year, graduating June 4th, 1879. Located at Belcher-
town, Aug. 19th, 1879, where he practices his profession.

HART LYMAN.

Son of Eev. Ephraim L., born 1851, at Plymouth, Ct.
Y. C. 1873. On the editorial staff of the New York
Tribune.

JOSEPH LYMAN.

Grandson of Judge Joseph, and son of Edward H. E.
Lyman of New York, also of Northampton (having a sum-
mer residence on Fort Hill). Born 1851. H. C. 1873.
Grad. also at the College of Miners, N. Y. City, 1877.



NORTHAMPTON GRADUATES. 329

FRANK LYMAN.

Son of E. H. K. L., bom 1852. H. C. 1874. Grad. at
the College of Miners, 1877.

FRANK CLIFFORD LYMAN.

Grandson of Theodore Lyman, of Easthampton formerly.
Y. C. 1876. Taught in New York City, afterwards in
Peeksville, N. Y.

JOHN CHESTER LYMAN.

A native of New Haven, Ct., born 1851, son of J. Hunt-
ington Lyman, M. D. Studied two years at the Yale
Scientific Department. Grad. at Harvard Medical School,
1877. Same year went to California. Practiced at San
Francisco also at San Rafael.

MARSHALL MALTBY.

Born 1845, a native of Belle Grove, Kentucky, son of L.
Maltby, Esq., who came to Northampton in poor health in
1857. Became Treasurer of Northamjjton Savings Bank, 1866.
His son, Marshall, spent his Freshman year at Amherst College,
and his Sophomore year at Yale. His health broke down,
was in the West several years. Grad. at Dental College, N.
Y. City, 1870. Commenced practice there immediately.
Has ever since resided in that city.

ANSON MALTBY.

Younger son of L. M., Esq., born Sept. 8th, 1847. Grad.
at Columbia College Law School, May 19th, 1869. Com-
menced practice November, 1871, in New York City, where
he still lives.

GILBERT B. MANLEY.

From Potsdam, N. Y. W. C. 1857. Principal of North-
ampton High School for a number of years. Afterward
taught at Malone, N. Y. Subsequently editor of a news-
paper.



330 ANTIQUITIES AND HISTORICALS.

G. W. MANSFIELD.

W. U. 1853. Minister of the Methodist Church in North-
ampton, 1871-72.

WILBUR B. MARPLE.

Born at C'ohimbus, 0., son of Nathan and Harriet New-
ell M., and grandson of Dea. Enos Clark, Elm street, North-
ampton. A. C. 1877. Taught at Warren, 0. Grad. at
Sterling Medical College, Columbus, 1881. Practicing at
Washington Court House, Ohio.

EBENEZER PORTER MASON.
Born in Washington, Ct, Y. C. 1839. After graduating,
the family moved from Northampton to Marshall, Mich.,
where young Mason died, 1840. Says one : '^ Mason and
I were classmates in college ; he was one of the most tal-
ented and promising young men I ever knew, by far the first

man in our class."

ELEAZAR MATHER.

Son of Eev. Eichard M., minister of Dorchester; born
May 13th, 1637. H. C. 1656. Came to Northampton July,
1658. Ordained, three years later, June 18th, 1661, the first
minister. During the eleven years of his ministry he saw
numerous accessions to the church. At his death, July 24th,
1669, the churches made great lamentation, in view of the
bereavement.

WARHAM MATHER.

N. N., born 1666, son of Eev. Eleazar. H. C. 1685.
Has the honor of being the first native Northampton grad-
uate. He preached some, also taught school. Finally set-
tled at New Haven, a Justice of the Peace, 1710-16. Judge
of Probate, 1716-27. He died in New Haven, 1745, accord-
ing to an inscription in the porch of the Congregational
Church that stands on the grave of him, his wife, and others.
He left no children.



NORTHAMPTON GRADUATES. 331

SAMUEL MATHER.

Originated at Windsor, Ct., born Jan. 6tli, 1706. His
father, Dr. Samuel, a graduate of Harvard College in 1698,
was one of the most distinguished physicians of his day.
His grandfather was Eev. Samuel Mather, third minister in
Windsor. Samuel M., who settled in this town, grad. at
Yale in 1726. Studied medicine, and practiced some fifty
years, and died, 1779, in his seventy-fourth year. He served
as Selectman from twelve to fourteen times, also officiated
as a magistrate. Elisha Mather, M. D., who died in 1840,
was a descendant.

SAMUEL MATHER.

N. N., son of the foregoing, was born June 10th, 1737.
Y. C. 1756. Studied medicine. Commenced practice in
1759, at Westfield. Married, July 30th, 1761, Grace Mosely
of that town. Considered the most skillful physician in the
old County of Hampshire. Appointed, April 19th, 1754,
and again Feb. 4th, 1762, a Justice of the Peace, and was
for many years Town Clerk and Treasurer of Westfield.
February, 1762, appointed one of the Special Justices of the
Court of Common Pleas. He died in Westfield, Dec. 17th,
1808, aged seventy-one. His son, Samuel, grad. at Yale,
1784, a lawyer. Died March 15th, 1789, aged twenty-four,
at Westfield.

THOMAS W. MEEKINS.

Born in Williamsburg, son of Dr. Thomas Meekins.
Studied dentistry with Dr. J. W. Smith of Northamj^ton.
Entered Berkshire Medical College, 1849, and grad. at the
same, 1852. Commenced the practice of dentistry in North-
ampton, 1853. In January, 1857, married daughter of Eev.
Dr. B. M. Hill of New York.



332 ANTIQUITIES AND HISTORICALS.

ELIJAH HUNT MILLS.

Son of Kev. Benjamin M., first minister of Chesterfield,
born 1776. Left an orphan at an early age, and was adopted
by his maternal uncle, Mr. Elijah Hunt. For nearly fifty
years Northampton was his home. W. C. 1797. Among
Massachusetts lawyers, he reached a high position. Was
Eepresentative in Congress, 1815-20. Chosen, in 1830, XJ.
S. Senator, being the third elected to that body from North-
ampton, and became a prominent member. He was chosen
for a second term, but obliged by the failure of his health
to resign his seat in 1827. He died in 1829, aged fifty- two.

ELIJAH HUNT MILLS, Jr.

N. N., born Sept. 13th, 1810, son of the senator. Edu-
cated three years at Yale. Early went into a decline and
died, NoYcmber, 1830, at Charleston, S. C.

JOHN MITCHELL.

From Connecticut. Y. C. 1821. Editor of Christian
Spectator. Pastor at Fair Haven, 1830-36. Edwards Church,
Northampton, 1838-42. Afterwards at Stratford, Ct. He
died, 1870.

WILLIAM WARD MITCHELL.

Native of Cummington, son of Chester M. W. C. 1839.
Principal of Northampton High School from May, 1854, to
July, 1857. Kesidence, Cummington. Chosen Eepresenta-
tive to the Legislature in November, 1881.

WALTER GOODWIN MITCHELL.

Son of Wm. Ward. W. C. 1870. The valedictorian of
his class. Associate principal of the Northampton High
School from September, 1875, to March, 1881.



KORTHAMPTON GRADUATES. 333

JOHN LOTHROP MOTLEY.

Was born in Dorchester, 18 U. Attended school on Eound
Hill, Northampton, Coggswell & Bancroft's, for about three
years. H. C. 1831. Received LL. D. from University of
New York City, 1860. A celebrated historian. U. S. Am_
bassador to Austria and England. He died May 30th, 1877,
aged sixty-three.

PATRICK V. MOYCE.

Born in Ireland, Sept. 18th, 1823. Grad. at Jesuits' Col-
lege, Montreal, 1858. First resident pastor of St. Mary's
Church (Romish) in Northampton. Spoke the Irish, French
and German languages, also several Indian dialects. He died
Aug. 5th, 1872, at Hinsdale, aged forty-nine.

JOSEPH MUENSCHER.

B. U. 1821. Studied at Andover Theological Seminary,
1825. Minister of St. John's Church, Northampton, 1827-
31. Professor of Sacred Literature at Theological Seminary,
Gambler, 0., 1833-41. At Mt. Vernon, 0., 1841-55.

CHARLES MUNDE.

Born at Frieberg, Saxony, in 1805. Grad. at University
of Furca about 1835, also in medicine a few years later. Came
to this country SejDtember, 1849. Conducted the Florence
Water Cure, 1850-65, when it burned down. Is now living
in Austria.

PAUL F. MUNDE.

Born in Dresden, Saxony, Sept. 7th, 1846, son of the fore-
going. Grad. at Harvard Medical School, 1866, and at
Vienna University, 1871. Tutor at Wurzburg, Bavaria.
Practiced in New York since 1873. Editor of a Medical

Periodical, also professor at Bellevue Hospital Medical College.
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334 ANTIQUITIES AND HISTORICALS.

EDWARD BEECHER NIMS.

Bom 1838. From Sullivan, N. H., son of Setli N. W.
C. 1862. Grad. at University of Vermont at Burlington,
1864. Assistant surgeon in the army, 1864 to August, 1865.
Assistant physician Brattleboro Insane Asylum, Feb., 1866,
to Dec, 1868. Came to Northampton Lunatic Asylum Dec.
14, 1868.

JOHN B. O'DONNELL.

Born 1847, at Inch, Kerry county, Ireland, son of James
O'D. Family removed to United States 1852, and to North-
ampton center 1856, to Florence 1859. Grad. Boston Uni-
versity Law School 1877, with the degree of LL. B. Studied
another year at the University. Admitted to the Bar in
June, 1878. On 1st of July following opened an office and
commenced practice in Northampton.

T. B. O'DONNELL.

Born in Ireland, 1849. Bead law in the office of D. W.
Bond, Esq., then entered Columbia College Law School.
Completing a partial course, admitted to the Bar in June,
1873. Opened an office in Holyoke, Jan. 1st, 1874.

EDWARD B. OTHEMAN.

Born in Boston, 1833. W. U. 1854. Studied at Andover
Theological Seminary 1859. At Florence (Northampton)
1877-78, minister of the Methodist Church.

HARRY P. OTIS.

Native of Manchester, Ct., son of Col. John L., who
moved to Northamj^ton in 1864. M. A. C. 1875. A me-
chanical engineer in the Emery Wheel Co.'s shop at Leeds.

L. B. PARKHURST.

Native place, Milford, Mass. Son of Ithiel Parkhurst.
Grad. at Boston University School of Medicine, 1877. Settled



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at NorthamiDton, 1879, as successor to the late Dr. E. B.
Harding.

JOSEPH PARSONS.

N. N., born 1671, son of Joseph P. and Elizabeth, daugh-
ter of Elder John Strong. H. C. 1697. Pastor Lebanon,
Ct., 1700-8. Afterwards at Salisbury, 1718-40, where he
died, 1740, aged sixty-nine. His three sons, Joseph, Samuel
and William, all became ministers.

DAVID PARSONS.

N. N., born 1685, brother of the preceding. H. C. 1705.
Pastor at Maiden, 1709-21. At Leicester, September, 1721-
35. He died 1737, at Leicester.

DAVID PARSONS, Jr.

Son of the foregoing, born March, 1712, at Maiden. H.
C. 1729. Entered the ministry and sujoplied for a year or
two, 1737-38, the second precinct or parish of Northampton,
afterward Southampton. He was the first minister of Am-
herst, 1739-81.

ELIJAH PARSONS.

N. N., born 1779, son of Isaac and Lucia Strong P. Y.
C. 1768. In February, 1772, he received a call to settle at
Williamsburg, which he declined. A few months later he
settled at East Had dam, Ct., where he continued fifty-five
years, till 1827. Having no children, he left a tract of land
in Kootstown, 0., to two nephews of Northampton.

LEVI PARSONS.

N. N., born 1779, son of Israel and grandson of Jacob.
W. 0. 1801. Officiated there as tutor two years. Studied
theology with Dr. Hyde of Lee. Ordained at Marcellus,
N. Y. Pastorate there with the exception of two years,
1807-38. He died 1864, aged eighty-five. His son. Dr.



336 ANTIQUITIES AND HISTORICALS.

Parsons, has long been a physician at Marcellus. Another
son, Kev. Levi Parsons, D. D., settled in the ministry at
Mt. Morris, N. Y. His pastorate there still continues.

JOHN RUSSELL PARSONS.

N. N"., son of Col. Edward Parsons, born 1838, drowned
at Jackson, Miss., March 3d, 1869. Y. C. 1860. In the
fall of 1861, made second lieutenant in 31st Mass. Volunteers,
and sent to the Department of the Gulf. Transferred to
the 1st Loyal Regiment of Louisiana Volunteers as captain.
Promoted to the rank of major, and served to the close
of the war. Remained at the South partly engaged in
mercantile pursuits. At the time of his death he was a
member of the House of Representatives from Hinds county.
On the 3d of March, 1869, a friend with whom he passed
the evening, separated from him at a short distance from
his residence. It was not till a week later that his body
was found in the river near by.

JOSEPH C. PARSONS.

N. N., son of the late Lewis Parsons. Grad. March, 1882,
at the College of Pharmacy, New York city.

GUSTAVUS D. PECK.

Born at Blackstone, Mass., 1788. Took his medical degree
at Boston, 1812. Resided at Milford from 1811 till 1836.
Settled in Sunderland ten years, 1836-46. Practiced at
Northampton, 1846-70. Died at Newfield, N. J. 1875, aged
eighty-seven years and nine months.

JOSEPH PENNY.

Born in Ireland, 1790. Grad. at Dublin College. Came
to United States in 1819. Pastor at Rochester, N. Y.,



NOETHAMPTON GRADUATES. 337

1822-33. Pastor of First Cliurcli, Northampton, 1833-35.
President of Hamilton C'Ollege, 1835-39. Eeceivecl D. D.
from Union College 1831. Died at Eochester, 1860, aged
seventy.

SOLOMON PHELPS.

N. N., born Nov. 5th, 1740, son of Charles, born 1717,
grandson of Nathanael. H. C. 1762. Studied law. At
the breaking out of the war of the Revolution he served as
a member of the committee of safety for Cumberland county.
New Hampshire. Being well versed in the Scriptures and
a ready speaker, he served as a preacher at Marlboro, Vt.,
during the summer of 1776. Obtained his degree of A. M.
in 1779.

MARTIN PHELPS.

N. N., born Jan. 23d, 1757, son of Martin and Martha P.
Y. C. 177G. Settled in Chester, Mass., where he died 1838,
aged eighty- two. Stood high in the community and among
physicians, a man of untiring zeal, acted as town clerk, and
represented the town in the Legislature. Sheriff Samuel
Phelps of Ware was his son, also Martin Phelps, Jr., sheriff
of Chester.

MOSES STUART PHELPS.

Born at Andover, March 16th, 1849, son of Rev. Austin
Phelps, D. D. Y. C. 1869. Graduated at Andover Theo-
logical Seminary 1872. Tutor at Yale 1873-76. Studied in
Europe 1876-77. Professor at Smith College, Northamjiton,
since 1878.

H. L. PHELPS.

From Southampton, son of Dea. David B. Phelps. Mass.
Agr. C. 1874. Has been a farmer, afterwards a dealer in

fertilizers in N.



338 ANTIQUITIES AND HISTORICALS.

ALEXANDER PHOENIX.

Originated near Madison, N. J., 1778. C. C, N. Y.,

1795. Married and resided for a time in ISTortliampton.

Settled in the ministry at Cliicopee. Died at Harlem, N. Y.,
1863, aged eighty-five.

DANIEL PICKARD.

Born in Concord, N. H. Eeceived his diploma from the

Medical Department of Dartmouth College, 1876. Practiced

medicine for a few months at Epping, N. H. Assistant
physician at the Northampton Lunatic Hospital.

FRANKLIN PIERCE.

Born in Hillsborough, N. H., Nov. 23d, 1804. B. C.
1824. In 1826, was a student of Judge Howes' Law School
of Northampton. Commenced practice of law in Hills-
borough. In 1833, was elected a member of Congress. In
1837, took his seat in the Senate of the United States. On
March 4th, 1853, was inaugurated President of the United
States. He died in 1869, aged sixty-five, at Concord, N. H.

BENJAMIN PEIRCE.

H. C. 1829. Taught about 1830, in Coggswell & Ban-
croft's School on Round Hill. Tutor at Harvard College,
1831-33. Professor at the same, 1833-80. Received various
honors from literary institutions abroad and in this country.
Died 6th Oct., 1880. Mrs. Peirce was daughter of Hon. E.
H. Mills of N. James Mills P., son of Benjamin, has
been professor at Harvard since 1861.

MARTIN S. PIXLEY.

N. N., born 1853, son of Hervey A. P. Grad. at North-
western Univ., Evanston 111., in Scientific Department, 1876.
Engaged in the milk business in New York city.



KORTHAMPTON GRADUATES. 339

ALFRED PLANT.

Son of Samuel P. Y. C. 1847. Engaged in the seed
and agricultural implement business at St. Louis. His father
died in Northampton 1847, aged sixty-nine.

SAMUEL POMEROY.

N. N., born 1687, son of Dea. Medad Pomeroy. Y. C.
1705. Pastor at Newtown, L. I., 1709-44. He died sud-
denly in the midst of his ministry, aged fifty-nine.

SETH POMEROY.

N. N., born 1733, the first of the five sons of Col. Seth.
Y. C. 1753. A tutor at Yale 1756-57. Studied for the
ministry. Settled at Greenfield Hill, Ct. Deceased there
1770, at the age of thirty-seven. His son, Jonathan Law
Pomeroy, minister of Worthington, Mass., died at West
Springfield, 1836, aged about sixty-seven.

MEDAD POMEROY.

K N., born 1736, son of Col. Seth. Y. C. 1757. Studied
medicine and settled in Warwick, Mass., lived there more
than half a century. He died 1819, aged eighty-three.

THADDEUS POMEROY.

N. N., born 1764, son of Quartus, nephew of Dr. Medad.
H. C. 1786. Studied medicine, but became a druggist in
Albany, where he acquired reputation and j)roperty. In 1806
removed to Stockbridge, Mass., devoting his time to the cul-
tivation of his farm, and the well-being of society. He
married Fanny, daughter of Judge Sedgewick of Stockbridge.
For twelve years a trustee of Williams College. He died
1847, aged eighty-two.



340 AKTIQUItlES AKD HISTORICALS.

WILLIAM O. PRATT.

The family moved to Northampton from Springfield. A.
C. 1877. Principal of Blackstone High School. In 1881,
became principal of High School at Warren and superintend-
ent of schools.

HENRY CONANT PRENTISS.

N. N., son of William C. P. H. C. 1854. Grad. at
Pittsfield Medical College 1857. An assistant physician in
the Worcester Insane Asylum. Clerk of the Board of State
Charities in Boston.

WILLIAM H. PRINCE.

Native of Salem, born November, 1817. II. C. 1838.
Grad. at Harvard Medical School 1841. Appointed superin-
tendent and physician of Northampton Lunatic Hospital.
Eesided. at Clifton Springs, N. Y., 1870-78. Present resi-
dence, Newton, Mass.

O. O. ROBERTS.

Born in Lyndon, Vt., son of Charles R. Grad. at Penn.
Homeopathic Medical College, Philadelphia, 1853. Com-
menced practice same year at Milford, N. H. Settled in
Northampton, June 1st, 1857.

EBENEZER P. ROGERS.

Born in New York. Y. C. 1837. Studied at Princeton
Theological Seminary. Ordained at Chicopee Falls 1840.
Edwards Church, Northampton, May 17th, 1843. First
Church, Augusta, Ga., 1847. Seventh Church, Philadelphia,
1853. Reformed Dutch Church, Albany, 1856. South Re-
formed Dutch Church, N. Y. City, 1862. Author of Notes
on the International Sabbath School Lessons. Deceased in
New York, universally esteemed, in 1881.



NORTHAMPTON GRADUATES. 341

JESSE ROOT.

N. JN., born 1736, son of Ebenezer and Sarah Strong K.
P. C. 1756. Studied law, admitted to practice in 1763, and
settled in Hartford, Ct. Member of the Continental Con-
gress, 1778-83. Judge of the Superior Court 1789 ; Chief
Justice of Conn., 1796-1807. Haying been colonel in the
Eevolutionary War and adjutant general, he was sometimes
called Colonel. He was an eminent Christian, a pillar
in the church. Even to the last he attended the prayer
meeting. He died 1822, aged eighty-five.

WILLIAM H. SAMPSON.

Son of E. N. S., formerly resident of Northampton. Grad.
May 12th, 1880, at Columbia College Law Department, N. Y.
City. Practicing at St. Louis.

JOHN SEARLE.

N. N., born 1723, nephew of Nathaniel S. Y. C. 1745.
Studied theology with the celebrated Mr. Edwards. Settled
first at Sharon, Ct. Afterward at Stoneham, Mass., 1758-76.
Assisted in preparing some of Edwards' writings for publica-
tion at Boston. He died 1787, aged sixty-four.

CHARLES LEWIS SEEGER.

Born in Germany, April 10th, 1763. University of Stutt-

gard 1786. Studied medicine, came to this country and

settled in Charleston, S. C. Came, 1797, to Northampton,

and purchased at South Farms. Owned and occupied the

^^Old Long House," built about 1744. Sold in 1803, and

went to Sudbury, Mass., but returned to Northampton and

lived on King street. Was a physician of note. He died

March 31, 1848, aged eighty-five. The venerable cedar,

styled Dr. Seeger's tree, at Smith's Ferry, where, under its
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342 ANTIQUITIES AND HISTORICALS.

branches, he often sat, to enjoy the fine landscape, has re-
cently been blown down. Hundreds have visited this spot,
and thought of its former proprietor, and been delighted
with the scenery.

EDWIN SEEGER.

N. N., born 1811, son of the foregoing. Grad. 1832, at
Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia. Settled the same
year in Springfield, where he lived and died Sept. 26th,
1866, aged fifty-five.

LAURENUS CLARK SEELYE.

Born at Bethel, Ct., 1837, son of Seth Seelye. U. C.
1857. Studied theology at Andover Theological Seminary,
also abroad, at Berlin, and Heidelburg, Germany. Ordained
1863, pastor of North Church, Springfield, 1863-65. Profes-
sor English Literature, Amherst College, 1865-73. Chosen
President of Smith College, Northampton, 1873.

SAMUEL SEWARD.

Y. C. 1762. But little known of this graduate. A
Seward family, to which he probably belonged, lived in
Northampton for some years. He died 1776.

CHRISTOPHER SEYMOUR.

Grad. at University of Michigan, Medical Department,
1869. Practiced at Hinsdale, Mass., for four years. Kesided
in Northampton ever since.

J. T. SHEEHAN.

Born in Ireland. Grad. at Limerick College, 1869. Pro-
fessor of Languages in University of Dublin, 1874. One of
of the ministers of St. Mary's Church (Roman Catholic),


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