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NORTHAMPTON GRADUATES. 343

DAVID SYLVESTER SHELDON.

M. C. 1831. Principal of Northampton High School.
Professor in Griswold College, Davenport, Iowa. Several of
his Northampton pupils adorn some of the professions.

BENJAMIN SHELDON.

N. N., born March 8th, 1804, son of William. His
father, in 1808, moved to Clinton, N. Y. Entered Hamil-
ton College, but feeble health obliged him to leave. En-
tered the office of Hunt & Barrett, as medical student, at
Northampton. Grad. at Jefferson Medical College, Phila-
delphia, 1829. Practiced at Hatfield, from May, 1829, until
November, 1836. Then removed to Cleveland, called at that
time Ohio City. A member of City Council, 1838-49
Elected Mayor, 1850-53. His address, 206 Franklin Avenue,
Cleveland, 0.

GEORGE SHELDON.

N. N., born 1813, son of Isaac. W. C. 1835, having an
honorary appointment. Ordained June 13th, 1841. Ke-
ceived D. D. from Jefferson College, Pa., 1862. The four
names which follow are his sons. For fuller particulars see
Northampton Ladies who Married Ministers, number forty-
nine ; also Sheldon Homestead.

GEORGE WILLIAM SHELDON.

A native of Charleston, S. C. P. C. 1863. Grad. at
Theological Seminary, Princeton, N. J., 1866. Tutor at
Princeton College, 1865-67. Teacher of Hebrew in Union
Theological Seminary, N. Y. City. One of the editors of
the N. Y. Evening Post.

HENRY ISAAC SHELDON.

Born at Charleston, S. C. P. C. 1864. Studied at Albany



344 ANTIQUITIES AND HISTORICALS.

Law School, and entered the legal profession, 1866. Lives
in Chicago ; connected with the Bar of that city.

THEODORE SHELDON.

A native of Plainfield, N. J. P. C. 1875. Studied at
Columbia College Law School, and now a partner of his
brother, Henry Isaac, at Chicago.

EDWARD WRIGHT SHELDON.

Of Pluinfield, N. J. P. C. 1879. Grad. at Columbia
College Law School, and admitted to the New York Bar in
June, 1881, and now practicing in that city at 49 Wall street.

CHARLES SHEPHERD.

N. N., born 1780, son of Dr. Levi. Y. C. 1798. Went
into business with his father and two brothers, the firm being
Levi Shepherd & Sons. The factory stood on Pleasant
street. He died in 1821, aged forty-one.

WILLIAM SILSBEE.

Born in Salem, Mass., 1813, son of William S. H. C.
1832. Grad. at Harvard Divinity School, 1834. Came to
Northampton, 1855. Successor of Rev. Rufus Ellis, D. D.
Pastor of the ** Reformed Christian Church " at Trenton, N. Y.

JOSEPH LYMAN SILSBEE.

Native of Salem, born 1848, son of the foregoing. H. C.
1869. Spent two years in an architect's office in Boston,
then in Europe over a year. On his return, in same busi-
ness. Settled at Syracuse, N. Y.

JONATHAN SLOAN.

Originated in Pelham. W. C. 1812. Taught the North-
ampton Grammar School, 1813. Studied law in the office



NORTHAMPTON GRADUATES. 345

of Jonathan H. Lyman, Esq. Settled at Eavenna, 0. A
sound lawyer, a very brilliant advocate, twice elected to Con-
gress. He died in 1854, aged sixty-nine.

HORACE SMITH.

A native of Amherst, son of Asa S. W. C. 1816.
Studied law with Hon. E. H. Mills, and afterward entered
into partnership with him, which continued till 1821 or 1822.

CHARLES FULLER SMITH.

Of Hartford, Ct. A. C. 1838. Studied with Hon. Chas.
E. Forbes, and afterward became associated with him in legal
practice. He went to California, where he died in 1863,
aged forty-five.

HENRY G. SMITH.

Born in New York City, Jan. 8th, 1860, son of H. B.
Smith, D. D., late professor of theology in Union Theologi-
cal Seminary, N. Y. A. C. 1881. A member of Union
Theological Seminary.

SAMUEL THOMPSON SPAULDING.
From Jamaica, Vt., where his father, a Congregational
minister, was settled. Born 1819. A. C. 1839. Studied
law partly in Springfield and partly in Amherst, Avith Hon.
Osmyn Baker. Practiced at Palmer ; afterwards at Ware
Village. Settled in Northampton, 1856, partner with Judge
Forbes. For nine years District Attorney for the counties
of Hampshire and Franklin. In 1872, appointed Judge of
Probate for Hampshire County. A firm believer in the car-
dinal doctrines of Christianity.

JAMES FIELD SPAULDING.

Born at Enfield, Ct., 1839. W. C. 1862. Associate prin-
cipal for several years of Eound Hill School. Admitted to
orders in the Episcopal Church.



346 ANTIQUITIES AND HISTORICALS.

TIMOTHY G. SPAULDING.

Son of Judge Samuel. A. C. 1872. Studied in liis
father's office, and admitted to the bar in 1877. The same
year chosen Eepresentative to the Legislature. A lawyer in
Northampton. One of the executors of the Will of Hon.
Charles E. Forbes.

ICHABOD S. SPENCER.

Born 1798, at Eupert, Vt. U. C. 1822. The seventh
ordained minister of the First Church, Northampton, 1828-
32. During his pastorate here, two hundred united with
the church by profession. Thousands have read and admired
his " Pastors' Sketches," destined to live when many other
books will be forgotten.

FREDERICK MERRICK STARKWEATHER

N. N., born 1821, son of Kingsley S. A. C. 1841. Grad.
also at Union Theological Seminary, 1845. Taught in the
school of Mr. Ashur Clark in Baltimore. Preached as sup-
ply in several places. His health failed, he went into a
decline, and died in 1851, aged thirty.

OLIVER STEARNS.

H. C. 1826. Grad. at Harvard Divinity School, 1830.
Second minister of Unitarian Church, Northampton. Presi-
dent of Meadville Theological Seminary.

DANIEL STEBBINS.

Of Springfield, born 1766, son of Joseph S. Y. C. 1788.
Educated a physician, and practiced in South Hadley. Came
to Northampton in 1806. County Treasurer for thirty-five
years. A citizen here for fifty years. He died in 1856, aged
ninety years and six months.



KORTHAMPTOI^ GRADUATES. 347

SOLOMON STODDARD.

Born 1643, in Boston, son of Anthony. H. C. 1662.
Successor to Rev. Eleazar Mather, at Northampton, 1672-
1729. A man of learning, published extensively. Described
as a plain, experimental, argumentative, successful preacher.
Five harvests crowned his labors. He died in 1729, aged
eighty-five.

ANTHONY STODDARD.

N. N., born 1678, son of the foregoing. H. C. 1697.
Ordained at Woodbury, Ct., May 27th, 1702, and died Sept.
6th, 1760, aged eighty-two. Received almost five hundred to
the church during his ministry of nearly sixty years. Was
Clerk of Probate forty years. Acted as lawyer and physi-
cian, and managed one of the largest farms in the town ;
also reared a familv of eleven children.

JOHN STODDARD.

N. N., born 1681, son of Rev. Solomon. H. C. 1701.
A Counsellor of Massachusetts, a very eminent civilian, stood
in the front rank of the most illustrious statesmen of his
times. Throughout the Commonwealth his name commanded
respect. A steadfast friend of Mr. Edwards, whose sermon
at Col. Stoddard's death, 1748, entitled '^A Strong Rod
Broken," was published. He died at Boston, 1748, aged
sixty-seven.

SOLOMON STODDARD.

N. N., born 1736, son of Col. John. Y. C. 1756. A
lawyer in his native town. High Sheriff of Hampshire
County. Retained the antique dress, the three cornered hat,
the large wig, the long stockings, the prominent shoe
buckles. He died in 1827, aged ninety-one.



348 ANTIQUITIES AKD HISTOHICALS.

ISRAEL STODDARD.

N. N., born 1741, another son of Col. John. Y. 0. 1758.
Settled in Pittsfield between 1762-64. Major in a Berkshire
regiment. Inherited from his father a large landed property

in Pittsfield. Two of Col. John's sons were High Sheriffs,
viz. : Solomon in Hampshire County, and Israel in Berk-
shire. He died in 1782, aged forty-one.

JOHN STODDARD.

N. N., born 1767, grandson of the civilian, and son of
Solomon the High Sheriff. Y. C. 1787, Lived in Albany,
and died in 1853, aged eighty-six.

SOLOMON STODDARD.

N. N., born 1771, second son of the High Sheriff. Y. C.
1790. Studied law and practiced at Williamstown, after-
wards at Northampton. Was Town Clerk and Clerk of the
Courts. He died in 1860, age nearly ninety.

SOLOMON STODDARD.

N. N., born 1800, son of the preceding. Y. C. 1820.
Tutor at Yale, 1822-26. In 1836, united with Prof. An-
drews, in preparing a Latin Grammar. Over sixty editions
published. Prof, at Middlebury College, 1838-47. He died
in 1847, aged forty-seven.

DAVID TAPPAN STODDARD.
N. N., born Dec. 2d, 1818, son of Solomon Stoddard, Esq.
Y. C. 1838. Tutor at Yale, 1840-42. Grad. at Yale Di-
vinity School, 1842. Ordained at New Haven, Jan. 27th,
1843. Departure for Persia March 1st, 1843. Arrived at
Oroomiah in June, 1843. His first wife died at Trebizond,
of cholera, 1848. Visits and labors in the United States,
1848-51. He died at Oroomiah Jan. 22d, 1857, aged thirty-



KORTHAMPTON GRADUATES. 349

nine. A monument to his memory stands in the family
plot in the Northampton cemetery. Author of a Grammar
of the Modern Syriac Language, and of various educational
and religious works in Syriac.

HENRY BRADISH STODDARD.

N. N., born 1840, son of Dea. William H. S. W. C. 1862.
Grad. at the College of Physicians and Surgeons, N. Y.,
1865. Formed a copartnership with Dr. James Dunlap,
1868-78. Kesidence, Newtonville, near Boston.

FRANCIS HOVEY STODDARD.
N. N., born 1847, son of Prof. Solomon. A. C. 1869.
Taught two years in Harrington's School for boys, in West-
chester County, N. Y. A manufacturer at Northampton.

JOHN TAPPAN STODDARD.

N. N., born 1852, son of Dea. W^illiam H. S. A. C.
1874. Assistant one year in the Northampton High school.
At the end of June, 1876, sailed for Europe. Studied at
Uniyersity of Gottingen. Keceived, November, 1877, the
degree of Ph. D., Doctor of Philosophy. Returned toll. S.
in May, 1878. In June of that year was chosen Professor of
Physics in Smith College, Northampton.

WILLIAM P. STRICKLAND.

Born in 1835, in Monterey, Berkshire County, son of Lem-
uel K. S., a lawver of Sandisfield. W. C. 1858. Studied
law with Hon. Marshall Wilcox of Lee. Admitted to Berk-
shire Bar, 1861. Eesidence in Ware 1861 to December, 1864.
Clerk of the Courts in Northampton since 1864.

ISAAC STONE.

A New Yorker, born 1822, the youngest of twelve children.

His father was an officer in the war of 1812. 0. C. 1852.
41



350 ANTIQUITIES AND HISTORICALS.

Eeceived the valedictory. During President Lincoln's first term,
he received the appointment of U. S. Consul to Singapore, held
the same about five years. In January, 1872, by request,
assumed the management of the affairs of the Northampton
Cutlery Company. In May, following, failing health com-
pelled him to resign this situation. At present, he spends
his winters in Florida, and his summers in Northampton.

JULIA A. BUELL STONE.

Wife of the preceding, a native of N. Y. City, born 1823,
daughter of Daniel Buell. 0. C. 1851. Her attainments in
history, вАФ ancient, modern and ecclesiastical, while at Oberlin,
became valuable in preparing that work, "India; Its Princes
and People." "A complete exposition of one of the largest
and most wonderful countries and people in the world."

THOMAS STRONG.

N. N., born 1715, son of the first Jonathan Strong. Y.

C. 1740. Ordained first pastor of New Marlborough, Oct.

31st, 1744. Continued until Aug. 23d, 1777. His son,

Thomas Barnard S., a graduate of Yale in 1800, lived in

Pittsfield. His will, quite a curiosity, may be seen in the

Strong genealogy.

JOB STRONG.

N. N., born 1721, son of Nathaniel, Y. C. 1747. He
labored for a short time as a missionary in company with
David Brainerd, among the Indians in New Jersey. Settled
at Portsmouth, N. H., 1749. Rev. Jonathan Edwards of
Northampton preached the ordination sermon. He died in
1751, aged twenty-seven.

NEHEMIAH STRONG.

N. N., Born 1730, son of Samuel and Esther Clapp S. Y.
C. 1755. Tutor at Yale, 1757-60. Settled at Granby, Ct.,



NOKTHAMPTON GRADUATES. 351

1761-68. Prof, of Mathematics and Natural Philosophy at
Yale, 1770-81. He died at Bridgeport, Ct., 1807, aged
seventy-seven.

SIMEON STRONG.

N. N., born 1736, son of Nehemiah and Hannah French
S. This family moved to Amherst. Y. C. 1756. Studied
law and became eminent in his profession. Was Justice of
the Supreme Court of Massachusetts, 1800-05. Several of
his children and grandchildren were graduates.

CALEB STRONG.

N. N., born 1745. His parents were Lt. Caleb and Phebe
Lyman S. H. C. 1764. At his graduation, received the
highest honors. Studied with Major Hawley. County At-
torney for twenty-four years. A member of the Legislature
in the House and Senate some fourteen years, 1776-89.
Assisted in forming the Constitution of Massachusetts in
1779, and of the United States in 1787. United States Sen-
ator, 1788-1800. Over the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
as Governor eleven years. Left an honored, historic name,
a pillar in the church and state. Died suddenly Nov. 7th,
1819, aged seventy-four.

THEODORE STRONG.

N. N., born Jan. 13th, 1779, son of Gov. Caleb. Y. C.
1797. Studied law but did not enter the profession. Owned
a farm of three hundred acres in Plainfield, Mass. Went
largely into the business of raising sheep. What is now
styled Bond hill in that town, went formerly by the name
of Strong hill. He died, 1855, at Coal Grove, 0., aged
seventy-six.

LEWIS STRONG.

N. N., born 1785, son of the Governor. H. C. 1803.
Studied law with his uncle, Judge Hooker, of Springfield.



352 ANTIQUITIES Ai^D HISTORICALS.

Practiced some thirty years in his native town. Chief Jus-
tice Parsons said of him, ** He is the strongest lawyer in all
the western counties of Massachusetts." Hon. Isaac 0.
Bates once remarked, *^that he wished he had Mr. Strong's
head on his shoulders." **An upright, accomplished Chris-
tian gentleman, lawyer, citizen, neighbor and friend." A
trustee of Amherst College, 1825-33. He died 1863, aged
seventy-eight.

EDWARD STRONG.

N. N., born 1790, third son of the Governor. Between
nineteen and twenty when he graduated. H. 0. 1810.
Studied law in the office of Ashmun & Strong, but obliged
to discontinue study by the approach of that insidious disease,
consumption. He died 1813, aged twenty-three.

EDWARD STRONG.

N. K, born 1814. Son of Hon. Lewis. W. C. 1834.
Grad. at Harvard Medical School, 1838. Lived at West
Springfield, and South Hadley about ten years. Since 1854
has been employed at Boston, in the office of Secretary of
State. Eesidence, Auburndale.

CALEB STRONG.

N. N., born 1816, son of Hon. Lewis. Y. C. 1835.
Grad. at Theological Department Yale College, 1838. Pas-
tor of American Presbyterian Church, Montreal, October,
1839, to January, 1847. He died 1847, aged thirty-one. A
man of great purity of purpose.

FRANKLIN CLARK STRONG.

N. N., born 1817, son of Jason and Miriam Clark S.
While a member of Williams College, Junior year, in the
class of 1842, died June 1st, 1841, at his father's, aged
twenty-four.



NORTHAMPTON GRADUATES. 353

LEWIS MITCHELL STRONG.

N. N., born 1822, son of Hon. Lewis. W. C. 1843. He
engaged in mercantile pursuits at New York, where he died,
1850, aged twenty-eight.

STEPHEN CHESTER STRONG.

N. N., born 1824, another son of Hon. Lewis. W. C. 1845.
Grad. at Union Theological Seminary, N. Y. City, 1848.
Taught at Flushing Institute, previous to the spring of 1851.
Pastorate at Southampton, 1854-59 ; at Gorham, Me., 1860-
67. Retired from the work of the ministry in consequence
of impaired health. Resides at South Natick.

THEODORE STRONG.

N. N., born 1826, the fifth and youngest son of Hon.
Lewis S. W. 0. 1848. Mysterious Providence, he died
within a few weeks after he pronounced the salutatory ora-
tion on Commencement Day, aged 22.

GEORGE HENRY STRONG.

N. N., born 1839, son of David and Electa Patch S. D.
C. 1859. Since graduating has lived in San Francisco, Cal.
Connected with the firm of Dewey & Co., publishers of the
Scientific Press. Also Patent solicitors.

ELIPHALET Y. SWIFT.

Born at Fairfax, Vt., 1815. M. C. 1839. Andover The-
ological Seminary 1842. Pastorate at Chillicothe, Ohio,
1844-45. At Northampton, First Church, 1845-51. South
Hadley, 1852-57. Clinton, N. Y., 1858-62. Williamsburg,
1862-68. Last settlement, Denmark, Iowa, 1868.

MAJOR JOHN TAYLOR.

From Northboro, born 1762. H. C. 1786. Came imme-
diately to Northampton, studied law with Gov. Caleb Strong,



354 ANTIQUITIES AND HISTOKICALS.

who subsequently received him as a partner. *^He was of a
commanding personal address, of rare intellectual endow-
ments, and few men commenced life with more flattering
prospects. For a short time clerk of the courts, and for
many years prominent as a politician. Distinguished for his
sparkling wit which caused his jokes and repartees to be
quoted by hundreds from Berkshire to Cape Cod." For
over half a century a citizen of the town. Never married.
He died at Chesterfield, Dec. 26th, 1843, aged eighty-one.

CALEB J. TENNY.

A native of Hollis, N. H., born 1780. D. C. 1801.
Settled at Newport, R. I., 1804-14. At Wethersfield, Ct.,
1816-40. Resigned on account of the failure of his voice.
Removed to Northampton in 1842. Dr. Sprague styles him
"a man of princely intellect." His funeral, September,
1847, was attended in the Edwards Church of Northampton.
A remarkable blessing attended his ministry. One of his
daughters married Judge William Allen.

GEOKGE C. TENNY.

Born at Newport, R. I., son of the preceding. Y. C.
1829.

WILLIAM SIDNEY THAYER.

Son of Abijah T., who settled in Northampton 1841. H.
C. 1850. A private tutor at Milton, near Boston, till 1853,
during this interval studied law. In 1853 he went into the
office of the N. Y. Evening Post, connected with that paper
until appointed Consul General at Alexandria, Egyi^t, 1861,
where he died in 1864.

JAMES BRADLEY THAYER.

Brother of the foregoing. H. C. 1852. Taught at Milton
till 1854. Grad. at Cambridge Law School in 1856. Ad-



NOETHAMPTOK GRADUATES. 355

mitted the same year in December to tlie Boston Bar, where
he practiced his profession. In 1874, chosen Royal Profes-
sor of Law in Harvard Law School. Prepared the yolume,
"Letters of Chauncey Wright."

DANIEL THOMPSON.

A native of Pelham, son of James T. Studied with Dr.
David Hunt. Grad. at Berkshire Medical College 1825.
Practiced twelve years at Pelham. Came to Northampton
in 1837. Distinguished in his profession. Received, 1839,
an honorary M. D. from Pittsfield Medical College.

JAMES THOMPSON.

From Pelham, brother of the preceding. Studied with
Barrett & Thompson of Northampton. Grad. at Berkshire
Medical College in 1842. Formed partnership with Barrett
& Thompson, as Barrett, Thompson & Co. ; afterwards as D.
& J. Thompson. He deceased in 1859.

AUSTIN W. THOMPSON.

Son of Peleg T. of Pelham, brought up by his uncle, Dr.
Daniel T. H. C. 1854. Grad. at Harvard Medical School
1857. Assistant Superintendent of Northampton Lunatic
Asylum. After his resignation, returned to general practice,
and opened a private asylum for nervous diseases.

JOHN TODD.

A native of Connecticut, born about 1800. Y. C. 1822.
Grad. at Andover Theological Seminary, 1825. Ordained
1827. Pastor at Groton, Mass., 1827-33. Edwards Church,
Northampton, the first pastor, 1833-36. At Philadelphia,
1836-41. Pittsfield, 1842-69. Received D. D. from Williams
College, 1845. For nearly thirty years a trustee of the same



356 ANTIQUITIES AND HISTOKICALS.

institution. As an author favorably and extensively known.
His ministry was crowned with many refreshing seasons. He
died 1873, aged seventy- three.

JOHN EDWARDS TODD.

N. N., born December, 1833, son of Eev. Dr. Todd.
Probably the first one baptized in the first meeting house of
the Edwards Church. Y. C. 1855. Studied theology under
Eev. Mark Hopkins, D D., President of Williams College.
Pastor of Central Congregational Church, Boston, 1860-69.
Pastor of Church of the Eedeemer, New Haven, since Sept.
15th, 1869. Author of biography of his father. Also Notes
on International Sunday School Lessons.

MARK TUCKER.

Of Whitestown, N. Y., born 1795. U. C. 1814. Pastor-
ate at Stillwater, N. Y., 1817-24. Northampton, 1824-27.
Troy, N. Y., 1827-37. Providence, E. I., 1837-45. Weth-
ersfield, Ct., 1845-56. Vernon, Ct., 1857-63. Died at
Wethersfield, 1875, aged eighty. Williams College conferred
on him the degree of D. D. in 1831.

WILLIAM ELISHA TURNER.

N. N., son of Elisha T. Y. C. 1856. Studied three
years with Baker & Delano, and admitted to the bar in the
summer of 1859. Practiced law in partnership with Charles
Delano, Esq., until his decease, Jan. 26th, 1868, aged thirty-
three years.

WILLIAM TYLER.

Born at Attleboro, Mass., 1789, son of Ebenezer. B. U.
1809. Commenced preaching in 1818, settled at South Wey-
mouth thirteen years, at South Hadley Falls seven years.
Eemoved to Amherst 1839. Eesidence at Northampton,
1847-52, proprietor and editor of the Northampton Courier
for two years. Died at Auburndale, 1875, aged eighty-six.




THE OLD WARNER HOUSE.



NORTHAMPTON GRADUATES. 357

HENRY MATHER TYLER.

A native of Amherst, son of Prof. Wm. S. Tyler, A. C.
1865. Studied theology mostly under private instruction.
Heard some theological lectures at University of Halle in
Germany. Professor of Latin and German at Knox College,
Galesburg, DL, 18G9-72. Pastorate at Fitchburg, Dec. 4th,
1872, to Jan. 1st, 1877. Professor at Smith College since
Jan. 1st, 1877. Supplied Edwards Church pulpit some two
years after the death of Rev. Dr. Hall.

JOHN BENNETT TYLER.

Son of Eev. John Ellery Tyler, grandson of Hon. Eliph-
alet Williams. A. C. 18Go. Grad. at Michigan University
Medical Department, 1867, and at College of Physicians and
Surgeons, N. Y. 1868. Spent part of his boyhood, and sev-
eral years as a physician in Northampton. Residence, New
York City.

CHARLES WALKER.

Y. C. 1824. Eor over twenty-five years a physician and
dentist of Northampton, son-in-law of the late Mr. Nathan
Storrs. He died 1855, aged fifty-two.

TIMOTHY WALKER.

From Wilmington, Mass., born 1802. H. 0. 1826.
Taught mathematics at Coggswell & Bancroft's School on
Round Hill, 1826-29. Settled at Cincinnati, 0., 1830. Es-
tablished with another, in 1833, the Cincinnati Law School.
Founded and edited for several years the Western Law
Journal. He died at Cincinnati, 1856.

L. F. WARD.

Of Wardsboro, Vt., born November, 1824. D. C. 1847.

The second superintendent of public schools in Northamp-
42



358 AKTIQUITIES AKB HISTOHICALS.

ton, 1870-73. Principal of Bellows Falls High School.
Died at Jacksonville, Florida, April, 1882.

AARON WARNER.

N. N., born 1794, son of Joseph and Jerusha Edwards
W. W. C. 1815. Grad. at Andover Theological Semi-
nary, 1819. City missionary at Charleston, S. C, 1819-
23. Pastorate at Medford, Mass., 1824-32. Professor of
Sacred Ehetoric, Gilmanton Theological Seminary, N. H.,
1835-43. Professor of Ehetoric, Amherst College, 1844-53.

ABNER BARNARD WARNER.

N. N., born 1814, son of Oliver and Ehoda Bridgman
W. W. C. 1833. Grad. at Gilmanton Theological Semi-
nary, 1838. Ordained and remained at Milford, N. H.,
Feb. 6th, 1839-46. Pastor of Mystic Church, Medford,
Mass., 1847-53. Died there May 26th, 1853, aged thirty-
nine.

JOSEPH WARNER.

K. N., born 1817, the son of Joseph and the third of
that name. W. C. 1841. After leaving college, and cul-
tivating for two years his father's farm, he engaged in the
manufacture of sewing silk until his death, April 22d, 1877.

OLIVER WARNER.

N. K, born 1818, son of Oliver. W. C. 1842. Grad.
at Gilmanton Theological Seminary, N. H. Settled, 1844,
at Chesterfield. Taught 1852-53, at Williston Seminary.
Elected Eepresentative to the Legislature, 1854-55. A mem-
ber of the State Senate, 1856-57. For some fourteen suc-
cessive years was Secretary of the Commonwealth of Mas-
sachusetts. State Librarian and Clerk, for a time, of the
Board of Education.



NORTHAMPTOIS- GRADUATES. 359

LUTHER JOSEPH WARNER.

N. N., son of Joseph, the silk manufacturer. A. C.
1873. Associated at first with his father, and still follows
the same business. The factory stands on the road to
Northampton, about half a mile east of Florence.

SETH S. WARNER.

N. N., son of Edwin of Florence. M. A. C. 1873.
Dealer in Fertilizers, in Northampton.

HENRY WATSON.
A native of East Windsor, Ct. T. C. 1828. Studied law
and practiced at Greensborough, Alabama. Retired from
practice in 1850. Since 1861 has lived in Northampton.

ARTHUR WATSON.
Son of Henry W., Esq. Y. C. 1873. Studied law with
the late Judge Spaulding of Northampton, and admitted to
the bar in 1876. Commenced in 1878 as an Attorney-at-Law
at Northampton.

WALTER WATSON.

Son of Henry. Was a special student of civil engineer-
ing, and grad. at the Yale Scientific School, 1879. At Onei-
da, Oneida Co., Idaho, superintending the construction of a


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