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NECROLOGY.

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1837. Abbott - Charles Edward.

BORN, Brunswick, Me., 1811, Dec. 24. B. C. 1832. Not ord.; becoming a teacher on account of a failure of his voice. Teacher of a girls' school in Boston two years; in New York, with his brothers, Jacob and Gorham D., four years; of a boys' school in Norwich, Conn., ten years; in Pittsfield, Mass., ten years, and in Hartford, Conn., after. Published Down the Hill, and Village Boys. MARRIED, 1841, Nov. 25, Mary Elizabeth Spalding, daughter of the veteran missionary to Ceylon, Levi Spalding. DIED in Hartford, of softening of the brain, 1880, July 25, aged 68 years, 7 months and 1 day.

1830. Adams - William, D. D.

BORN, Colchester, Conn., 1807, Jan. 25. Son of John Adams, the eminent principal of Phillips Academy, 1810–33. Y. C., 1827. Pastor, Brighton, Mass., 1831, Feb. 2- - 1834, April 23; Broome Street Pres. Church, New York, 1834, Nov. — 1853; Madison Square Church, 1853–1873, Nov. 19. President Union Theo. Sem. from 1874, May 11, He received the degrees of D. D. from N. Y. U., 1842, and LL. D. from N. J. C., 1869. Corporate Member A. B. C. F. M., Moderator General Assembly, and Chairman of Reunion Committee; President Pres. Board of Foreign Missions. Published (1) an edition of Robert Hall's Works. (2) The Three Gardens, 1859. (3) Thanksgiving Memories, 1867. (4) Conversations of Christ with Representative Men, 1868. Also, more than twenty Tracts, Sermons, and Addresses. MARRIED, 1831, July 13, Susan P. Magoun, of Medford, Mass., and 1835, Nov. 12, her sister, Martha B. Magoun, who survives him with four children. DIED at Orange Mountain, N. J., of atrophy of the liver, 1880, Aug. 31, aged 73 years, 7 months and 6 days.

1870.81 Aiken – John Francis.

BORN, Lowell, Mass., 1835, Oct. 31. D. C. 1858. Student of law and in practice, 1860-6. Resident Licentiate at the Seminary in 1870. Ord. Pawlet, Vt., 1873, Oct. 2. a. p. there, 1873-8, and Chichester, N. H., 1878, until death. Published, The History of Liberty. Dies of pneumonia, 1880, Aug. 13, aged 44 years, 9 months and 13 days.

1840. Ashby - John Langdon.

BORN, Warner, N. H., 1810, Oct. 8. A. C. 1837. Pastor, York, Me., 1841, July 7—1849, Feb. 27; Saccarappa, in Westbrook, 1851, Nov. 13— 1858, Sept. 18; a. p. there, 1860–3. Clerk in Treasury

Department, Washington, D. C., from 1863 to 1876. Bookseller there until death. MARRIED, 1841, Sept. 8, Nancy L. Forbes, of Boston, and 1869, Aug. 9, Mrs. Rebecca J- of Bridgeton, N. J. DIED of pneumonia, 1881, March 29, aged 70 years, 5 months and 21 days.

1834. Barrows — Homer.

BORN, Wareham, Mass., 1806, Dec. 19. A. C. 1831: Pastor, Lakeville, then in Middleboro', Mass., 1836, June 1 – 1842, June 6; a. p. Norton, 1842–5; p. Dover, N. H., 1845, July 9— 1852, July 6; Wareham 1852, Oct. 26 — 1859, July 19; a. p. Plaistow, N. H., 1859–69, and Lake. ville, Mass., 1869–72; without charge, Andover, until death. MARRIED, 1836, May 25, Sarah M. Welch. Dies of dropsy, 1881, April 1, aged 74 years, 3 months and 13 days.

1836. (1) Barton - Frederic Augustus.

BORN, Chester, Vt., 1809, Jan. 24. D. C. 1831. Ord. Collinsville, Conn., 1839, Nov. 6; a. p. there, 1838–43; p. Chicopee Falls, Mass., 1843, Sept. 13 — 1846, Nov. 2. Engineering in South America and elsewhere, 1846–58. a. p. Indian Orchard, Mass., 1858–61. Chaplain 10th Mass. Vols., 1861–2. Without charge after, in Nashua, N. H., 1862-8; East Boston, 1868–71; Newtonville, 1871-81. MARRIED, 1838, Oct., Philena D. Alden, of Hartford, Conn., who d. 1840, Feb. 22, and he m. in 1840, Sept. 8, Harriet H. Bartlett, of Newburyport. DIED apoplexy, 1881, Feb. 23, aged 72 years and 1 month.

1840. Blackmer — Joel.

BORN, Barnard, Vt., 1810, April 1. D. C. 1834. Licentiate, Weymouth, Mass., 1840-1. Teacher, Ridgebury, N. Y., 1843-5. Principal Clinton Place Institute, New York City; afterwards clerk in New York Custom House until 1879. MARRIED, 1844, Oct. 20, Elizabeth W. Abbot, of Andover. Died on Staten Island, 1879, Nov. 7, aged 69 years, 6 months and 26 days.

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1832. Bliss - Asher.

Born, West Fairlee, Vt., 1801, Feb. 20. A. C. 1829. Ord. Post Mills, in Thetford, Vt., 1832, Sept. 25. Missionary A. B. C. F. M. among the New York Indians in Cattaraugus County, 1832-51 ; also, 1854-5. Home Missionary, 1852-4, 1856–7, and 1866–7. Without charge, South Valley, N. Y., 1857–66, and 1868, until death. MARRIED Lucy Hooper, of Boylston, Mass., 1832, Sept. 2, who d. 1879, April 21. DIED of dysentery, 1881, March 23, aged 80 years, 1 month and 3 days.

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