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Amherst College Class of 1823
(from the Amherst College Biographical Record, Centennial Edition (1821-1921))

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4. *Allen, David Oliver.  S. of Moses and Mehitable (Oliver), b. Barre, S. 14, 1799.  M. A., A. C., 1828; D.D., A. C., 1853.

Prepared acads. New Ipswich, N. H. and New Salem; Williams, 1819-21.  Preceptor Lawrence Acad., Groton, 1823-24; Andover T. S., 1824-27; ordained Westminster, May 21, 1827; miss'y in India, 1827-53; in charge Amer. Mission Press, Bombay, 1844-53; returned home because of ill-health, 1853; a. p. Westford, 1857-58; Wenham, 1858-60; r. Lowell, 1860-63.  Wrote tracts in Mahratta; tr. parts of Bible into Mahratta; author History of India, Ancient and Modern; and periodical articles.  D. Lowell, Jy. 17, 1863.

Married (1) May 23, 1827, Myra, da. of Abel Wood, Westminster, who d. Bombay, F. 5, 1831; (2) F. 18, 1838, Orpah Graves, New Marlboro, N. H., who d. Bombay, Je. 5, 1842; (3) D. 12, 1843, Azula C., da. of Hiram Condit, Succasunna, N. J., who d. Bombay, Je. 11, 1844; (4) May 3, 1858, Mrs. Mary S. Barnes, da. of Moses Foster, Wenham, who d. Brewster, Aug. 5, 1867.  Bro. William (A. C. 1832); Nathan (A. C. 1836).

5. *Howard, David.  S. of Jonathan and Sarah (Mather), b. Marlboro, Vt., N. 22, 1794.

Prepared Burlington, Vt.; U. of Vt., 1819-21; spent senior yr. at Yale without matriculating there; B.A., 1854.  Taught Montgomery Co., Md., 1825-35; farmer Alton, O., 1835-55. Justice of Peace, 1838-47.  D. Alton, O., S. 10, 1855.

Married 1827, Ruth Riggs, Montgomery Co., Md.  2 s., 2 da.

6. *Packard, Theophilus.  S. of Rev. Dr. Theophilus and Mary (Tirrell), b. Shelburne, F. 1, 1802.  M. A., A. C., 1826.

Prepared with father; with Rev. Moses Hallock, Plainfield; at Sanderson Acad., Ashfield, and at Amherst Acad.; Williams, 1819-21; A C. 1821-23.  Studied theology with father and at Princeton T. S., 1823-25; ordained Shelburne, Mch. 12, 1828; colleague there with father, 1828-53; a. p. Lyme, O., 1854-55; Mt. Pleasant, Ia., 1855-57; Manteno, Ill., 1857-62; Sunderland, 1864-65; supply many Churches, 1865-78.  Author History of the Churches and Ministers in Franklin Co., Mass.; Genealogy of the Packard Family.  D. Manteno, Ill., D. 18, 1885.

Married May 21, 1839, Elizabeth P., da. of Rev. Samuel Ware, So. Deerfield.  Ch. Theophilus; Isaac W.; Samuel W.; Elizabeth W.; George H.; Arthur D.

7. *Paine, Elijah.  S. of Elijah and Martha (Pomeroy), b. Ashfield, D. 9, 1797.  M. A., A. C., 1826.

Prepared Sanderson Acad., Ashfield; Williams 1819-21; A. C., 1821-23.  Taught Amherst Acad., 4 yrs. and studied theology with President Humphrey; ordained Claremont N. H., Ap. 1, 1829; p. there 1829-33; W. Boylston, 1834-36.  D. W. Boylston, S. 14, 1836.

Married F., 1826, Olive, da. of Dorus Graves, Ashfield.  4 ch.  [Seems to be brother of William P. (A. C. 1827).]

8. *Smith, Hiram.  S. of Simon and Abigail (Fowler), b. Westfield, S. 21, 1800.

Prepared Phillips Acad., Andover; Williams, 1819-21; A. C., 1821-23.  Studied theology with Rev. Dr. T. Packard, 1823-24; Auburn T. S., 1824-26; ordained as evangelist Shelburne, N. 10, 1830; preached several places for short periods, also Cattaraugus, N. Y., among Indians, 1 yr.; Marcellus, N. Y., 6 yrs.; Almont, Mich., 4 yrs.; No. Camden, O., 1 yr.; Margaretta, O., 25 yrs.  Taught at same time at Marcellus, N. Y., 1 yr.; Camden, O., 1 yr.; Margaretta, O., 25 yrs.  D. Hillsdale, Mich., Jy. 28, 1887.

Married (1) Je. 21, 1836, Adeline, da. of Dr. E. Fellows, Montville, Conn., who d. Ap. 1, 1838; (2) O. 18, 1838, Rachel C., da. of Joseph Kellogg, Colchester, Conn.  1 s., 1 da.

NON-GRADUATES

*Dickinson, Edward.  S. of Hon. Samuel F. and Lucretia (Gunn), b. Amherst, Jan. 1, 1803.  LL. D., A. C., 1863.  Prepared Amherst Acad.; A. C., 1821-22; grad. Yale, 1823.  Read law with father and in Northampton; practised law Amherst, 1826-74.  Treasurer A. C., 1835-73; Representative Mass. Legislature, 1839, 1840, 1874; State Senator, 1842-43; State Councilor, 1845-46; Whig Member of Congress, 1854-55.  D. Boston, Je. 16, 1874.  Ch. William A. (A. C. 1850).  Bro. Frederick (A. C. 1837).

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