1811–1897

Introduction

Born: Au­gust 3, 1811, New­ing­ton, Con­nec­ti­cut.

Died: Jan­u­a­ry 25, 1897, Phil­a­del­phia, Penn­syl­van­ia.

Buried: New­ing­ton Ce­me­te­ry, New­ing­ton, Con­nec­ti­cut.

Biography

Seth was the son of Rev­er­end Jo­ab Grace and Lu­cy Col­lins.

He grad­u­at­ed from Yale Col­lege in 1832, then stu­died at the Yale The­o­lo­gic­al Se­mi­na­ry.

He en­tered the Pres­by­ter­i­an min­is­try in 1842, but lat­er moved to the Con­gre­ga­tion­al­ist de­nom­in­a­tion.

From 1842–44, he taught math­e­ma­tics and rhe­tor­ic at New­ark Col­lege, which lat­er be­came the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Del­a­ware.

In 1861, he be­came pas­tor of a Con­gre­ga­tion­al church in Beth­a­ny, Con­nec­ti­cut.

He re­tired from the min­is­try due to ill­ness.

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