Born: August 3, 1811, Newington, Connecticut.
Died: January 25, 1897, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Buried: Newington Cemetery, Newington, Connecticut.
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.
If you know where to get a good photo of Brace (head-and-shoulders, at least 200×300 pixels), would you ?