1808–1832

Introduction

Born: De­cem­ber 22, 1808, Mon­son, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

Died: De­cem­ber 16, 1832, New York Ci­ty.

Buried: Mar­ble Ce­me­te­ry, Man­hat­tan, New York.

Biography

Dutton was the son of De­o­da­tus Dut­ton, Sr., and Ly­dia Has­kell.

By age 14, he was play­ing the or­gan at Cen­ter Church in Hart­ford, Con­nec­ti­cut.

He at­tend­ed Brown Un­i­ver­si­ty, Pro­vi­dence, Rhode Is­land, and Wash­ing­ton (now Tri­ni­ty) Col­lege (gra­du­at­ed 1828), and was li­censed to preach by the Third Pres­by­te­ry of New York. How­ev­er, he ne­ver re­ceived a pastorate, and was still pur­su­ing his stu­dies at the time of his death.

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Help Needed

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