1822-1895
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November 28, 1822, Boston, Massachusetts.

November 27, 1895, Boston, Massachusetts.

Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Son of hymnist Nathaniel Frothingham, Octavius graduated from Harvard University (1843) and Harvard Divinity School (1846). He pastored at the North Church, Salem, Massachusetts (1847-55); the Independent Liberal Church, Jersey City, New Jersey (1855-59); and the Third Congregational Unitarian Society, New York City (1859-79). He was known as a leader of the Free Religious movement. His works include:

  1. Thou Lord of Hosts