1822–1895

Introduction

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Born: No­vem­ber 28, 1822, Bos­ton, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

Died: No­vem­ber 27, 1895, Bos­ton, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

Buried: Mount Au­burn Ce­me­te­ry, Cam­bridge, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

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Biography

Octavius was the son of Na­than­i­el Froth­ing­ham, and hus­band of Car­o­line Eliz­a­beth Cur­tis.

He gra­du­at­ed from Har­vard Un­i­ver­si­ty (1843) and Har­vard Di­vin­i­ty School (1846).

He served pas­tor­ates 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.

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