1819–1904

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Born: May 28, 1819, Had­ley, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

Died: Ju­ly 11, 1904, Had­ley, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

Buried: Old Had­ley Ce­me­te­ry, Had­ley, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

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Biography

Frederic was the son of Dan­i­el Hunt­ing­ton and Eliz­a­beth Whit­ing Phelps, hus­band of Han­nah Dane Sar­gent, and un­cle of Will­iam Hunt­ing­ton.

He gra­du­at­ed from Am­herst Col­lege in 1839, and Cam­bridge Di­vin­i­ty School in 1842. He served as a Un­i­tar­i­an min­is­ter in Bos­ton, Mas­sa­chu­setts, un­til 1855, when he be­came Pro­fess­or of Chris­tian Mor­als and Un­i­ver­si­ty Preach­er at Harvard Un­i­ver­si­ty.

In 1859, he was or­dained an Epis­co­pal priest. He was for some time a rec­tor in Bos­ton, Mas­sa­chu­setts, and 1869 be­came bi­shop of Cen­tral New York.

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