Born: May 28, 1819, Hadley, Massachusetts.
Died: July 11, 1904, Hadley, Massachusetts.
Buried: Old Hadley Cemetery, Hadley, Massachusetts.
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.