1816–1909

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Born: Ju­ly 21, 1816, Mill­bury, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

Died: March 2, 1909, Wo­burn, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

Buried: Wood­brook Ce­me­te­ry, Wo­burn, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

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Biography

Daniel was the son of Sam­u­el March and Zoa Park.

He at­tend­ed the Mill­bu­ry Acad­emy and Am­herst Col­lege (1834–36), taught for two years at the Ches­ter [Ver­mont] Acad­e­my, then en­tered Yale Un­i­ver­si­ty, gra­du­at­ing in 1843.

Ordained a Con­gre­ga­tion­al min­is­ter in 1845, he served in Pres­by­ter­i­an and Con­gre­ga­tion­al churches. He had an in­tense in­ter­est in mis­sions, and was known for lec­tur­ing on his world tra­vels.

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