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Thursday, August 16, 2007

Biographical Data About Rev. Charles Eliphalet Lord Who Served as an Acting Pastor of Huguenot Memorial Presbyterian Church, 1874-79

A book published in 1906 included a brief biography of Rev. Charles Eliphalet Lord who served as an acting pastor in Pelham Manor while the Huguenot Memorial Presbyterian Church was being formed. That biography is quoted below, followed by a citation to its source.

"Charles Eliphalet Lord, D. D., Presbyterian, son of John Perkins and Sophia (Ladd) Lord, was born Feb. 11, 1817. Preparatory studies at South Berwick (Me.) and Phillips Andover Academies, 1833-4. Graduated at Dartmouth College, 1838. Teacher, South Berwick Academy, 1838-9, and Kingston (N.C.) Academy, 1839-40. Studied for the ministry at Union Theological Seminary, 1839-41, Yale Divinity School, 1841-2, and Auburn Theological Seminary, 1842-3, graduating. Ordained an evangelist, Jonesville, Mich., May 8, 1844. Installed, Niles, Mich., Nov. 17, 1844-7. Acting pastor, Evansville, Ind., 1848-50; South Newmarket, March 1851-2; Westbrook, Me., 1852-3; Cape Elizabeth, Me., 1854-5. Installed, Mont [sic] Vernon, Feb. 11, 1857; dismissed, June 20, 1861. Installed colleague with Rev. Luther Sheldon, D. D., Congregational Church, South Easton, Mass., June 3, 1863; dismissed, May 1, 1867. Installed, Congregational Church, Chester, Vt., Aug. 8, 1867; dismissed, April 6, 1869. Acting pastor, Beverly, N.J., Oct. 1869-70. Without charge, Boston, Mass., 1870-3. Professor of Evidence of Christianity and Church History, Lay College, Brooklyn, N.Y., Sept. 1874-82. Acting pastor, Pelham Manor, N.Y., 1874-9. Without charge, Newburyport, Mass., 1882-9. Acting pastor, Hope Chapel, Salisbury (Mass.) Beach, July 1889-90. Withouth charge, Newburyport, Mass., 1890-1902. Made fellow of the Society of Science and Art, London, Eg., 1887. D. D. from East Tennessee Wesleyan University, 1873. Died, Newburyport, Mass., Feb. 19, 1902."

Source: Carter, N. F., The Native Ministry of New Hampshire, p. 639 (Concord, NH: Rumford Printing Co. 1906).

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