Bentley, Edward Warren - from United States

ID: 261237
Organization: S&B
Country of meeting: in the year 1850

After graduation he taught school for a year in Lyme, Conn, and then entered the Theological Institute of Connecticut, in East Windsor (now in Hartford). He finished his course at the seminaiy in July, 1854, and was ordained and installed on the 4th of the following October as pastor of the Reformed (Dutch) Church in Ellenville, Ulster County, N. Y. In this, his only pastorate, he labored for more than a quarter of a century most usefully and successfully, until induced to resign by failing health, January 1, 1882. He received the degree of Doctor of Divinity from the University of the City of New York in 1877. After his retirement from the ministry he moved to Canton Center, Conn , where he died October 23, 1886, in his 61st year.

Obituary record of Graduates of Yale College, year 1886-87, page 385

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