Edward Strong Dwight (1820 - 1866)

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Death: Died
Cause of death: consumption (tuberculosis)
Managed by: Michael Reid Delahunt, art teacher & lexicographer
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Rev. Edward Strong Dwight (son of Timothy and Clarissa Dwight), b. April 30, 1820, grad. at Yale in 1838, and at New Haven Theological Seminary in 1843, settled at Saco, Me. (Dec. 25, 1844 - Aug. 17, 1852); at Amherst Mass. (July 19, 1854 - Aug. 28, 1860); and at Hadley, Mass. (since 1864). He m. Nov. 13, 1849, Lucy Elizabeth Waterman, b. May 5, 1823 (dau. of John Waterman, M.D., of Gorham Me., and Ann Anderson). She d. of consumption, Sept. 11, 1861; and he m. for 2d wife, July 27, 1864, Elizabeth McGregor Adams, b. in Londonderry, N. H., Oct. 1, 1836 (dau. of Rev. John Ripley Adams, D.D., of Gorham, Me., and Mary Ann McGregor). He has been for several years one of the Trustees of Amherst College. [Dr. J. R. Adams, grad. at Yale in 1821, was the eldest son of John Adams, LL.D., Principal of Phillips Academy, at Andover, Mass. He was chaplain in the gallant 6th corps of the army of the Potomac from its organization to Lee's surrender. He d. at Northampton, April 26, 1866, aet. 64.]

Source: The history of the descendants of John Dwight, of Dedham, Mass., Volume 1 (Google eBook), Benjamin Woodbridge Dwight, pub. by J. F. Trow & son, printers and bookbinders, 1874, p. 174. Downloaded 2011.

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Rev. Edward Strong Dwight's Timeline

1820
April 30, 1820
1849
November 13, 1849
Age 29
1851
April 14, 1851
Age 30
Saco, ME, USA
1856
July 13, 1856
Age 36
Amherst, MA, USA
1864
July 27, 1864
Age 44
1865
December 15, 1865
Age 45
1866
April 26, 1866
Age 45
1870
December 2, 1870
Age 45