Rev. Edward Strong Dwight

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Edward Strong Dwight

Death: Died
Cause of death: consumption (tuberculosis)
Immediate Family:

Son of Timothy Dwight and Clarissa Dwight
Husband of Lucy Elizabeth Dwight and Elizabeth McGregor Dwight
Father of Annie Waterman Dwight; Edward Huntington Dwight; Marion McGregor Dwight and Julia Strong Lyman Dwight
Brother of Timothy Dwight; Caleb Strong Dwight; Mary Woolsey Lyman; Edward Strong Dwight; John William Dwight and 3 others

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About Rev. Edward Strong Dwight

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

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