Fisher, Abiel, Dd
Fisher, Abiel, D.D.
a Baptist minister, was born at Putney, Vermont, June 19, 1787. He graduated from the University of Vermont in 1811; studied theology with Rev. Nathaniel Kendrick; was ordained an evangelist in Brandon, June 15, 1815; was pastor in Bellingham, Massachusetts, twelve years; in West Boylston, three years; and subsequently in Sturbridge, Mass., Pawtuxet, R.I., and Swansea and Sutton, Massachusetts. He died at West Boylston, in the summer of 1862. He was one of the "fathers" of the Baptist denomination in Massachusetts, and held in high esteem. See Cathcart, Baptist Encyclop. page 295. (J.C.S.)