Axtell Henry, Dd
Axtell Henry, D.D., was born at Mendham, N. J., June 9, 1773, and graduated at Princeton in 1796. After teaching several years in New Jersey, he removed in 1804 to Geneva, N. Y, where he kept a classical school. In 1810 he was licensed, and in 1812 called to the Presbyterian Church in Geneva. At the time of his ordination in 1812, his church consisted of 70 members; at the time of his death of about 400. In two revivals his labors had been particularly blessed. He died Feb. 11, 1849. His eldest daughter died a few days after him, and was placed in the same grave. — Sprague, Annals, 4, 453.