Bacon, Davis a Universalist minister, was born at Greenfield, Mass., Aug. 15, 1813. He removed to Fulton County, N. Y., in boyhood; received a liberal education;
taught school in Harrison County, Ky., from 1839 to 1842; then returned to New York, and in the following year again went to Harrison County, where he engaged in teaching and preaching for nearly two years. Later he removed to Mount Healthy, 0., where, under the auspices of the Miami Association, he preached several years. In 1853 he removed to Pittsburgh, Pa.; spent his latter years travelling and preaching in various places, and died Jan. 10, 1871. Mr. Bacon was a pure, faithful, and energetic pastor. See Universalist Register, 1872, p. 125.