Barnes, Albert Henry, Phd

Barnes, Albert Henry, Ph.D., a Congregational minister, son of the preceding, was born in Morristown, N. J., Feb. 11, 1826. He was prepared for college at an academy in Philadelphia, and graduated at Yale College in 1846. He united on profession of faith with Yale College Church while a student, and studied theology one year in the Divinity School of Yale College, but subsequently entered the senior class in Princeton Seminary and remained one year. He was licensed by the New Haven East Association (Congregational) Aug. 15, 1850. Having accepted a call to become pastor of the Presbyterian Church of Lawrenceville, Pa., he was ordained at that place by the Presbytery of Pennsylvania, and installed pastor Dec. 6, 1854. He was released in 1860, after which he established a school in Philadelphia, which he taught from 1861 to 1870. He died May 6, 1878. Mr. Barnes was the author of a volume entitled Popular Mistakes in Education. He also wrote frequently for the newspapers, and especially for the New York Times. He was an earnest student, especially of the older English literature. See Necrological Report of Princeton Theological Seminary, 1879.

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