Barrows, Elijah Porter, Dd
Barrows, Elijah Porter, D.D.
a Presbyterian minister, was born in Mansfield, Connecticut, January 5, 1805; graduated from Yale College in 1826; was principal of the Hartford Grammar School, 1826-31; ordained evangelist at Simsbury, Connecticut, in 1832; pastor of the Dey Street Presbyterian Church, New York, 1835- 37; professor of sacred literature in Western Reserve College, Hudson, Ohio, 1837-52; professor of sacred literature in Andover Theological Seminary, 1852-66; without charge at Middletown, Connecticut, 1867-69; instructor in Union Theological Seminary, 1869-70; at Oberlin, 1871; professor of Old Testament literature and Biblical theology, Oberlin Theological Seminary, 1872-80, and without charge there until his death, October 29, 1888. He wrote, View of Slavery (1836): — The Thornton Fanily (1837): — Memoir of David H. Clark (eod.): — Life of E. Judson (1852): — Companion to the Bible (1867): — Sacred Geography.