Beckwith, Baruch B
Beckwith, Baruch B.
a Presbyterian minister, was born at Lyme, Conn., in 1805. He graduated from Williams College in 1827, and from Auburn Seminary in 1830, and spent a fourth year of theological study at New Haven, Conn. He became pastor at Athol, Mass., 1831-34; then at Castine, Me., 183, 7-42; and last at Gouverneur, N. Y., 1846-60, where he died, July 4, 1870. Mr. Beckwith was influential in the proceedings of the Presbytery and Synod. His mind was constantly busy. No one could fail to esteem him highly for his work's sake. See Presbyterianism in Central New York, p. 463.