Brace, Jonathan, Dd

Brace, Jonathan, D.D., a Presbyterian minister, was born at Hartford, Conn., June 12, 1810. He was prepared for college in his native city, and graduated at Amherst College in 1831. He first studied theolology at Andover, then at New Haven, but came to Princeton Seminary towards the close of 1834, entered the senior class, and spent one year. He was ordained and installed pastor of the Congregational Church at Litchfield, Conn., June 12, 1838, and labored there very successfully until, for reasons connected with, he was dismissed, Feb. 27, 1844. His next charge was the First Congregational Church of Milford, over which he was installed Sept. 24, 1845. His labors here were largely blessed, several precious revivals occurring in connection with his ministry. From this pastorate he was dismissed, Dec. 15, 1863. After that time he was not again a pastor, but resided for the remainder of his life in Hartford, at different times supplying various pulpits in that city and its vicinity. In 1857, while pastor at Milford, he became editor of The Religious Herald, which position he retained until his death, in Hartford, Oct. 1, 1877. Dr. Brace was the author of Scripture Portraits (N. Y. 1854, 12mo); besides Sermons and contributions to the

Biblical Repository, etc. See Necrol. of Princeton Theol. Sem. 1878, p. 18. (W. P. S.)

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