Chandler, Amariah, Dd

Chandler, Amariah, D.D.

a Congregational minister, was born at Deerfield, Mass., Oct. 27, 1782. He graduated at the University of Vermont in 1807, and was ordained pastor of the Church in Waitsfield, Vt., in 1810; here he remained until 1830; preached two years at Hardwick, and was installed over the Church in Greenfield, Mass., in 1832, and died there in the pastoral office, Oct. 20, 1864. Dr. Chandler was a delegate to the Massachusetts Convention for the Revision of the State Constitution in 1853. He published several sermons and treatises, including A Review of Dr. Willard's Historical Discourse (1857). His mind was strong and independent; his manners were simple; he was much beloved for his kindness and sociability, and his sermons were solid and impressive. See Cong. Quarterly, 1865, p. 208, 421. Chandler, Augustus, a Congregational minister, was born in North Woodstock, Conn., Dec. 1,1830. He graduated from Williams College in 1855 and during the following year taught school in Westbrook. In, 1859 he graduated from Andover Theological Seminary. Sept. 12, 1860, he was ordained at Saxton's River in Rockingham, Vt., and remained there one year as acting pastor. From 1861 to 1864 he ministered in Lempster, N. H., and on Dec. 28 of the latter year was installed pastor in Strafford, Vt. Having removed to Dummerston, he was made pastor of the church there, Dec. 18,1867, and held that charge until Aug. 24,1870. After this he resided in Brattleboro. In 1875 he became editor and proprietor of the Record and Farmer. He died March 26,1880. See Cong. Yearbook, 1881, p. 19.

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