Chase, Albert H

Chase, Albert H., a Free-will Baptist minister, was born at Killingly, Conn., June 4, 1823, of English parentage. In early life he united with the Church in East Killingly, and took an active part in religious affairs.: In 1853 he began a course of theological study at New Hampton Institute, N. H.; in November, 1855, removed to Cherry Valley, O., and was pastor there for two years. In November, 1857, he became pastor of the Church in New Lyme, and remained there ten years. From 1864 to 1867 a large part of his time was spent in organizing and collecting funds for the Freedmen's Mission Work, also in raising funds for the erection of a church in Chicago, Ill. Early in January, 1867, he was appointed publishing agent and business manager of the Christian Freeman, a denominational paper established in Chicago. In December, 1868, he became pastor in Cleveland, O., and in 1869 and 1870 was pastor at Harrisburg, Pa. He was corresponding secretary of the Free- will Baptist Home Mission Society for several years, having his residence in Hillsdale, Mich. T- he remainder of his life was spent in ministerial labor, without settlement, among feeble and pastorless churches. He died June 19,1883. See Morning Star, July 25,1883. (J. C. S.)

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