Clark, Ephraim Weston
Clark, Ephraim Weston, a Congregational minister, was born at Haverhill, N. H., April 25, 1799. He pursued his preparatory studies at :Peacham, Vt., Baingor, Me., and Andover, Mass. graduated from Dartmouth College in 1824, and from Andover Theological Seminary in 1827; was-ordained in Brandon, Vt., Oct. 3, the 'same year, and sailed in 'the following November as a missionary to Honolulu, in the employ of the A. B. C.F. M., reaching his destination in March, 1828. While stationed in Honolulu he devoted a part of his times in until 1835, to seamen; was principal of the seminary at Lahaina until 1843; preached until August, 1848, at Wailula; from 1848 to 1863 was pastor of the Kaswaialiao Church in Honolulu. In 1856, and again in 1859, he visited America; and in 1864 arrived in New York to superintend :the printing of the revised version of the Hawaiian Scriptures, issued by the American Bible Society. - His residence from 1864 to 1867 was in New-York city; in 1867 and 1868, in Middletown; Conn.; from 1868 to 1873, in Portland; from that date his home was in Chicago, Il., until his death, July 15, 1878.. Mr. Clark was the first secretary of the Hawaiians Missionary Society. Among the books published by him in the Hawaiian language were several small text-books on Geometry, Trigonometry, and Surveying also translations of The Little Philosopher:- First Lessons in Astronomy, besides several tracts, and a Bible Dictionary. See Cong. Year-book, 1879, p. 39.