Dantforth, Charles a Presbyterian minister, was born at Rupert, Vermont, August 23, 1800. He graduated from Williams College in 1826; studied at Auburn Seminary, was licensed by the Presbvtery of Cayuga in 1829, and ordained an evangelist; soon after went to Ohio and Indiana; labored several years in the bounds of the presbyteries of Miami and Chillicothe; in 1838 became a member of the Presbytery of Erie; in 1840 removed to Springfield, Pennsylvania; afterwards resided at Oberlin, Ohio, preaching as he was able, until his death, April 29, 1867. See Hist. of the Presb. of Erie.