Davis, Samuel S, Dd

Davis, Samuel S., D.D.

a Presbyterian minister, was born in Ballston, N.Y., July 12, 1793. He entered Union College at Schenectady, but graduated at Middlebury College in 1812; took charge of an academy at Castleton, Vermont; in the fall of 1815 entered Princeton Seminary, but before the close of the year went to act as tutor at Union College; returned again in 1817, and graduated in 1819. He was licensed by the Presbytery of Albany, October 12 of the same year; soon afterwards was commissioned to collect funds for a seminary in North Carolina, which was eventually located at Columbia, S.C. He was ordained at Albany, August 12, 1821; became pastor at Darien, Georgia, December 16 of the same year; after two years went to Camden, S. C.; in 1833 accepted an appointment as agent of the General Assembly's Board of Education; in 1841 and 1842 was professor of Latin in Oglethorpe University, Milledgeville, Georgia; from 1845 to 1851 served at Carmden, S.C., a second time, and died June 21, 1877. See Necrolog. Report of Princeton.Theol. Sem. 1878, page 9.

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