Gregory, Caspar Robue, Dd
Gregory, Caspar Robue, D.D.
a Presbyterian minister, was born in Philadelphia, September 17, 1824. He was prepared for college by his brother, Henry D.; graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1843; taught nearly two years in private families; graduated from Princeton Theological Seminary in 1847; was licensed by the Presbytery of Philadelphia, April 5,1848; then taught a year, and was ordained an evangelist by the same presbytery, May 20, 1849. His first field of labor was as a missionary to the Choctaw Indians at Spencer Academy, in the Indian Territory. In 1850 he left the mission on account of ill-health. He next supplied the church at Oneida, Madison County, N.Y., from April 20, 1851, until installed as its pastor, February 9, 1852, continuing his labors until 1862; was installed pastor of the First Church of Bridgeton, N.J., May 12, 1864, and was released October 7, 1873, immediately becoming professor of sacred rhetoric in Lincoln University, Pennsylvania. He died there, February 26, 1882. Dr. Gregory was an earnest man, his preaching of a high quality, and as a professor was devoted and faithful. See Necrol. Report of' Princeton Theol. Sem. 1882, page 46.