Grosvenor, Cyrus Pitt, Lld
Grosvenor, Cyrus Pitt, LL.D.
a distinguished Baptist minister, was born at Grafton, Massachusetts, October 18, 1793. He studied first at New Salem Academy, afterwards Leorrette, graduated from Dartmouth College in 1818, and then taught three years as principal in an academy at Haverhill, and as preceptor in Amherst Academy, partly in studies preparatory to his ministry. In 1820 he entered Princeton Theological Seminary, and left in March, 1822. He was called to the Baptist Church of Charleston, May 19, 1823, was pastor of the Baptist Church, Georgetown; of Hartford, Connecticut; of First Baptist Church, Boston, Massachusetts; of Second Baptist Church, Salem; of Sterling; of Baptist Church, Southbridge; and of Ganges, Allegan County, Michigan. Dr. Grosvenor died February 11, 1879. He was editor of The Christian Reflector, and also of The Christian Contributor, published at Worcester, Massachusetts, and at Utica, N.Y., respectively. For fifteen years he was connected as president and professor with New York Central College. In March 1860, he went to Great Britain, and travelled extensively in England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland, lecturing on American affairs, and preaching frequently. See Necrol. Report of Princeton Theol. Senm, 1879, page 43.