Hough, John, Dd, 2
Hough, John, D.D., 2
A Congregational minister, was born in Stamford, Conn., August 17, 1783. He graduated at Yale in 1802, then studied divinity, and was' sent in 1806 as missionary to Vermont, where he was ordained pastor at Vergennes in 1807. This pastorate he resigned in 1812, and became professor of languages in Middlebury College, Vt. Here he remained twenty-seven years, occupying several chairs in turn. He left in.]839, and was some time in the service of the Colonization Society. In 1841 he was installed pastor at Windham, Ohio. He obtained a dismission in 1850 on account of failing eyesight, which finally became blindness. He died at Fort Wayne, Indiana, July 17, 1861. Hough was eminently successful and popular as an instructor. He published three sermons, preached at ordinations (1810,1823,1826), and was one of the editors of "The Adviser, or Vermont Evangelical Magazine." Congreg. Quart. 3, 378.; Wilson, Presbyt. Historical A1zanac, 1862, p. 186.