Kingsley, Phineas a Presbyterian minister, born in Rutland, Vt., March 12, 1788, educated in the classics by his uncle, a graduate of Harvard College, was licensed to preach about 1818, and ordained at Highgate, Vt., Oct. 12,1819, where he remained twelve vears. He was next settled for seven years at Underhill, Vt., and for the five years following at Sheldon,Vt. In 1847 he removed to Brooklyn, Ohio, and continued preaching to the day of his death, July 6, 1863. "He was highly esteemed by his ministerial brethren, not for showy talents, but for substantial worth and fidelity."-Wilson, Presb. Hist. Almanac, 1867.