Leavitt, Jonathan, Dd
Leavitt, Jonathan, D.D.
a Congregational minister, was born at Cornish, N.H., October 21, 1800. He was educated at Kimball Union Academy, graduated from Amherst College in 1825, and was a member of Andlover Theological Seminary for two years. He was ordained an evangelist in 1828, and became a home missionary in Pendleton and Wilmington, S.C., alternately; in 1830 was temporary supply successively in Lincolnton and Macon, Georgia, Westbrook, Maine, Atworth, N.H., and Waltham, Massachusetts. He was acting-pastor at Bedford in 1835, was installed in 1837, and remained until 1840, when he was next installed pastor of Richmond Street Church, Providence, R.I. He was without charge from 1863 until his death, at Providence, October 7, 1877. See Trienz. Cat. of Andover Theol. Sem. 1870, page 80. (W.P.S.)