Mair Hugh, Dd
Mair Hugh, D.D.
a Presbyterian minister, was born at New Mylus, Ayrshire, Scotland, July 16, 1797; graduated at the college in Glasgow in 1817; studied theology in Edinburgh; was licensed in 1822; was employed for some time as a missionary in the Orkneys, and other parts of Scotland; came to America in 1828, and was ordained and installed pastor of the churches at Fort Miller and Northumberland, N. Y.; in 1830 became pastor of the Church at Johnstown; resigned in 1843, and went to Brockport, where he officiated, as a stated supply, for several months; subsequently supplied at Warsaw for a year, and in 1847 went to Upper Canada, and became pastor at Fergus, in connection with the Church of Scotland, and there continued till the close of life, Nov. 1, 1854. Mair published Four Miscellaneous Sermons. A Memoir, with a selection from his MS. sermons, was published in 1856 by A. Dingwall Fordyce.Sprague, Annals, 4:744.