Manning, Jacob Merrill, Dd

Manning, Jacob Merrill, D.D.

a Congregational minister, was born at Greenwood, N.Y., December 31, 1824. He studied at Prattsburg, in 1850 graduated from Amherst College, and in 1853 from Andover Theological Seminary; was ordained pastor of the Mystic Church, Medford, Massachusetts, January 5, 1854, and dismissed February 17, 1857. The latter year he was installed as associate pastor of Old South Church, Boston, and so remained until 1872, when he became the sole pastor. He became pastor emeritus, March 15, 1882, and died November 29 of the same year. Among his published addresses and sermons are the following: — The Death of Abraham Lincoln (1865): — Peace under Liberty (eod.): — Half Truths and The Truth (1873): — Helps to a Life of Prayer (1875), etc. See Cong. Year-book, 1883, page 26.

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