Peet, Stephen

Peet, Stephen a somewhat noted missionary of the Congregational Church in Wisconsin, was born at Sandgate, Vt., in 1795. He was educated at Yale College, where he graduated in 1823, and after entering the ministry preached seven years at Euclid, near Cleveland, Ohio; was afterwards a chaplain at Buffalo, editing the Bethel Magazine and Buffalo Spectator; became minister of Green Bay, Wis., in 1837; assisted in founding Beloit College and thirty churches; was settled as minister of Milwaukee; afterwards took charge of an institute at Batavia, Ill., and was then made agent of an association in Michigan to found a theological seminary. He died at Chicago March 21, 1855. He published Hist. of the Presb. and Cong. Churches and Ministers of Wisconsin (1851, 18mo).

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