Rood, Heman, Dd
Rood, Heman, D.D.
a Congregational minister, was born at Jericho, Vermont, January 29, 1795. He graduated from Middlebury College in 1819, was preceptor at Montpelier Academy for two years, and in 1822 tutor at Middlebury College. In 1825 he graduated from Andover Theological Seminary; the next year, July 12, became pastor at Gilmanton, N.H.; in April 1830, at New Milford, Connecticut; in September, 1835, professor of sacred literature at the Gilmanton Theological Seminary, and occupied that position until November, 1843. The next ten years he was employed in teaching at Haverhill. From 1853 to 1858 he was acting-pastor at Quechee, in Hartford, Vermont, and from 1858 to 1864 served in the same relation at Hartland. From 1864 to 1878 he resided without charge at Hanover, N.H., and thereafter at Westfield, N.Y., until his death, June 8, 1882. See Cong. Year-book, 1883, page 31.