Smalley, Elam, Dd
Smalley, Elam, D.D., a Presbyterian divine, was born in Dartmouth, Mass., Oct. 27, 1805. He graduated at Brown University, Providence, R.I., studied theology privately, was licensed by the Mendon Congregational Association of Massachusetts, and ordained, June 17, 1829, as colleague with the Rev. Dr. Emmons, over the Church at Franklin, Mass. In 1838 he became pastor of Union Church. Worcester, Mass., and in 1854 of the Second Presbyterian Church, Troy, N.Y., as successor of the Rev. Charles Wadsworth. He died July 30, 1858. Dr. Smalley was a man of decided piety and ability, and was the author of The Worcester Pulpit, with Notices Historical and Biographical (Boston, 12mo). See Wilson, Presb. Hist.
Almanac, 1860, p. 78; Allibone, Dict. of Brit. and Amer. Authors, s.v. (J.L.S.)