Tarbox, Increase Niles, Dd

Tarbox, Increase Niles, D.D.

a Congregational minister, was born at East Windsor, Connecticut, February 11, 1815. He graduated from Yale College in 1839, and from the Theological Seminary, in 1844; was a teacher at East Hartford in 1839-41, and, tutor at Yale College in 1842-44; pastor at Framingham, Massachusetts, in 1844-511 from 1851 till 1874 secretary of the American Education Society, and from 1874 to 1884 secretary of the American College and Education Society; thereafter without charge until his death, May 3, 1888. Dr. Tarbox was a member of the New England Historical and Genealogical Society, and its historiographer from 1881; one of the editors of the Congregationalist, 1849-51, and of the Congregational Quarterly, 1875-78. He published, Nineveh, a Buried City (1864): — Tyre and Alexandria (1866): — Missionary Patriots: Memoirs of James H. and Edward M. Schneider (1867): — Uncle George's Stories (1868, 4 volumes): — Winnie and Walter: Stories (1869, 4 volumes): — Life of Israel Putnam (1876): — Songs and Hymns for Common Life. (1885): — Diary of Thomas Robbins, D.D., with annotations (2 volumes). He also edited, with a Memoir, Sir Walter Raleigh's Colony in America (1884).

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