Taylor, Chauncey

Taylor, Chauncey a Congregational minister, was born in Williamstown, Vt.. Feb. 17, 1805. After preliminary study at Hinesburgh, he entered the University of Vermont, from which he graduated in 1831, and then studied theology with Rev. Ira Ingraham, of Brandon. Jan. 21,1835, was the date of his ordination, when he was installed pastor at Chittenden, and remained until 1837. One year, from 1838, he preached at James's Island, near Charleston, S. C.; from 1839 to 1841.he was acting pastor at Chittenden, Vt. The two years following he was without charge, living at one time in Winooski and at another in Milton. From 1843 to 1846 he was acting pastor at Alburgh. In the latter year he was reinstalled at Chittenden, where he remained until August, 1854, when he went to Langdon, N. H., and served there as acting pastor for two years. Then he became a home missionary at Algona, Kossuth Co., Ia., beginning his ministry there in 1856 gathering a Church in 1858, and being, installed in 1867. After serving this congregation until July, 1873, he was dismissed, and never resumed the care of a parish. He died there Feb. 29, 1876. See Cong. Qua- Rev. 1877, p.426.

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