Terry, Parschal

Terry, Parschal a Presbyterian minister, was born at Aquebogue, Long Island, N. Y., Nov. 3, 1806; was licensed to preach by the Methodist Protestant Church of New York; preached at Aquebogue for two years; was ordained, by the Congregational Convention of Long Island in 1831, and labored for a number of years at Patchogue; but, feeling the need of a more thorough course of theology, studied in the seminary attached to Yale College, graduated in 1840, and became a member of Onondaga Presbytery. In 1843 he was editor of the Religious Recorder at 'Syracuse, N. Y.; in 1848 removed to Marathon, N. Y., and was received by Cortland Presbytery; thence, in 1853, to Painesville, O., where he ministered three years. He subsequently labored, in 1857, at Unionville, 0.; 1858, Thompson; 1861, Hudson; 1862, Franklin Mills; 1863, Troy. He died Oct. 20, 1865. 'He was a man of more than usual talents, which he improved by culture. See Wilson, Presb. Hist. Almanac, 1867, p.322.

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