Twichell, Pliny a Presbyterian minister, was born at Athol, Worcester Co., Mass., Feb. 25, 1805. He was educated at Washington College, Pa.; studied theology in Auburn Seminary, N. Y.; was licensed by the Genesee Presbytery in 1836'; and was ordained and installed pastor of the Presbyterian Church in Wyoming, N. Y., in 1841. Here he labored for fifteen years, until 1856, in which year he took charge of East Bethany Church, where he preached until his death, Sept. 15. 1864. See Wilson, Presb. Hist. Almanac, 1866, p. 180.