Whiton, John Milton, Dd
Whiton, John Milton, D.D.
a Presbyterian divine, was born at Winchendon, Mass., Aug. 1, 1785, He graduated at Yale College in 1805; taught an academic school in Litchfield, Conn., for one year; studied theology privately; was ordained and installed pastor of the Presbyterian Church in Antrim, N. H., Sept. 28, 1808; resigned Jan. 1, 1853, and became acting pastor of a Congregational Church in Bennington, N.H., where he continued till his death, Sept. 28, 1856. He published several single sermons, and contributed Brief Notices of the Town of Antrim to the New Hampshire Hist., Coll. 4.216-224, and to the Repository an Account of the Ministers of Hillsborough, N. H. See Sprague, Annals of the Amer. Pulpit, 4:413, note; Allibone, Dict. of Brit and Amer. Authors, s.v.