Young, John Kimball, Dd
Young, John Kimball, D.D.
a minister of the Congregational Church, was born at Dover, N. H., March 22, 1802. His preparatory studies were pursued at Dover Academy; he entered Dartmouth College at the age of fifteen, and graduated in 1821. He was a teacher in Dover Academy, and in Charleston, S. C., from January, 1824, to July, 1827; graduated from Andover Theological Seminary in 1829, and was ordained in Boston, Sept. 24, 1829; was the agent of the American Bible Society from 1829 to 1831; installed pastor at Laconia, N. H. (then Meredith Bridge), Nov. 29, 1831, and was dismissed Feb. 12, 1867. He was acting pastor at Hopkinton from 1867 to 1874. From 1842 he was a corporate member of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions; from 1846 to 1858, also from 1861 to 1873, he was a trustee of the New Hampshire Missionary Society; for a time was a trustee of the Gilmanton Academy and Theological Seminary; was corresponding secretary of the New Hampshire General Association from 1851 to 1861, was moderator of it in 1866, and from 1849 was a member of the New Hampshire Historical Society. He died at Laconia, Jan. 28,1875. See Cong. Quar. 1876, p. 437; 1877, p. 576