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Henry Colman

Henry Colman, American clergyman, farmer.

Background

  • Colman, Henry was born on September 12, 1785 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Dudley and Mary (Jones) Colman.

  • Education

    • Graduate Dartmouth, 1805.

    Career

    • Ordained pastor Congregational Society (Unitarian), Hingham, Massachusetts, 1807, pastor until 1820. Taught school, Boston, 1820-1825. Pastor Independent Congregational Church, Salem, Massachusetts, 1825-1831.

      Bought farm, Deerfield, Massachusetts, 1833. Commissioned to make agricultural survey of Massachusetts, 1837-1841. Studied agriculture in England and Europe, 1843-1848.

      Went to England again, 1849. Author: Sermons on Various Occasions, 1820. Sermons on Various Subjects Preached at the Church in Boston Square, Salem, 1833.

      European Agriculture and Rural Economy from Personal Observations, 1844. European Life and Manners in Familiar Letters to Friends, 2 vols., 1849.

    Works

    • Author: Sermons on Various Occasions, 1820. Sermons on Various Subjects Preached at the Church in Boston Square, Salem, 1833. European Agriculture and Rural Economy from Personal Observations, 1844.

      European Life and Manners in Familiar Letters to Friends, 2 vols., 1849.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Harris, August 11, 1807.
    • father: Dudley Colman
    • mother: Mary (Jones) Colman
    • spouse: Mary Harris
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    Born September 12, 1785
    Died August 17, 1849
    (aged 63)
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