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Clergyman

Calvin Chapin, American clergyman. member board visitors Andover Theol Seminary, 1816-1851, clerk of board, 1816-1832; member corporation Yale, 1820-1846.

Background

Chapin, Calvin was born on July 22, 1763 in Chicopee, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Edward and Eunice (Cotton) Chapin.

Education

Graduated from Yale, 1788.

Career

Of Congregational Church, 1791. Tutor Yale. 1791-1794. Pastor Stepney parish, Wethersfield (now Rocky Hill), Connecticut, 1794-1851.

Trustee Missionary Society of Connecticut, 1805-1831. Co-founder Connecticut Bible Society, 1809. Co-founder American Board Foreign Missions, 1810, recording secretary, 1810-1842 co-founder Connecticut Society for Promotion Good Morals, 1813.

Member board visitors Andover Theol Seminary, 1816-1851, clerk of board, 1816-1832. Member corporation Yale, 1820-1846.

Membership

Member board visitors Andover Theol Seminary, 1816-1851, clerk of board, 1816-1832. Member corporation Yale, 1820-1846.

Connections

Married Jerusha Edwards, February 2, 1795.

father:
Edward Chapin

mother:
Eunice (Cotton) Chapin

spouse:
Jerusha Edwards