Charles Morton Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts, Wadham College, Oxford, 1649, Master of Arts, 1662.
Minister, Charlestown, Massachusetts. Fellow Harvard, 1692, 1st vice president, 1697. Wrote Compendium Physicae and System of Logic, used as textbooks at Harvard into 18th century.
Best known work The Spirit of Man…, 1693. Founded association of 22 leading ministers from Boston vicinity, 1690. 1st minister in New England to perform marriages.
Began ceremony of “installation” among Congregationalists.
Married Joan Morton, 1 child.