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Henry Colman

clergyman , farmer

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