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Henry Hopkins Kelsey

Clergyman

Henry Hopkins Kelsey, American clergyman.

Background

Kelsey, Henry Hopkins was born on April 9, 1853 in Evans Mills, New York, United States. Son of Erastus Spencer and Elizabeth (Sill) Kelsey.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Amherst, 1876, A.M., 1879. Graduate Hartford Theological Seminary, 1879. Doctor of Divinity, Marietta, 1911.

Career

Instructor and assistant librarian, Hartford Theological Seminary, 1879-1882. Assistant pastor Shawmut Church, Boston, 1882-1883. Ordained Congressional ministry, 1884.

Pastor 2d Church, Winsted, Connecticut, 1884-1888, 4th Church, Hartford, Connecticut, 1888-1910, 1st Church, Marietta, O., 1910-1915. Secretary American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions for coast district, 1915-1925, emeritus. Chaplain 1st Regiment, Connecticut Volumes, Spanish-American War, May 14-October 31, 1898.

Chaplain 1st Regiment Connecticut National Guard, 1900-1908. Trustee Pacific School of Religion.

Connections

Married Alice Watson Miller, November 22, 1892.

father:
Erastus Spencer Kelsey

mother:
Elizabeth (Sill) Kelsey

spouse:
Alice Watson Miller