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Clergyman , antiquarian , college president

Timothy Alden, American clergyman, college president, antiquarian.

Background

Alden, Timothy was born on August 28, 1771 in Yarmouth, Massachusetts (now Maine). Son of Timothy and Sarah (Weld) Alden.

Education

Graduated from Harvard, 1794.

Career

Ordained to ministry Congregational Church. Pastor South Congressional Church, Portsmouth, N.H., 1799-1805. President, professor Allegheny College, 1817-1831.

Assisted in organization American Antiquarian Society. Librarian Massachusetts History Society. Prepared library catalogue of New York History Society Author: Missions Among the Senecas, 1827.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Missions Among the Senecas, 1827.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Wormsted.

father:
Timothy Alden

mother:
Sarah (Weld) Alden

spouse:
Elizabeth Wormsted