Colton family.

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George Colton: B.A., Yale, 1804; ordained in 1808; did home missionary work in western and central New York state.

George Hooker Colton: B.A., Yale, 1840; founded The American (Whig) Review in 1844 and edited it until his death in 1847.

Henry Martyn Colton: B.A., Yale, 1848; ordained in 1852; founded a classical school in Middletown, Connecticut, 1857; opened Yale School for Boys in New York City, 1868.

From the description of Colton family papers, 1749-1879 (inclusive), 1826-1879 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702169174

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creatorOf Colton family. Colton family papers, 1749-1879 (inclusive), 1826-1879 (bulk). Yale University Library
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associatedWith Colton, George, 1736-1812? person
associatedWith Colton, George, 1779-1858. person
associatedWith Colton, George H. (George Hooker), 1818-1847. person
associatedWith Colton, Henry Martyn, 1820-1872. person
associatedWith Colton, Horace, d. 1862. person
associatedWith Colton, John Owen, 1810-1840. person
associatedWith Colton, Lucy Tuttle, 1826-1897. person
associatedWith Cowles family. family
associatedWith Evarts, William Maxwell, 1818-1901. person
associatedWith Gibbs, Josiah W. (Josiah Willard), 1790-1861. person
associatedWith Gibbs, J. Willard (Josiah Willard), 1839-1903. person
associatedWith Green, Horace, 1802-1866. person
associatedWith Hadley, James, 1821-1872. person
associatedWith Porter, Noah, 1811-1892. person
associatedWith Sheffield, Joseph Earl, 1793-1882. person
associatedWith Silliman, Benjamin, 1779-1864. person
associatedWith Thacher, Thomas Anthony, 1815-1886. person
associatedWith Woolsey, Theodore Dwight, 1801-1889. person
associatedWith Yale University corporateBody
associatedWith Yale University. Class of 1848. corporateBody
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Active 1749

Active 1879

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