Peabody, Ephraim, 1807-1856

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Ephraim Peabody (1807-1856) was born in Wilton, New Hampshire, graduated from Bowdoin College in 1827 and from Harvard Divinity School in 1830. He served parishes in Meadville, Pennsylvania, Cincinnati, Ohio, and New Bedford and Cambridge, Massachusetts. From 1846 until 1855 he was the pastor of King's Chapel, Boston. He helped plan the Boston Public Schools system and was a founder of the Prudent Institution for Savings, a forerunner of modern savings banks. He also served as an editor of the Western Messenger.

From the guide to the Peabody, Ephraim, 1807-1856. Autograph Book, 1717-1849., (Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School)

Born in Wilton, N.H.; educated at Bowdoin and Harvard Divinity School; served churches in Cincinnati (Ohio), New Bedford (Mass.), and King's Chapel (Boston, Mass.).

From the description of Autograph book, 1717-1849 (bulk). (Harvard University, Divinity School Library). WorldCat record id: 181964113

Minister of the First Unitarian Church in New Bedford, Mass., from 1838 to 1844; in 1846, became minister of King's Chapel in Boston.

From the description of Ephraim Peabody letter, 1847. (Old Dartmouth Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 77110796

Ephraim Peabody (1807-1856) was born in Wilton, New Hampshire, and graduated from Bowdoin College in 1827 and from Harvard Divinity School in 1830. He served parishes in Meadville, Pennsylvania, Cincinnati, Ohio, and New Bedford and Cambridge, Massachusetts. From 1846 until 1855 he was the pastor of King's Chapel, Boston. He helped plan the Boston Public School system and was a founder of the Prudent Institution for Savings, a forerunner of modern savings banks. He also served as an editor of the Western Messenger.

From the guide to the Peabody, Ephraim, 1807-1856. Papers, 1831-1884., (Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School)

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creatorOf Bellows, Henry W. (Henry Whitney), 1814-1882. Henry W. Bellows correspondence, 1830-1880. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Peabody, Ephraim, 1807-1856. Ephraim Peabody. Papers, 1831-1884. Harvard University, Divinity School Library
referencedIn Charles Sumner correspondence, 1829-1874. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Peabody, Ephraim, 1807-1856. Autograph Book, 1717-1849. Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School
referencedIn Harvard University Archives Photograph Collection: Portraits, ca. 1852-ca. 2004 Harvard University Archives.
referencedIn James Freeman Clarke correspondence, 1845-1872. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Correspondence, 1827-1885. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Peabody, Ephraim, 1807-1856. Papers, 1831-1884. Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School
creatorOf King's Chapel (Boston, Mass.). King's Chapel (Boston, Mass.) records, 1686-1942. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Correspondence, 1815-1859. Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School
creatorOf Derby, Martha Coffin, 1783-1832. Derby-Peabody family papers, 1788-1868. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Palfrey family papers, 1713-1915. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Lewis Gannett papers, 1681-1966 (inclusive) 1900-1960 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Peabody, Ephraim, 1807-1856. Ephraim Peabody letter, 1847. Old Dartmouth Historical Society Library
referencedIn James Freeman Clarke additional papers, 1806-1936. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Peabody, Ephraim, 1807-1856. Autograph book, 1717-1849 (bulk). Harvard University, Divinity School Library
creatorOf Willis, Nathaniel Parker, 1806-1867. Papers of Nathaniel Parker Willis, 1835-1866. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Autograph File, P, 1554-2005. Houghton Library.
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Massachusetts--Boston
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Birth 1807-03-22

Death 1856-11-28

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