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Henry DWIGHT

Washington Street (Geneva) Cemetery
Ontario County,
New York

Henry Dwight
Born at Springfield, Mass.
June 25, 1783
Was Pastor of the First Presbyterian Church at Utica from 1813 to 1817. Compelled by the failure of his voice to retire from the ministry, he removed to Geneva and established there the first Bank which he conducted with *emiinent [eminent] ability. He was one of the Founders of the American Home Missionary *Sociaty [Society], and for twenty years its President, and thus continued to preach by the voices of others. After a life of active and persevering *benefiecence [beneficence] he
DIED SEPT. 6, 1857
AGED 74 YEARS
The path of the just is as the
shining light which shineth in life
and more unto the perfect day.

Contributed on 8/8/07

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Submitted: 8/8/07 • Approved: 8/12/07 • Last Updated: 11/13/15 • R12850-G0-S3

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