Woodward, Henry, 1797-1834

Woodward, Henry, 1797-1834

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1797 - 1834

Biography

Henry Woodward was born on February 3, 1797, in Hanover, New Hampshire. He was the son of Bezaleel Woodward and grandson of Eleazar Wheelock. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1815. After graduation he decided to go West to find a position as a teacher. In 1816, he enrolled in Princeton Theological Seminary and became a member of "The Society of Inquiry Respecting Missions and the General State of Religion," a missionary organization. In 1818, he offered his services to the Commissioners for Foreign Missions at Boston. Woodward was assigned to Ceylon, but preached in Newbury, Vermont and other places before he and his wife left for Calcutta, India in 1820. On February 3, 1820 they reached the Jaffna Mission in Battacotta, India. Woodward died there on August 3, 1834.

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Henry Woodward autobiography

Mss 826900.1
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 826900.1
Date(s): 1826 to 1830
Abstract

In English.

Henry Woodward letter

Mss 818624
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 818624
Date(s): 1818-11-24
Abstract

In English.

Henry Woodward letter

novalue Mss 827480.3
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 827480.3
Date(s): 1827-08-30
Abstract

In English.

Henry Woodward letter

Mss 831361
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 831361
Date(s): 1831-06-11
Abstract

In English.

Henry Woodward sermons and essay

MS-1286
 Collection
Identifier: MS-1286
Date(s): 1820 to 1833
Abstract

Henry Woodward (1797-1834), minister and missionary. Dartmouth College Class of 1815. The collection consists of sermons in English and Brahamic.