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Peabody, David, 1805-1839



  • Existence: 1805 - 1839

David Peabody was born on April 16, 1805, in Topsfield, Massachusetts. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1828, after which he studied at Andover Theological Seminary graduating with the class of 1831. Peabody was ordained Pastor of the First Congregational Church at Lynn, Massachusetts in 1832. After several appointments with different churches, Peabody joined the Dartmouth College faculty as a professor of oratory and rhetoric in 1838. He published a memoir of Horace Basset Morse and two sermons. Peabody died on October 17, 1839, in Hanover, New Hampshire.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

David Peabody journals and autobiography

Identifier: MS-1292
Overview David Peabody (1805-1839), minister. Dartmouth College Class of 1828. The collection contains an autobiography and journals.

David Peabody letter

Mss 839518
Identifier: Mss 839518
Overview Letter from David Peabody (1805-1839) to John Peabody (1784-1840) talking about religious exhortation and writer's health. People mentioned in the letter include Joel Rogers Peabody (1800-1861); Dixie Crosby (1800-1873), John Delamater (1787-1867), Mrs. Maria (Brigham) Peabody (1803-1882)

David Peabody letter

Mss 821312
Identifier: Mss 821312
Overview In English.