Fiske, John, 1770-1855

Fiske, John, 1770-1855

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1770 - 1855

Biography

John Fiske was born on October 26, 1770, in Warwick, Mass. He studied theology and graduated from Dartmouth College in 1791. He was ordained as a minister in 1794, after which he preached in Seneca, NY, and Milford and North Brookfield, Mass., before settling in New Braintree, Mass. Fiske contributed to the establishment of Amherst College from which he received his Doctorate in Divinity in 1844. He died on March 15, 1855 at the age of eighty five.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

John Fiske papers

MS-1186
 Collection
Identifier: MS-1186
Date(s): 1794 to 1846
Abstract

John Fiske (1770-1855), minister. Dartmouth College Class of 1791. Consist of family correspondence and meeting minutes of the Town of New Braintree.

John Fiske sermon

Mss 848102
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 848102
Date(s): 1848-01-02
Abstract

In English.