NameRev. D.D. Leonard SWAIN466
Birth26 Feb 1821, Concord, New Hampshire467
Death14 Jul 1869, Providence, Rhode Island
FatherRichard SWAIN (1787-1848)
MotherSally DAMON (1791-1881)
Death9 Apr 1866
FatherAbner ALLEN (1789-1864)
MotherLydia E. HOUGH (1796-1878)
Marriage24 Aug 1847
Notes for Rev. D.D. Leonard SWAIN
Leonard Swain, A. M., D. D., Congregationalist, son of Richard and Sally (Damon) Swain, was born Feb 26, 1821. Preparatory studies at West Mendon, N. Y. Graduated at Dartmouth College, 1841, and Andover Theological Seminary, 1846. Teacher, Derry, 1841-3. Ordained paster, Pearl Street Church, Nashua, June 24, 1847; dismissed, April 5, 1852. Installed, Central Church, Providence, R. I., Sept 29, 1852. D. D. from Brown University, 1857. Died in office, Providence, R. I., July 14, 1869.
Married Julia M., Daughter of Dea. Abner Allen of Lebanon, Aug 24, 1847. She died April 9, 1866.
Publications.--(1)Our Banners Set Up, 1861. (2)God in the Strife, 1861. (3) On the Death of President Lincoln, 1865. (4) On the Death of Rowell Park Perry and Lemuel Grosvenor Perry, 1867. (5) God's Ownership of the Sea, 1869.
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