Biography of Prof Alvah H. Morrill
Yates County, NY Biographies





Morrill, Prof. Alvah H., a native of Grafton, N. H., born June 7, 1848, is a son of William S. and Minerva T. (Dickerson) Morrill, natives of New Hampshire. The father, a minister of the Christian Church, was born January 28, 1821, and the latter February 14, 1822. She was a member of the same church and died March 29, 1875. Two children were born of this union, a daughter who died in infancy, and the subject of this sketch. Alva H. was educated at Dartmouth, where he graduated in 1872. On December 3 of that year he married Elizabeth L., daughter of John W. and Pamelia W. (Philbrook) Hubbard. She was born December 3, 1853. Five children were, born of this union, viz.: Ethel H., born May 15, 1874; Minerva T., born October 31, 1875; Herman V., born April 24, 1880; Dwight F., born February 4, 1884; and Pamelia E., born October 24, 1886. Mrs. Morrill's parents are both living. Prof. Morrill after graduating, was installed pastor of the Christian Church at Rye, N. H. From thence he went to Andover, N. H., and became principal of the Proctor Academy until he was called to the pastorate of the Christian Church at Marion, Ind. For the past thirteen years he had been professor of New Testament Greek in the Christian Biblical Institute at Stanfordville, Dutchess County, N. Y. September 1, 1891, he became principal of Starkey Seminary, Eddytown, Yates County, with seven assistants and seventy eight pupils. The winter term has 130 pupils. He is a member of the I. O. O. F.

From:
History of Yates County, N. Y.
with illustrations and biographical sketches
of some of its prominent men and pioneers.
Edited by: Lewis Cass Aldrich
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1892


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