Graduated Dartmouth College (1831), studied divinity at Andover Theological Seminary for 1 year then taught about 2 years at Winchester (Kentucky). He finished his studies at East Windsor Theological Seminary (CT) in 1836. He was ordained pastor Oct 11, 1837 at 1st Congregational Church at Windham (CT) and left in 1851 due to health reasons. He lived in East Windsor until moving to Vineland NJ in 1864.
Source: - General catalogue of the Theological Seminary, Andover, Massachusetts By Andover Theological Seminary (1910) - Sketches of the Alumni of Dartmouth College By George Thomas Chapman (1867)