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Rev Alonzo Hall Quint

Rev Alonzo Hall Quint

Birth
Barnstead, Belknap County, New Hampshire, USA
Death 4 Nov 1896 (aged 68)
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Dover, Strafford County, New Hampshire, USA
Plot Section 4, Lot 138
Memorial ID 70599947 · View Source
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Commissioned an officer in Company S, Massachusetts 2nd Infantry Regiment on 20 Jun 1861.
Mustered out on 25 May 1864.
Rev. Alonzo H. Quint, D. D.,delivered the Artillery Election sermon in 1884. He was a son of George and Sally W. (Hall) Quint, and was born in Barnstead, N. H., March 22, 1828, his parents' residence being in Dover, N. H. He fitted for college at Franklin Academy in Dover, and graduated at Dartmouth College in 1846. He studied medicine a year and a half, but entered Andover Theological Seminary in 1849, graduated in 1852, and remained there for a post-graduate year. He was pastor of the Mather (Central) Congregational Church at Jamaica Plain, from 1853 to 1863; chaplain of the Second Regiment of Massachusetts Infantry from 1861 to 1864; pastor of the North Congregational Church in New Bedford from 1864 to 1875. From 1881 to 1884 he had charge of the Broadway Church in Somerville, and from 1886 to 1890 was pastor of a new church at Allston. He was a member of the Massachusetts Board of Education from 1855 to 1861, and of the New Hampshire Legislature from 1881 to 1885. He served as manager of the Congregational Publishing Society twenty-one years, as a director of the American Congregational Association twenty-five years, as secretary of the Massachusetts General Association twenty-five years. Rev. Dr. Quint was the first chaplain-in-chief of the Grand Army of the Republic, chaplain of the Grand Lodge of Ancient, Free, and Accepted Masons in Massachusetts, and delivered the Election sermon before the State Legislature in 1866.


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  • Created by: Gregory Park
  • Added: 30 May 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 70599947
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev Alonzo Hall Quint (22 Mar 1828–4 Nov 1896), Find A Grave Memorial no. 70599947, citing Pine Hill Cemetery, Dover, Strafford County, New Hampshire, USA ; Maintained by Gregory Park (contributor 47044196) .