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Rev. C. Ellwood Nash, D. D.
Son of Rev. C. P. Nash, Universalist clergyman at Conneauville, Pa., was born in Warren County, N. J., March 31, 1855; removed to Michigan in 1856, and to Iowa in 1870; prepared for college at Prof. W. W. Curry's private school, Newton, Iowa; entered Lombard University, Galesburg, Ill., as a sophmore, in 1872, graduated as A. B. in 1875, in college belonging to the Phi Delta Theta fraternity; in September, 1875, entered Tuft's Divinity School, Tuft's College, Mass., graduating as B. D. in 1878; delivered Master's Oration and received honorary degree of A. M. at Lombard University, in June, 1878; was engaged as pastor at Abington, Mass., during divinity course, from March, 1877, to March, 1878; called to and accepted pastorate of church at Stamford. Conn., December, 1878, assuming pastorate there in July, 1878; was married to Miss Clara M. Sawtelle, of Auburn, Me., December 31, 1878; went to Newton, Mass. , as pastor in June, 1881, and came to Akron as pastor of the First Universalist Church, May 1, 1884, continuing until May 1, 1891, his seven years pastorate here being; highly satisfactory to the members of that society, resigning to accept the pastorate of the Church of Our Father, Brooklyn, N. Y. Mr. and Mrs. Nash are parents of four daughters.
["Fifty Years and over of Akron & Summit Co.," 1892 - CD - Sub by FoFG]


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