ABEL PATTEN, a son of John Patten, was born in Billerica, Mass., May 1, 1805.
He was prepared for college, at the Latin School, in Cambridge, Mass., and at Phillips Academy, Andover, Mass.
After graduating, he completed the theological course of study, at Andover, in 1830.
From October, of the same year, until September, 1835, he preached successively, as licentiate, evangelist, and pastor, in Carlisle, Mass.; and, from December 16, 1835, until August, 1838, he was settled in Monument, Mass.
Since that date be has preached, in Hanson, Mass., one year; in Jamaica, and Wilmington, Vt., respectively, three years; and is now residing in Marlboro, Vt., where he has labored the last six years.
He was married, June 1, 1836, to Miss Mary Mirack Rumrell, of Ashby, Mass. He has had six children; three of whom, Isabella Graham, Bowman Wellington, and Mary Elizabeth Belcher, are living.
Class of 1827, of Dartmouth College; Proceedings at their meeting
in July, 1852; and Brief Notices of the Members. Lynn: W. W.
Kellogg, Printer Over the Depot, Typographic Hall, 1853.
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