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Graduated from Union College in 1797, with the degree of A.B. He studied for the ministry under Livingston, and was licensed in 1803. He was pastor of the Reformed Church in Prattsville, Greene Co., NY, in 1804, and of Oak Hill (Durham) Reformed Church, Green Co., from November, 1809, to May 21, 1818. He is said to have been settled in Canada in 1823, where he did missionary work among the Indians. He was on particularly friendly terms with Chief Brant. He remained in Canada until the time of his death in 1827, his wife dying the same year.

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Schermerhorn, Cornelius D.



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