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Graduate Union College, Schenectady, N.Y., 1804. Was the son of Nathan and Phebe (Braman) Perry. Born August 9, 1783. He entered Brown University, but in 1802 left for Union College. After graduating, he was the Principal of the Ballston Academy, N.Y. for one year. Thenceforth, till 1807, he was tutor in Union College. He then assisted the charge of the academy at Kingston, N.Y., where he remained till 1812. On the 28th of September, 1814, ha was settled as pastor of the Congregational church at East Bradford (now Groveland) where he continued as sole pastor till the year 1857.
Courtesy of Special Collections, Schaffer Library, Union College.