Josiah Addison Cary sermon notebooks 1838-1845
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Josiah Addison Cary was born in West Brookfield, Massachusetts, in March 1813, the son of Josiah Cary and Betsey Henry. After graduating from Amherst College in 1832, he attended Union Theological Seminary; he received a degree in 1839. Cary remained in New York City as a resident licentiate until 1843 and was ordained a Presbyterian minister in 1844. Between 1832 and 1851, he taught at the city's Deaf and Dumb Institute, and in 1851 he became principal of the Deaf and Dumb Institute in Columbus, Ohio. He and his wife, Gertrude Jenkins, had three children: Mary, Naman, and Josiah. Josiah Addison Cary died in Columbus on August 7, 1852