Myron Winslow Adams (1860 – )

”Myron Winslow Adams was born in Gilsum, November 27, 1860, being a son of Rev. Ezra Adams and Alice M. Ware. The subject of this sketch was educated at Wilberforce university, Ohio, Kimball Union Academy, Meriden, and at Dartmouth college, graduating in the class of 1881, being valedictorian of the class.

Resolving to devote his life to the ministry, Mr. Adams spent a year at Andover (Mass.) Theological Seminary and two years at Hartford (Ct.) Theological Seminary, where he graduated in 1884. The same year he became the minister of the Congregational church at Middle Haddam, Ct., where he remained two years, being ordained January 16,1885. He was installed pastor of the church in Hopkinton, December 2, 1886, and was dismissed August 30,1888. He next spent a year in the post-graduate course in Andover Theological Seminary, and then accepted an appointment as teacher of Greek in the University of Atlanta, Ga., where he now resides.

In 1884, May 29, Mr. Adams married Nellie B. Davis, of Denmark, Me. She was a daughter of William F. Davis and Parmela Travis.”

Source:  Life and Times in Hopkinton N.H., by Charles Chase Lord, Republican Press Association, Concord N.H., 1890, pages 301-2


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  1. This man had a great education, then resolved to devoting his life to ministry. So I would venture to say, the more one learns about what’s really going on in this world, the closer to ministry devotion one becomes. Things haven’t changed, have they?

    Wayne

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