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BATH SCHOOL, AND VIEWS RESPECTING WANT OF PIETY IN TEACHERS HER CONVERSION.
Sarah LANMAN HUNTINGTON was born in Norwich, Connecticut, June 18, 1802. Her father was Jabez Huntington, Esq. Her paternal grandfather was General Jedidiah Huntington, of New London; favorably known as an officer in the American army in the war of the Revolution ; but better known, in later periods of his life, as devoted to works of pious benevolence, particularly as one of the early members of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions.
It was a source of satisfaction to the subject of this Memoir, particularly after her entrance upon missionary engagements, that an ancestor whom she so much loved and revered, was in his lifetime a member of that Board, in the service of which she was to go forth to the missionary work. Writing of him a few months before her decease, she remarked, “ He was far before his age in his liberal views of benevolent efforts. I shall never forget the interest with which I stood by his monument, in New London, just before my departure from America. I felt that his spirit approved of the consecration I had made.” Her paternal grandmother, Mrs. Faith Huntington, was daughter of the