Thomas Tallman (June 12, 1815 – October 9, 1872) was an American minister and politician.
Tallman, son of Eleazar and Susan Tallman, was born in the parish of Middle Haddam (in Chatham), Conn., June 12, 1815.
The Middle Haddam Historic District is a historic district in the town of East Hampton, Connecticut. It encompasses the village center of Middle Haddam, a riverfront community founded in the 17th century on the east bank of the Connecticut River. It was an important port on the river between about 1730 and 1880. Its layout and architecture are reflective of this history, and by the geographic constraints of the local terrain. The district was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.
East Hampton is a town in Middlesex County, Connecticut, United States. The population was 12,959 at the 2010 census. The town center village is listed as a census-designated place (CDP). East Hampton includes the villages of Cobalt, Middle Haddam, and Lake Pocotopaug.
He graduated Yale College in 1837. He studied theology in Yale Theological Seminary for three years after leaving college, and was ordained pastor of the Congregational Church in Scotland, Conn., March 20, 1844. From this charge he was dismissed, June 26, 1861. From July, 1861, to Nov., 1863, he supplied the pulpit of the Congregational Church in Groton, Conn. In 1864, he removed to Thompson, Conn., and there resided until his death, in the interval preaching in Westminster (in 1864-65), and in East Putnam (from April, 1868, to Nov., 1869), He was a member of the Connecticut State House of Representatives in the sessions of 1866 and 1867. He died, after great sufferings, Oct 9th, 1872, from the effects of a cartilaginous tumor, which had been forming in the abdomen for more than three years.
The School of Divinity at Yale University, in New Haven, Connecticut, is one of twelve graduate or professional schools within Yale University.
Scotland is a town in Windham County, Connecticut, in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the town population was 1,726. Scotland is a predominantly rural town, with agriculture as the principal industry. Scotland is the least populated town in Windham County.
Groton is a town in New London County, Connecticut located on the Thames River. It is the home of General Dynamics Electric Boat, which is the major contractor for submarine work for the United States Navy. The Naval Submarine Base New London is located in Groton, and the pharmaceutical company Pfizer is also a major employer. Avery Point in Groton is home to a regional campus of the University of Connecticut. The population was 40,115 at the 2010 census.
Tallman was married, May 17, 1842, to Frances M., daughter of Simon Hazleton, of Haddam. She died July 30, 1860. He was again married, April 27, 1864, to Hannah C. Graves, of Thompson, who survived him. His children were a son and a daughter by his first, and a son and a daughter by his second marriage. The elder son graduated Yale in 1867.
David Dudley Field I was an American Congregational clergyman and historical writer. He was born in East Guilford, now Madison, Connecticut on May 20, 1781, the son of Timothy Field, an officer during the American Revolution. He graduated from Yale in 1802, and received Doctorate in Divinity degree from Williams College. He held pastorates at Haddam, Connecticut, and Stockbridge, Massachusetts. He wrote A History of the Town of Pittsfield, in Berkshire County, Massachusetts (1814), A Statistical Account of the County of Middlesex in Connecticut (1819), The Genealogy of the Brainerd Family, in the United States, with Numerous Sketches of Individuals (1857), Centennial Address with Historical Sketches of Cromwell, Portland, Chatham, Middle-Haddam, Middletown and its Parishes (1853), among other works. He married Submit Dickinson (1782-1861) in 1803, daughter of Noah Dickinson, who was a veteran of the French and Indian War and served in the Continental Army. They both raised nine children, four of whom achieved national prominence. He is buried at the Stockbridge Cemetery in Stockbridge, Massachusetts.
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