Crever, Benjamin Heck

Life Span
to
Dickinson Connection
Class of 1840; Trustee 1867-1873
Full name
Benjamin Heck Crever
Place of Birth
Birth Date Certainty
Exact
Death Date Certainty
Exact
Gender
Male
Race
White
Sectional choice
North
Origins
Free State
Family
James Crever (father), Mary Crever (mother), Susan Caroline Follansbee (wife), Mary Hamilton (daughter)
Education
Dickinson (Carlisle College)
Occupation
Clergy
Educator
Relation to Slavery
White non-slaveholder
Church or Religious Denomination
Methodist

Benjamin Heck Crever (Dickinson Alumni Record)

Reference
*Crever, Benjamin Heck – Born March 16, 1817, Carlisle, Pa.; p., James and Mary Crever; prep., Dickinson grammar school; entered 1836; retired 1839; A. M., 1860, and D. D., 1883; clergyman; member of Central Pennsylvania conference, Methodist Episcopal church; principle of a private school, Milton, Pa., 1846-47; founder of Dickinson seminary, Williamsport, Pa., 1848, and instructor in same for several years; hospital chaplain at Frederick, Md., 1863; presiding elder of the Carlisle district, 1866; teacher in Minnesota, 1872, Harrisburg, Pa., 1876; U. P. society; married, March 2, 1843, Susan Caroline Follansbee of Vermont; daughter, Mary Hamilton. Died April 15, 1890, at Hanover, Pa.
George Leffingwell Reed, ed., Alumni Record: Dickinson College (Carlisle, PA: Dickinson College, 1905), 103.
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