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HORTON, Azariah, clergyman, born in Southold, New York, 20 March, 1715; died in what is now Chatham, New Jersey, 27 March, 1777. He was graduated at Yale in 1735, ordained by the presbytery of New York in 1740, and went as a missionary among the Indians in the eastern part of Long Island. As the result of his labors two churches are still in existence, one at Pooseputrick, in the south of Brook-haven, and the other at Shinnecock. He was pastor at South Hanover, New Jersey, from 1748 till November, 1776. He left a bequest of $533 "for the education of pious young men."
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