Class of 1794

    Entries drawn from the college history encyclopedia

Matthew Brown

Matthew Brown was born in the White Deer Valley of Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, where his father had removed from Carlisle to become one of the earliest settlers in the area. The father, an elder in the Reformed Presbyterian Church, was...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1794
Francis Herron (1774-1860)

Francis Herron was born on June 28, 1774 near Shippensburg in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. He enrolled at nearby Dickinson College and graduated in 1794. He was determined on a career in the Presbyterian ministry, and so studied theology...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna, Trustee
Year: Class of 1794

Jesse Wharton was born in Covesville in Albermarle County in Virginia on July 29, 1776, a year after his brother Austin Wharton (1775-1835). Both attended Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania and graduated with the class of 1794. While...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1794
Subscribe to Class of 1794