Class of 1814

    Entries drawn from the college history encyclopedia

Jeremiah Chamberlain

Jeremiah Chamberlain was born on January 5, 1794, the son of a Revolutionary War colonel named James Chamberlain. Young Jeremiah grew up at "Swift Run," the family farm near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. He prepared at a classical school in York...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1814

Mordecai McKinney was born in Middletown in central Pennsylvania in 1796. His parents, Mordecai and Mary (Molly) Chambers McKinney, who owned a store in the town, sent him to Dickinson College in Carlisle where he graduated with the class of 1814...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1814

James Sterrett Woods was born on April 18, 1793 in Dickinson Township near Carlisle, Pennsylvania, the son of Samuel and Francis Sterrett Woods. He was prepared for college at the Hopewell Academy of John Hooper and entered the local Dickinson...

College Relationship: Alumnus/Alumna
Year: Class of 1814
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