Samuel Fisher Colt
Found in 18410906MDC_FMS1. After LCC's death, MDC doesn't want his kids anymore. Cornelia goes to live with SSS and MJS, and the boys go to live with "Mr Colt, a Presbyterian Clergyman at May's Landing."
" Son of Samuel and Phoebe (Andrus) Colt, was born April 19, 1817, at Paterson, N. J. At the age of fourteen he united with the 1st Presbyterian Church of Newark, N. J. His preparatory studies were pursued under the Rev. William T. Hamilton, and he graduated from Lafayette College in 1837. After engaging in teaching at Passaic, N. J., and at Mendham, N.J., he entered the Seminary at Princeton in 1838 and graduated from the same after the regular three years' course in 1841. He was licensed by the Presbytery of New Brunswick Oct. 7, 1840, and ordained as an evangelist by the Presbytery of West Jersey, June 17, 1841. He was stated supply of the Presbyterian church at Mays Landing, N. J., from 1841 to 1844, and pastor at Wyalusing, Pa., from 1844 to 1852. Always an enthusiast on the subject of education, he then became principal of the Susquehanna Collegiate Institute at Towanda, Pa., of which he was the real originator and founder. He remained there til 1857. During the years 1853-58 he supplied the church at Wysox, Pa. He was pastor of the 2d Presbyterian Church of Pottsville, Pa., ,from July....... He died of the grip. Married twice (1) Caroline Van Sann, (2) Lydia Miller Horton. "