Henry Ware, Jr.

WARE, Henry, Jr. b. Hingham, Massachusetts, 21 April 1794; d. Framingham, Massachusetts, 25 September 1843.  Ware, a teacher, influential Unitarian minister, writer, and author of hymns (see Unitarian-Universalist hymnody, USA*),  was born of the marriage of Henry Ware (1757-1845) and Mary Clarke Ware (1752-1805).  His father was a Minister of First Parish (originally Puritan, then Unitarian-Universalist), Hingham, Massachusetts, 1787-1805, and Hollis Professor of Divinity at Harvard College, 1805-1840.  Henry Ware, Jr. attended Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts, and Harvard (AB 1812, DD, hc. 1834), and was the latter’s first Professor of Pulpit Eloquence and Pastoral Care. Ware was...

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