was a tutor in Williams College the following two years, and for the next two years was a tutor at Yale. On January 1, 1801, Dan Huntington and Elizabeth Porter Phelps were married. He accepted the place of assistant minister at Litchfield and was ordained to the work in the ministry in September, 1798. He served as a minister in town from 1798 to 1809. Huntington found it difficult to exist on the salary of a minister, despite the support of Elizabeth’s parents. Their family grew eventually to number 11 children, Charles, Elizabeth, William, Bethia, Edward, John, Theophilus, Theodore, Mary, Catherine, and Frederic Dan. In 1816 he gave up the ministry and moved with his family to his wife's homestead in Hadley, Massachusetts.
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