Horatio Sprague Eustis Obituary


1830. -- HORATIO SPRAGUE EUSTIS died at his plantation in Issaquena County, Miss., 5 September, 1858, aged 46. He was son of Gen. Abraham (H.C. 1804) and Rebecca (Sprague) Eustis, and was born at Fort Adams, Newport, R.I., 25 December, 1811. He was fitted for college at Round Hill School, Northampton, Mass., under the superintendence of Joseph Green Cogswell (H.C. 1806) and George Bancorft (H.C. 1817). After leaving college, he studied law; went to the West; and finally settled, as a lawyer, in Natchez, where he continued in the practice of his profession, with the exception of an interval of a year of two, until his death. He married, 10 May, 1838, Catharine, daughter of Henry Chotard, a planter. He left a widow and ten children, seven sons and three daughters.

Source: Palmer, Joseph. Necrology of Alumni of Harvard College, 1851-52 to 1862-63; 1864
 


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