Tryon Edwards, an American clergyman and author, grandson of the younger Jonathan Edwards, born in Hartford, Conn., Aug. 7, 1809. He graduated at Yale college in 1828, studied law in New York and theology at Princeton, and settled in the ministry at Rochester, N. Y., in 1834. He removed in 1845 to New London, Conn. In 1832 a prize tract on Sabbath schools appeared from his pen, and he has from that time contributed constantly to the religious press. Among his publications are an address delivered at Williams college in 1841, entitled "Christianity a Philosophy of Principles;" a memoir of the younger President Edwards, published with his complete works (1842); "Self-Cultivation" (1843); and a memoir of Dr. Bellamy, published with his complete works (1850). He has edited a volume entitled " Charity and its Fruits," from the MSS. of the elder President Edwards, and several collections designed especially for domestic culture, as " Select Poetry for Children and Youth " (1851), "Jewels for the Household" (1852), "The World's Laconics" (1852), and "Wonders of the World" (1855). He was long editor of the " Family Christian Almanac."