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Clergyman

Enos Hitchcock, American clergyman.

Background

Hitchcock, Enos was born on March 7, 1744 in Springfield, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Peletiah and Sarah (Parsons) Hitchcock.

Education

Graduated from Harvard, 1767.

Career

Ordained to ministry Congregational Church, 1771. Served as chaplain during Revolutionary War, also preached in Beverly (Massachusetts) and Providence (Rhode Island) when not on duty. Pastor Benevolent Congressional Church, Providence, 1783-1803.

Author: Discourse on Education, 1785 (sermon which advocated free public schools).

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Discourse on Education, 1785 (sermon which advocated free public schools).

Connections

Married Achsah (Upham) Jordan, January 13, 1771, 1 daughter, 1 adopted daughter.

father:
Peletiah Hitchcock

mother:
Sarah (Parsons) Hitchcock

spouse:
Achsah