James Dana Edit Profile
Graduated from Harvard, 1753. Honorary Doctor of Divinity, U. Edinburgh Scotland), 1768.
1 son, Samuel Whittelsey. Called to pastorate Congregational Church, Wallingford, Connecticut, 1758. Involved in “Wallingford Controversy” over his beliefs (belonged to “Old Light” party, his church declared separate by “New Light” group).
Pastor 1st Congregational Church, New Haven, Connecticut, 1789-1805 (dismissed). Author: An Examination of the Late Reverend President Edward’s Enquiry on Freedom of Will, published anonymously, 1770. The “Examination …” Continued, 1773.
Married Catherine Whittelsey, May 8, 1759. Married second, Mistress.; married 3d, Mistress.