Jeremy Belknap Edit Profile
Graduated from Harvard, 1762.
Taught school, Milton, Massachusetts, Greenland, N.H., 1762-1766. Ordained to ministry Congregational Church, 1766. Pastor, Dover, N.H., 1766-1786, Federal Street Church, Boston, 1787-1798.
Chaplain to American troops, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1775. Engaged in writing history of N.H., 1767. A founder Antiquarian Society, Boston, 1791, became Massachusetts History Society, 1794, secretary until 1798.
Author: History of New Hampshire, 1st volunteer, 1784. 2d volunteer, 1791, 3d volunteer, 1792. The Foresters, 1787; American Biography, 1st volunteer, 1794, 2d volunteer, 1798.
Dissertations on the Character, Death, and Resurrection of Jesus Christ, and the Evidence of His Gospel, 1795.
Married Ruth Eliot, 1767.