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Clergyman , college president

Jonathan Edwards, American clergyman, college president.

Background

Edwards, Jonathan was born on May 26, 1745 in Northampton, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Jonathan and Sarah (Pierpont) Edwards.

Education

A.M., College of New Jersey (now Princeton), 1765, D.D (honorary), 1785.

Career

Union College, Schenectady, New York, 1799-1801. Editor and publisher History of the Works of Redemption (written by his father).

Connections

Married Mary Porter, 1770. Married second, Mercy Sabin, 1783.

father:
Jonathan Edwards

mother:
Sarah (Pierpont) Edwards

spouses:
Mary Porter

Mercy Sabin