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Clergyman

Samuel Austin, American clergyman.

Background

Austin, Samuel was born on October 7, 1760 in New Haven, Connecticut, United States. Son of Samuel and Lydia (Wolcott) Austin.

Education

Graduated from Yale, 1783.

Career

Ordained pastor Fair Haven Congregational Church, New Haven, 1786. Pastor First Congregational Church, Worcester, Massachusetts, 1790-1815. President U. Vermont, 1815-1821.

Pastor Congregational Church, Newport, Rhode Island, 1821-1825. Organizer General Association Massachusetts Ministers and Massachusetts Missionary Society. Edited The Works of President Edwards, 1808.

Author: The Apology of Patriots, 1812. Dissertations upon Several Fundamental Aticles of Christian Theology, 1826.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Apology of Patriots, 1812. Dissertations upon Several Fundamental Aticles of Christian Theology, 1826.

Connections

Married Jerusha Hopkins, September 14, 1788.

father:
Samuel Austin

mother:
Lydia (Wolcott) Austin

spouse:
Jerusha Hopkins