Nott, Samuel was born on January 23, 1754 in Saybrook (now Essex), Connecticut, United States. Son of Stephen and Deborah (Selden) Nott.
Studied under Review Daniel Welch, Mansfield, Connecticut, 1774-1776. Graduated from Yale, 1780.
Blacksmith’s apprentice in Connecticut, 1762-1766. Licensed to preach by New Haven Association of Ministers, 1781. Ordained to Ministry Congregational Church, Connecticut, 1782.
Pastor 2d Parish Congressional Church, Norwich (now Franklin), Connecticut, 1782-1852. Director Missionary Society of Connecticut, 18 years. President Connecticut Bible Society, Norwich Foreign Missionary Society Author: The Sixtieth Anniversary Sermon (considered his best work), 1842.
Author: The Sixtieth Anniversary Sermon (considered his best work), 1842.
Married Lucretia Taylor, February 14, 1782, 11 children.