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Clergyman

Samuel Nott, American clergyman.

Background

Nott, Samuel was born on January 23, 1754 in Saybrook (now Essex), Connecticut, United States. Son of Stephen and Deborah (Selden) Nott.

Education

Studied under Review Daniel Welch, Mansfield, Connecticut, 1774-1776. Graduated from Yale, 1780.

Career

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.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Sixtieth Anniversary Sermon (considered his best work), 1842.

Connections

Married Lucretia Taylor, February 14, 1782, 11 children.

father:
Stephen Nott

mother:
Deborah (Selden) Nott

spouse:
Lucretia Taylor