1748–1816

Introduction

Born: Oc­to­ber 5, 1748, Co­ven­try, Con­nec­ti­cut.

Died: De­cem­ber 25, 1816, Hart­ford, Con­nec­ti­cut.

Buried: Old North Ce­me­te­ry, Hart­ford, Con­nec­ti­cut.

Biography

Strong gra­du­ated from Yale Col­lege in 1769, and worked as a tu­tor at Yale (1772–73).

He was pas­tor of the First Church in Hart­ford, Con­nec­ti­cut, from 1774 un­til his death.

During the Am­er­i­can Re­vo­lu­tion, he served as an ar­my chap­lain.

He found­ed The Con­nec­ti­cut Ev­an­ge­li­cal Ma­ga­zine in 1800, and helped es­tab­lish the Con­nec­ti­cut Home Mis­sion­a­ry So­ci­e­ty in 1801.

Works

He pub­lished two vol­umes of ser­mons (1798 & 1800), and:

Sources

Lyrics

Help Needed

If you know where to get a good pic­ture of Strong (head-and-shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els), would you ?