Beardsly, Nehemiah Beach
Beardsly, Nehemiah Beach, a Congregational minister, was born at Stratford, Conn., June 20, 1780. He graduated at Yale College, and studied theology in private. He was licensed to preach by the Hampshire South Association in October, 1806, and for several vears performed home missionary work in Maine. In January, 1816, he was ordained, and settled over the Congregational Church in Chester, Conn., where he labored for more than six vears. From April, 1824, to 1831 he was pastor of the Congregational Church in Union, Conn. This was his last charge. He died in Somers, Conn., Feb. 28, 1868. See Obituary Record of Yale College, 1868.