Bloodgood, Abraham Lynott
Bloodgood, Abraham Lynott, a Presbyterian and Congregational minister, was born at Albany, N. Y., Jan. 8, 1813. He pursued his academic studies at Lansingburg and Flushing, and graduated from Union College in 1832, and from Princeton Theological Seminary in 1836. Soon after he became acting-pastor of the Presbyterian Church at West Galway, N. Y., then at Esperance, and at Rome. On Feb. 20, 1844, he was ordained pastor at Little Falls, and remained there until Nov. 20, 1855, having spent a year in Europe for his health and a year in Rochester (1854-55) as acting pastor. From Dec. 5, 1855, until June 9, 1862, he was pastor at Enfield, Conn.; then resided without charge in Monroe, Mich., until his death, which occurred May 26, 1879. See Cong. Year-book, 1880, p. 12; Princeton Necrological Report, 1880, p. 22.