Bushnell, Harvey a Congregational minister, was born at Saybrook, Conn., March 25,1794. He studied theology with Rev. Dr. N. W. Taylor of New Haven, and others; was ordained pastor of the Second Church in Plymouth (South), Mass., Nov. 21,1821, from which charge he was dismissed June 30, 1823; from 1824 to 1834 he was pastor in West Avon, Conn.; from January, 1835, to April, 1838, he was acting pastor in Hamburg Church, now Lyme First; then, until 1834, held the same position in the Union Congregational Church in Sullivan, N. Y. Subsequently he resided, without charge, in Old Saybrook, Fairhaven, and Winsted, Conn. He died at Saybrook, March 14, 1879. See Cong. Yearbook, 1880, p. 13.