Chauncy, Israel

Chauncy, Israel, a Congregational minister, younger son of president Chauncy of Harvard College, was. born at Scituate, Mass., in 1644, and graduated from :Harvard in 1661. He was surgeon as well as chaplain in the army. In 1665 he was ordained pastor of the Church in Stratford, Conn., and was its learned and devoted pastor until his death in 1703. His name appears as second on the list of the founders of Yale College; He was chosen, Nov. 11,1701, rector or president of the infant institution, but did not accept.' See Chauncy Memorial, p. 206-213, (J. C. S.)

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