Checkley, Samuel (1)
Checkley, Samuel (1), a Congregational minister, was born at Boston, Mass., and graduated from Harvard College in 1715. He was ordained the first minister of the New or South Church, in Boston, Nov. 22,1719, and died Dec. 1, 1769, aged seventy-three years. He published several pamphlets. See Sprague, Annals of the Amer. Pulpit, i, 31:3.