Cheever, Samuel

Cheever, Samuel, a Congregational minister, son of the noted schoolmaster, Ezekiel Cheever, was born at. New Haven, Conn., Sept. 22,1639. He graduated from Harvard College in 1659; was ordained pastor of the Church in Marblehead, Mass., Aug. 13, 1684, after having preached there sixteen years, and died May 29, 1724. . Mr. Cheever was distinguished for his thorough knowledge of the Scriptures, and for the earnestness and simplicity of his preaching. For forty-eight years he was never hindered from performing the duties of his office a single Sabbath. See Sprague, Annals of the Amer. Pulpit, i, 253.

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