Close, John (2)
Close, John (2), a minister of the Reformed (Dutch) and Presbyterian Churches, was born at Greenwich, Conn., in 1737. He graduated from the College of New Jersey in 1763, and was licensed by the Presbytery of Duchess County, N. Y., in 1765; served the Presbyterian Church at Huntington, from 1766 to 1773; at, New Windsor and Newburgh, from 1773 to 179(i, and the Reformed Church at Waterford and Middletown, from 1796 to 1804, and died in 1815 (or 1813). See Sprague, Annals of the Amer. Pulpit, 3:43; Corwin, Manual of the Ref. Church in America (3d ed.), p. 212.