Cogswell, James, Dd
Cogswell, James, D.D.
a Congregational minister, was born at Saybrook, Connecticut, January 6, 1720. He graduated at Yale College in 1742, and was ordained in 1744 over the Church in Canterbury, where he labored twenty-seven years. His next charge was Scotland, from 1772 to 1804. He died at the house of his son, Dr. Mason Fitch Cogswell, in Hartford, January 2, 1807. He was "learned, social, benevolent, submissive." He published six Sermons. See Cong. Quarterly, 1859, page 353.