Cogswell, Jonathan, Dd
Cogswell, Jonathan, D.D.
a Presbyterian minister, was born at Rowley, Massachusetts, September 2,1782. He was converted when seventeen years of age, was educated at Harvard College, ordained in 1810, and stationed at Saco, where he labored with great success for eighteen years. In 1829 he was called to New Britain, Conn., where he labored faithfully for five years. In 1834 he was elected professor of ecclesiastical history in the theological seminary at East Windsor. He retired from public life on account of failing health, in 1844, and resided at New Brunswick, N.J., until his death, August 1, 1864. See Wilson, Presb. Hist. Almanac, 1865, page 85.