Cone, Salmon a Congregational minister, was born in Bolton, Connecticut. He graduated from Yale College in 1789; was ordained pastor of the First Church in Colchester, February 29, 1792; and remained there until August 11, 1830. For some time thereafter he preached as a stated supply in the neighboring parish of Goshen. He died March 24, 1834. See Sprague, Annals af the Amer. Pulpit, 2:204.