Cook, Samuel

Cook, Samuel a Baptist minister, was born at Eastham, Massachusetts, in 1791. When he was young his parents removed to Maine. In 1815 he was baptized, and united with the Baptist Church in Clinton. He completed a literary and theological course in 1821 at Waterville College. Soon after, he was ordained pastor of the Church in Effingham, N.H. The subsequent pastorates of Mr. Cook were at Brentwood, Hampton Falls, Hopkinton, Meredith and Dunbarton, all in New Hampshire. He acted, for some years, as the agent of the New Hampshire Baptist Convention, and, for eight years, was the chaplain of the state prison at Concord. He died February 15, 1872. See Obit. Record of Colby University, Supplement No. 1, page 5. (J.C.S.)

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