Flint, Abel, Dd
Flint, Abel, D.D.
a Congregational minister, was born Nov., 1765, at Windham, Conn.. He graduated at Yale in 1785, and in 1786 was elected tutor in Brown University, where he remained until 1790, and on April 20, 1791, was installed pastor of the Second Church, Hartford. He was chosen secretary of the Connecticut Missionary Society at its organization, June, 1798, and held the office for twenty-four years. In January, 1824, He was dismissed from his pastoral charge on account of his failing health, and (lied Marcl 7, 1825. Dr. Flint published A Treatise on Surveying, and several occasional discourses. He assisted in compiling The Hartford Selection of Hymns, and was also assistant editor of the Connecticut Evangelical Magazine for seven years. Sprague, Annals, ii, 273.