Hemmenway, Moses, Dd (2)
Hemmenway, Moses, D.D.
a Congregational minister, was born in Framingham, Massachusetts, in 1735. He graduated from Harvard College in 1755, and after preaching at Lancaster, Boston, Townsend, and m Massachusetts, and at New Ipswich, N.H., for short periods, ministered a year in Wells, where he was ordained regular pastor, August 8, 1759. Near the close of 1810 he was compelled to cease preaching on account of a cancer in the face, and he died in Wells, April 5, 1811. Many of his published writings are of a controversial character. See Sprague, Annals of the Amer. Pulpit, 1:541.