Hopkins, Daniel, Dd
Hopkins, Daniel, D.D.
A Congregational minister, was born Oct. 16, 1734, at. Waterbury, Conn., and graduated at Yale College in 1758. After being licensed, he preached in Halifax, N. S., a short time. In 1775 he was chosen member of the Provincial Congress, and in 1778 one of the Council of the Conventional Government. He was ordained pastor of the Third Church in Salem Nov. 18, 1778, and remained in this place until his death, Dec. 14, 1814. He published two or three occasional sermons. — Sprague, Annals, 1, 581.