Jagger, Ezra a Methodist minister, was born at Southampton, Long Island, N.Y., Feb. 27,1806. He was licensed to preach in 1833, and joined the New York Conference the year following, and successively filled the circuits of Huntington, Hempstead, White Plains and Greenburg, Westport, Weston and Easton Village, Burlington, Derby, Southold and Cutchogue, Farmingdale, Smithtown, and, at last, once again Huntington. He died April 22, 1850. Jagger was a man of strict integrity, great benevolence, mild and unassuming in manner, and most beloved where best known. He was eminently a man of prayer, and devoted to his Master's work. — Smith (W. C.), Sacred Memories (N. Y. 1870, 12mo), p. 206, 207.