Kendrick, Nathaniel, Dd
Kendrick, Nathaniel, D.D.
a Baptist minister of note, was born in Hanover, N. H., April 22, 1777. His early education was limited, and he was at first engaged in agricultural pursuits. Having joined the Baptist Church in 1798, he felt called to preach, and, after studying with that view, was licensed in the spring of 1803. He supplied for about a year the Baptist society in Bellingham, Mass. was ordained pastor of the church at Lansingburgh, N.Y., in Aug., 1805; and from thence removed in 1810 to Middlebury, Vt. In 1817 he became pastor of the churches of Eaton, N. Y., and in 1822 he was elected professor of theology and moral philosophy in Madison University, N.Y., with which institution he remained connected until his death, Sept. 11. 1848. In 1823 he was made D.D. by Brown University, and in 1825 one of the overseers of Hamilton College. Dr. Kendrick published two or three occasional Sermons. See Sprague, Annals, 6:482; Appleton, American Cyclopedia, 10:185.