Nelson, John (2), Dd
Nelson, John (2), D.D.
an American Congregational minister, was born in Worcester, Mass., in 1785, and graduated at Williams College. In 1813 he was ordained pastor of the Congregational Church in Leicester, where his whole ministerial life, extending over a period of fifty-eight years, was passed. He died December 6, 1871. From 1844 he had a colleague, and for eighteen years previous to his death was an invalid. See Appleton's Annual Cycloycdia, 1871, page 591.