Prudden, Nehemiah a New England minister of the Gospel, flourished near the close of the last and the opening of this century. He was born about 1750, and was educated at Yale College. He became pastor of a church at Enfield, Conn. He died in 1815. He is the author of Marrying a Sister of a Deceased Wife (1811): -Sermon to a Missionary Society (1815). See Bacon, Hist. Discourses, p. 55 sq.