Smith, John (6), Dd

Smith, John (6), D.D., a Congregational minister, was born in Belchertown, Mass., March 5, 1766. He graduated at Dartmouth College in 1794, entered the ministry in 1796, and was ordained Jan. 4, 1797, copastor at Salem, N.H., but resigned his charge Nov. 21, 1816. He became pastor in Wenham, Mass., Nov. 26, 1817, but was dismissed Sept. 8, 1819, to accept the professorship of theology in the Theological Seminary, Bangor, Me., which he held until his death, April 7, 1831. He published, Treatise on Infant Baptism: — Two Sermons on the National Fast (1812), and a few occasional Sermons. See Sprague, Annals of the Amer. Pulpit, 2, 389.

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