Spring, Samuel, Jun, Dd
Spring, Samuel, Jun., D.D.
a Congregational minister, son of the preceding, was born at Newburyport, Mass., March 9, 1792. He received his preparatory education at Exeter Academy, entered Yale College, and was graduated therefrom in 1811. After his graduation he engaged in the trade and shipping business, and continued therein until 1819, when, feeling it his duty to prepare for the ministry, he entered Andover Theological Seminary, and took the full course. He was ordained and installed pastor of the Church at Abington, Mass., Jan. 2, 1822, and remained until December, 1826, when he resigned. He was next installed over the North Church, Hartford, Conn., where he remained six years, and was then installed over the Church at East Hartford, where he remained twenty-eight years. He finally became chaplain of the Insane Asylum, Hartford, and continued at that post seven years. He was director of the Connecticut Bible Society, and trustee of the Theological Institute of Connecticut. He died at Hartford, Dec. 13, 1877. (W.P.S.)