Strong, Cyprian, Dd
Strong, Cyprian, D.D., a Congregational minister, was born at Farmington, Conn., May 26, 1744 (O. S.). He graduated at Yale College, 1763, entered the ministry Oct. 7, 1766, and was ordained, Aug. 19, 1767, pastor in Portland, Conn., where he remained until his death, in 1811. He published, A Discourse on Acts 2:42, in which the Practice of Owning the Covenant is Particularly Examined (1780): — Animadversions on the Substance of Two Sermons Preached at Stepney by John Lewis, A.M., entitled "Christian Forbearance to Weak Consciences a Duty of the Gospel" (1789): — An Inquiry wherein the End and Design of Baptism, etc., are Particularly Considered and Illustrated (1793): — A Second Inquiry into the Nature
and Design of Christian Baptism (1796); and several occasional Sermons. See Sprague, Annals of the Amer. Pulpit, 1, 651.