Strong, Nathan, Dd
Strong, Nathan, D.D., a Congregational minister, was born at Coventry, Conn., Oct. 16, 1748. He graduated at Yale College in 1769, was appointed tutor in 1772, and was ordained, Jan. 5, 1773, pastor of the First Church, Hartford, where he remained until the close of life, Dec. 25, 1816. He published, The Doctrine of Eternal Misery Consistent with the Infinite Benevolence of God (1796):-- two volumes of Sermons (1798, 1800). In 1799 he was the principal compiler of the Hartford Selection of Hymns, a number of them written by himself; and in 1800 he was the originator of the Connecticut Evangelical Magazine. A number of occasional Sermons were also published by him. See Sprague, Annals of the Amer. Pulpit, 2, 34.