Wadsworth, Samuel a Congregational minister, brother of John W. (above), was born, at Milton, Mass., July 23, 1720. In 1747 he was ordained over the Separate Church in Killingly (South), Conn., where he preached until his death, in 1762. He was "a man of an excellent gift in prayer, his conduct extraordinarily religious, and his conversation very heavenly." See Cong. Quar. 1861, p. 184.