Wood, Jeremiah, Dd (2)
Wood, Jeremiah, D.D.
a Presbyterian minister, was born at Greenfield, N.Y., November 11, 1801. He graduated from Union College, Schenectady, in 1824; spent over two years in Princeton Theological Seminary; began his labors at Mayfield, N.Y., November 26, 1826; was ordained as an evangelist, January 10, 1828, and continued his work as stated supply at Mayfield until 1840. He was installed pastor at that place in September 1841, and continued to labor there until his death, June 6, 1876. Dr. Wood was a man of clear intellect, and of unusual power in the pulpit and in debate; a wise counsellor, deeply pious, consistent in life, and successful as a pastor. See Necrol. Report of Princeton Theol. Sem. 1877, page 20.