Woolworth, Aaron, Dd

Woolworth, AARON, D.D.

a Presbyterian divine, was born at Longmeadow, Mass., Oct. 25, 1763. He graduated at Yale College in 1784; studied theology privately; was licensed to preach by the Eastern Association of New London County; and was ordained and installed pastor of the Church in Bridgehampton, April 30, 1787. Several powerful revivals of religion occurred under his ministry, particularly one in 1800, an account of which was published in. connection with Dr. Buell's Narrative of an Extensive Revival in East Hampton. He died April 2, 1821. Dr. Woolworth was a man of remarkably sound judgment, deep piety and power as a preacher. See Sprague, Annals of the Amer. Pulpit, 3, 468; Prime, Hist. of Long Island; Phillips, Funeral Sermon.

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