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Jedediah Strong


Gender:
Male
Born:
1738
Died:
1802
Marriage(s):
Ruth Paterson Strong (1774)
Susannah Wyllys (1788)
Biographical Notes:
The following biography appears in A biographical history of the county of Litchfield, Connecticut: comprising biographical sketches of distinguished natives and residents of the county; together with complete lists of the judges of the county court, justices of the quorum, county commissioners, judges of probate, sheriffs, senators, &c. from the organization of the county to the present time published in 1851 by Payne Kenyon Kilbourne

"Perhaps no name occurs more frequently upon the Litchfield Town and County Records, for a period of twenty-five years, than that of JEDEDIAH STRONG. He was a son of Supply Strong, one of the, first settlers of Litchfield, where he was born on the 7th of Nov'r. 1738. In 1761, he graduated at Yale College, and first studied divinity, but soon ...
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Education
Other Education:
Graduated from Yale in 1761

Profession / Service
Profession:
Lawyer; Political Office

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Secondary Sources:
Kilbourne, Payne Kenyon, A biographical history of the county of Litchfield, Connecticut: comprising biographical sketches of distinguished natives and residents of the county; together with complete lists of the judges of the county court, justices of the quorum, county commissioners, judges of probate, sheriffs, senators, &c. from the organization of the county to the present time (Google eBook) Clark, Austin & co., 1851

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