Biography of Rev. Samuel Jessup
Madison County, NY Biographies





Jessup, Rev. Samuel, pastor of the Presbyterian church of Oneida since 1872, was born in Florida, Orange county, N. Y., May 23, 1833, a son of Daniel and Martha (Seeley) Jessup. He was graduated at Princeton College with the class of 1854, and for one year taught in the Academy at Mayville. Chautauqua county, N. Y. In 1858 he was graduated from the Union Theological Seminary, and the following year was ordained to the ministry. He served the Congregational Church at Berkshire, Tioga county, N. Y., one year, and for a few months the Presbyterian Church at Amity, N Y. In 1860 he became pastor of the Presbyterian church at Dansville, N. Y., and in 1871 came to his present charge. In 1889 Mr, Jessup served as Moderator of the Synod of New York and in 1887 Hamilton College conferred upon him the honorary degree of D. D. He married in 1863, Caroline E. Pierson, daughter of Rev. George Pierson of Florida, N. Y. Of their union are two children: George P., a practicing physician of New Dorp, Staten Island; and Mary R.

FROM:
Our County and it's people
A Descriptive and Biographical Record of
Madison County, New York
Edited by: John E. Smith
The Boston History Co., Publishers 1890


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