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Rev Samuel Wolcott

Rev Samuel Wolcott

Birth
East Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Death 24 Feb 1886 (aged 72)
Longmeadow, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Longmeadow, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 50985870 · View Source
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Also married Catherine Elizabeth Wood 9/5/1839.

Graduated from Yale in 1833 and completed a course in the Andover Theological Seminary with the class of 1837. He afterward did missionary work in Syria and following his return to the United States was pastor of many of the leading
Congregational churches. He was the author of many well known hymns, including the one which is so generally sung, "Christ for the World We Sing."

Also father of the famous Edward Oliver Wolcott



  • Created by: Ed Poulin
  • Added: 12 Apr 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 50985870
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev Samuel Wolcott (2 Jul 1813–24 Feb 1886), Find A Grave Memorial no. 50985870, citing Longmeadow Cemetery, Longmeadow, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Ed Poulin (contributor 47263733) .