Physician; born in New Haven, Conn.
, June 24, 1734; was an army chaplain in 1755, and began the practice of medicine at Bedford, N. Y.
, in 1756.
In 1760 he removed to New Haven, where he practised his profession more than fifty years. He was a legislator, and a professor in the Medical School of Yale College from its organization.
He died in New Haven, Conn.
June 16. 1826.
His son Aeneas
, who graduated at Yale College in 1780, was assistant surgeon under Dr. Thacher
in the Continental
army from 1780 to 1783; afterwards became a merchant in New Haven, and died there, Aug. 22, 1852, aged eighty-nine years.