(Sargent; 1710July 27, 1749). B. Newark, New Jersey; educ. Yale coll. (called Yale U. since 1887), New Haven, Connecticut; tutor Yale 1731-ca. 1734; ordained Cong. 1735; worked among Indians in the Housatonic Valley, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts, till 1749 (see also Indians, Lutheran Missions to North American). Tr. prayers, portions of the Bible. and I. Watts's* shorter catechism into Indian.
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