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Benjamin Pomeroy

Other Name:
Rev Benjamin Pomeroy,
November 11, 1704
December 21, 1784
Home Town:
Suffield, CT
Later Residences:
Hebron, CT
Abigail Wheelock Pomeroy (unknown)
Biographical Notes:
Reverend Benjamin Pomeroy was born on November 11, 1704. He was close friends with Eleazar Wheelock, founder of Dartmouth College. They shared radical religious views as New Light Congregationalists. Reverend Pomeroy helped run Wheelock's Moor's Indian Charity School and had his children attend. He married Wheelock's sister, Abigail and had three children.

He served in the army during the French and Indian War, and American Revolution.
Additional Notes:
Chaplain in army during the French and Indian War, Chaplain of the third regiment, Connecticut Line (Continental Army) 1777-78

Radical New Light Congregationalist

Other Education:
Yale- AB 1733
Dartmouth College- Honorary Doctor of Divinity 1774

Profession / Service
Military; Religious Calling
Benevolent and Charitable Organizations:
Trustee's of Moor's Indian Charity School, Trustee's of Dartmouth College, Connecticut Board of Correspondents, Society in Scotland for Propagating Christian Knowledge.

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