Eddy, A. D. (Ansel Doane), 1798-1875

Titles by this author
"Black Jacob," a monument of grace : the life of Jacob Hodges, an African negro, who died in Canandaigua, N.Y., February 1842

Eddy, a Presbyterian clergyman, was born in Williamstown, Massachusetts and graduated from Union College in 1817. He attended Andover Theological Seminary, graduating in 1822. He held pastorates at Canandaigua, N.Y.; Chicago and Wilmington, Illinois; and Seneca Falls, New York. He also organized the Park Presbyterian Church in Newark, New Jersey. From 1865 until 1870, he was the agent of the American and foreign Christian union at Lansingburg, New York. He published The Christian Citizen (New York) and Addresses on the Duties, Dangers, and Securities of Youth (1836).

Wilson, James Grant and John Fiske, eds. Appleton's Cyclopaedia of American Biography. Vol. II. New York: Appleton, 1888. 299.

Written by Stephen Rachman