Smith, Jonathan

first name (variants): John
honorific(s): Mr.
Faith

Separate

Nationality

Anglo-American

Residence(s)
  • Long Society, CT
Biography

Jonathan Smith was a friend of Samson Occom’s who lived in Long Society, a suburb of Norwich, Connecticut. Although Long Society did not have a formally organized church between 1782 and 1786, the town still hosted informal meetings, at several of which Occom preached.

Sources

Caulkins, Frances Manwaring. “Fifth or Long Society, sometimes called East Norwich.” In History of Norwich, Connecticut. Published by Friends of the Author, no location, 1874 or Hartford: Case, Lockwood, & Brainard, 1873. Accessed via GoogleBooks. Pp. 447-448. Town of Preston, Connecticut. “History of Preston.” http://www.preston-ct.org/index.php/our-community/history-of-preston Accessed 2/14.