Waterbury, Jared Bell, D.D., was born in New York City, Aug. 11, 1799, and graduated at Yale College, 1822. He was for some time pastor of a Congregational church at Hudson, New York, and then of Bowdoin Street Congregational church, Boston. He died at Brooklyn, Dec. 31, 1876. He published Advice to a Young Christian; The Officer on Duty, and other works. To the Rev. J. Leavitt's Christian Lyre, vol. i., 1830, he contributed the following hymns, each of which was headed, "Written for the Lyre," and signed "J. B. W.":—
1. My Jesus, Thou hast taught. The Love of Jesus.
2. Met, O God, to ask Thy presence. Repentance.
3. 0 fly, mourning sinner, saith Jesus to me. Promise of Pardon.
4. See Sodom wrapt in fire. Warning.… Go to person page >