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Baptist minister, ordained July 12, 1739. Preached at Scituate, RI 1737-1750, moved to So. Kingston, then Exeter RI in 1750 and founded New Lights Baptist Church, died in Exeter in 1777. Son Solomon succeeded him as pastor.
In about 1772 he moved to New London to take over the "Pepper Box" church from Rev. Gorton, which ultimately lead to the church being dissolved in 1774.
(1-3 in Scituate, RI, the others in Exeter, RI.)
Solomon, b. Apr. 2, 1730.
David, b. March. 14, 1731-2.
Sarah, b. Mch. 16, 1733-4.
Esther, b. May 4, 1736.
Experience, b. Oct. 20, 1738.
Lydia, b. Mch. 13, 1740-1.
Jeremy (Jeremiah), b. July 4, 1743; mentioned in will of his grandmother Priscillas.
Abigail, b. Jan. 12, 1744-5.
Joseph, b. Mch. 12, 1746-7; d. Mch. 19, 1746-7.
Benjamin, b. Mch. 12, 1746-7; d. Mch. 16, 1746-7. (possibly did not die since other sources have him having a son Benjmain born around this time)
He passed away in 1777 in Exeter, Washington, Rhode Island, United States.
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