|John Bass I + Ruth Alden||Sammel Belcher + Mary Billings|
The ministry of Mr. Bass, which was quiet and undisturbed, passed peacefully on until May 23, 1756, when he died, in the 63rd year of his age, after a settlement of 27 years, 5 months, and 15 days. During this period 83 persons joined the church, and 588 were baptized.
From his writings Mr. Bass appears to have been a man marked more by common sense, than by brilliancy of diction, withal a little inclined to facetiousness, yet open-hearted, and frank, and laboring diligently for the welfare of his people. He was often consulted by neighboring churches, and acted as Mod- erator in Ecclesiastical Councils. In the midst of the excitement which prevailed during the latter years of his ministry, occasioned by the preaching of Whitefield, and the... Read More
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