|Birth||19 DEC 1694|
|Death||23 MAY 1756|
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
|Birth||31 JAN 1709/0|
|Death||24 FEB 1772|