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Benjamin Bass

Birth19 DEC 1694
 
Education1715
 
Cambridge, Harvard University
Religion1728-1756
 
congregational
Death23 MAY 1756
 
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Aged: 61.4 years

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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Elizabeth 

18 MAR 173318 SEP 1784  MA, Plymouth Co, Hanover Edmund Sylvester 
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  1. Findagrave Rev Benjamin Bass
  2. Book:History and records of the First Congregational church, Hanover, Mass; Website
  3. Website:Wells & Scott Genealogy;
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