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MILTON (MASS.) CHURCH RECORDS.—16*8-1*54. [Transcribed for the Register by Mr. William Blake Trask, of Dorchester, Mass.] concluded from vol. xxiil. page 450.
[the following entry occurs on page 1 of the Record. We place it here for a chronological purpose.]
Deacon Manasseh Tucker (who was the last survivor of the first set of C Members) died April 9lh 1143. And as all that Generation were gather'd to their Fathers, the Church pass'd a Vote April 11) that they would renew Cov' with God and one another, which they did accordingly April 24th when the Members of the Ch Male and Female manifesting their consent to their Fathers Cov' by standing up while I read It over with a small variation as the Change of Circumstances required. J. T. (John Taylor.]
[Baptisms.] May 15.Obadiah son of Ebenezer Sumner. "22. Elisha son of Samuel Keyes; Ruhamah Daughter of
Thomas Vose; William son of Nathan Badcock. June 19. Lydia Daughter of David Horton Junr; Nathaniel
son of Benjamin Horton.
Moses son of Moses Blake; David son of Cesar Ferrit.
Nathaniel son of Henry Crane; Lydia Daughter of
Daughter of Ebenezer Bent.
of Sam1 Henshaw Junr. John son of John McFadden by virtue of his Wife's owning the Cov' at Dorchester. "M. Abigail Daughter of Robert Field Jun'. April 22,1144. Experience Daughter of Joseph Horton by Virtue of his Wife's owning the Cov'. John son of John Eels. James son of Hezekiah Barber; Rebecca Arnold
Daughter of Peter Daset.
July 8. Benjamin son of Robert Vose; Nathaniel son of Solo
mon Hearsey. "29. William son of Stephen Davenport; Jane Daughter
of Nathan Badcock. Aug' 5. Sarah Daughter of Sam1 Davenport.
"12. Lemuel son of Josiah How.
"19. William son of John Cole; Zacheus son of Ebenezer
Horton. Sep. 30. Mary Daughter of Ebenezer French; Hanah Daugh
ter of Thomas Harris. Nov. 4. Sarah Daughter of Wm. Crouch.
Dec. 2. John son of Samuel Keyes; Lydia Daughter of John
Badcock. "16. John son of Abijah Crane.
"30. Benjamin son of Jeremiah Tucker; Zibiah Daughter
of Edward Vose; Jonathan son of Joseph Horton. Jan. 13. Jane Daughter of William Tucker.
"27. Ann Daughter of John Adams I baptized this Child
in Braintree meeting House. Feb. 11. Jerusha Daughter of Ebenezer Billings. N. B. I
baptis'd this Child at Mr Billings's House several MemberB of the Church being present the child not being like to live till the Sabbath. Elijah son of Elijah Vose. Stephen son of Stephen Badlam Junr. Hannah Daughter of John Wadsworth. Ann Daughter of David Vose; Robin son of Robin,
Negro Servant to Sam1 Miller.
Daughter of Benjamin Horton.
Daughter of David Rawson.
Elijah son of Moses Billings.
Mary Daughter of V\7m Cunningham; Eunice Daugh-
Lydia Daughter of Stephen Davenport; Nathaniel
of Moses Blake. June 21. George son of Benjamin Horton.
Aug. 2. Sarah Daughter of Benja" Gleason; John son of
Ebenezer Swift; John son of Caesar Ferrit. Aug' 23. John son of John Beal; Mary Daughter of Jeremiah
Tucker; Enoch son of Nathan Badcock. "M. Nathan son of David Horton Junr; Josiah son of
David Horton Junr; Patience Daughter of Sam1 Henshaw. Oct. 18. Sarah Daughter of David Vose; Eliphal Daughter of
Nath1 Swift; Susannah Daughter of Sam1 Tucker. Novr 1. Sarah Daughter of Dean Benjamin Wadsworth.
"15. Esther Daughter of Ebenezer French; Jerusha
Daughter of David Sumner. "22. Mary Daughter of Ebenezer Scott.
Jan. 3. Joseph son of John Daniel.
*' 24. Elijah son of Enoch Horton.
Feb. 28. Melatiah Daughter of Elijah Vose; Jemima Daughter
of Jonathan Vose; Mary Daughter of Henry Crane. March 20, 1747-8. Amariah son of Ebenezer Tucker. May 1*. Samuel son of Thomas Harris.
"22. Eunice Daughter of Moses Haden; Benjamin son of
May 29. LoisDaughter of Robin, Servantto Samuel Miller Esq.
June 19. Belcher Son of Nath1 Vose Jun'; Stephen Son of
John Badcock. July 3. My Daughter Dorothy; Uriah Son of Anthony
Gulliver. "10. Lemuel Son of Nathaniel Badcock.
"24. Joseph Son of James Field; Deborah Daughter of
Ebenezer Bent; Eunice Daughter of Nath1 Wadsworth. Aug1 7. Elizabeth Daughter of Abigail Doghead; Ruth
Daughter of Ebenezer Knight.
Benjamin Horton; Samuel Son of Ebenezer Swift,
William Son of W. Cunningham.
[Admissions to the Church.]
recomended to Mr. Thacher and Webb's Church in
Boston. Nov. 9, 1735. Preserved Lyon and Joanna his Wife were dismiss'd and
recommended to the Church in Stoughton. May 8, 1737. Mr. Oxenbridge Thacher was dismiss'd and recomended
to Dr. Sewal's Church in Boston; M". Elizabeth
Fuller and M". Hannah Holmes were dismiss'd and
recomended to ye Church in the South Precinct of
Oct. 30, 1737. Mr. Peres Bradford was dismissed and recommended to the Rev*1. Mr. Turner's Church in Rehobeth.
Sept. 10. M''. Grace Dean was dismissed and recommended to ye 1"
Church of Christ in Dedham.
April 8,1739. MTM. Margaret Pellet (formerly Wadsworth) was dismiss'd and recomended to ye Church of Christ in Canterbury.
May 27,1739. Hannah Sumner Wife of Deacon Sam1 Sumner (lately of Taunton) was dismissed and recommended to ye 2d' Ch. in Killingsley.
Dec. 27, 1741. William Rawson was dismiss'd and recommended to the Church at Mendon.
Noe, 27, 1742. John Holman was dismiss'd from the Ch. of Milton to y" 3d Church in Bridgewater. [Pomfret.
Jany. 30, 1742-3. John Daniel was dismissed to the first Church in
Oct. 16, 1743. Samuel Wadsworth (son of Deacon John Wadsworth deceased) was dismissed to the Church of Christ in Canterbury; Josiah Marshal dismiss'd to Mr. Checkley's Church in Boston.
June 17, 1744. David Wadsworth and Hannah his Wife to the Church in Grafton; Ebenezer Wadsworth to the Ch in Grafton.
Dec. 30, 1744. Elisabeth Apothecary to y" 1" Ch. in Boston.
Oct. 30, 1748. Stephen Badlam Junr. and Hannah his Wife to the first Church in S tough tom
Aug': 7, 1743. This Day (after Service) the Brethren of the Church brought in 4 votes each for the Nomination of Deacons. The 4 highest in 7 votes were Mess". Nathaniel Houghton, Benjamin Wadsworth, Jaazaniah Tucker and William Tucker.
Aug'. 21,1743. This Day the Brethren brought in 2 votes each for the Choice of 2 Deacons. The 2 highest were Mes". Nathaniel Houghton and Benjamin Wadsworth.
Feb. 16, 1728-9. Benjamin Crehore, by a Vote of the Chh. was dismiss'd and recomended to the communion of the Old North Church in Boston.
Feb. 23. Mr. Ebenezer Warren and his Wife dismiss'd to the
Church at Stoughton.
Aug. 24. The ReV*. Mr. John Wadsworth was dismiss'd and
recomended to ye Ch. of Canterbury.
March 1, 1730. Samuel Wadsworth and Wife were dismiss'd and recommended to the Church of Stoughton.
Oct. 6, 1734. Martha Greene was dismissed and recommended to the Church of Mendon.
The R«vd. Mr. John Taylor after above 21 Years eminent Service in y" Ministerial Office in ye Town of Milton Died on y° 26th Day of January, 1749-50.
Blessed and forever happy are they wch die in ye Lord, as well as those wcb die for r Lord.
A Record of ye Baptisms administred by ye Pastors of ye Neighbouring Churches, between yc Death of yc Revd. Mr. Taylor and ye Settlement of Mr. Robbins.
Feb. 4, 1749-50. Nathan Son of Benjamin Phillips; Josiah Son of Thomas Harriss. Dr. Chauncy.