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US 13189,78.4

NOTICES

OF THE

HISTORY OF THE OLD SOUTH CHURCH.

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THE THIRD CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH in Boston, now usually styled THE OLD South CHURCH, was formed at Charlestown on the 12th and 16th, of the third month, i. e. of May 1669, O. S.

The original members were William Davis,

Richard Trewsdale, Hezekiah Usher,

Theophilus Frarye, afterwards Dea-
John Hull,
Edward Raynsford, afterwards Rul- Robert Walker,
ing Elder,

John Aldin,
Peter Bracket, afterwards Deacon, Benjamin Thurston,
Jacob Eliot, afterwards Deacon, William Salter,
Peter Oliver,

John Morsse,
Thomas Brattle,

Josiah Belcher, Edward Rawson,

Seth Perry, Joshua Scottoe,

James Pemberton, Benjamin Gibbs,

William Dawes, Thomas Savage,

Joseph Davis, Joseph Rocke,

Thomas Thatcher, afterwards chosen Theodore Atkinson,

the first Pastor, * John Wing,

Joseph Belknap.

* Mr. Thatcher had been Pastor of the church in Weymouth, Mass., from which he had been dismissed, and had removed to Charlestown, and united with the First Church there, from which he was dismissed to be united with this church at its formation.

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FORM OF COVENANT,

OF THE

OLD SOUTH CHURCH,

IN

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS,

WITH LISTS OF THE

FOUNDERS, THE PASTORS, THE RULING ELDERS AND DEACONS, AND

THE MEMBERS.

Printed by order of the Church, for the use of the Members.

BOSTON:
CROCKER & BREWSTER, PRINTERS.

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