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Rev Nathaniel Purinton
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Birth: Aug. 20, 1787
Maine, USA
Death: Jun. 12, 1862
Sagadahoc County
Maine, USA

Rev. Nathaniel Purinton was the son of Rev. Humphrey Purinton and Thankful Snow; he was converted in December 1808, he entered at once upon a faithful Christian life. He commenced a membership for life with the Second Lisbon church at its organization in May, 1818, and the next month he was ordained as its pastor. This relation he sustained till death with but slight interruptions.

He was married to Pricilla Wilson, 20 Sept. 1810, Lincoln, ME (ME mar. records).

He was frequently absent to serve destitute churches, and sometimes had two or three such under his pastoral care. He possessed a discerning mind, clearness of utterance, a warm, true heart, and was progressive in regard to the benevolent enterprises of his day. He was constant in his attendance of the Quarterly Meetings, and was frequently engaged on ordination councils and at church organizations. At times he took up the mason's trowel (Rev. N. Purinton was a mason by trade) to enable him to preach the gospel to the poor. He died respected and beloved. One son (Rev. A.W. Purinton), one brother and two nephews entered the Free Baptist ministry."
Family links: 
  Humphrey Purinton (1758 - 1832)
  Thankful Snow Purinton (1760 - 1835)
  Priscilla Purinton (1788 - 1860)
  Hannah Purinton (____ - 1838)*
  Samuel Purinton (____ - 1836)*
  Albert W Purinton (1811 - 1878)*
  Joseph C Purinton (1818 - 1882)*
  Mary Ann Purinton (1827 - 1868)*
  Abiezer Purinton (1779 - 1858)*
  Thankful Purinton Randall (1781 - 1834)*
  Nathaniel Purinton (1787 - 1862)
*Calculated relationship
West Bowdoin Cemetery
West Bowdoin
Sagadahoc County
Maine, USA
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Record added: Dec 12, 2012
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Rev Nathaniel Purinton
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Rev Nathaniel Purinton
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Rev Nathaniel Purinton
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First pastor of West Bowdoin Free Baptist church. Ordained June 4, 1818.Son of Rev.Humphrey Purinton.
- winnie vance yandell
 Added: Mar. 14, 2013

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