|Birth: ||Dec. 28, 1739|
|Death: ||Jun. 20, 1801|
Marlborough marriages: BRIDGE, Josiah, Rev., and Mrs. Martha Smith, Jan. 30, 1766.
JOSIAH BRIDGE, A.M., b. Lexington, Dec. 28, 1739, son of Dea. John and Sarah (Tidd) Bridge; H.C., 1758, A.B., A.M., Ord. Wayland, Nov. 4, 1761; sett. Wayland, 1761 - 1801; an Arminian in theology; Election Sermon, 1789; Convention Sermon, 1792; Dudleian Lecture, 1797; d. Wayland, June 19, 1801, a. 62. (Weis, F.L., The Colonial Clergy and Colonial Churches of New England, 1936)
John Bridge (1700 - 1776)
Sarah Tidd Bridge (1711 - 1754)
Martha Smith Bridge (1741 - 1824)
Aaron Smith Bridge (1770 - 1851)*
Josiah Bridge (1782 - 1827)*
In memory of
The Revd. Josiah Bridge A.M.
The amiable, faithful, pious,
Much beloved, & greatly lamented
Of the church and congregation
In East Sudbury;
Who departed this life June 20th 1801:
In the 62d year of his age, and 40th of
"Beneath these honors of the grave
True worth in humble ruin lies.
Sinners with zeal, he fought to save,
And from the ruin, hop'd to rise.
Preserve, O earth, the precious dust;
Thou monument, instruction give;
At last resign your sacred trust,
Prepar'd in realms of bliss to live.
Created by: Bill Boyington
Record added: May 08, 2010
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Added: Oct. 18, 2010