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Rev Hosea Ballou
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Birth: Apr. 30, 1771
Richmond
Cheshire County
New Hampshire, USA
Death: Jun. 7, 1852
Boston
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA

Pastor of the Second Society of Universalists in Boston, 1817 to 1852.

AMERICAN OBITUARY.
1852....
June 7. In Boston, Reverend Hosea Ballou, aged 80; since 1817 Pastor of the Second Universalist Society in Boston, and for sixty years a distinguished preacher of that denomination. He was born in Richmond, N. H., April 30, 1771. His father was a Baptist clergyman, and he was admitted a member of that church in his nineteenth year. He soon became a Universalist, was excluded from the church, and began to preach in 1791. He was first settled in Dana, Mass., then in Barnard, Vt., then in Portsmouth, N. H., then in Salem, Mass., whence he removed to Boston in 1817.
The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge, for the Year 1853 (Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1853), p. 337. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Maturin Ballou (1722 - 1804)
  Lydia Harris Ballou (1728 - 1773)
 
 Spouse:
  Ruth Washburn Ballou (1778 - 1852)*
 
 Children:
  Fanny Ballou Holmes (1797 - 1846)*
  Hosea Faxon Ballou (1799 - 1881)*
  Massena Berthier Ballou (1800 - 1890)*
  Cassendana Ballou Wing (1803 - 1866)*
 
 Siblings:
  Lydia Ballou Moses (1752 - 1834)*
  David Ballou (1758 - 1840)*
  Sarah Ballou Wheaton (1763 - 1824)*
  Phebe Ballou Inman (1765 - 1836)*
  Hosea Ballou (1771 - 1852)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Auburn Cemetery
Cambridge
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: On the East side of Central Avenue, between Walnut and Cypress avenues
 
Created by: Eric Thomsen
Record added: Apr 29, 2003
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 Added: Mar. 27, 2015
Rest in Peace.
- Alison McIntyre
 Added: Nov. 1, 2014
"Sprit of Life, mystery of death: We trust that beyond the absence: There is a presence. That beyond the pain: There can be healing. That beyond the brokenness: There can be new kind of wholeness. That beyond the silence: There may be the understanding. A...(Read more)
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