|Death: ||Aug. 27, 1671|
JOHN ALLIN, A.M., bapt. Colby, Norf., Eng., May 22, 1597, son of reginald Allin of Colby, Gent.; Gonville & Caius Coll., Camb., A.B., 1616, A.M. 1619; Ord. Sept. 20, 1619; Curate at Denton, Norfolk, and at Wrentham, Suffolk, Eng.; came to N.E. 1637; Ord. Dedham, Apr. 24, 1639, as the first minister; sett. Dedham, 1637-1671; Overseer, H.C., 1654; Artillery Election Sermon, 1664; d. Dedham, Aug. 26, 1671, a. 75. (F.L. Weiss, The Colonial Clergy and the Colonial Churches of New England, 1936.)
(Front, east side)
REV. JOHN ALLIN
First Pastor of Dedham.
Born in 1596.
Entered the Ministry in England.
Came over in 1637.
The same year joined the company
Ordained Pastor April 24, 1639..
Died August 27, 1671.
A man of signal worth
Of uneffected piety,
And great sweetness of disposition.
Prudent, meek, patient and serene.
He faithfully fed his flock .
And by his writings and counsels
Obtained a wide-spread reputation ,
And rendered eminent service
To the N.E. Colonies.
Erected in 1854 by residents
within the old territorial Parish.
Successors to Mr. ALLIN
gone to their rest before the
erection of this monument:
REV. WILLIAMS ADAMS
b. May 27, 1650, Grad. H.C. 1671.
Ord. Dec. 3, 1673; died Aug. 17, 1685.
REV. JOSEPH BELCHER
b. 1671. Grad H.C. 1690.
Ord. Nov. 29, 1693; died Apr. 27, 1723.
REV. SAMUEL DEXTER
b. at Malden Oct. 25, 1700. Grad H.C. 1720
Ord. May 6, 1724; died Jan. 24, 1755.
REV. JASON HAVEN
b. at Framingham, March 2, 1754
Grad. H.C. 1754. Ord. Feb. 5, 1756
died May 17, 1803.
REV. JOSHUA BATES
b. at Cohasset 20 March 1776.
Grad H.C. 1800. Ord. 16 March 1803
left for the presidency of Middlebury
College, Vt. 20 Feb. 1818; d. Jan. 1854.
Church gathered Nov. 8, 1638.
Katherine Deighton Hagborne Dudley Allin (1614 - 1671)
Margaret Morse Allin (____ - 1653)*
Old Village Cemetery
Plot: xv, 4
Created by: Bill Boyington
Record added: Aug 23, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21096704
Brother of my 10g-grandmother, Elizabeth Allin Fisher.|
Mary Jo Freeman
Added: Feb. 28, 2015
First Minister in Dedham, Massachusetts My Uncle Campbell would probably have known this well. :::May GOD Bless you and our Harvey/Harvie families as you so have blessed these UNITED STATES of North America and Europe! Thank you for your being and service...(Read more)|
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