|Birth: ||Feb. 15, 1813|
Rhode Island, USA
|Death: ||Jun. 21, 1865|
Reverend John Batchelder died in Gardiner, Maine June 21,1865 aged 52 years.
He was born in Pawtucket, R.I. February 15,1813. He moved to New Hampshire at the death of his father in 1823, and went out as a tanner's apprentice.
At the age of 21 he was baptized, joining the Free Baptist Church.
Having removed to Garland, Maine, he united with the church there in April 1842. He was licensed by the Exeter Q.M.in March 1854 and for a while was connected with the Biblical School at New Hampton. He was ordained in Parkman, Maine in January 1858, in which field he organized a church and became it's pastor.
During the last four years of his life his work was crippled through ill health. His last season was spent with the church at South Dover.
He was a good preacher and was much beloved.
( Info.from Free Baptist Cyclopedia, published 1889 by Burgess and Ward.)
Sarah Batchelder (____ - 1887)*
Mary J. Batchelder (____ - 1862)*
Ann M. Batchelder (____ - 1862)*
Died at age 53 yrs. and 4 mos.
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Record added: Aug 26, 2010
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Ordained Freewill Baptist minister. Good preacher and much beloved.|
Added: Dec. 22, 2011