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Rev Jonathan Marsh

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Rev Jonathan Marsh

Birth
Hadley, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA
Death
8 Sep 1747 (aged 62)
Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Burial
Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Plot
Sec 5
Memorial ID
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Mr. Marsh was ordained Colleague Pastor with Rev. Mr. Mather in 1709, and it is supposed, was born in Hadley, Mass. as at the annual meetings of the Society, an individual was appointed as Guard to attend the Rev'd Mr Marsh to Hadley.

Graduated at Harvard college, 1705, teacher at Hadley Hopkins academy,1706-7, salary 30 pounds, settled at Windsor, Ct., June, 1710. At first settled as colleague of Rev. Mr. Mather, remained pastor there at Windsor 37
years by the beautiful river of all his days, until his death age. 62. He published "election sermons," delivered before the general court, in 1721 and 1737. His success is thus alluded to in the "History of the First Church of
Hartford:" "Meantime, only so far away as Windsor, a very remarkable revival had taken place under the ministry of Rev. Jonathan Marsh. " Yet like many of the strong men of his day he was wary of new measures. In 1741 he was of the
council that disapproved of "Faintings and convulsions" as necessary for conviction of sin, and of visions for the bodily eye. At one time he was honored with a military guard to escort him.

He married Margaret Whiting on July 3, 1710.

Their children:
Margaret Marsh (1711-1747)
Jonathan Marsh (1714-1794)
Mary Marsh b. July 19 1716
Dorcas Marsh b. Aug. 31, 1718
Hannah Marsh b. May 28, 1723
Sarah (Marsh) Kellogg (1724-1796), m. Abraham Kellogg
Joseph Marsh b. Nov. 10, 1727
Anna (Marsh) Sheldon (1729-1802), m. Capt. Isaac Sheldon
.

Mr. Marsh was ordained Colleague Pastor with Rev. Mr. Mather in 1709, and it is supposed, was born in Hadley, Mass. as at the annual meetings of the Society, an individual was appointed as Guard to attend the Rev'd Mr Marsh to Hadley.

Graduated at Harvard college, 1705, teacher at Hadley Hopkins academy,1706-7, salary 30 pounds, settled at Windsor, Ct., June, 1710. At first settled as colleague of Rev. Mr. Mather, remained pastor there at Windsor 37
years by the beautiful river of all his days, until his death age. 62. He published "election sermons," delivered before the general court, in 1721 and 1737. His success is thus alluded to in the "History of the First Church of
Hartford:" "Meantime, only so far away as Windsor, a very remarkable revival had taken place under the ministry of Rev. Jonathan Marsh. " Yet like many of the strong men of his day he was wary of new measures. In 1741 he was of the
council that disapproved of "Faintings and convulsions" as necessary for conviction of sin, and of visions for the bodily eye. At one time he was honored with a military guard to escort him.

He married Margaret Whiting on July 3, 1710.

Their children:
Margaret Marsh (1711-1747)
Jonathan Marsh (1714-1794)
Mary Marsh b. July 19 1716
Dorcas Marsh b. Aug. 31, 1718
Hannah Marsh b. May 28, 1723
Sarah (Marsh) Kellogg (1724-1796), m. Abraham Kellogg
Joseph Marsh b. Nov. 10, 1727
Anna (Marsh) Sheldon (1729-1802), m. Capt. Isaac Sheldon
.


Inscription

Here lies interd the body of Rev'd Mr Jonathan Marsh a faithful and successful Pastor of the first church of Windsor, who died Sept ye 8. 1747 in the 39th year of his Ministry AEtatis Sui 63 Sic Transit Gloria Mundi.


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