Rev Benjamin Wadsworth

Rev Benjamin Wadsworth

Birth
Milton, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 12 Mar 1737 (aged 67)
Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 50189387 · View Source
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PRESIDENT BENJAMIN WADSWORTH, A.M., b. Milton, Feb. 28, 1669/70, son of Capt. Samuel and Abigail (Lindall) Wadsworth; H.C., 1690, A.B., A.M.; Fellow, H.C., 1697-1707; 1712-1725; Ord. Boston, (1st Chh.), Sept. 8, 1696; sett. Boston, 1693-1725; dism. June 16, 1725; inst. President, H.C., July 7, 1725; served as President, 1725-1736; Artillery Election Sermon, 1700; Election Sermon, 1716; d. Cambridge, Mar. 12, 1736/7, a. 76. (Weis, F.L., The Colonial Clergy and Colonial Churches of New England)


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Sub hoc Marmore concilium est Corpus
Viri admodum Reverendi D. Benjamin
Wadsworth nuper Collegii Harvardini
Praesidis lectissimi; olim primae Ecclesiae
apud Bostonienses Pastoris fidelissimi. Qui
Scientia tam Divina, quam Humana, Pietate
& Charitate, Prudentia & Humilitate, Pati
-entia & Fortitudine, Diligentia & Fidelitate
prae plurimis claruit, imo et harum omnium
Virtutum Exemplar edidit vividum ac
illustrissimum. Quiq postquam munere
Pastoris Ecclesiae per spatium triginta
circiter Annorum ; et deinde Praesidis
Academiae Annos quasi duodecim fideli
-ter perfunctus fuerat, Spe Beatae resur
-rectionis, et Solamine Verborum Apostoli
I. Pet. I. 3. ad 10. ex Corde atque Ore ema
-nantium obiit in Domino die Martii de
-cimo sexto, Anno MDCCXXXVII.
AEt. 68.
Pretiosa est Oculis Domini, Mors Sanctorum.


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  • Created by: Bill Boyington
  • Added: 25 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 50189387
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev Benjamin Wadsworth (28 Feb 1670–12 Mar 1737), Find A Grave Memorial no. 50189387, citing Old Burying Ground, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Bill Boyington (contributor 46800933) .