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Rev Moses Hallock

Rev Moses Hallock

Birth
Brookhaven, Suffolk County, New York, USA
Death 17 Jul 1837 (aged 77)
Plainfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Plainfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 54009795 · View Source
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From History of Plainfield by Dyer pg 149-155

Was grandson of Noah Hallock whose son was William (1730-1815), father of Moses. Moses had a brother Jeremiah and at least 6 sisters...On the second day after his [Moses'] death, his funeral took place, the sermon being preached by Rev. Dr. Theophilus Packard of Shelburne...Moses taught a classical school in his home...In the records of Williams College it is said that for a long time in the early struggles of that institution, the question of how many students were to enter at the beginning of each college year depended in a great measure upon the number Mr. Hallock could furnish. Half the class were not infrequently from his school...

children: William b. 1794, Martha b. 1796, Leavitt b. 1798, Gerard b.1800, and Homan.
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The Reverend/Moses Hallock/Born Brookhaven LI Feb 16 1760/Reared by godly parents Goshen MS[sic]/Graduated Yale College 1788/Ordained and installed first Pastor of the/church in Plainfield July 11 1792/Ministered to a confiding and united People/45 years
Died July 17 1837 Aged 77
At 70 he requested a colleague having/Received to the church 358 members/Instructed 304 pupils 50 became ministers/7 Missionaries
A man of patriarchal simplicity/integrity sincerity Kindness/Without an enemy/He loved studied preached exemplified/the Bible and/Glorified in the Cross
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  • Created by: P.K. Magruder
  • Added: 22 Jun 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 54009795
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev Moses Hallock (16 Feb 1760–17 Jul 1837), Find A Grave Memorial no. 54009795, citing Hill Top Cemetery, Plainfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by P.K. Magruder (contributor 47017377) .