Beckwith, John Hubard Am

Beckwith, John Hubard A.M., a Congregational minister, was born at Acworth, N. H., Jan. 16, 1811. He was ordained at Middlesex, Vt., 1843, and dismissed in 1845. He was acting pastor at Johnson from 1845 to 1848. He was installed at Middletown in June, 1849, where he remained until Oct. 16, 1855. He then became acting pastor successively at the following places, viz.: at Irasburg, from December, 1855, to December, 1858; at Barton, from 1858 to 1859; at Bristol, from 1859 to 1860; at Raymondsville and Norfolk, N. Y., from 1862 to 1864; in 1864 he was chaplain of the Second United States Colored Infantry; at Evans's Mills, N. Y., from 1865 to 1867; at Washington, D. C., from 1868 to 1871; then, again, acting pastor at Parishville, N. Y., until 1872; at Massena, from 1873 to 1876; at Munnsville, from August, 1876, to October, 1877. He died at Chateaugay, N. Y., Nov. 9, 1877. He published Immersion not Baptism (1858, small 16mo; republished in 1876). (W. P. S.)

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