Bisbee Benjamin

Bisbee Benjamin a Baptist minister, was born in Maine about 1765. His early life was spent in agricultural pursuits, and he was ordained in Belgrade, Me., in December, 1809. For two years he was occupied as an evangelist in the destitute sections of Maine. In 1812 he became the pastor of a small church in the town of Harmony, where he remained until 1825. His love for missionary work was not abated during these thirteen years, and he frequently left his home to carry the Gospel into. the regions round about. From 1830 to 1832 he was pastor of the Church in St. Albans. He continued to perform his ministerial and evangelistic labors until he was laid aside by the infirmities of age. His last years were spent in Waterville, Me., where he died in 1847. See Millett, History of the Baptists of Maine, — p. 436. (J. C.S.)

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