Bradford, Ebenezer Green

Bradford, Ebenezer Green a Congregational minister, was born at Francestown, N. H., May 24, 1801. He was a lineal descendant, in the seventh generation, of William Bradford, for thirty years governor of Plymouth colony, and related to John Bradford, a martyr with his friends Latimer, Ridley, etc., at Smithfield. He graduated at Amherst College in 1827; studied theology at Andover, and with Dr. J. M. Whiton; was ordained at Colebrook, N. H., in 1829; labored there and at Wardsboro', Vt., from 1836 to 1842; removed to Wisconsin and supplied the Presbyterian Church in Plattville over a year, and the Congregational Church in Prairie du Lac three years, and in Waupun three years. In 1852 he organized a Congregational Church at Princeton, and preached there until 1856, when failing health induced him to return to New England. He died of paralysis, in Leverett, Mass., Aug. 29, 1861. Humble and diligent, he loved ardently the Church and the truth. See Cong. Quarterly, 1862, p. 69.

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