Burdick, David M
Burdick, David M.
a Baptist minister, was born at Newport, R. I., Sept. 5, 1805. In early manhood he left his calling as a mechanic, and having pursued a course of study in the Theological Seminary at Hamilton, N. Y., he graduated in August, 1839. He was ordained, Jan. 9, 1840, pastor of the Baptist Church at Arkwright and Fiskeville, R. I. Here he remained a year and a half. He was subsequently pastor at Rehoboth, Marshpee, and Catuit Port, all in Massachusetts. For three years (1850-53) he had charge of the Baptist Church at Tiverton, R. I., and for about a year and a half he preached to the churches at Lime Rock, Smithfield, and Albion. He died at Lime Rock, April 28,1855. See Rev. Dr. H. Jackson's Funeral Discourse. (J. C. S.)