Pemberton, Ebenezer (1), a Congregational minister, was born about 1661, and was educated at Harvard University, where, after graduation, he taught for a while. Aug. 28, 1700, he became pastor of the Boston "Old South Church," and remained in that place until his death, Feb. 13, 1717. He published a number of Sermons, three prefatory Epistles, etc. (1710-19; published collectively in 1727, 8vo). His Election Sermon of 1710 was highly esteemed. Sec Sprague, Annals of the Amer. Pulpit, 1:250.