Rev. David Bradford Ripley

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David Bradford Ripley

Birthdate: (54)
Birthplace: Windham County, Connecticut Colony
Death: 1785 (53)
Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of David Bradford Ripley, I and Lydia Ripley (Cary)
Husband of Betsey Ripley
Father of Rev. David Bradford Ripley, III
Brother of Faith Jewett; Gamaliel Ripley; Rev. Hezakiah Ripley; Lydia Ripley; Ann Ripley and 5 others

Occupation: Reverend
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About Rev. David Bradford Ripley

David graduated from Yale College in 1749. He studied for the ministry and was licensed by the Windham Assocation on May 19, 1752. He was the first pastor for a new parish called Abington Society, and was paid "600 pounds Old Tenor". The new church, Congregational Church, had 64 members. By 1778, David was dismissed because he was "disabled by a distressing and incurable disease." He is said to have "possessed a rather surprising gift as a preacher."

David married Betsey Eliot on December 12, 1758 in Lebanon Ct by her father, Rev. Jacob Eliot. They had six children.

(Thanks to Contributor Merideth Hmura, for sharing this data)


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Rev. David Bradford Ripley's Timeline

February 7, 1731
Windham County, Connecticut Colony
February 11, 1777
Age 46
Pomfret, WIndham County, Connecticut, United States
Age 53
Connecticut, United States