Forward, Justus, 1730-1814

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Justus Forward graduated from Yale College in 1754. He studied theology with Rev. Timothy Woodbridge and was licensed to preach by the Hampshire Association of Ministers in 1755. Forward was pastor of the Congregational Church in Belchertown, Massachusetts, from 1756-1812.

From the guide to the Justus Forward papers, 1752-1813, (Manuscripts and Archives)

Justus Forward graduated from Yale College in 1754. He studied theology with Rev. Timothy Woodbridge and was licensed to preach by the Hampshire Association of Ministers in 1755. Forward was pastor of the Congregational Church in Belchertown, Massachusetts from 1756-1812.

From the description of Justus Forward papers, 1752-1813 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702169132

Justus Forward (1730-1814) was born in Suffield, Mass., and graduated from Yale in 1754. He taught at Hatfield Academy, Hatfield, Mass., until 1756 when he was ordained as minister in Belchertown, Mass. In that year Forward married Violet Dickinson (1738-1834) of Hatfield. He served as minister in Belchertown for fifty-six years, practiced medicine among his parishioners, and published various theological works.

From the description of Diaries, 1762-1797. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 207135524

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creatorOf Forward, Justus, 1730-1814. Diaries, 1762-1797. American Antiquarian Society
creatorOf Forward, Justus, 1730-1814. Justus Forward papers, 1752-1813 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Forward, Justus, 1730-1814. Sermon : manuscript, 1762. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Forward, Justus, b. 1774. Justus Forward, Jr., papers, 18th-19th centuries, bulk 1801-1820. Belchertown Historical AssociationStone House Museum
creatorOf Forward, Justus, 1730-1814. Sermon : manuscript, 1762. Harvard University, Wadsworth House
creatorOf Forward, Justus, 1730-1814. Journal or diary no. 16 : for the year 1767 : manuscript, 1767. Harvard University, Wadsworth House
creatorOf Forward, Justus, 1730-1814. Journal or diary no. 16 : for the year 1767 : manuscript, 1767. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Justus Forward papers, 1752-1813 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
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associatedWith Dwight, Nathaniel, 1712-1784. person
associatedWith Forward, Joseph, 1707-1766. person
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associatedWith Forward, Violet Dickinson, 1738-1834. person
associatedWith Hatfield Academy (Hatfield, Mass.) corporateBody
associatedWith Phelps, Martin, 1757-1838. person
associatedWith Taggart, Samuel, 1754-1825. person
associatedWith Yale College, 1718-1887. Class of 1754. corporateBody
associatedWith Yale University corporateBody
associatedWith Yale University. Class of 1754. corporateBody
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Belchertown (Mass.)
Belchertown (Mass.)
Europe
England
United States
New England
United States
Massachusetts
United States
Massachusetts
United States
New England.
Russia
United States
United States
Massachusetts.
Belchertown (Mass.)
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Cost and standard of living--18th century
Congregational churches
Physicians
Meteorology
Shays' Rebellion, 1786-1787
Congregational churches in Massachusetts
Thanksgiving Day--Sermons--Early works to 1800
Clergy
Pastoral theology--18th century
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Birth 1730

Death 1814

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