1736 June 7 (Monday). Rain. Very stormy. Mr. Peabody and one of his Deacons here upon their Journey to Brimfield, to Mr. Bridghams Ordination there. David preparing, digging and finishing a Trough for the west side of my Kitchin.
Oliver Peabody (1698-1752), Harvard 1721, minister of the Indian church at Natick, 1729-1752. SHG, 6:529-34.
The deacons of the Natick church were Joseph Ephraim, Ebenezer Felch, and Nathan Chickering. Worthley, 400.
James Bridgham (1707-1776), Harvard 1726, minister of Brimfield, 1736-1776. SHG, 8:7-10. There is an account of the proceedings and a list of those taking part in Bridgham’s ordination in Ezra Stiles, Itineraries (New Haven, 1916), 321.