1748 November 6 (Sunday). On Jer. 3.15 all Day. N.B. I have been wont to take some Notice of the first Sabbath after October 28 (the Day of my Ordination A.D. 1724) to treat of some Ministerial or other proper subject; but was detain’d from home last Sabbath. No preaching at Grafton. Mr. Isaac Richardson who was to have preach’d there to Day having been taken sick and dy’d. Captain Willard din’d here.
(Harvard 1726). An itinerant schoolmaster, who preached occasionally at various places. Sibley, VIII, 92-95.
Benjamin Willard of Grafton.