July 22, 1739

1739 July 22 (Sunday).  Sacrament.  Preach’d on Ps. 16.2.  Cousen Winchester din’d with us.  P.M. Benjamin How[1] and his Wife made their Humiliation.

[1]Worcester church records, 22 July 1739: “Benjamin How and Tabitha his Wife made their Humiliations for the sin of Fornication and being restored to Charity, She was baptized and then their son Jonathan was baptized also.”  The child was born 29 May 1738.