1742 May 6 (Thursday). Thomas planted part of the upper Field. Mr. Paterson an Irishman from Stoddard Town here. N.B. He had been one of those that had fallen into a Strange Fit by the pressure of his Distress at hearing the word preached. P.M. I preached at Capt. Fays on Eph. 5.14, Sermon ii. Rainy. Mr. Benjamin Fay came home with me at Eve in the Rain. N.B. I repeated that sermon because of divers people being at a great Loss about the Doctrine held forth therein.
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Benjamin Fay (1712-1777) and his wife Martha joined the church, July 26, 1741 (WCR, 58).