Rev. Jeremiah Judson Miller was born April 5, 1836, Kennebunkport, Maine
He received his education at Kalamazoo College Michigan. Ordained on September 17, 1861, in Somerville, Massachusetts. He served as the pastor of the Perkins Street Baptist Church of Worcester from 1861-1880. From 1881 until 1892 he was pastor of the Lincoln Square Baptist Church in Worcester. He served as the 10th president of the Conference of Baptist Ministers in Massachusetts from 1886-1888. From 1893-1898 he served as pastor of the Beth Eden Baptist Church, Waltham.
He died on January 22, 1914, in Melrose, Massachusetts and is buried in Hope Cemetery, Worcester, Massachusetts.
Rev. Samuel Wesley Foljambe was born October 14, 1827, Leeds, England
He became a US Citizen April 4, 1865. Since his grandfather had been a Methodist minister, Foljambe became affiliated with that denomination. He was ordained into the Methodist faith in Ohio. For served for a few years in the Methodist denomination, He converted to the Baptist Faith while visiting in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania and become the pastor there of the Branch St. Baptist Church in 1854.
He received an honor degree of A. M. at Dennison College in Ohio in 1854
While in Ohio he served as a director of the Greater Cleveland and vicinity Bible Society. He moved to Massachusetts in 1856, after being called as pastor of the Park Street Baptist Church in Framingham. He remained there until 1858 when he was called to the Central Square Baptist Church in East Boston. After declining a call from the First Baptist Church of Syracuse, New York. He began his ministry at the Harvard Street Baptist Church in Boston. He then moved to the First Baptist Church in Malden in 1870, remaining there until 1888. While at Malden he was elected Chaplin of the Massachusetts legislature in 1871. In 1885 he served as the 9th President of the Conference of Baptist Ministers. From 1889-1890 he served as pastor of the First Baptist Church of Woonsocket. He had submitted his resignation to the Woonsocket church, planning on becoming pastor of the small Baptist church in Winthrop, Maine, feeling his declining health demanded a less stressful pastorate. He died November 16, 1890, while in New Haven, Connecticut to attend a Baptist Conference and was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett, Massachusetts.
Rev. Abraham Cole Osborn was born on February 20, 1831, in Scotch Plains, New Jersey. He received his education at Colgate University, graduating in 1855. He graduated from Hamilton Theology School in 1858. After serving churches in Kentucky, Missouri, and New York, he came to Massachusetts when he was called to serve as pastor of the First Baptist Church of North Adams in 1877. He served there until 1884 when he was called to the First Baptist Church of Albion New York. While in Massachusetts he served as the 8th President of the Conference of Baptist Ministers in Massachusetts from 1883-1884.0 In 1895 he became President of Benedict College in South Carolina. After his retirement in 1905 he returned to North Adams to live with his son. He died on January 16, 1916, in North Adams, Massachusetts and buried in Hillside Cemetery in North Adams
Charles Manning Bowers was born in Boston on January 10, 1817.His education was at Brown University where he graduated in 1838 and then Newton Theological Institute where he graduated in 1842. He was ordained on September 9, 1841, in Lexington, Massachusetts and served as their pastor from 1841 to 1845. From 1847 until 1886 he served as pastor of the Clinton, Massachusetts Baptist Church. He served in many capacities in the denomination serving as Massachusetts Baptist Convention Secretary in 1865, and then again from 1867-1878. He was president of the Conference of Baptist Ministers from 1880 until 1882. From 1884 until 1888 he was also a member of the Board of Trustees of Newton Theological Institute. In the midst of all this he found time to serve as a member of the Massachusetts Legislature from 1855 until 1856. In 1886 he was called as pastor at the Spencer, Massachusetts Baptist Church and served there until 1895. He then served a year as pastor of the Harvard, Massachusetts Baptist Church.
He died August 24, 1907, in Clinton, Massachusetts and is buried in Woodlawn Cemetery in Clinton.
In all likelihood George Boardman Gow was named after George Boardman who was a missionary in Burma with Adoniram Judson. George Boardman Gow was born January 11, 1832, in Waterville, Maine. He attended Waterville College (Now Colby College) graduating in 1852. He then attended Newton Theological Institute, graduating in 1858. George B. Gow was called as pastor of the Ayer Baptist Church in 1858 and was ordained there, September 28, 1858. He remained there as pastor until 1861 when he moved to New London, New Hampshire and served as Principal at the New London literary and Scientific Institute. In 1864 he was called to serve the first Baptist Church of Gloucester, a position he held until 1867. From 1867 until 1872 he served as pastor of the Main Street Baptist Church in Worcester, and then from 1872-1874 as the financial agent for Worcester Academy in Worcester. In 1874 he was called to the Millbury Baptist church where he served as pastor until 1880. From 1880 until 1895 he served churches in Vermont and then New York. In 1881 he received an honorary Doctorate from Colgate University. He died January 17, 1913, at Glens Falls, New York and was buried in the Glens Falls Cemetery.
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