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Abington (Mass.)

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1712 (date of establishment)

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Abington, Mass. First Church records 1714-1949.

 Collection
Identifier: RG4969
Abstract The First Congregational Church of Abington, MA was established in 1711 and in addition to the 1st Church there were three additional churches founded in the same town: 2nd church of south Abington, now Whitman, 3rd church of east Abington, now Rockland, and 4th church at North Abington. The First Church in Abington also housed a Sunday school that was established in 1818 and is thought to be one of the oldest Sunday schools in the country. The motto of the church is "None too old to study the...
Dates: 1714-1949

Cyrus Nash papers, 1630-1837.

 Collection
Identifier: MS0932
Abstract Cyrus Nash was born on May 8th, 1750 in Abington, Mass. His parents were Luke and Nabby Nash. He worked as the parish clerk for the Abington Church. He recorded information about Abington and the surrounding area, including vital statistics, histories, and council reports. After falling from his roof, he was confined to his home for his last 45 years. While at home, he became fascinated in a vareity of topics and news that came his way, taking notes on what he could. He died on March 4th, 1850...
Dates: 1630-1837