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Overview Rev. Gideon Hawley was born at Stratfield (Bridgeport), Connecticut. Hawley graduated from Yale College in 1749 and was licensed to preach by the Fairfield East Association May 1750. Hawley accepted a position from the Society for Propagating the Gospel among the Indians to establish a mission among the Six Nations on the Susquehanna in 1954. In 1757 Hawley was sent on a temporary mission to the Mashpee and following a formal request by the Mashpee Hawley took up a permanent post among them on...
Overview Griggsville Congregational Church was originally formed in 1834. In 1837 they merged with the Griggsville Union Church, retaining the Griggsville Congregational Church name. The combined church remained in operation until it officially closed in 1948. This collection contains information related to the Griggsville Congregational Church. Included is meeting minutes from organizations like the Ladies Benevolent Society, Cree Missionary Society, Congregational Society, Young People’s Society of...
- Subject: Indians of North America -- Missions X