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Biographical Sketch of Rev. John G. Bennett

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Rev. John G. Bennett was born in Swanzey, July 17, 1812. He attended the district schools until sixteen years of age, when he attended a private school in Winchester, taught by Rev. Mr. Cushman, a Methodist clergyman. He next attended the Methodist Institute, located at Newbury, Vt., where he instructed several classes and occasionally preached. Before going to Newbury he was employed to preach under the direction of the presiding elder; being at that time only eighteen years of age. In 1836 he married Ruth C Britton, of Westmoreland, N. H., and soon after joined the Vermont and New Hampshire Methodist Episcopal conference and was appointed on a circuit comprising Keene and several neighboring towns, where he remained Is charge one year. After about seven years he discontinued his connection with this conference, but continued to preach, and gave prominence to the doctrine of the second advent of Christ. About thirty years ago he came to Hinsdale with his family and located at North Hinsdale, preaching to an independent congregation. where he is still laboring.

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