1703Reverend John White became minister.People and Communities, Notable People, Religion

After the death of Reverend Emerson, Gloucester was without a minister for a short while. At a church meeting in September of 1702, the group proposed Reverend John White who immediately accepted. Reverend White graduated from Harvard College in 1698 and was a chaplain at Saco Fort when he was summoned to Gloucester. He was ordained in 1703 and was minister until he died in 1760.

Babson, John James, and Samuel Chandler. History of the Town of Gloucester, Cape Anne, Including the Town of Rockport. Procter Brothers, 1860, http://archive.org/details/historytownglou00changoog Babson, John James, and Samuel Chandler. Notes and Additions to the History of Gloucester : Second Series. [Salem, Mass.] : Salem Press Pub. and Print. Co., 1891. https://archive.org/details/notesadditionsto00babs/page/2/mode/2up?view=theater
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