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Subject: [GM-L] Rev Ebenezer Hill Cambridge MA to Mason, NH
Date: Sun, 2 Jul 2000 14:27:07 EDT
Website below has the hist and genealogy on Rev. Ebenezer Hill
Rev. Ebenezer Hill, barely five feet tall, he was called "The Little
Minister". Ebenezer was the son of Samuel Hill and Sarah Cutler and was born
31 Jan 1766 in Cambridge, MA. A Harvard graduate, he served as pastor in
Mason for 64 years (1790-1854). He was a representative in the New Hampshire
Legislature in 1839 & 1840 and published 12 sermons and two lectures on the
History of Mason. His beautiful house still stands across Valley Road from
the Congregational Church in the center of Mason.
Ebenezer married first to Mary Boynton in Townsend, MA 2 Feb 1791. They had
three children, Ebenezer Jr, Polly and Sally (twins). When Mary died in 1794,
he married Rebecca (Bancroft) Howard in Nashua. She had one child, Rebecca
Howard, from her first marriage. This second marriage produced two children.
When Rebecca died, Ebenezer married for the third time to Abigail (Jones)
Stearns. This was Abigail's second marriage and she and Ebenezer had nine
children. For more information about Ebenezer Hill and his descendants, click
on his name below. And check out this book about him: "Ebenezer Hill: The
Little Minister of Mason, NH."