Benjamin Colman Edit Profile
Graduated from Harvard, 1692, A.M., 1695. Honorary Doctor of Divinity, U. Glasgow (Scotland), 1731.
In England, 1695-1699. Ordained to ministry by London Presbytery, 1699. Pastor Brattle Street Church, Boston, 1699-1747.
Fellow Harvard, 1717-1728, overseer, 1728-1747. Led liberal Presbyns. in conflict with Congregationalists over proper procedure of worship until conciliation between the factions in 1700.
Married Jane Clark, October 5, 1700. Married second, Sarah (Crisp) Clark, May 6, 1732.