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Clergyman

Ezra Ripley, American clergyman. member school committee Concord; member Massachusetts Temperance Society.

Background

Ripley, Ezra was born on May 1, 1751 in Woodstock, Connecticut, United States. Son of Noah and Lydia (Kent) Ripley.

Education

Graduated from Harvard, 1776, honorary Doctor of Divinity, 1818.

Career

Ordained, installed pastor 1st Church, Concord, Massachusetts, 1778, pastor, 1778-1814. Member school committee Concord. Drew up constitution for Concord Library, 1784.

Gave land for battle monument, 1836. Established one of 1st temperance societies. Member Massachusetts Temperance Society Author: History of the Fight at Concord, 1827.

Half Century Discourse Delivered November 16, 1828.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: History of the Fight at Concord, 1827. Half Century Discourse Delivered November 16, 1828.

Membership

Member school committee Concord. Member Massachusetts Temperance Society.

Connections

Married Phoebe Bliss, 3 children.

father:
Noah Ripley

mother:
Lydia (Kent) Ripley

spouse:
Phoebe Bliss