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Joseph Badger Edit Profile

Clergyman

Joseph Badger, American clergyman. Served in American Revolution.

Background

Badger, Joseph was born on February 28, 1757 in Wilbraham, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Henry and Mary (Langdon) Badger.

Education

Graduated from Yale, 1785.

Career

Served in American Revolution. Ordained to ministry Congregational Church, 1787. Pastor Congregational Church, Blandford, Massachusetts, 1787-1800.

Appointed missionary to territory of Western Reserve by Missionary Society of Connecticut, 1800. Founded 1st church in Western Reserve, Austinburg, O., 1800. Missionary in Ohio Region until 1827.

Pastor Congregational Church, Gustavus, O., 1827-1835 (retired).

Membership

Served in American Revolution.

Connections

Married Lois Noble, October 1784. Married second, Abigail Ely, April.

father:
Henry Badger

mother:
Mary (Langdon) Badger

spouses:
Lois Noble

Abigail Ely