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Rev. John Myles and the founding of the first Baptist church in Massachusetts

an historical address delivered at the dedication of a monument in Barrington, Rhode Island (formerly Swansea, Mass.) June 17, 1905

by Henry Melville King

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Published by Preston & Rounds co. in Providence, R.I .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Myles, John, 1621-1683. [from old catalog],
  • Barrington, R.I. Baptist church. [from old catalog],
  • Baptists -- Massachusetts

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF89.B2 K5, Microfilm 71747 F
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii p., 1 l., 112 p.
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18112179M
    LC Control Number06000625

    John Myles, founder of the first Baptist church in Wales, persuades most of his congregation to emigrate to the colonies, and they settle at Swansea, Massachusetts. John Bunyan publishes "One Thing Is Needful" on single sheets to be sold by his .   “The First Baptist Church of Boston, Since ” (Boston: First Baptist Church, n.d.) Henry Melville King, Rev. John Myles and the Founding of the First Baptist Church in Massachusetts (Watertown, Wisconsin: Maranatha Baptist Press; Roger Williams Heritage Archives, ; ), p.

      SWANSEA — First Baptist Church is woven into the historical tapestry of Swansea, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and beyond. Founded in by John Myles, the church . John Miles was born about , possibly in Wales, and died on an unknown date, probably in the town of Swansea in the Plymouth Colony (now in Bristol County, Massachusetts), where he was the first town clerk. He was the son of Rev. John Myles (d ) by an early and unknown wife. It is not known when John Myles Jr emigrated from England or Wales; his father arrived "about ".

      When the English expatriate Rev. John Myles and his followers founded the First Baptist Church in Massachusetts Colony at Rehoboth . About Barrington In the land that is now Barrington was purchased from the Wampanoag Indians and divided among Gov. William Bradford, Capt. Miles Standish and others of the Plymouth colony. One of the first settlers was Rev. John Myles, who in founded the first Baptist church in the Massachusetts Bay Colony.


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Rev. John Myles and the Founding of the First Baptist Church in MassachusettsAuthor: Henry Melville King. Rev. John Myles and the founding of the first Baptist church in Massachusetts; an historical address delivered at the dedication of a monument in (formerly Swansea, Mass.) J Paperback – Septem by Henry Melville [from o King (Creator).

Rev. John Myles and the founding of the first Baptist church in Massachusetts; an historical address delivered at the dedication of a monument in Barrington, Rhode Island (formerly Swansea, Mass.) J by.

King, Henry Melville, [from old catalog] Publication date. : John Myles and the founding of the first Baptist church in Massachusetts: an historical address delivered at the dedication of a monument in Barrington, Rhode Island (formerly Swansea, Mass.

Rev. John Myles and the founding of the first Baptist church in Massachusetts: an historical address delivered at the dedication of a monument in Barrington, Rhode Island (formerly Swansea, Mass.) J Pages:   The Ilston Book: Earliest Register of Welsh Baptists (Aberystwyth: National Library of Wales, ), 32; Henry Melville King, Rev.

John Myles and the Founding of the First Baptist Church in Massachusetts (Providence, R.I.: Preston & Rounds, Co. ); Joshua Thomas, “The Histories of Four Welsh Baptist Churches c. ,” in Carroll C. By Herbert Lee Osgood, Rev. John Myles and the Founding of the. First Baptist Church in Massachusetts.

By Henry M. King, Swansea Baptist Church Covenant of Rehoboth, Massachusetts. The First Baptist Churches in Massachusetts. By John T. Christian. Baptists in Massachusetts to Ilston Book: Earliest Register of Welsh Baptists (Aberystwyth: National Library of Wales, ), 32; Henry Melville King, Rev.

John Myles and the Founding of the First Baptist Church in Massachusetts (Providence, R.I.: Preston & Rounds, Co. ); Joshua Thomas, “The Histories.

The honor of organizing this first Baptist church in Wales belongs to John Myles. He was born aboutand matriculated at Brasenose College, Oxford, in Whether he ever took orders in the Church of England is not positively known, but it is probable that he did. Baptist History Homepage. An Historical Address Delivered at the Dedication of a Monument in Barrington, Rhode Island [Formerly Swansea, Mass.] J Rev.

John Myles and the Founding of the. First Baptist Church in Massachusetts. By Henry M. King, Preface. Rev. John Myles and the founding of the first Baptist church in Massachusetts; an historical address delivered at the dedication of a monument in Barrington, Rhode Island(formerly Swansea, Mass.) J (linkto Library of Congress website where the book can be.

In Myles took the Ilston Book with him when he and the whole congregation emigrated to North America, where they settled in a town they named Swansea, Massachusetts, and they founded the First Baptist Church in Swansea. The Ilston Book is held in the Library of Brown University at Providence, Rhode Island, but is not open to public view.

The full list of members up to is recorded, and. Rev. John Myles and the founding of the first Baptist church in Massachusetts; an historical address delivered at the dedication of a monument in Barrington, Rhode Island (formerly Swansea, Mass.) J Rev. John Myles and the founding of the first Baptist church in Massachusetts: an historical address delivered at the dedication of a monument in Barrington, Rhode Island (formerly Swansea, Mass.) J /.

The congregation was founded in by John Myles as the first Baptist congregation in Massachusetts, and Myles brought the Ilston Book with him from Swansea in Wales. The congregation in Swansea, Massachusetts was located relatively nearby the First Baptist Church in America in Providence.

He founded the first Baptist church on Massachusetts soil, and founded a town the most unique in some respects of any of the New England settlements. He died inand. Rev. John Myles came to New England from Swansea, Wales, inbeing driven from his native land by religious persecution in the reign of Charles II.

The first General Baptist church, led by John Smyth, was founded in Amsterdam, Holland, in / Its members were English refugees who had fled England to escape religious persecution.

John Smyth was a minister in the Church of England. InJohn Myles, who had emigrated with his Baptist church from Swansea, Wales, settled in the same place and most writers date the establishment of the first Baptist church in Massachusetts from the time of his arrival.

The community removed in to a new site near the Rhode Island frontier, which they called Swansea. Henry Melville King Rev. John Myles and the founding of the first Baptist church in Massachusetts: an historical address delivered at the dedication of a monument in Barrington, Rhode Island (formerly Swansea, Mass.) J by Henry Melville King 4 editions.

This book, now in the possession of the First Baptist Church, in Swansea, Mass., is probably a copy of the original Welsh records, made by or for Mr. Myles's church in Massachusetts, and the sentiments of which controlled their actions here. John Myles, who, as we have seen, was the founder of the first Baptist church in Wales, was one of the victims of the Act of Uniformity, and soon after it went into effect he and a number of the members of the Ilston church came to the new world and at first settled at Rehoboth.Here, on what is now Harrington territory, Rev.

John Myles and others founded the first Baptist church within the bounds of the State of Massachusetts. Fifty years later (), Barrington was set off from Swansea as a separate township, and included all of original Sowams, having ancient Rchoboth () on. The First Baptist Church in Massachusetts, now in Barrington, founded inis the oldest Baptist congregation in Massachusetts and one of the oldest in the United congregation was founded in by John Myles who brought the Ilston Book with him from Swansea in Wales.

A bronze plaque marks the approximate location of the early church building which was .