1744–1798

Introduction

Born: June 4, 1744, Bos­ton, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

Died: June 20, 1798, Bos­ton, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

Buried: Orig­in­al­ly at the Gra­na­ry Bur­y­ing Ground in Bos­ton, lat­er moved to Mount Au­burn Ce­me­te­ry, Cam­bridge, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

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Biography

Belknap, a Har­vard Un­i­ver­si­ty gra­du­ate (1762), was a Un­i­tar­i­an min­is­ter, his­tor­i­an, au­thor, and a found­er of the Mas­sa­chu­setts His­tor­i­cal So­ci­e­ty.

He served pas­tor­ates in Do­ver, New Hamp­shire, and Bos­ton, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

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