1836–1895

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Born: Ap­ril 13, 1836, New Hamp­ton, New Hamp­shire.

Died: Feb­ru­a­ry 2, 1895, Bos­ton, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

Buried: For­est Hills Ce­me­te­ry, Ja­mai­ca Plain, Bos­ton, Mas­sa­chu­setts.

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Biography

Adoniram was the son of John Cal­vin Gor­don and Sal­ly Til­ton Ro­bin­son, and hus­band of Ma­ria T. Hale. He was named af­ter Bur­ma mis­sion­a­ry Ado­ni­ram Jud­son.

He at­tend­ed Brown Un­i­ver­si­ty and Ne­wton The­o­lo­gic­al Se­mi­na­ry, and was or­dained a Bap­tist min­is­ter in 1863.

He served at the Bap­tist church in Ja­mai­ca Plain, Mas­sa­chu­setts, then at the Cla­ren­don Street Bap­tist Church in Bos­ton.

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