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Barnard, John

BARNARD, JOHN: Congregational minister; b. at Boston Nov. 6, 1681; d. at Marblehead Jan. 24, 1770. He was graduated at Harvard in 1700; accompanied the expedition to Port Royal as chaplain in 1707; was ordained minister at Marblehead in 1716, where he developed a great activity both for the moral and the material welfare of his flock. He published A New Version of the Psalms of David (Boston, 1752), and some sermons which show an incipient deviation from Calvinism.

Bibliography: His autobiography, written in his 86th year, is published in the Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society, 3d series, vol. v, Boston, 1836.

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