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Ballou, Adin

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Born: 1803 AD
Died: 1890 AD, at 87 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Clergymen

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1803 - Born on the 23rd of April in Cumberland, Rhode Island.

 

1813 - He was raised a Six-Principle Baptist when his family was converted in a Christian Connexion revival.

 

1822 - Ballou married Abigail Sayles.

 

1837 - Ballou publicly announced he was an abolitionist.

 

1838 - Ballou converted to Christian Nonresistance.

 

1839 - He compose Standard of Practical Christianity and a few ministerial colleagues and laymen.

 

1840 - Convinced his Christian convictions would not allow him to live in the worldly governments any longer.

 

1841 - Adin and the Practical Christians purchased a farm west of Milford, Massachusetts and named it Hopedale.

 

1843 - He served as president of the New England Non-resistance Society.

 

1846 - He made anti-slavery lecture tours in Pennsylvania.

 

1848 - New York he made anti-slavery lecture lecture.

 

1854 - Wrote Practical Christian Socialism as an apologetic for the Hopedale Community.

 

1866 - Ballou was also involved with the Universal Peace Union.

 

1880 - Wrote "The History of Milford" in honor of the town's centennial.

 

1890 - Adin Ballou died on 5th of August .

 

 


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