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Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature
Backus, Simon (1)
a Congregational minister, was a native of Norwich, Conn. He graduated at Yale College in 1724, and was ordained pastor of the Church at Newington, Conn., Jan. 25,1727; was a chaplain in the colonial service at Cape Breton, and there he died in 1745, aged about forty-five years. See Sprague, Annals of the Amer. Pulpit, i, 231.
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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Backus, Simon (1)'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/b/backus-simon-1.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.
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