Lemuel Haynes (1753-1833)

As the first black in America to serve as pastor of a white congregation, Haynes ministered to Rutland‘s West Parish for thirty years starting in 1783.

The illegitimate child of a black and the daughter of a socially prominent white family in Hartford, Connecticut, the five-month-old baby Lemuel was abandoned by his parents and indentured to a white family in Massachusetts. Studying Latin, Greek and theology in his twenties, and was licensed to preach in 1780.

He fell in love with a young white woman in his Connecticut congregation; she proposed to him, and they were married in 1783, producing ten children.

Middlebury College gave Haynes an honorary degree (another unprecedented event) at its second commencement in 1804. He filled pulpits in BenningtonManchester, and Granville, New York, before his death at the age of eighty.

Roman Fontanini Accessory Figurine Character Christmas Nativity Scene Village picture

Roman Fontanini Accessory Figurine Character Christmas Nativity Scene Village

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1964 Press Photo Douglas Lowell, Lemuel Nelson United Homes Corp.  - ora70852 picture

1964 Press Photo Douglas Lowell, Lemuel Nelson United Homes Corp. - ora70852

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1958 Christmas Card Art Joyce Bissell Lemuel Manchester Son Artist Burling Waite picture

1958 Christmas Card Art Joyce Bissell Lemuel Manchester Son Artist Burling Waite

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VTG 1930 Philadelphia Department of Public Safety Letter Lemuel B Schofield picture

VTG 1930 Philadelphia Department of Public Safety Letter Lemuel B Schofield

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1978 MILITARY Letterhead SIGNED~'Lemuel C. Shepherd USMC 4-Star GENERAL'~JC2 picture

1978 MILITARY Letterhead SIGNED~'Lemuel C. Shepherd USMC 4-Star GENERAL'~JC2

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Lemuel Shattuck: Mining, Banking, and Beer - Bisbee, Arizona - Fathauer 1991 HC picture

Lemuel Shattuck: Mining, Banking, and Beer - Bisbee, Arizona - Fathauer 1991 HC

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5

5" Fontanini figure Lemuel With Box

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Original 1818 Rev Lemuel Capen Letter to Sterling MA Congregation Debts Finances picture

Original 1818 Rev Lemuel Capen Letter to Sterling MA Congregation Debts Finances

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Weird Mystery Tales 6; Frank Harper Gets Superpowers Hepzibah Joshua Lemuel Dies picture

Weird Mystery Tales 6; Frank Harper Gets Superpowers Hepzibah Joshua Lemuel Dies

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3)Ducks Unlimited Dayton Chapter 1977 Small  Bowls 4.5

3)Ducks Unlimited Dayton Chapter 1977 Small Bowls 4.5" Lemuel T. Ward Jr

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