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Crossweeksung

1745

In 1745, Brainerd took up work in Crossweeksung, New Jersey, where, under his ministry, the Native American church had grown to 130 members by 1746, when they moved to Cranbury to establish a Christian community.

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David Brainerd

David Brainerd was born on April 20, 1718 in Haddam, Connecticut, the son of Hezekiah, a Connecticut legislator, and Dorothy. He had nine siblings, one of whom was Dorothy’s from a previous marriage. He was orphaned at the age of nine, as his father died in 1727 at the age of forty-six and his…

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