First Baptist

First Baptist Church

Organized in 1812.

  • Location: First Baptist Church, 214 Main Street, Hanson, MA 02341
  • Phone: 781-293-3502
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  • Website: First Baptist Church

 Church Records

Carroll D. Wright, Report on the Custody and Condition of the Public Records of Parishes, Towns, and Counties (Boston, Mass.: Wright & Potter Printing Company, 1889), 60, 83 reported that the South Hanson Baptist Church, organized 1806 had Church and Society records in good condition from 1812-1885.

 Church History

 Published Church History Books

  • Selections from the Diary and other Writings of Mrs. Almira Torrey, Wife of Rev. Joseph Torrey, who died at Hanson, (Mass.) Feb. 14, 1822, To Which is Added, A Sermon, Delivered at Her Funeral, By Rev. J. Butler (Boston, Mass.: Printed by Lincoln & Edmands, No. 53 Cornhill, 1823). Available online at GoogleBooks  and
  • Warren D. Russell, First Baptist Church : Hanson, Massachusetts : a church located in a small town with a population of 5,285 : report of a comprehensive church and community study (Valley Forge, Pa.: American Baptist Home Missions Societies, 1966). WorldCat.