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Rev John Murray
Birth: Dec. 10, 1741
Hampshire, England
Death: Sep. 3, 1815
Boston
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA

Minister. Considered the founder of American Universalism, Murray grew up in England and Ireland in a strict Calvinist home, converted to Methodism as a teenager, and not many years later discovered James Relly's Universalist teachings. Murray's Universalist beliefs led to his being excommunicated from the Methodist Church. Moving to America in 1770, he traveled the Northeast, preaching Universalism. After several years of itinerant ministry, Murray settled in Gloucester, Massachusetts, where he established a Universalist congregation. He moved to Boston in 1793 and remained there until his death. (bio by: NatalieMaynor) 
 
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79yrs
 
Burial:
Granary Burying Ground
Boston
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA
 
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Originally Created by: The Guardian (inactive)
Record added: Sep 18, 2007
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Rev John Murray
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