. Presumably Rev. Wightman (or Whitman) Jacobs, Pastor of the Baptist Church in Thompson,
Conn. (once part of Killingly) from 1750 to 1769, when he followed many members of
his congregation to Royalston, Mass., after a doctrinal split in Thompson. See 3 Backus,
178, 261; Lilley B. Caswell, History of the Town of Royalston, Massachusetts
65–68, 324–325 (Royalston, 1917). The Thompson church was one of those belonging
to the association by which Green was examined. See notes 1134
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