Laban Ainsworth

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Laban Ainsworth (July 19, 1757 – March 17, 1858) was an American clergyman and pastor. He holds the record for the longest serving pastorate in American history. He served as pastor in Jaffrey, New Hampshire from 1782 to 1858, a period of 76 years.[1] Ainsworth was also adept at writing hymnals.[citation needed]

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  1. ^ Lambert, Peter (1999). "The Jaffrey Meetinghouse (brochure)". Town of Jaffrey, New Hampshire. Archived from the original on 2009-10-22. Retrieved 2008-08-15.