Babcock, Samuel 18.feb.1760-23.nov.1813 USA Massachusetts, Boston Milton - NY, French Mills (now Fort Covington)
singer, singing teacher, hymn tune writer, psalmodist, 1787-1810 residing in Boston Watertown, choirmaster of the Congregational Church Watertown, he died from fever during war service ; son of John Badcock (1731-) and Rachel Adams (1731-) ; 20.oct.1783 in Boston Cambridge he married Elizabeth Swift (Boston Dorchester 1761-1819 Alexandria Louisiana)

Title Parts

[] The Middlesex Harmony. Tunebook. Watertown 1795
[] Comfort ye, my people. Anthem. 1795
[] Dear Brethren, are your harps in tune. Tune name "Newton"
words Eunice Smith 1798
pub in Harmony of Harmony, Jacob French. 1802

[] (title unknown). Psalm setting 3-4vv
in Collection of psalm tunes by Asa A. Tufts. 1818
ms Tufts University Library, Medford Massachusetts

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