Obadiah Holmes: Early Baptist Minister

Obadiah Holmes was an early Baptist minster who was brutally flogged by the Puritan government of colonial Massachusetts for his religious beliefs. He went on to help settle Rhode Island and led the First Baptist church of Newport for 3 decades.

Obadiah is today’s Notable Relation.

 

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