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First Presbyterian Church - Record of Deaths*

Constantine, MI



Hester Holmes July 1851 Constantine left four little children
Catharine Dyer Jan. 1, 1852 Cass Co. Left four children.
Mrs. Rachel C. Bryan Apr. 1853 W. Pigeon
Mrs. Harriet B. Waterson (ae. 32) Constantine.  Left an infant.
Mrs. Sarah Pease (ae. 39), Aug. 14, 1854 At sea.  Buried at Aspinevale.
Left four daughters.  Three with her when she died.
Gustavus U. Hopkins (ae. 36):  Oswego, N.Y. (Deacon) June 30, 1855, Left a widow and three children, one an infant. Ordained Deacon Nov. 1853.  Treasurer of ch. and of building committee.
Miss Sarah Jane Cathcart (ae. 22) Constantine Sept. 24, 1855.
Mr. Joseph Sheep Age 53 White Pigeon Nov. 7th 1857.

Mr. Joshua Holton Age 34 Dec. 17th, 1857 Constantine

Mr. William Cathcart, Jan. 18, 1861, Age 67.  Constantine

The following is the action of the Presbytery in regard to the death of Father Cathcart, at their meeting in Valparaiso, Apr. 8th, 1861….
         It having been announced to Presbytery that William Cathcart, Ruling Elder of the Church of Constantine departed this life on the 18th of January 1861, Presbytery would here record their appreciation of the faithfulness of Brother Cathcart as a R. Elder during the years of weakness and trial of that church and their gratitude to the good Shepherd for his case of this his Servant.

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*First Presbyterian Church Records, Constantine, St. Joseph County, Michigan, (1836-1887), FHL US/CAN Film # 955793 Item 4, Page 45, Deaths

Information generously transcribed by Mrs. Juvanne Martin, CG of Nampa, Idaho